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GCSE exam rules for T1D

Discussion in 'Parents' started by MamaMonty, Oct 3, 2021.

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    MamaMonty · Newbie

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    My son is doing his GCSEs this year. Could you please advise where I can find guidance on exam time allowances and rules? He tends to have Hypos toward the end of the exam and so to miss last questions. Thank you.
     
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    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Exam access arrangements should include:
    • Being allowed to take drinks and snacks into an exam to prevent or treat a hypo or hyper.
    • Being allowed to bring in their blood sugar monitor and insulin treatment into an exam.
    • Taking a supervised rest break to treat a hypo or hyper. Supervised rest breaks are where the clock is paused while a student treats themselves. The clock restarts when they’ve recovered.
    https://www.diabetes.org.uk/guide-to-diabetes/your-child-and-diabetes/schools/school-staff/exams
     
    #2 ert, Oct 3, 2021 at 10:17 AM
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2021
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