By the numbers: Special consideration
The estimated number of exam papers checked for sensitive content by four exam boards
The number of exam papers replaced following the Manchester bombing
The number of requests for special consideration that were approved in 2016 – a 5 per cent increase on 2015
The proportion of exams and coursework that a pupil must complete per subject before their grade can be enhanced due to absence. It was
until last month.
The proportion of the requests for special consideration approved last year that were for pupils who were present for an assessment but were disadvantaged in some way. The remainder were for pupils who were not present to complete all the assessment