Exams & Assessment
A list of all the subjects and exam boards we use for GCSE and A level is available to download here.
Below is a presentation regarding Summer 2022 exams. Please take time to view this presentation if your child is in Year 11 or Year 13 as some key information is explained.
Additionally, please find a link to an open letter to parents and students from Ofqual regarding Summer 2022 exams.
We will upload all Progress Reviews as PDF files directly to our Virtual Learning Environment as well as sending them home via email.
Parents will have direct access to their child's reviews via Sims parent app, which is compatible for all devices.
Parents will be able to respond directly to the SchoolComms e-mail with any queries that they have, and all responses will be monitored and passed on to the relevant member of staff.
Please contact email@example.com should you have any further queries.
If you wish to receive paper copies of all assessment information, please advise the school accordingly.
Should you wish to contact a subject teacher directly, please refer to the links on the contacts section of the website.
Within this part of the website, you will find all the necessary information for understanding how we report on student's progress. We hope that this will provide parents with a full insight into this process, in order that they feel informed about their child's progress through their time here at the Burgate School and Sixth Form.
Progress Reviews, Examinations and Parents’ Evenings 2021 - 2022
Parents will have direct access to reports via SIMS parent app. Parents will be able to respond directly to the School Comms e-mail with any queries that they have, and all responses will be monitored and passed on to the relevant member of staff.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any further queries. If you wish to receive paper copies of all assessment information, please advise the school accordingly
Each student receives three Progress Reviews per year, including two termly reviews and one Annual Review. These reports include progress expectations for Year 7 – 8 and current working grades for Year 9 – 13 along with Learner Profile scores for all students. The dates for these are as follows:
Autumn Term Interim Review Year 11 and Year 13 only: week ending 22 October 2021
Autumn Term Review all year groups (except Year 11): week ending 26 November 2021
Autumn Term Review for Years 11 - 7: January 2022
Spring Term Review all year groups (except Year 11 & Year 13): week ending 25 March 2022
Spring Term Annual Reports for Year 11 & Year 13: week ending 8 April 2022
Summer Term Annual Reports for Years 7-10 & Year 12: week ending 8 July 2022
There are also key examination weeks for Years 9-11 and sixth form students as follows. These complement the ongoing formal assessments carried out throughout the year:
Year 9: 25 –29 April 2022
Year 10: 9 – 13 May 2022
Year 11: 22 November 2021 (Mock Exams) & External GCSE Exams 10 May - 29 June 2022
Year 12: 4 May 2022
Year 13: 10 January 2022 (Mock Exams) & External GCE Exams 10 May - 29 June 2022
After a successful trial year, we will be continuing with our virtual Parents’ Evening through School Cloud. Parents will be contacted through school comms with log in details the week before their child’s evening to enable them to book appointments.
Year 7: 29 March 2022
Year 8: 26 April 2022
Year 9: 26 May 2022
Year 10: 15 June 2022
Year 11: 12 January 2022
Year 12: 5 April 2022
Year 13: 3 February 2022
Please find below a revision booklet for the upcoming Year 11 mock exams. All students have received a hard copy of this along with their exam timetable.