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School Examinations

At Linden Bridge School our students are able to take accredited exams in:



Award Level








Speaking & Listening

Entry 1, 2 & 3

Level 1 &2

All Entry Levels can be sat during anytime in the academic year when staff feel a student is ready.  These exams are internally marked and moderated.

Level 1 & 2 Exams are taken as in Policy. They are externally marked


Entry 1,2 & 3

Level 1 & 2

As above


Entry 1,2 & 3

Level 1 & 2

As above


See our Examinations Policies for further information


Our students have the opportunity to take Laser Learning Awards, this is a credit-based, national awarding organisation, recognised by Ofqual. 


We follow the LASER’s Independent Living qualification suite is available at Entry 1, Entry 2 and Entry 3 and comes in Award and Certificate sizes. The qualifications are designed to develop and foster the life and learning skills. These qualifications are ‘nested’ qualifications (i.e. credits achieved for an Award can contribute towards achievement of a Certificate). Appropriate for learners with learning difficulties or disabilities the qualifications are available to learners of any age. At each level there are 8 pathways for learners to choose from in each Award:


  • Accessing Community Facilities
  • Employability Skills
  • Household Skills
  • Learning Skills
  • Leisure Activities
  • Personal Care
  • Personal Development
  • Rights and Responsibilities


Where appropriate our students can continue on to Entry level 3, Level 1 and 2 qualifications in Laser LEAP.


Please see this link for further details:


Our students have the opportunity to gain an Arts Award called Discover. Arts Award Discover is an introductory award, designed for ages 5 and above, but is open to children and young people aged 25 and under. 


To achieve an Arts Award Discover, children and young people collect evidence in an individual arts log of their experiences of:


  • participating in arts activities
  • researching artists and their work
  • sharing their arts discoveries
  • For further details please click on the link Arts Award Discover - Arts Award