Study Leave
Study leave formally begins at 3:15 pm on Thursday 19th May.  However, subject lessons and revision sessions will continue throughout the exam period and the details of these will follow shortly.
All school buses will continue to run as normal throughout the exam period, and students are welcome to work in school at any point during this time, and of course are strongly encouraged to attend the revision sessions offered. Revision rooms will be advertised on a daily basis in school for Year 11 students to work in if they are not in lessons or between exams.


2016 Exam Timetable
Please find below of the Year 11 examination 2016 timetable. If you have any queries of any type should see the Examinations Officer, Silvana O’Malley, who can be contacted on o’malleys@ridgewayschool.com.  Alternatively, please contact Gina Heys, who will work to resolve any issues if students have concerns.  Students must attend exams in full school uniform, and must write all exams in black ink only; a pencil is permitted only when indicated on the exam paper.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
18th April 19th April

Art all Day

20th April

Art all Day

21st April 22nd April
25th April 26th April



27th April 28th April 29th April
2nd May 3rd May

Reading passages


4th May 5th May 6th May

Final Payment for Leavers Ball Due

9th May 10th May



11th May


12th May


13th May

Prep for Working Life AM


16th May 17th May

French Listening: AM

French Reading: AM

18th May


19th May

Leavers Assembly

20th May

Revision Lessons and Amended Timetable


23rd May

English Lit Unit 1 AM

RE: Unit 2: PM

24th May

Textiles: AM

Media: AM

Geography Unit 1: PM

25th May

Business Stud: AM

Core Science: re-sit: PM

Biology: PM

26th May

Maths: AM

27th May

English Lit  Unit 2: AM

30th May

Half Term

31st May

Half Term

1st June


2nd June


3rd June


6th June

History: Medicine: AM

Economics : PM


7th June

RE: Unit 9: PM


8th June

German Listening: AM

German reading: AM

Computing: AM

Geography Unit 2: AM

9th June

Maths: AM

Economics : PM


10th June

Science Core: AM

Chemistry: AM

Business Studies: PM

Music: PM

13th June

Child Development: PM


14th June

History: Germany: PM

15th June

Additional Science: PM

Physics: PM

16th June


17th June

Additional Science: AM

Biology: AM

20th June

Chemistry: AM


21st June

History: Surgery: AM

Graphics: PM

22nd June

Physics: AM

23rd June


24th June

Leavers Ball Starts at 7pm arrivals from 6.15. (TBC)

27th June

Product Design: AM

28th June 29th June 30th June 1st  July

Results Day
Results day will be on Thursday 25th August, results will be available no earlier than 9.00 am and until 11.00 am.  Any students not able to collect their results in person must write a letter to Miss Gina Heys advising if they would like their results posted, or to be held in school, but would like an email or phone call on the day.  If the results need to be posted a stamped, addressed envelope must be provided before study leave begins.  If a parent or guardian is collecting for the student, this person must have a letter of authorisation from the student.  Only a parent or guardian can collect results on behalf of the student, and only with a letter of authorisation.


Further Information
» Information leaflet: Your qualification – Our Regulation

» KS4 Exam information sheet for all subjects


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