Problems on your exam day

If you're ill during an exam

If you're ill during an exam and want to get a Doctor's note for the Exam Board to take into consideration, try to make an appointment to see a Doctor on the day you fall ill. Doctor's notes should be handed in to your school office.

If you're ill and cannot attend your exam

Contact your school office as soon as possible if you cannot attend an exam for any reason.

If you're unable to attend an exam due to illness and choose to self-certificate, you must take the exam at the next time it is scheduled. This will during 're-sit' period in August/September. There is no penalty for self-certificating.

If you need further advice on your illness the Students' Health Service will be able to help.

If you're worried about your exams

If you're worried about your exams you can contact the Student Counselling Service or Bristol SU Just Ask for advice.

If bad weather prevents you getting to your exam

If you're unable to attend an exam for any reason you should contact your school office before the start of the exam.

The Exams Office will always try to ensure exams take place.

If the start of an exam is delayed, the Exams Office will inform any schools as necessary and an incident report form will be completed.

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