Exam Schedule

Diploma Exam Information

All diploma exams for June 2022 are NOT optional.  Please bring student or government ID and anything else required.  If you have any questions, please contact your teacher.  All students writing diploma exams have access to double time accommodations.  You must arrive by 9:59 to be allowed to write the exam. 

Rules for writing diploma exams

1. Students must not discuss the diploma exam with the supervising
examiner unless the exam booklet is incomplete or illegible. Students
must not talk, whisper, or exchange information or writing tools and
materials, including calculators, with another student.
2. Students must use an HB pencil to record their answers on the multiple choice answer sheets.

3. Students must not write their names or the name of their school
anywhere in, or on diploma exam booklets, except in the designated
space provided on the back cover and the answer sheet.

4. Accommodations used must be recorded on the back cover and/or
answer sheet.

5. Students may not enter or leave the diploma exam writing room without
the consent of the supervisor.

6. Students are not permitted to enter the diploma exam writing room after:
For all AM diploma exams – 10:00 a.m.;   b. For all PM diploma exams –

2:00 p.m.

7. Students are not permitted to leave the diploma exam room before: a.
For all AM diploma exams – 10:00 a.m.; b. For all PM diploma exams –
2:00 p.m.

8. To be eligible to write a diploma exam in November or April students
must either have mature student status or a school-awarded mark in that
diploma exam course.

9. To be eligible to challenge a diploma exam, students must have mature
student status.

10. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain a list, from their teacher, of
materials which may be used during the administration of diploma

11. The following materials are not permitted in the diploma exam writing
room (for a full list contact the writing centre staff): (a) students may not
bring any papers, notes of any kind, or books other than those permitted,
(b) electronic devices or tools unless it is an approved accommodation.

12. Students are not permitted to remove any diploma exams or diploma
exam materials from the writing room. This includes tear-out pages
from the diploma exam booklets and any rough draft materials produced
by the student.

13. Students will be able to access their diploma exam mark using their
myPass account, on and after, the release date.

Diploma Exam Accommodations


  • Use of an audio recording.
  • Access to an Alternative Writing Location
  • Additional accommodations may be available, depending on student need.
  • All students are eligible for Additional Writing Time (up to 2x the recommended time, plus 30 min.)

This is not a machine voice, but a human voice. The student has full control of the recording and can listen repeatedly.

Students may write some/all course finals or diploma exams in the Resource room instead of in the gym.

In order to be eligible for exam accommodations, the student must:

  • Have a legitimate need, usually a learning disability or other diagnosis which has resulted in the student having an Individual Program Plan.
  • Use the desired accommodation as part of their usual exam practice throughout the term.
  • Students who do not have an IPP but who do use accommodations will be considered individually.

Students MUST inform their course teachers that they wish to use an accommodation AND meet with Ms Davidson in Resource before 

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