About assessment arrangements

We are currently updating all information and guidance on assessment arrangements and will publish this shortly. The Assessment Arrangements Request system (AAR) is closed while this work is underway.

Assessment arrangements allow candidates who are disabled, and/or have been identified as having additional support needs, access to appropriate arrangements to complete the assessment without compromising its integrity.

Principles and procedures you must follow when providing assessment arrangements:

Further guidance

A large comprehensive school describes how they have approached supporting candidates with mental health difficulties in SQA's National Qualifications.

Case Study on Mental Health (210 KB)