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Access Arrangements for GCSE & GCE Examinations

Access Arrangements for GCSE & GCE Examinations


Access Arrangements for GCSE & GCE Examinations

One day course

Date: Monday, 27th November 2017.

Time: Registration & refreshments 9.00am for 9.30am start. Finish: 3.30pm.

Venue: Moulton Community Centre - Sandy Hill, Reedings, Moulton, Northampton, NN3 7AX

Cost: £150 (including lunch and refreshments)

This full day course is for everyone involved in Examination Access Arrangements including Specialist Teachers, SENCOs, Inclusion Co-ordinators, Examination Officers and Educational Psychologists working at school and FE level.   The course will incorporate changes for the 2017/18 regulations.


The course tutor is Caroline Read. Caroline is a Specialist Teacher who has practical experience in all areas of the Access Arrangements process and trains for LAs, Universities and SEN Services. She has written for the TES, the RNIB, and she has worked with various publishers to develop tests. Caroline has been involved with various Ofqual and DfE training and policy projects.


  • Rationale for Access Arrangements
  • Types of Access Arrangement
  • Applying for arrangements online


  • Compiling appropriate evidence
  • Resources for screening
  • An opportunity to examine 40+ recommended tests

Delegates are requested to bring with them the latest edition ofAccess Arrangements, Reasonable Adjustments’ These have been sent to schools & Colleges and are available to download from the JCQ website at www.jcq.org.uk

To cancel, you must inform us by emailing cpdadmin@northampton.ac.uk Cancellations received later than 14 days prior to the start of the course are not eligible for refund.

For any queries, contact June Coleman via cpdadmin@northampton.ac.uk or tel 01604 893627

Access Arrangements for GCSE & GCE Examinations Option 1 (inc lunch)


Access Arrangements for GCSE & GCE Examinations Option 2 Current OCR Students only