Each school is responsible for determining and approving disability provisions for all school-based assessment tasks while NESA determines disability provisions for the Higher School Certificate examinations.
To apply for provisions, schools must submit an online application to NESA. This application indicates and includes recent evidence. Evidence may include medical reports, reading results, spelling results, writing samples and teacher comments. Provisions that can be applied for, include separate supervision, access to reader and/or writer, rest breaks and extra time. Strong evidence is needed in support of the application in order to be successful. Access to in-school provisions does not guarantee equal or similar provisions being granted by NESA for all formal, external exams.
Generally, online applications are applied for during Term 1 but can be applied for up to the day prior to the formal exam period.
If you have any queries regarding these provisions, please don’t hesitate to contact me via College email.
Leader of Learning