Personalised Assessment Arrangements (PAA)
How to apply
The purpose of Personalised Assessment Arrangements (PAA) is to provide an environment that gives all students an equal opportunity for assessment.
All PAA applications require specific supporting evidence and there are strict deadlines for each examination period.
Please choose from the following options for the relevant information and application forms:
Specific Learning Difficulties
Alternative Venue Arrangements
Guidance and examination information for PAA
For more information on PAA, including types of arrangements, how these arrangements work in examinations and where PAA examinations take place, please see our guidance document:
Guidance for Personalised Assessment Arrangements (PAA)
PAA Examination Candidate Instruction Sheet
Complete PAA-1 applications (form and supporting evidence) must be submitted by the appropriate deadline.
| Examination Period|| Application Deadline|
| Period 1: 5 January - 11 January 2018
|| Friday 3 November 2017
| Period 2: 30 April - 1 June 2018
|| Friday 23 February 2018
| Period 3: 6 August - 17 August 2018
|| Friday 13 July 2018
These deadlines do not apply to Alternative Venue arrangements. Please visit the Alternative Venue Arrangements webpage for deadlines.
Applications received after the deadline will be held on file until the following examination period.
Deadline for exams held outside of the main Examination Periods
Exceptions to deadlines
If the first exam for which you require assessment arrangements is outside of the main Examination Periods, then you must submit your completed application at least 3 weeks prior to the date of your exam.
Exceptions will NOT be made to any of these deadlines, except in the case of applications in regards to medical conditions where the accidental injury or acute illness is incurred after the prescribed deadline.
In these instances we cannot guarantee arrangements and applications will be considered only if possible and appropriate.