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 below 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: Available to purchase from school at a discounted price. Payment must be made using ParentPay – sorry, no cash. Please contact school for your log-in details if you have not activated your ParentPay account.  

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.

Preparing for Progression

Year 11 is also a time for further choices – whether to stay and study at the Academy’s Sixth Form or whether to look for an apprenticeship or study elsewhere. This website has substantial information to help you with those choices, and we would encourage you to look at our Sixth Form Offer and 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 grading

Please click on the button 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.