At The Kingsway School students are entered for examinations with the following exam boards, please use the links below should you wish to access information for your own learning.

Assessment and Qualifications Alliance

Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations

Edexcel / Pearson

Welsh Joint Education Committee


Invigilation

Invigilation of examinations is carried out by a trained team of external invigilators who oversee the smooth running of all public examinations at The Kingsway School.

If you are interested in invigilating during our summer exams please email k.exley@kingsway.stockport.sch.uk for more information.


Exams and Data Assistant: K. Exley

Email: k.exley@kingsway.stockport.sch.uk

Phone: 0161 428 7706 Ext. 490


Results 2022

Kingsway Results (%)

Performance Measure Kingsway 2022 Kingsway 2021 Kingsway 2020 Kingsway 2019
Attainment 8 53.1 52.84 50.36 48.42
Progress 8 0.07 N/A N/A -0.04
% Eng & Maths (9-5) 55 59 52 48
% Eng & Maths (9-4) 76 78 77 72
EBACC Average Point Score 4.75 4.7 4.46 4.29
% EBACC Entry 53 52 46 48

Please note that Leavers 2020 were assessed using Centre Assessed Grades and Leavers 2021 were assessed using Teacher Assessed Grades. All other year groups sat national examinations

Subject Results (%)

GCSE 1-9 (Att8 Points)

Name 9 - 7 % 9 - 5 % 9 - 4 % 9 - 1 % Average Points
Arabic 100 100 100 100 8.5
Art 38.1 73.8 86.9 100 5.89
Biology 49.5 78.8 89.9 100 6.28
Business 24.8 55.4 70.3 97 4.81
Chemistry 48.5 74.7 89.9 100 6.14
Computer Science 22.4 57.1 65.3 98 4.8
English Language 33.9 75.9 87.6 98.7 5.65
English Literature 37.3 78.8 88.6 97.1 5.75
Film Studies 20.5 54.5 77.3 97.7 4.95
French 31 83 90 99 5.61
Geography 34.1 67.3 83.4 98 5.47
German 36.8 78.9 84.2 100 5.58
Graphics 14.3 35.7 35.7 85.7 3.21
History 32.3 61.3 77.4 96.8 5.24
Maths 23.8 58 79.2 99 4.99
Music 21.4 71.4 85.7 92.9 5.07
PE 27.3 68.2 77.3 100 5.39
Physics 52.5 78.8 92.9 100 6.39
RE 48.9 82.2 91.1 100 6.22
Resistant Materials 12.5 31.3 37.5 81.3 3.38
Spanish 26.3 70.2 80.7 96.5 5.21

GCSE 1-9 Split Double (Att8 Points)

Name 9 - 7 % 9 - 5 % 9 - 4 % 9 - 1 % Avg. Points
Science Trilogy 10.1 47.1 73.4 98.6 4.45

OCR NAT (Att8 Points)

Name D2* - D2 %   D2* - P2 % D2* - P1 % Average Points
Dance 50   75 75 4.88
Health 42.1   78.9 94.7 5.26
ICT iMedia 8.3   40 91.7 3.31
Performing Arts 31.3   93.8 93.8 5.34
Sports Studies 16.2   75.7 94.6 4.52
Travel Tourism 0   68.4 89.5 3.55

WJEC L1/2 (Att8 Points)

Name D2* - D2 %   D2* - P2 % D2* - P1 % Avg. Points
Food Studies 38.8   89.8 95.9 5.9

Destination of Leavers

  School
2020
LA Average England Average  
% of students who have continued in education, training or move on to employment at the end of the 16 to 19 study. 2020 is the latest data available. 94% 95% 94%

Rules & Regulations

Students are advised to read and study the documents issued by The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) to ensure that each candidate has a fair chance to complete examinations with confidence. Invigilators are instructed to record any unfair practice to the examinations officer. The examinations officer may report any such practice to the relevant exam board.

Rules & Regulations Documents

Information for Candidates

What to do and what not to do

Start of exams

  • Morning exams start at 08:55
  • Afternoon exams start at 13:00
  • Be on time
  • If you arrive late for an exam, you may not be allowed to take it
  • Leave your belongings as directed by invigilators and go to your seat as stated on your exam timetable
  • Once you have entered the exam room, you are under exam conditions (see below) and you must listen to all instructions given

Exam conditions

  • NO TALKING to anyone
  • Mobile phones, MP3 players, iPods and any other prohibited devices must be switched off and left with your belongings outside of the exam room
  • Students are not permitted to wear wrist watches
  • Only the required stationary should be on your desk in a transparent pencil case
  • Please make sure any labels have been removed from water bottles before you enter the room
  • Once seated you MUST NOT turn round. FACE THE FRONT OF THE ROOM AT ALL TIMES
  • Any questions – raise your hand and wait for an invigilator

Malpractice
The following may constitute malpractice:

  • Bringing unauthorised materials into the exam
  • Exchanging information (or the attempt to do so)
  • Disruptive behaviour
  • Behaving in a manner so as to undermine the integrity of the exam

Penalties for malpractice

  • Loss of marks gained for a unit
  • Disqualification from the unit
  • Disqualification from the whole qualification
  • Disqualification from all qualifications taken in that series
  • Barred from being entered for examinations for a set period of time

It is YOUR responsibility

  • To know when and where your exams are
  • To know your seat and candidate number
  • To bring the stationary necessary for the exam (see below)
  • To be aware of the JCQ rules and regulations

Before coming to any exam, you should make sure you have the following:

  • 2x Black ball point pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Rubber
  • Calculator (if required)
  • Compass (if required)
  • Protractor (if required)
  • Pencil crayons (if required)

It is YOUR responsibility to have all the equipment you need for your exam!

Assessment and Qualifications Alliance

Edexcel / Pearson

Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations

Welsh Joint Education Committee

Past papers are available from each examination board (papers that were sat approximately 12 months ago) usually for teaching purposes. Please use the links above to access past papers.

To assist you further, please check the list of all examination subjects and codes.

Title Exam Code Exam Board Qualification Written Exam CA
Additional Maths (QAN 100/2548/0) 6993 OCR FSMQ 100%  
Written exam 6993/01        
Art (QAN 601/8088/2) 8201 AQA GCSE    
Component 1 - Portfolio 8201/C       60%
Component 2 - Externally Set Assignment 8201/X       40%
Biology (QAN 601/8752/9) 8461 AQA GCSE    
Paper 1 8461/1F or 1H     50%  
Paper 2 8461/2F or2H     50%  
Business Studies* 1BR0 Edexcel GCSE    
Chemistry (QAN 601/8757/8) 8462 AQA GCSE    
Paper 1 8462/1F or 1H     50%  
Paper 2 8462/2F or2H     50%  
Computer Science (QAN 601/8355/X) J276 OCR GCSE    
Paper 1 Computer science       50%  
Paper 2 Algorithms and programming       50%  
Unit 3 Programming Project (CA)          
D&T - Craft Resistant Materials Y11 Only*   NCFE Level 2    
D&T - Craft Graphic Products Y11 Only*   NCFE Level 2    
D&T - Electronic Products *   WJEC GCSE    
Drama (QAN 601/8491/7) 1DR0 Edexcel GCSE    
Component 1 Devising          
Component 2 Performance from text          
Component 3 Theatre makers in Practice          
English Language (QAN 601/4293/3) 8700 AQA GCSE    
Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing 8700/1     50%  
Paper 2 Writers - viewpoints and perspectives 8700/2     50%  
NEA Spoken Language (Endorsement) 8700/C        
English Literature (QAN 601/4447/8) 8702 AQA GCSE    
Paper 1 Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel 8702/1     40%  
Paper 2 Modern Texts and Poetry 8702/2     60%  
French (QAN 601/8157/6) 8658 AQA GCSE    
Paper 1 Listening Test F/H 8658/LF/LH     25%  
Paper 2 Speaking Test F/H 8658/SF/SH     25%  
Paper 3 Reading Test F/H 8658/RF/RH     25%  
Paper 4 Writing Test F/H 8658/WF/WH     25%  
Geography (QAN 601/8410/3) 8035 AQA GCSE    
Paper 1 Living with the physical environment 8035/1     35%  
Paper 2 Changes in the human environment 8035/2     35%  
Paper 3 Geographical applications 8035/3     30%  
German (QAN 601/8159/X) 8668 AQA GCSE    
Paper 1 Listening Test F/H 8668/LF/LH     25%  
Paper 2 Speaking Test F/H 8668/SF/SH     25%  
Paper 3 Reading Test F/H 8668/RF/RH     25%  
Paper 4 Writing Test F/H 8668/WF/WH     25%  
Health & Social Care (QAN 500/4471/0) J811 OCR Cambridge Nationals    
  R021        
  R022        
  R027        
  R031        
History (QAN 601/8091/2) J410 OCR GCSE    
Food & Cookery   NCFE Level 2    
ICT CiDA Y11 Only* GCDA2 Edexcel Level 2    
Mathematics (QAN 601/4700/3) 1MA1 Edexcel GCSE    
Paper 1 F/H 1MA1F/H        
Paper 2 F/H          
Paper 3 F/H          
Film Studies (QAN 603/0889/8)*   WJEC GCSE    
Music (QAN 601/8204/0) 1MU0 Edexcel GCSE    
Component 1 Performing          
Component 2 Composing          
Component 3 Appraising          
Physical Education (QAN 601/8161/8) 1PE0 Edexcel GCSE    
Component 1 Fitness and body systems          
Component 2 Health and performance          
Component 3 Practice Performance          
Component 4 Personal Exercise Programme (PEP)          
Physics (QAN 601/8751/7) 8463 AQA GCSE    
Paper 1 8463/1F or 1H     50%  
Paper 2 8463/2F or2H     50%  
Religious Studies B (QAN) 1RB0 Edexcel GCSE    
Paper 1 1B Christianity ZN        
Paper 2 2C Islam          
Science Triology (QAN 600/0892/1) 8464 AQA GCSE    
Paper 1 Biology F/H 8464F/H     16 ?  
Paper 2 Biology F/H       16 ?  
Paper 3 Chemistry F/H       16 ?  
Paper 4 Chemistry F/H       16 ?  
Paper 5 Physics F/H       16 ?  
Paper 6 Physics F/H       16 ?  
Spanish (QAN 601/8160/6) 8698 AQA GCSE    
Paper 1 Listening Test F/H 8698/LF/LH     25%  
Paper 2 Speaking Test F/H 8698/SF/SH     25%  
Paper 3 Reading Test F/H 8698/RF/RH     25%  
Paper 4 Writing Test F/H 8698/WF/WH     25%  
Sport Studies   OCR Cambridge Nationals    
Unit 1 Contemporary Issues in Sport          
Unit 2 Developing sports skills R052        
Unit 3 Sports leadership R053        
Unit 4 Sport and the media R054        
Unit 5 Working in the sports industry R055        
Unit 6 Dev Skills outdoor activities R056