16 December 2019
Dear Parent / Carer
The main series of Year 8 examinations will commence on Thursday 23 January 2020 and run until Thursday 30 January 2020. A copy of the timetable is enclosed.
Please ensure that your son/daughter arrives fully equipped for each examination (as detailed in the enclosed instructions). Please note equipment for normal lessons should be brought for Periods 3 and 4 each day. Students must bring their planner every day.
May I remind you that mobile phones and MP3 players are not allowed in the Academy. The Examinations Boards are severe in their penalties for students who bring mobile phones, MP3 players or smartwatches into the examination venues.
These examinations are important because they indicate the standard achieved by your son/daughter and these results will be reported to you in Attainment and Progress Point Report 5 on Friday 28 February 2020.
The results will also be used for banding purposes before he/she makes their choice for KS4 subjects later in the year.
Please sign your son/daughter's planner on page 30, the Academy/Home Communications page, to indicate you have received this letter.
Mrs E Taylor
Mrs C L Yates