RNIB/VIEW update day on test and exam access arrangements

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Date(s) - 16/01/2018
9:30 am - 3:30 pm



This day will help you to update your knowledge and understanding of  access arrangements for National Curriculum tests, GCSE and A level exams, and to understand the implications for children and young people with vision impairment.

Date: Tuesday 16 January 2018

Venue: RNIB, 105, Judd Street, London, WC1H 9N

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The cost of this event is £30 for VIEW members, including refreshments and a sandwich lunch

If you would like to attend, please download the booking form and return to michelle.broadhurst@rnib.org.uk.


  1. Representatives from the Standards and Testing Agency
  2. Sue Barnbrook, Senior Manager – AQA
  3. Simon Kerrigan – QTVI Tapton School Sheffield; preparing for exams and exam calendar


9.30am      Registration and coffee

10am         Welcome Lindsay Voice, RNIB

10.15am    National Curriculum tests:

  • Overview of access arrangements
  • Modified papers

Standards and Testing Agency

11.30am    Break

11.45am    General qualifications:

  • Overview of changes to JCQ access arrangement requirements
  • Modified paper production

Sue Barnbrook, Special Requirements Manager – AQA

1pm            Lunch (provided)

1.45pm      Preparing for Exams, the Exam calendar Simon Kerrigan, QTVI Tapton School, Sheffield

2.30pm      Tea

2.45pm      Open discussion

3.30pm      Close

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