A great term with attendance!

Attendance at Ark William Parker has improved considerably in the last term. Our boys have shown a commendable dedication to their studies and have shown the perseverance to attend school every day. We are sure that the results of this will show in their end of year assessments in the summer! Have a great half-term and see you back at school on Monday 4th June! Remember - Attendance is important!

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Exams and revision

Exam information

Be prepared for your exams:

  • You must arrive on time with all the equipment you need to complete your exam. ASK YOUR TEACHER WHAT YOU NEED! 
  • You should line up in your rows at the back of the ABJ at least 10 minutes before the starting time of your exam. 
  • You MUST write in BLACK ink or ball point pen in ALL of your exams. 
  • You can bring WATER in a CLEAR plastic bottle. No other drinks will be allowed. 
  • Go to the toilet BEFORE your exam. 


You will not be allowed to leave the exam room once the exam has started! 

You will NOT be allowed your mobile phones. If you bring yours with you then it MUST be in your bag SWITCHED OFF. If you prefer we will look after it for you and hand it back to you at the end of the exam.

New GCSE Specification 2017

Please click here to find out more about the new 1-9 mathematics GCSE.

A guide to the new specification in GCSE mathematics

Year 8

Please see link below for the Year 8 Summer examination timetable.

Year 8 Summer Examination Timetable

Year 10 

Year 10 Summer Assessments week commencing Monday 13th June.

Please see link below for the Year 10 assessment week timetable.

  • All assessments will be undertaken in class and the subject teacher will be advising students on what to revise.
  • Those subjects not listed will be completing coursework or the controlled assessment elements of their subject syllabus.
  • The results from the assessments will be used along with those undertaken this past year to write an end of term report towards the end of the Summer Term.

The Year 10 Summer assessment schedule can be found below.

Year 10 Summer Assessment Schedule

Year 10 English and Maths Summer Term  Assessment Timetable for 22nd - 30th June.

Please refer to the attachment below indicating the time and venue for the English and Maths assessments.

  • All will take place in the Main Hall under examination conditions and the results will form part of the end of year written report.
  • Staff will be going over the content for revision in class and students have been informed in assemblies and tutor time about their importance.
  • All students will be receiving an individual timetable indicating seat numbers and time of each paper shortly.

Year 10 English and Maths Summer Assessment Timetable

Year 10 Citizenship Revision

Year 10 RE Revision


Year 11

Mock timetable for October 2016.

Week commencing 10th October Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
P1 & P2

(150 min)

RE (90 min) Citizenship (60 min) Geography (60 min) Catering (75 min) ICT (90 min) C2 (60 min)

(75 min)

P2 (60 min) PE (60 min) Spanish (30+35 min) Double Science (60 min)  

(75 min)

Economics (75 min)     Music  
Week commencing 17th October Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
P1 & P2 (150 min) English (105 min) RE (90 min)      
P3 (75 min) Business (60 min) History      
P4 (75 min) B2 (60 min)        


Year 11 Revision Guides

Applied Business Unit 2 Revision Topics

Art Revision Guide

Catering Revision Guide

Computing Revision Guide

Drama Revision Guide

Economics Revision Guide - Unit 11

Economics Revision Guide - Unit 12

English Language Revision Guide

English Literature Revision Guide 1

English Literature Revision Guide 2

French Revision Guide

Geography Revision Guide

Graphics Revision Guide

Graphics - Revision List for Mock GCSE

History Revision Guide

Mathematics - Foundation Revision Guide

Mathematics - Higher Revision Guide

Mathematics - IGCSE Revision Guide

Media Studies pre-release briefing sheet

Media Studies revision Guide

Music Revision Guide

PE GCSE Revision Guide

RE - Revision Guide Unit 1

RE - Revision Guide Unit 8

Resistant Materials - Revision List for Mock GCSE

Resistant Materials Revision Guide

Science (Triple) Revision Guide

Science (Additional) Revision Guide

Science (Core) Revision Guide

Spanish Revision Guide

Sociology Revision Guide