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Blackfen School for Girls

Blackfen School for Girls

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Examinations Information

Updates about Summer 2022 examinations from Ofqual and the Department for Education (DfE)

This section of the website will be updated to provide parents, carers, and examination students with announcements regarding public examinations in Summer 2022.  

9.3.22 - Ofqual: Click on this link to see updated Ofqual exam board revision, guidance, and support materials.  

10.2.22 - Ofqual Letter to students - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) Click on this link to read a letter to students (at the end of a letter to Headteachers) from Jo Saxton, Examinations Chief Regulator, about the release of advance information to support examination revision

30.9.21 - The Education hub (DfE). Click on this link to read the announcement about how Summer 2022 examinations will be adapted and graded, as well as the dates on which results will be released to students. 

30.9.21 - The Ofqual blog (Gov.UK) Click on this link to read a message to examination students from Jo Saxton, Examinations Chief Regulator, headed Exams and Assessments 2022 – fairness and clarity. 

11.11.21 - Ofqual (Letter to students - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) Click on this link to read a letter to examination students from Jo Saxton, Examinations Chief Regulator, about the grading of Summer 2022 examinations. 

Internal school examinations

Year 9 examinations: 5th - 19th January 2022. Teachers will inform students of the date(s) on which examinations will take place in lessons.

'Year 7 and Year 8 'Closing the gap' assessments: 16th - 27th May 2022. Teachers will inform students of the date(s) on which examinations will take place in lessons.'

Year 12 BTEC and Year 13 A-Level Pre-Public Examinations: 7th – 11th March 2022:

Additional Year 11 Pre-Public Examinations: 14th - 18th March 2022 

Year 12 A-Level Pre-Public Examinations: 25th – 29th April 2022

Year 10 Pre-Public Examinations: 20th June – 1st July 2022

Summer 2022 public examinations

Collection of A-Level and GCSE results

A-level examination results are published on Thursday 18th August 2022 and will be available for collection in the Sixth Form Learning Zone from 9.00am – 10.00am, only. Results that are not collected at this time will be posted home to students. It is not possible for students to collect results on behalf of their friends.

GCSE examination results are published on Thursday 25th August 2022 and will be available for collection in the Performance Space from 9.00am to 11.00am, only. Results that are not collected at this time will be posted home to students. Parents are warmly invited to join students in the Performance Space and may collect results on behalf of students if suitable identification is provided, for example, a driving licence photo card or passport.

In order to confirm their place in Year 12, in Blackfen School Sixth Form, Year 11 students must enrol on-line on Thursday 25th August by 2pm.

1. Go to the ‘Sixth Form’ tab on the Blackfen School website www.blackfenschoolforgirls.co.uk).

2. Click on ‘Enrolment’ on the right-hand side of the page.

3. Complete the form by entering your GCSE results and confirmed course choices. Then click on ‘Submit’.

4. You will receive a confirmation email with a unique ID. Save this email.

Any queries on the day should be emailed to: sixthform@blackfen.bexley.sch.uk. Students must have the correct entry requirements for their course choices. We will only contact you (via email or mobile phone) if there is a problem with your course choice.