Porthcawl Comprehensive School / Ysgol Gyfun Porthcawl

Exam Information

IMPORTANT: COVID-19 Exam Grade Updates

Please follow the link and download the PDF below for information regarding summer examinations and grading during the COVID-19 pandemic:

Young person’s consultation document

Young person’s online survey

WJEC information regarding COVID-19 and summer exams: please click here.

Qualifications Wales PDF regarding COVID-19 and summer exams: please click here.

Qualifications Wales - Approach to AS levels in Wales Summer 2020: please click here.

Approach to GCSEs in Wales Summer 2020: please click here.

WJEC Frequently Asked Questions.: please click here.

Download the latest exam timetables

Below is a basic timetable for the forthcoming external examinations, showing the dates, times, main venues together with the details of each exam being sat.

Timetable for Examinations Summer 2020

This timetable does not take into account any clash arrangements or access arrangements such as extra time, scribes, use of word processors etc. The full timetable is located on the examinations notice board outside the canteen. Please refer carefully for alternative times and venues for those affected.

Always refer to your individual timetables.

Any difficulties or problems, please refer to Mrs B. Henderson, Examinations Officer.

The Head-teacher's commitment is that if there are adverse weather conditions, if at all possible, the school will open for examinations, even if the remainder of the school is closed. If in doubt on the day, phone the school on 01656 774100.

Therefore, all pupils with examinations should make every effort to attend on time, (ie 30 minutes before the scheduled start for GCSE’s and 15 minutes before the scheduled start for A Levels). Where candidates are late arriving, normal examination late arrival procedures will be followed.

If attending the examination is not possible for any reason, you must phone the school as soon as possible.

If you are buying revision guides - please check that they relate specifically to WJEC qualifications and A* to G graded qualifications only.

WJEC notice on timetable as per below

Contingency Timetable dates have been scheduled up to and including Wednesday 24th June. These dates will be used in the event of widespread, sustained national or local disruption to examinations.

Centres must therefore remind candidates that they must remain available until Wednesday 24th June 2020 should an awarding body need to invoke its contingency plan.

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