Exams

Uncollected Results Slips

Uncollected results will be posted first class to your home address at 2pm. if you are unable to collect your own result and you would like someone to collect on your behalf, then you are able to leave an authorised letter with the Exams Office.



Vocational qualification results (including BTEC) are released on a rolling basis and are sent out to students as we receive them throughout the summer. Students will receive their certificate through the post to their home address. The certificate will indicate the overall grade with a breakdown in the transcript. If students have any further queries about their results please contact the college on 01935 423921 and ask for the exams office or email info@yeovil.ac.uk.



Needing some guidance about Clearing before and or after you've recieved your results? Take a read of "Key messages for students in Clearing"



Useful guidance and help to prepare you for your exams:


www.aqa.org.uk/student-support/for-students/so-its-exam-day

Useful guidance and help for your coursework:


JCQ Coursework Information

Please make sure you comply with the following to ensure your exams go as smoothly as possible for you and other students:


  • Check the relevant timetable regularly; it is your responsibility to find out when and where your exam is
  • Plan to arrive 20 minutes earlier than the published start time
  • Morning exams start at 9:30am unless otherwise stated; afternoon exams start at 2:00pm unless otherwise stated
  • If you are running late, go straight to the exam location, handing in to the invigilator any unauthorised materials – you will be allowed to sit the exam but risk not having this marked by the awarding body depending on the circumstances of your lateness
  • Photographic ID always required; this should be your Yeovil College ID badge
  • Unauthorised materials include:

  • - any digital/text facility, including mobile phone and MP3 player

    - pencil cases unless transparent

    - calculator cases/instruction leaflets

    - correction fluid

    - books/notes unless they are authorised exam texts


  • Only water contained in a transparent bottle is permitted, free from labels; all other drinks will be confiscated
  • Yeovil College accepts no responsibility for any candidates’ personal possessions
  • In the event of an emergency, remain calm and await instruction from the invigilator or a member of Exams; please always respect exam conditions otherwise you risk invalidating the exam session, so no talking. The exam clock is always stopped so you will be able to resume your exam as normal once the emergency is over – so long as you have remained under supervision.

  • Information for candidates:


    On-Screen Tests
    Written Exams

    You are responsible for entering for any re-sits. All re-sits are payable by the student. Please be aware that exam fees are only refundable at the discretion of the Exams Office.



    From Summer 2009, all academic certificates are posted out using Royal Mail 2nd class post. Certificates are generally released approximately three months after results day. Students are liable for the cost of replacement certificates and are advised to contact the awarding body direct. Contact details can be found in the Awarding Body section on this page.


    Please make sure thar Yeovil College holds your current address details for posting out your certificates. If your postal details have changed, please call us as soon as possible on 01935 423921 or email info@yeovil.ac.uk.


    We are based on the ground floor of the LRC – right at the back. Please pop in if you have any queries. We are right next to the Registry Team who deal with your registers and college enrolments. The Exams Team focus is on your exam entries, any arrangements you require for your exams, and of course making sure you get your results and certificates.


    All of the college’s GCE and GCSE activity is with JCQ-approved awarding bodies, listed below, together with contact details.


    AQA:

    t.0800 197 7162 (option 2);

    web.www.aqa.org.uk


    Edexcel:

    t.0870 240 9800;

    web. www.edexcel.com


    OCR:

    t.01223 553 998;

    web.www.ocr.org.uk


    WJEC:

    t.02920 265 000;

    web.www.wjec.co.uk