How are pupils supported in exams?
- Support for public exams is determined by conditions set out by the exams boards. The process for determining whether your daughter will be eligible for support in her public exams begins in (Y9 with assessments carried out by the school’s specialist teacher. The school cannot accept any privately commissioned assessments) as all schools must demonstrate to the exam boards a history of need.
- At the beginning of Year 10 the (Senco and Exam’s Officer make) the ultimate decision if a pupil is eligible for exam concessions.
- The boards only give concessions if there are scores in standardised assessments of 84 and below.