Who is entitled to access arrangements?

You may be entitled to exam access arrangements if you have one or more of the following:

  • Cognition and Learning Needs e.g. General and/or Specific Learning Difficulties such as Dyslexia or Dyscalculia
  • Communication and Interaction Need e.g. Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Sensory and Physical Needs e.g. a Hearing or Vision Impairment
  • Physical Disability

Exam Access Arrangements are adjustments for students based on evidence of need and their normal way of working. Examples include:

  • Reader
  • Scribe
  • Extra Time
  • Separate Room etc

Exam Access Arrangements must be agreed beforehand, there it is important that you contact your Student & Engagement Officer for Learning and Support before 23rd October 2023 with your evidence e.g. Statement of Special Education Needs, JCQ Form 8 Access Arrangements and / or appropriate medical evidence. EXAM ARRANGEMENTS CANNOT BE PUT IN PLACE WITHOUT THE REQUIRED EVIDENCE.

A Data Protection Notice must also be signed by every student - click on the small menu (bottom right corner) to download a copy.

Should you require any assistance regarding exam arrangements during your time at SWC, please contact: Michelle.Carleton@swc.ac.uk