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Buxton Community School

Buxton Community School

Key Dates for Y11 Students





18th September

Y11 Assembly – Launch of GCSE POD


22nd September


INSET – school closed to students

Students could use the time to explore and become familiar with the GCSE POD.

12th October

Post 16 Open Evening BCS

An Open Evening to find out more about BCS Sixth Form. All students in Y11 and parents/carers are welcome.

20th October

Tracking Issued


1st November

Food and Cookery Exam

Only applicable for those students on this course.

27th, 28th & 30th November

Year 11 Mock Interviews with Rotary

Interviews take place at school between 6.30pm-9pm.

4th December

INSET – school closed to students

Students should ensure they have their equipment prepared ready for the mock exams.

5th December

Y11 Mock Exams Start

The Y11 Mock Exams will run up until and inclusive of Tuesday 19th December.

2nd January

INSET – school closed for students


16th January

Y11 Mock Exam Results Event

Students will be given their mock exam results.

17th January

Y11 Parents Evening

An excellent chance to discuss your child’s progress with their teachers and find out what steps they need to take next.

17th January

Y11 Tracking Issued


5th March

Additional Mocks in Core Subjects


21st March

Y11 Revision Evening

Additional support and guidance for students and their parents/carers on how to best prepare for the upcoming exams.

23rd March

Y11 Tracking Issued


4th May



W/B 14th May

External Exams start

Exam board provisional timetable

22nd June

Year 11 Prom

Palace Hotel