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Examination contingency plans

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Last updated on 14 August 2017
Statutory/mandatory for: Maintained schools Academies Free schools Independent schools Sixth-form colleges Further education Pupil referral units Non-maintained special schools What does this mean?
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Are there examples of examination contingency plans? Awarding bodies require exam centres to have exam contingency plans. We refer to guidance on exam contingency planning from the DfE and Ofqual, and link to examples of contingency plans.

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Contents

  1. 1 Model examination contingency plan from The Key
  2. 2 Exam centres must have an examination contingency plan
  3. 3 Advice from Ofqual
  4. 4 Archived plan from Ofqual
  5. 5 Examples of plans 

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