College Exams and Progress Reports

At Sacred Heart College, students from Years 8 to 13 are required to sit internal school exams mid-year and again at the end of the year. Year 7 students sit internal exams at the end of the year. These examinations are an excellent tool for assessing each student’s attainment level, in order to see how they are achieving and what they need to revise to improve performance in each subject. The grades are a very good guide to what each senior student needs to focus on prior to NCEA examinations in November.

All students are expected to attend each examination and to stay for the full time allocated. Marks gained in these examinations can be used for derived grades. A derived grade will be used if students are unable to attend the NCEA examinations at the end of the year due to illness or bereavement.

Examination Timetable 2021

Mid-year:
Years 8 to 10 examinations will be held in Term 2, Week 3 and 4 (21-25 May 2021).
Years 11 to 13 assessment period will be held in Term 2, Week 4 and 5 (26 May - 1 June 2021).

Practice exams:
Years 11 to 13 examinations will be held in Term 3, Week 7 (8-15 September 2021)

End of year:
Year 7 examinations will be held in Term 4, Week 1 (20-22 October 2021)
Years 8 to 10 examinations will be held in Term 4, Week 3 (1-3 November 2021)
NCEA exams commence, Term 4, Week 4, (from 8 November 2021)


Progress Reports

Reports will be emailed home twice a year for each student following examinations.

  • Mid-Year Reports will be in June for all students.
  • End of Year Reports for Years 11 to 13 will be at the end of Term 3, and for Years 7 to 10 reports will be at the end of Term 4.

Reports will emailed to parents and available on the Parent Portal.


Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent Teacher Interviews will be held once a year, generally at the end of Term 2. These interviews are designed to feedback important information regarding how each student is progressing, and feed forward suggestions as to how each student can make improvements.


NCEA
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Learning Support
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