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Amanda Hipkiss

Amanda Hipkiss has 35 years experience as a secondary school teacher, 25 years as a SENCO and is currently a PhD researcher at The University of Manchester. 

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Amanda Hipkiss

Access arrangements: changing rules and criteria

Schools face a significant challenge regarding equality and access with regard to different exams and the support that is allowed to ensure fair access. Amanda Hipkiss, PhD researcher and former SENCo summarises, the key messages as they now stand. What are access arrangements? Access arrangements...