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Highdown School
and Sixth Form Centre

2020 Grades

Following an announcement by Ofqual and DfE on 17th August, students will now be awarded the Centre Assessed Grades that schools provided to the Awarding Bodies in June or the Awarding Body Calculated Grades where these are higher than the Centre Assessed Grades.

 

Issue of results

A Level / Level 3 BTEC 13 August 2020 These will be emailed to students' school email addresses at 8am
GCSE / Levels 1 and 2 BTEC 20 August 2020 These will be emailed to students' school email addresses at 8am

Students must check they can access their school email accounts on Office 365 ahead of the Results' Days. If they are unable to access their account, they should contact the school at office@highdown.reading.sch.uk

 

If students wish to sit the examinations in the Autumn Exam series, there is information below and a form to complete linked from their results email.

 

Support, advice and guidance

Staff will be on site on results day to provide support, advice and guidance to students. Students wishing to access this support MUST phone the school to book an appointment. No-one should come on site if they are unwell with Covid-19 or self-isolating.

Our Adviza adviser will also be available to meet with students at school during the day.

 

Elevate Careers Service

Elevate careers service, operated by BFfC, is going to be offering a range of different ways for young people to make contact if they require support after receiving their exam results. The Elevate team will be operating a Live Chat facility on the BFfC careers webpage for the first time after AS/A levels results are received next Thursday and again when GCSE results are received on 20 August. Young people will also be able to phone-in and email the Elevate team if they didn’t get the results they were hoping for and need some advice and support. 

The Live Chat facility will be at: https://brighterfuturesforchildren.org/for-young-people/careers-service-for-young-people/, the results advice phone line will be on (0118) 937 4402 and the email address is: elevate@brighterfuturesforchildren.org. Please find attached a flyer with more information. 

 

No results will be issued over the telephone

 

Sixth Form Enrolment

You can find more information in the Sixth Form section of our website here. If you would like to enrol please email us at  sixthformadmissions@highdown.reading.sch.uk.