GCSE Results will be available from the College on Thursday 12 August 2021

To ensure everyone’s safety Results Day 2021 will be collection via drive through.

Cars should come in and queue in the bus lane and car park if necessary ready to received their results. There will be a member of staff there to guide you. Allocated time slots are as detailed below (this is alphabetical by pupil’s surname.) Pupils and drivers are to remain in their cars at all times.

A-L – 09:00 – 10:30

M-Z – 10:30 – 12:00

Any results not collected during this time will be posted first class.

Sorry, we are unable to give any results out over the telephone or by email.

Important information – If pupils would like someone else to collect their results on their behalf, we will require written consent from the pupil, confirming the name of the person who will be collecting the results, and that person will need to bring identification with them, in order to collect the results.

Acceptable identification would be a passport or photographic driving licence.  If they do not have photographic identification, 2 forms of identification, for example a bank card and household utility bill would be acceptable.  Sorry, we will be unable to issue results without appropriate identification.

If you have any queries, please contact Mrs N Thorby, Examinations Officer via email [email protected]


Examinations and Revision/Get Set


GCSEPod is now available at Swanmore College. We have subscribed to the award-winning service to give your child access to thousands of hours of professionally produced, audio-visual content which will benefit them throughout the coming year.

More information on GCSEPod and how to access it can be found below:

  • GCSEPod Information and Help

    GCSEPod is now available at Swanmore College. We have subscribed to the award-winning service to give your child access to thousands of hours of professionally produced, audio-visual content which will benefit them throughout the coming year.

    GCSEPod has over 4,000 teacher-written, audio-visual pods which have been produced specifically for learning, homework and revision. The Pods contain all the right facts, quotes, keywords, dates and annotated diagrams that your child needs for GCSE success. They won’t need to use GCSEPod for long to see the impact; in fact, consistent use of just 10 minute chunks is proven to support achievement whatever your child’s target grade is.

    The GCSEPod website can be viewed on mobiles, tablets and PCs and the Pods can be downloaded for offline viewing. The Pods are mapped to the curriculum and students can access pre-set exam playlists which collate all the Pods relevant to a specific exam into a neatly organised list.

    Once your child has activated their account they can browse the Pod library and create their own playlists – just as they would when they’re listening to music. We recommend that you discuss GCSEPod with your son or daughter to ensure that they have successfully activated their accounts and encourage them to make use of this service throughout their GCSEs.

    All pupils have already been registered with GCSEPod and simply need to activate their account and choose a username and password. To access GCSEPod for the first time, pupils should follow these simple steps:

    • Go to gcsepod.com and click “Login” in the top right hand corner
    • Click “New here? Get ”
    • Select “Pupil”
    • Enter your child’s name, date of birth and type Swanmore College (this should appear in a dropdown Click on the school in this list to confirm it.
    • Select a username, password, and a password hint to help you remember the


    Once logged in pupils can search for Pods by keyword, a specific exam or subject area.

    For more ways you can help support your child using GCSEPod, visit www.gcsepod.com/parents where you’ll find lots more information and resources.

    If you have any questions regarding GCSEPod please contact Miss Phillips who is GCSEPod Lead for the College.

    For specific technical advice please use the help pages on the website or email [email protected].

    We’re looking forward to helping your child get the best from this new resource!


Get Set is about ‘Successful Exam Technique’.  ‘Successful Exam Technique’ starts with a well-planned and structured Revision Programme.  This guide will help Year 11s to put a programme together that works for them.

Subject Specific Help

For more specific information regarding a particular subject please select from your subject from the list below.

Informal Exams Information

Information for Parents