Examinations can be a stressful time for all of the family, not just the student actually taking the examination.
We ask parents to:
- Ensure that your child attends school regularly and on time.
- Talk to your child about their learning, work they have to do and deadlines.
- Contact your child's Head of Year if you have any questions or concerns about your child.
- Attend Parents' Evenings.
- Check your child's revision timetable for mock exams.
- Check your child's examination timetable and ensure they understand when their exam is taking place. If an exam is missed your child will not be awarded any marks for that exam.
- Read your child's copy of the Summer Examination Timetable.
- Attend all meetings and workshops organised for parents to assist their children with GCSE work.
The Deanes Promise#5 recognises the importance of working in partnership with students and parents to secure the best possible outcomes for our students. The next few months represent a crucial stage of your child’s education. GCSE exams are imminent, and it is imperative that all parties work together to maximise attainment.
Below are the links to two documents. The first is our Guide For Parents. This contains advice for parents and carers about revision. It also contains details on the examinations. The other document is, primarily, for students. It contains our recommended Revision Timetables and links to resources. Tutors will be helping the students plan their revision each week.
We hope you find these documents useful. If you have any feedback on how we can improve these documents, please let me know.
Certificates from previous years: In accordance with the JCQ regulations certificates from previous years are not held for longer than 12 months after they are awarded. If you have lost, misplaced or did not collect certificates then you must approach the individual awarding bodies for replacements. We cannot do this for you, it is on an individual basis.