and Reasonable Adjustments (AARA)
The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA)
recognises that some students have disability, impairment and/or medical
conditions, or experience other circumstances that may be a barrier to their
performance in assessment. Access
arrangements and reasonable adjustments (AARA) are designed to assist these
AARA minimise the barriers for eligible students to
demonstrate their learning, knowledge and skill in assessment. Schools use the information in this handbook
to inform their decisions about appropriate adjustments and arrangements for
Applied, Applied (Essential), General, General (Extension), Short Course and
Senior External Examination assessments.
QCE and QCIA Policy and Procedure Handbook v1.2
Students whose disability, impairment, medical condition or
other circumstances, illness and misadventure (i.e. unforeseen circumstances),
prevents them from submitting assessment by the due date are required to
provide documentation. Documents are to
be submitted to Head of Department (Yr10) and to the Dean of Students or Deputy
Principal (Yrs11 & 12). Documents
required by the school and QCAA are:
- Medical certificate or similar document/evidence.
Completed AARA application form.
Confidential medical form (required for units 3 and 4 only).
Download our AARA application form (PDF, 123KB).
Download our year 10 AARA application form (PDF, 206KB).
Download our confidential medical form (DOCX, 112KB).
Download our confidential student statement (DOCX, 115KB). (optional for units 3 and 4 only).