La Sainte Union

La Sainte Union Catholic School

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"The school's values of tolerance, respect and compassion permeate throughout the curriculum."

Ofsted 2016

"Pupils thrive academically, spiritually, socially and emotionally."

Ofsted 2016

"Staff and the pupils are rightfully proud of the beautiful and large school site."

Ofsted 2016

"Both pupils and their teachers have high aspirations for their achievements, both culturally and academically."

Ofsted 2016

Examinations

THURSDAY 17th AUGUST : GCE & LEVEL 3 BTEC RESULTS WILL BE RELEASED TO CANDIDATES AT LA SAINTE UNION SCHOOL 8am FOR Y13 & 10am  Y12

Summer 2017 GCE Exams EAR information.pdf

GCE POST RESULTS SERVICE application form- Summer 2017.pdf

 

THURSDAY 24th AUGUST : GCSE RESULTS WILL BE RELEASED TO CANDIDATES

GCSE POST RESULTS SERVICE application form- Summer 2017.pdf

 EXAMINATION INFORMATION AND TIMETABLES

GCE Summer exam timetable 2017
GCSE Summer exam timetable 2017

PUPILS WILL RECEIVE THEIR INDIVIDUAL TIMETABLES IN MARCH.
PUPILS SHOULD CHECK THE EXAMS PAGE OF FIREFLY FOR INFORMATION AND NOTICES.

 

For more information on Exam Guidance and Instructions please click here for KS4 Exam Booklet
For more information on Exam Guidance and Instructions please click here for KS5 Exam Booklet

  

HOME LANGUAGE EXAMINATIONS

For pupils interested in taking a GCSE or A Level Home Language Exam in Summer 2018:

Notice to Students

Home Language Application Form

  

PRIVATE CANDIDATES

La Sainte Union does not accept private candidates for examinations.

 

EXAMINATION CERTIFICATES

Examination certificates can be collected Wednesday’s between 1pm and 3pm during term time.  Please email the Exams Officer, exams@lsu.camden.sch.uk , giving two working days’ notice to ensure your certificates will be ready for collection.  If you are unable to come to the school yourself you must give the person coming on your behalf a letter of authorisation. 

Please note that certificates are kept for one year only. We do have an archive of older certificates but these may take longer to locate. 

If you have misplaced your original certificates you will need to contact the Exam Board for duplicates.

 

JCQ REGULATIONS

JCQ Information for Candidates - Controlled Assessment

JCQ Information for Candidates - Coursework Assessment

JCQ Information for Candidates - On-screen Tests

JCQ Information for Candidates- Privacy Notice

JCQ Information for Candidates - Social Media

JCQ Information for Candidates - Written Exams

 

Access Arrangements- A Guide for Parents and Candidates

Access arrangements are special arrangements which a small number of candidates are entitled to in their Public Exams.

At LSU we work within the JCQ regulations to ensure that candidates who are entitled to access arrangements get them.

Underlying philosophy

In line with JCQ policy candidates who require access arrangements:

  • will have a cognitive or medical disability. A candidate is deemed disabled under the Equality Act 2010 if they have a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on their ability to do normal daily activities.
  • should have been identified before they joined LSU (perhaps they had extra time in their SATs or perhaps the primary school had the candidate on their SEN Register). LSU must be able to show a documented history of support and provision. Rarely a candidate’s teacher will refer a candidate to the SEN department after they have joined LSU. The only exception to this would be where a candidate develops a new medical condition or where an existing medical condition significantly deteriorates.
  • Where a candidate joins our sixth form, they must still have significant needs to continue to have access arrangements. This must be documented by both evidence from their Year 11 school and by updated assessment in the sixth form and/or updated medical records.
  • will have had the same arrangements in class, internal tests and exams as their normal method of working at their previous school and/or at LSU. A parent cannot ask for an assessment once the child has joined KS4 or KS5. However, parents should contact the SENDCO for further advice if their child has a medical condition.
  • There is evidence in school that the child’s subject teachers have noticed that the child needs the arrangement
  • Candidates will not have opportunities to access the arrangement in all internal tests without discussion with the SEND department in advance. Where a candidate does not have the arrangement, they need to write on the exam paper that they believe they needed it eg. If a candidate writes on their exam papers in KS3 that they ran out of time this becomes evidence that the arrangement is needed.
  • There is evidence that the child has made use of the arrangement in the past. eg. if a candidate never uses extra time, they lose entitlement to the extra time. Candidates are advised, in internal exams, to use a different colour pen for any work or editing completed in the additional time.

Please click here for the complete information on access arranegments and what happens at KS4 and KS5.

 

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