At Ditton Park Academy, we aim to make the exams experience as stress-free as possible. In order to increase familiarity and hopefully reduce anxiety, all learners from year 7 onwards complete exams in formal settings.

We highly recommend that you read the information contained in this section in order to gain understanding of exam processes and the relevant services available. Please do not hesitate to contact our exams officer should you need any help or advice.

We wish all the very best to those taking examinations over the coming months and look forward to celebrating their success in August.

Mrs S Khuram Examinations Officer – s.khuram@dittonparkacademy.co.uk

Click here for a Student Examinations Checklist.


  1. Information about new GCSEs.

The government has recently carried out a series of reforms to GCSEs. The following documents will help you understand the changes.

Information on new GCSEs\Ofqual GCSE Reforms.pdf

Information on new GCSEs\GCSE Factsheet for Parents.pdf

Information on new GCSEs\New Grading System- revised.pdf


  1. Exams Information

Please read through the following documents which gives detailed information about examination process at Ditton Park Academy.

Examination Information\Examination Guidance to Parents and Students 2018-19.pdf

Examination Information\DPA- Exam Boards.pdf

Examination Information\Exams Contingency Arrangements.pdf


  1. JCQ Information to Candidates

The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) have published their guidance for students sitting examinations. All students must read these as failure to follow the rules and regulations they set out can result in disqualification.

If anyone has any questions regarding these documents, please speak to the Exams Office for more information.

Examination Information\Information for candidates - written exams- 2018-19.pdf

Examination Information\Information for candidates- Social Media- 2018-19.pdf

Examination Information\Information for candidates- coursework 2018-19.pdf

Examination Information\Information for candidates - NEA 2018-19.pdf

Examination Information\Information for candidates - onscreen tests 2018-19.pdf

Examination Information\Information for candidates - Privacy Notice - 2018-19.pdf


  1. GCSE 2018/19 Timetable:

Click here for the GCSE 2018-2019 Timetable


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Slough Berkshire
Tel: 01753 537594
Fax: 01753 526485 office@dittonparkacademy.co.uk
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