Achieving in Year 11

Year 11 Important Information - Catch-Up, Revision and Exam Timetables

During Year 11, there are lots of opportunities for extra support through after-school activities and extra sessions during holidays. After-school sessions, holiday timetables and exam timetables are all published on this page as and when they become available (click on the images for more details).

Please read below for lots of practical advice and support for Year 11. Click on The Student Room logo on the bottom right of the page for even more help!

Revision Guides and Workbooks: Year 11 students have been provided with free copies this year (September 2019). If you have not received your copies, please see Miss Stopard or Mr Lowther.



Mock Exams

To help students to prepare for their summer exams, a series of mock exams are held in November and March to help students experience the rigours of the exam room and to understand how much more work may need to take place to achieve the highest possible results.

What's next after GCSEs?

Year 11 is also a time for further choices - whether to stay and study at the Academy's Sixth Form or whether to appy for an apprenticeship or study elsewhere.

This website has substantial information to help you with those choices:

Sixth Form Offer

Options at 16+

Year 11 Enquiries

If you would like further information or have any queries about supporting your child in Year 11, please contact the Vice Principal for Year 11, Miss Stopard.


T: 0115 964 7640

Parent Guide

Click on the image below to download a guide to help support your child in year 11 (updated February 2019)

Changes to GCSE


Please click on the image on the left to download The Bulwell Academy Bulletin - this is our new format for keeping parents up to date with important information.

The November 2016 bulletin informs parents about the changes to GCSE grading. Please take your time to read this in order to help you understand the grading on your child's report.

Student Support

Studying for your GCSEs is hard work, but you can find a huge range of help and support on The Student Room website.