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Co-ordinator Update 29 November 2023

Assessment Arrangements Request system

The Assessment Arrangements Request (AAR) system is open for registrations and requests. Detailed instructions on using the system are included in 'Assessment Arrangements Request System - A guide for centres' which is available on the SQA Secure website. 

We emailed you a link to the system and enrolment details. Please contact the Assessment Arrangements team at if you did not receive an enrolment email or have issues with registration.  

Please note the following upcoming deadlines: 

Visiting assessment  

The deadline for Assessment Arrangement (AA) requests for visiting assessment in the following levels and subjects is Thursday 30 November 2023:  

  • National 5 and Higher Dance – Performance and Practical Activity  

  • National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher Drama – Performance  

  • National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher Music – Performance  

  • Advanced Higher Gàidhlig – Performance – talking 

  • Advanced Higher Modern Languages – Performance – talking 

AA requests for these subjects should be submitted by email to  

Adapted coursework assessment in Administration and IT  

You must submit these requests by email ( by Wednesday 20 December 2023.  

Adapted and digital question papers  

You must submit requests for adapted question papers and digital question papers using the AAR system by Wednesday 31 January 2024.   

You can find guidance for Requesting Adapted or Digital Question Papers on the Assessment Arrangements webpage. 

Learner guidance 

If you have learners that require information on assessment arrangements, guidance can be found on our website