Familiarisation Day


RSD Familiarisation Day –  Saturday 15 October 2016

 Test 1                                    Saturday 12 November 2016

Test 2                                    Saturday 26 November 2016

Test 3                                    Saturday 3 December 2016

 Results to Parents           Saturday 28th January 2017




  • Candidates are advised to arrive in school from 9.15 am and all candidates should be in their places no later than 9.45am.
  • Please use both car parks (Ranfurly Road and Northland Row entrances).

What to bring

  • Candidates need to bring:     AQE Admission card

Two pencils and a rubber

  • No food or drink will be permitted in the examination room.
  • No mobile phones, iPods, MP3/4 players.
  • No products with an electronic communication/storage device or digital facility.
  • In particular, no candidate must have in their possession a mobile phone, whether switched on or not.

Completing the Test

  • The papers are to be completed in pencil.
  • During the examination candidates will be informed when 15, 30 and 45 minutes have passed.
  • The questions should be answered as quickly and as carefully as possible, starting at the beginning of the paper and continuing right through.
  • If a candidate comes to a question that he/she is not able to answer, leave it and go on to the next question and return to this question later.
  • Rough work may be done on the separate sheet provided or at the side of the assessment paper.
  • Candidates should make their normal writing as neat as possible and if they are making any changes to answers they should try to do so as neatly as possible.
  • Candidates should make sure that they do not turn over two pages at once.
  • Candidates must not talk during the assessment.
  • During the assessment no candidate must give help to another candidate or copy from another candidate.
  • If a candidate needs to attract the attention of the invigilator they should raise their hand.

Other Key Points

  • No additional time will be added on for toilet breaks (unless specific Special Arrangements apply).
  • If a candidate arrives late, he or she will not be given extra time at the end of the session.
  • If a candidate finishes early he or she must not leave the room before the end of the time but should look over their work and make sure that he/she has not missed any pages.
  • Candidates with Special Arrangements are to bring relevant items as arranged e.g. a coloured overlay, a timer, food or drink if permitted.