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Buxton Community School

Buxton Community School

Key Dates for Y11 Students





Thursday 13th September

Y11 Launch Evening


All parents and students welcome.

Friday 21st September


INSET – school closed to students

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


Thurs 11th


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.

Tuesday 6th November

Food and Cookery Exam


Only applicable for those students on this course.

Thursday 8th November

Geography Field Trip

All students studying Geography GCSE.

Tuesday 13th


Student Tracking Issued


Wednesday 14th November

Presentation Evening

This will involve some Year 11 students.

Monday 19th, Tuesday 20th,Thursday 22nd November

Year 11 Mock Interviews with Rotary

Interviews take place between 6.30pm-9.00pm.

Monday 3rd December

INSET – school closed to students



Monday 10th December

Y11 Mock Exams Start

The Y11 Mock Exams will run up until and inclusive of Friday 21st December.


Thursday 10th January

Child Development Exam


Resit opportunity for some of the students who are taking Child Development in Y11.

Tuesday 15th


Y11 Mock Exam Results Event

Students will be given their mock exam results.

Thursday 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.

Thursday  17th January

Y11 Tracking Issued


w/b Monday 4th


Additional Mocks in Core Subjects


Wednesday 20th March

Y11 Revision Evening

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

Tuesday 9th April


Y11 student Reports and Tracking Issued


Friday 3rd


INSET – school closed to students


W/B Monday 13th May

External Exams start

Exam board provisional timetable


Friday 21st


Year 11 Prom Date