Hathershaw College




Don't let the stress of exams get to you. Be prepared for them!

  • Know when and where your exams take place (see the exam noticeboard on the main corridor)
  • Take what you need into the exams
  • Listen to the instructions given by the staff
  • Follow the rules of the exam board
  • Just remember to stay calm and do the best you can!
  • You can use our Top Revision Tips page to help you with your exams.
  • Stay in control using the top tips from GCSEPod on ‘How to deal with exam stress
  • Have a look at the advice from other students in the ‘Tips from fellow students’ leaflet


Upcoming Assessments


Week beginning 20th June




 Geography – Mid Topic Test, how have processes changed our landscape


 Geography – Mid Topic Test, what are the effects of contrasting tectonic hazards


Week beginning 27th June




Music – MiSST assessment – performance assessment LAT

D&T – Written assessment on topics you have learnt this year.


Music – MiSST assessment – performance assessment LAT

D&T – Written assessment on topics you have learnt this year.


Geography - Mid Topic Test, how can we solve the resource crisis?

D&T – Written assessment on topics you have learnt this year.


Geography – end of unit test


PDF icon Year 11 Mock Exam Results Day Assembly Slides


Internal Assessments: Summer Term 

Click on a year group to view the assessments list: 

Year 7 Year 8  Year 9   Year 10  Year 11 


External Exam Timetables

View document exams/2021-22/final_hathershaw_external_exam_timetable_2022.pdf

PDF icon External Exam Timetable - 2022



Advanced Information

Due to the disruption caused by the pandemic, GCSE exam boards have released 'Advanced Information' to aid your preparation for your exams. This information is being used by staff to carefully plan and make sure that all content covered will be included in the exam. It is important to be aware of this information so you can be better prepared for your exams. 

Please see below for the Advanced Information for each subject:

 Alternatively, click on the buttons below to go to the website:

Eduqas AQAOCREdexcel 


Rules & Regulations

Information for candidates for written examinations and on-screen exams can be found in these documents. They list the rules for the exams; what you can and can’t bring in to an exam, what to do if you’re feeling poorly during an exam etc.:

Information for Candidates - Written Exams

Information for Candidates - On Screen Exams


The following documents tell you about some things that you must and must not do when you are completing your Non-Examination Assessments and Coursework. They mention good practice in preparing your work, research and using references, plagiarism and penalties for breaking the rules:

Information for Candidates - New GCSE Non-Examination Assessments

Information for Candidates - Coursework


This document details the information about you the awarding bodies need to collect and how the exam boards use it:

Information for Candidates - Privacy Notice


This leaflet contains information for candidates when using social media during examinations/ assessments. It has been written to help you stay within examination regulations and makes you aware of what might constitute malpractice and the penalties that awarding bodies may apply:

Information for Candidates - Social Media


Useful Information

This comprehensive document details valuable advice for examinations held at Hathershaw College. You should read this document carefully prior to your exams:

Student and Parent Guidance from The Hathershaw College


The Hathershaw College Examinations policy:

Examinations Policy

Examination Contingency Plan


If you need any more information, please speak to Mrs Gordon -email mq@hathershaw.org.uk

Special Consideration

By signing Form 14 (E):

Parents/carers/guardians will be declaring their understanding that:

  • it is fraudulent to claim that candidates are ill when they are fit to attend for a scheduled examination
  • it is fraudulent to claim that candidates have a positive Covid test when they do not
  • results can be withdrawn, and the candidates disqualified if fraudulent claims are made

Candidates will be declaring their understanding that their results can be withdrawn or they can be disqualified if:

  • they claim to be ill when they were not
  • claim to have symptoms and following UKHSA guidance when they do not
  • claim to have a positive Covid result when they do not

If Hathershaw College suspects the authenticity of the details provided by a candidate within Form 14 (E), the matter will be investigated as suspected candidate malpractice using the standard JCQ policy and procedure


Guide to Special Consideration 2022

JCQ Malpractice Policy and Procedure

Form 14 (E)