Face-to-Face Exams

Semester 1 Final Exam
Date: Thursday January 16, 2020 (6:00 - 8:00 pm)


Semester 2 Final Exam (CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - alternative culminating tasks will be assigned by your teacher)
Date: Thursday June 11, 2020 (6:00 - 8:00 pm)

Location: Examinations will take place face-to-face at

 John Polanyi Collegiate Institute 

(nearest major intersections: Allen Rd. and Lawrence)
640 Lawrence Ave. W
Toronto, ON M6A 1B1

Proctored Exam Protocol

If you know you will be unable to attend a face-to-face exam you must complete and submit the form below to nominate a proctor for your exam.

A proctor is the person who supervises your exam. Your proctor cannot be a family member and must be employed by an organization that can provide an institutional seal or letterhead. Contact our office if you require further information.

The form must be completed in full and submitted by fax or mail to the e-Learning Central Office by the end of the first week of classes.

Download Proctored Nomination Form

Please submit the document to eLearning@tdsb.on.ca

Examination Policy

  • Students should be in the examination room at least 15 minutes before the examination.
  • Every student has the responsibility to arrive at the examination at the correct time. Students will not receive extra time if late.
  • Students are required to sign an attendance sheet and seating plan at the beginning of each examination.
  • A student who misses any examination due to illness must present a medical note, stating that the doctor was aware that an examination was being missed, to the e-Learning Central Office the next day after the exam was missed or a mark of “0” will be assigned.
  • Students must come to the examination room equipped with pencils, ruler, pens and such mathematical instruments as may be needed.
  • Students may leave the examination room only after 1 hour has elapsed.
  • Students must leave the hallways promptly upon excusal/dismissal.

Student Behavior During Examinations

All students are expected to adhere to the follow rules:
  • School photo I.D. or personal photo I.D. (e.g. driver’s license or passport) must be shown.
  • All electronic devices (i.e. cell phones, iPods etc.) must be turned off while writing the examination.
  • No eating is allowed during an exam. Water is permitted.
  • Absolutely no talking or communication of any kind is permitted during the examination.
  • Personal belongings and bags/knapsacks, etc. brought into the exam room are to be placed at the front of the exam room.
  • Do not leave your assigned seat once the exam has begun - raise your hand if you require assistance of any nature.
  • Special requirements of the examination (i.e. calculators, dictionaries) which are brought to the exam room are subject to inspection.
  • Any form of cheating will result in mark of “0” and the risk of removal from the examination room.