Set up your In-house exam candidates

This article will show you how to set up your In-house exam candidates. 

Permissions

You'll need the Qualifications: Administer All Students permission to set up candidates. If you don't have permissions, ask your administration team to give you permission using these instructions

 

Before adding students as candidates

A student needs to have an enrolment into your school to be able to add them as an in-house exam candidate.

This means that you cannot add External Candidates to in-house exams.

You can see how to add an enrolment here: Enrolling a single student

 

Adding students as In-house candidates

Go to Students > In-house Exams > Candidates > Candidates.

Step 1 - Add the students

Click +Add and select the students to add, then click Register Candidates.

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Step 2 - Add In-house Candidate Numbers

Add a new number

To assign a candidate number to a student who doesn't have one yet, tick the boxes next to the students. Click the Bulk action button to select Assign Candidate Numbers.

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Choose the number to start assigning to the candidates from, and click Assign numbers.

Top Tip: To select the number for each student, select one student at a time.

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Student already has an In-house candidate number

If there is already an In-house candidate number assigned, this cannot be edited from this page.

  • If there is a lock, the number is set from the student's external exam candidate number and cannot be changed from here. To edit this, change their external candidate number.
  • If there is no lock, the In-house candidate number has been set and cannot be updated, apart from by assigning the student a candidate number for external exams.

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Do we need to add them as external exam candidates?

You don't need to add students as external exam candidates to enter students into in-house exams.

However, you will need to have added them as external exam candidates to generate timetables with in-house exams.

Go to Students > Examinations > Candidates > Internal Candidates.

Click +Add and select the students to add, then click Register Candidates.

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They do not need a UCI or UCN, so they should appear in the table with blank cells.

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You can check whether students are external exam candidates using the ticks or crosses on the Students > In-House Exams > Candidates > Candidates page.

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