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Special requirements



This section provides information regarding special requirements. Can't find what you're looking for? Email info@eduqas.co.uk for suggestion on how we can improve this area.

JCQ Guidance

For full details of the procedures to follow for Access Arrangements and Special consideration, including application forma are available via the JCQ website

JCQ: Arrangements, Reasonable Adjustments and Special Consideration


LAccess Arrangements

A wide range of access arrangements are available; provision of reader, scribe, extra time etc

GCSE/GCE AS/A level applications

Applications for GCSE and/or AS/A level qualifications shouwld be processed using the Access Arrangements Online (AAO) system, accessible via our secure website (your exam officer will be able to provide access to the secure website).

Most of the applications at GCE/GCSE level should be automatically resolved by using AAO. In cases where the application is not approved, AAO will allow the Exams Officer to refer the application to the relevant awarding bodies for separate adjudication.

Other applications

Applications for other WJEC Eduqas qualifications should be made using manual forms, accessible via the Access Arrangements page on the JCQ website.

LSpecial Consideration

Students whose performance in an examination is affected by circumstances beyond their control) may be entitled to Special Consideration.

Special Consideration may be given to eligible candidates who are:

a. Present for an assessment but are disadvantaged,

b. Absent from a time-tabled assessment due to illness or other acceptable reason - this applies to the terminal series (cash-in candidates) only.

Submit an application for both individual candidates and group requests using 'Special Consideration' online, accessible via our secure website (your exam officer will be able to provide access to the secure website). The original JCQ/SC FORM 10 should still be used for controlled (non-timetabled) assessments. JCQ/LCW Form 15 should be submitted for lost centre-assessed work.


Get in touch

Please contact our Special Requirements team:

Modified Papers: modifiedpapers@wjec.co.uk

Access Arrangements: specialrequirements@wjec.co.uk| 029 2026 5155