Final exams for GCSE, A2 and equivalent courses will start on Monday 13th May, and run through until late June – depending on which subjects are being studied.
Pupils in Years 11 and 13 will therefore have periods of Study Leave, to help them prepare for their exams. There is no Year 12 Study Leave.
Leave starts on Monday
lessons will continue until 4.30pm on Friday 10th May. From Monday
13th May there will be no more formal lessons, although some extra
revision lessons or help sessions may be timetabled in school by individual
subject teachers – as required.
Monday 13th May onwards, Year 11 pupils may study at home when not
sitting an exam. Alternatively, for boarders and for those pupils who prefer to
come to school during the examination period, supervised study sessions will be
provided. Year 11 pupils are expected to be assiduous about signing in and out
of school in the Entrance Hall.
school, including whilst sitting all examinations, pupils are required to wear
full school uniform during the Summer Term.
cases, pupils who decide to revise independently at home are the responsibility
of their parents or guardians and should be under direct supervision. Pupil
leave from school must be confirmed by a parent or guardian by means of the
accompanying ‘Year 11 Study Leave Form’, specifying the times and dates when
pupils will be studying at school. In order to make sure that there is no
confusion over who is responsible for each of our pupils at any given time,
please make sure that this form is signed and returned to Form Tutors by Friday 26th April 2019.
Pupils who are not in school on days when they are expected to attend will be
considered absent and parents will be contacted by school and will be expected
to provide an absence note.
their final exam, Year 11 pupils are free to leave for an early summer break,
but must let Form Tutors or House Parents know of their plans. All Year 11
pupils who are considering staying on in Stover in the VIth Form are encouraged
to join in with the current Year 12 in Activities Week from Monday 1st July to Friday 5th July (term ends 1.00pm). Some time will be spent
looking at the VIth Form Personal Development Programme for next year, and
there will be teambuilding and other activities – all of which promise to be
During the course of the Summer Term there are a number of events that I hope Year 11 pupils will attend, including Sports Day on Friday 21st June, and Senior School Speech Day and Prize Giving on Friday 28th June.