Semester 1 ATAR Exam Information and Timetable

The Semester 1 ATAR Exams commence on Monday, 27 May and conclude on Friday, 7 June.


The Exam Timetable can be downloaded below:

2024 Semester 1 Exam Timetable

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Examination Conditions

Examinations will be conducted by teaching staff under WACE examination conditions as outlined below. All students please take notice that from the time you enter the exam room until you leave you are under the authority of the exam supervisors.

Students are required to be in the examination room 5 minutes before the scheduled start

  • 8.20 a.m. for morning examinations
  • 12.15 p.m. for afternoon examinations
  • Students who are late to examinations should proceed to the examination room. Entry to the exam room will be at the discretion of the supervising teacher only.  No compensation for time missed will be made unless there are extenuating circumstances.

Students should bring sufficient writing, erasing, ruling and colouring requirements to cover all their needs and check that any calculator is permissible for each examination.  Students need to be aware of the Mindarie Senior College Assessment Policy. No food is allowed in the exam room.  Drinks in clear plastic containers without labels only.

Communication with other candidates is not permitted from the time you enter until you leave the room.  If you have a query, put your hand up and wait for a supervisor.

Mobile telephones and ipods etc are NOT permitted in the exam rooms. They are to be turned off and left in bags. No watches of any sort are allowed.

No student is to leave the examination room until the time allotted for the end of the examination.

Every piece of answer paper submitted by a student should have the student’s name on it.  The outer page of all answered material should show the student’s name and mentor group, the course and class teacher’s name for that particular examination.

Students are responsible for arranging their own transport if examinations finish after the normal time for the end of the College day.

As the examinations are part of the normal school program ALL students are advised that they are expected to adhere to the school dress code.  Failure to do so may cause exclusion from the examination until the correct uniform is worn.



Acknowledgement of Country
Mindarie Senior College acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of the Wadjuk people of the Noongar Nation. We recognise and respect the connection to the land, sky and seas of this area. We recognise and respect the continuing cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.