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    I'm supposed to take a Maths mock exam tomorrow. However, teachers are striking and years 7, 8, 9 and 10 shall not be at school - only year 10 will be at school. The headteacher has told us that this is due to health and safety reasons - which he claims are his top priority.

    Exams start at 11:15, end at 13:15. I will be attending this particular exam - but I do have some trouble with understanding the point of the exam. I've just finished my official mocks, so these are not particularly important with regards to group changes or other results whatsoever. We've also been told that, despite the lack of all the other year groups, we still have to attend our 1st, 2nd and 5th periods. That doesn't really make sense because (in the interest of h&s as our headteacher would say), no one should be present at school. And, if this is an actual exam, then surely they need to give us study leave.

    What should I do? Thinking of not going in until exam.
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    (Original post by Beckyz)
    I'm supposed to take a Maths mock exam tomorrow. However, teachers are striking and years 7, 8, 9 and 10 shall not be at school - only year 10 will be at school. The headteacher has told us that this is due to health and safety reasons - which he claims are his top priority.

    Exams start at 11:15, end at 13:15. I will be attending this particular exam - but I do have some trouble with understanding the point of the exam. I've just finished my official mocks, so these are not particularly important with regards to group changes or other results whatsoever. We've also been told that, despite the lack of all the other year groups, we still have to attend our 1st, 2nd and 5th periods. That doesn't really make sense because (in the interest of h&s as our headteacher would say), no one should be present at school. And, if this is an actual exam, then surely they need to give us study leave.

    What should I do? Thinking of not going in until exam.
    It isn't an actual exam- it's a second mock exam that you yourself have said you don't understand the point of. You don't need study leave for it, so you should treat it like a normal school day and if the head has requested that you are in school all day then you should be in school all day.
 
 
 
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