Exams

Over the past two years, we have consecutively achieved our greatest GCSE results ever. Over 50% of all students achieved a pass (the former C grade) or better, with many more students achieving the higher grades than in previous years. Overall, 5% more students were successful in achieving passes in English and Math.

Our Sixth Form also recorded their highest ever pass rate, for the third year running, this summer. Sustaining a 100% Pass Rate!

Exam Preparation

Exams are a necessary (but not always loved) part of school life. Increasingly, students now have to prepare for more exams, especially with the removal (or reduction) of coursework in many subjects.

Archbishop Sentamu Academy ensures support and guidance is in place to help students achieve their goals and full potential.

In order to support students fully the Academy has a range of support services available, which include:

  • Supported Private Study (SPS) after each academy day with the subject teachers and intervention.

  • Lunch time revision sessions to each to teach key revision techniques with the Year 11 progress team.

  • Half Term revision session with subject teachers.

The academy ensures all students are aware of the resources available to support during exam preparation.
Resources available;

KS3 &KS4
PIXL Maths App
PIXL English Literacy App

Both these apps are fantastic, engaging and free, which have been proven to improve achievement by one grade if used 20 minutes 3 times a week.

To download these applications, please search the app store. Please contact reception for the username and password to access these apps, alternatively please ask students to see their Maths or English Teacher.

In addition prior to each series of exams all subject teachers provide revision resources and guides available to support students in a particular area. English and Science have some super guides that are purchased at a small cost.

For more information please contact the subject teacher or request resources at info@sentamuacademy.org.

KS4
SAM learning – This covers all subjects and has resources available for all exam boards.
The academy can provide the username and password to gain access, please contact, reception, subject teachers or the Year 11 progress team for log in details.

Dates
This year’s dates are currently unavailable, they will be added to the website in due course.

Certificates
All students receive certificate directly from the academy when released from the Examination Board. Upon receipt of any certificates please ensure these are kept safe at all times as these are valuable.

In the event certificates are misplaced or damaged, a charge will be made to the individual by the awarding body for any replacements or statement of results.

To request a replacement please contact our Exams Officer, Miss N. Garton at the academy.

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