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Exams and Qualifications at Oak Bank 

  • Exam Results for GCSE and all other vocational and technical qualifications will be issued on Thursday the 24th August 2023.
  • Results will also be posted out on that day. 
  • Any questions please email Ms Phillips mphillips@oakbank.beds.sch.uk 

At Oak Bank school we offer a breadth of qualifications, examinations and accreditations to support the delivery of our broad curriculum offer. 

Each pupil has a personalised curriculum pathway that enables achievement and progression in literacy and numeracy skills, core curriculum subjects, vocational learning and external provision. 

Ofsted 2019 

“Pupils sit a wide range of recognised qualifications that prepare them well for the next stage of their education. All pupils achieve a qualification in mathematics and English, from functional skills through to GCSEs”. 

“The flexibility and personalised approach to the curriculum mean that staff can quickly direct pupils towards subjects that spark their interest and motivate them”. 

Qualifications and Exams delivered at Oak Bank include: 

GCSEs, Functional Skills, Awards in Maths, Technical Qualifications, Entry Level Awards, Btec Technical and Btec First Awards, ASDAN Awards, Sports and Dance Leaders, Princes Trust and a range of Vocational qualifications.  

All pupils are also able to work towards a range of ASDAN Accredited Short Courses and AQA Unit Awards across curriculum areas to evidence participation and achievement in learning. 

Our outstanding External Provision Programme affords pupils the opportunity to achieve a range of accredited vocational outcomes including City & Guilds, BTECs and Technical Awards to prepare them for their next steps transition into further education and employment.

Exam Timetable and Key Information 

Pupils receive an individual exam timetable, statement of entry and an exam guidance and preparation booklet. 

 

Pupils must be in full school uniform when sitting exams.

If a pupil is unable to attend school on a day they are due to sit an exam, the school office must be notified by 9am. 

Exam results are issued on GCSE exam results days via personal phone calls and printed exam results. All other exam results are issued throughout the year. 

 

Every pupil is issued with a Record of Achievement with certificates to evidence their academic and extra curricular achievements. 

This is a useful and informative website to help pupils prepare for exams. 

www.gov.uk/guidance/be-exam-smart

Please see the linked documents for further information. 

  • Qualifications and Examinations offered at Oak Bank 
  • Exam Timetable 
  • Exam Contingency Plan
  • A range of information leaflets for pupils, parents & arrears to prepare for sitting exams 

 

If you have any questions regarding the Oak Bank School Exams Department, please contact:

 

Mrs M Taylor Exams Officer: ataylor@oakbank.beds.sch.uk

Ms M Phillips Head of Qualifications & Quality Nominee: mphillips@oakbank.beds.sch.uk 

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