Exam Info

Ms McKeown is the Exams Officer at Our Lady and St. Patrick’s College and it is her job to ensure that all public examinations taken within the college run smoothly. She is assisted by Ms Spence.

Exam season is a stressful time for all involved and can be particularly difficult for those taking external exams for the first time. Students in Our Lady and St. Patrick’s College sit their first public examinations at the end of Year 11. Students should follow the links below to gain access to key dates, and other related documents for their particular Year Group.


This document includes all the rules and regulations which must be adhered to during the Examination period. It includes details of what you are permitted to bring into the Exam Hall and the consequences should you fail to comply with these rules. A copy will be displayed inside and outside of the Examination Hall.

Warning to Candidates

JCQ Information for Candidates – Privacy Notice

JCQ Information for Candidates – Social Media

Coursework / Controlled Assessment

When carrying out coursework it is important that you complete all work according to the regulations set out by the examining bodies. You will find a version of these in your Homework Diary. If you want to find out more information on what you can and cannot do when completing coursework, view the documents below. 

JCQ Information for Candidates – Coursework Assessments

JCQ Information for Candidates – Non Examination Assessments


If you still can’t find the information you are looking for or you have any problems with your exam entries, speak to Ms McKeown or Ms Spence.

Good Luck with all your exams!