OnDemand: How to Get the Two Qualifying Scores for 25% Extra Time

This year 2021/22 assessing for 25% extra time has changed and this may have a greater impact for some candidates.  This webinar, present by Louise Green, will help you understand these changes and the data that you need to collect.


The most significant change in the JCQ criteria 2021-2022 is the application for 25% extra time. Under the revised guidelines the candidate must have:

  • two below average standardised scores of 84 or below, in two different areas of speed of working or
  • one below average standardised score of 84 or below and one low average standardised score (85-89) in two different areas of speed of working

In either scenario the two standardised scores must relate to two different areas of speed of working such as:

  • speed of reading and speed of writing, or
  • speed of reading and speed of cognitive processing, or
  • speed of writing and cognitive processing, or
  • two different areas of cognitive processing which have a substantial and long-term adverse effect on speed of working.

All new applications for 25% extra time must satisfy the new guidelines for awarding access arrangements.

This webinar will enable you to understand how to assess and collect data to comply with the above changes and how sometimes it is possible to amend existing Form 8s.

It is essential that centres comply with all regulations. Failure to comply with the regulations have the potential to constitute malpractice which may impact on the candidate’s results.

Course Outcome

  • Understand how it is possible to amend existing Form 8s and permitted extensions
  • Understand the changes to the regulations
  • Understand the evidence needed to comply with the regulation
  • Understand how it is possible to amend existing Form 8s as well as permitted extensions
  • Be aware of the test can may be used to collect the evidence needed
  • Be aware of the evidence that may be needed from the classroom


A SENCo or an Assessor or exam officer working in a centre offering JCQ examinations

Target Audience

Delegates should be working in secondary or FE


This course is on demand and is a recording of a live event.

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Course Materials

Delegates will be able to download handouts and print off to have with them while watching the recordings.

Terms & Conditions/Cancellation

Please note, this training must be paid in full before access is given to the webinar. By submitting a booking, you are agreeing to pay Patoss Ltd within 30 days. You are also agreeing to accept our Cancellation/Transfer Policy and Terms and Conditions which are shown at the bottom of the website page 

Delegates will be responsible for ensuring that they have suitable Wi-Fi, hardware and software to enable them to view the webinar.


Sheila Rostill, Webinar Administrator

E: srostill@patoss-dyslexia.org

T:   07956 644 786

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This course is worth 1 hour CPD

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