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Edexcel Functional Skills

Discussion in 'Mathematics' started by pencho, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. pencho

    pencho New commenter

    Could I just confirm something. We have some students who are going to sit their Maths FS L2 qualification. You are allowed to sit the exam in a 5-day window. Is it the case that some students can sit the exam on Monday and others can sit the exam on Thursday. This seems to be what is being suggested. If so - how do you avoid students knowing in advance the questions. Am I interpreting this wrong. Any help appreciated.
  2. DM

    DM New commenter

    <font size="2" face="SymbolMT">&bull; </font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS">These tests are offered within a 5 day window. Please refer to the relevant timetable</font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS"> for dates. Centres with large entries may stagger these tests during the window.
    Centres can arrange the tests to suit the needs of their learners.

    </font><font size="2" face="SymbolMT">&bull; </font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS">It is permissible to timetable a number of different groups of learners back-to-back on</font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS"> the same morning, or spread over the 5 day window.

    </font><font size="2" face="SymbolMT">&bull; </font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS">There will be one attendance register for the entire cohort. Where more than one test</font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS"> session is held, centres must keep an accurate record of learners present at each

    </font><font size="2" face="SymbolMT">&bull; </font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS">It is the responsibility of the centre to inform learners of the dates and times for their</font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS"> test.

    </font><font size="2" face="SymbolMT">&bull; </font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS">No information relating to the content of these tests should be published, unless</font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS"> authorised by Edexcel.

    </font><font size="2" face="SymbolMT">
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    <font size="2" face="SymbolMT">&bull; </font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS">Centres must produce a schedule showing the dates and times of each test session to</font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS"> be held in the window. This schedule must be submitted to Edexcel&rsquo;s Compliance and
    Quality Services Department. An email pro-forma for this purpose will be available to
    centres upon entry.

    </font><font size="2" face="SymbolMT">&bull; </font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS">Learners must sign a declaration when they sit the test confirming that they understand</font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS"> that they are not allowed to discuss the contents of the test with anyone until the end
    of the 5-day window. Edexcel will make available a declaration form for this purpose.

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    <font size="2" face="SymbolMT">&bull; </font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS">Any used and unused question papers must be collected in, accounted for, and held</font><font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS"> securely by the Examinations Officer until the end of the 5-day window. Spare copies
    may not be issued to anyone, including teaching staff, during the window.

    </font><font size="2" face="SymbolMT">&bull; <font size="2" face="TrebuchetMS">After the test, completed scripts should be sent to Hellaby for marking</font>
  3. I was just looking for that document so I could copy and paste the same thing :)

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