Guidance: Exam system contingency plan: England, Wales and Northern Ireland


October 1
12:17 2020


The joint contingency plan is designed to ensure a consistent and effective response to any major disruption to the examination system in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Examples of disruptions could include severe weather, widespread illness, travel disruption or system failures.

Published 13 February 2015
Last updated 1 October 2020 +show all updates
  1. Updated guidance document republished with updated links.

  2. Updated guidance document; included a link to the Joint Council for Qualifications' joint contingency plan.

  3. Updated the attached guidance document.

  4. Updated attached guide.

  5. First published.

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