Access Keys:

Happy holidays to everyone in St. Farnan's and every good wish to our 3rd & 6th years in their state exams in June!
open new window

Information for students & parents re. Mock Exams

10th Jan 2019

Please see below some important information in relation to the school's Mock Exams for 3rd and 6th year students which will commence on Monday, February 4th:

Copies of the exam rules, as set out below, will be distributed to all students.


  • No eating allowed in exam centres.
  • No borrowing of equipment.
  • Students supply their own equipment and use School Answer Booklets provided.
  • Students may use their own paper provided it is checked and stamped by a supervising teacher prior to their exam.
  • No communication with others permitted during examinations.
  • Any student who is disrupting a particular exam may be removed immediately and may have to be sent home to complete their exams.
  • Study is permitted only when a student has no timetabled exams.
  • All bags are to be left at the top of the Examination Centre.
  • All Students must arrive on time for exams.
  • You will remain in centre until exam is over.
  • Students are permitted to leave the school after an exam provided they have a note in their journal.
  • Students who don’t have an exam in the morning but do have one in the afternoon must sign in at the office when they arrive at the school. They must also have a note in their journal to explain their lateness.
  • Full school uniform must be worn during exams.
  • All other School Rules apply for the duration of Mock Exams.


  • Lunch for all students will be from 12.20 – 1.00pm for the duration of the exams.
  • Break for all non exam students will be from 2:20 – 2:40. 


  • The majority of 3rd and 6th year students will be sitting their mock exams in the gym.
  • They will be assigned a seat according to their class group and the class register.
  • They will remain in this seat for the duration of the exam. The class groupings will be clearly labelled across the top wall of the gym.
  • 3rd year students will be sitting in rows at the end of the gym while the 6th year students will be sitting in rows at the top of the gym. All rows will be clearly marked with the class name.
  • For some exams it may be necessary to move some students to prevent copying, give more space etc. This will be at the discretion of the supervising teachers or Year Head.