Coursework, Revision & Exams

Prelim Exams
Getting prepared for exams is essential to your success.  Use this time to experience what it feels like to revise for and sit exams. Use your results and evaluate your experience and be better prepared for the real thing.

Prelim exam timetable –  held between 17/01/20- 03/02/20


Revision
As well as pupil’s own google classroom resources on their chromebooks, you can see what each subject page has linked to on this website, but here are some useful ones to start with:

Scholar revision guide – information leaflet for pupils
SQA past papers and marking guidelines
Scholar online study aid – information leaflet


Health and Wellbeing
Your health and wellbeing is vitally important during this time. Remember your Guidance teacher is there is help and can offer alternatives of people you can talk to, if that would make you more comfortable.

Advice on food and exercise
youngminds.org
stepsforstress.org
Childline’s Beat Exam Stress – leaflet


Study Leave
Study leave will begin in April 2020, dates to be published soon.

SQA Exams
Senior phase pupils will start to sit their SQA exams from 27 April 2020.  Below are some useful documents to inform and prepare them during this time.

**to be updated with 2020 information shortly**
Exam countdown pl
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GGS Exam timetable – to be updated
SQA Exam Timetable 2020  (please note GGS may differ slightly in timings)
SQA – Information on what you need to know for exam day, preparing coursework and how you receive your results.
SQA “Dinnae get Swerved” – leaflet on how you receive your results
Final details for exam – presentation by Mr Ross 2019


Coursework
Your SQA coursework is completed throughout the year.  Certain aspects of the course have to be completed at certain times.  Below are the deadline dates and rules associated with your coursework.

**to be updated with 2020 information shortly**
SQA Your coursework 2018-19
Coursework deadline dates for pupils


Information about what happens after exams.  Notification of exam results, the appeal process and applications to further education.

SQA “Dinnae get Swerved” – leaflet on how you receive your results
Consideration for exceptional circumstances
How appeals and estimates work – presentation
Post Results Service letter (10/06/19)


Websites with further advice;

National Parent Forum of Scotland
Nationals in a nutshell – information leaflet
Revision resources – information leaflet
Parent Zone