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                          College Examinations

There are three lots of examinations throughout the year at the College: 

Term Two:  Senior Workshops for Year 11-13                      

Term Three:  Senior Examinations/Workshops for Year 11-13

Term Four:  Junior Examinations/Workshops for Year 9-10                       

Term Four:  NCEA and Scholarship Examinations for Year 11-13


Year 9-10 Junior Examinations

The examination daily format is the following:

 Line up outside the auditorium/classroom                 8:30 am

Exam Session 1                                                        8:45 am - 10:45 am      

 Line up outside the auditorium/classroom

PAT Session                                                             11.10 am – 12.10pm

 Line up outside auditorium/classroom                        1.00 pm

Exam Session 2                                                        1:10 pm – 3.10 pm

If your daughter is sick on the day of the examination you must ring the Dean to let them know.  If your daughter does not turn up to the examination your daughter’s Dean will ring you to let them know you have not arrived at the examination. 

 Year 9 Dean:                        Kylie Marinovich         524 6019 Ext 718

 Year 10 Dean:                      Lucy Stone                 524 6019 Ext 717

Please go through the timetable with your daughter.  She is expected to be at each one of her examinations and to stay for the full time allocated.  A part of these up and coming holidays should be used for revision of the years’ work.  If your daughter has any concerns or queries about a section or work, then we would advise her to see her teachers before the holidays.  Each of the Faculties will be giving out information this week about the structure of their examination and what is required. 


Year 11-13 Senior Examinations

You will find the examination timetable for Year 11-13 and the relevant instructions about the examinations to the right of this information when it is updated in Term 3 & 4 of each year).  

The examination daily format can be found under the resources section.

If your daughter is sick on the day of the examination you must ring the Dean to let them know.  If your daughter does not turn up to the examination your daughter’s Dean will ring you to let them know you have not arrived at the examination. 

Year 10 Dean:               Lucy Stone                     524 6019 Ext 717

Year 11 Dean:               Liz Woods                      524 6019 Ext 719

Year 12 Dean:               Lynda Merriman             524 6019 Ext 720

Year 13 Dean:               Sheryll McLaren             524 6019 Ext 721

Please go through the timetable with your parents/caregivers.  You are expected to be at each one of her examinations and to stay for the full time allocated.  These grades can be used for derived grades if you are not able to attend the NCEA examinations because of illness or bereavement.  The examinations are also a good indicator of where you are at in regards to her external achievement standards.  The grades you receive will be a very good guide on what you will need to focus on from now until the NCEA examinations in November.

Exam Help

If any parents/caregivers are available and willing to help with exam supervision, could you please let Mrs Burnett know with the dates and times you are available.

If you have any concerns or queries about the examination period, please don’t hesitate to contact Mrs Burnett on nburnett@baradene.school.nz  or Tel: 5246019 Ext 705.