Why are more children at independent schools given longer in exams than state schools?


Why are more kids in independent or public schools given longer to complete exams for dyslexia than pupils at state schools?

A study found that 20% of pupils in public schools were awarded more time to complete exams, compared to 12.5% of children in state schools. The difference may be due to the public schools having more staff time to complete the applications for the children. It might be because public schools are better at monitoring their pupils' special needs.


What is the 1922 Committee and why is it called that?

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What are rules for Tory leadership contests?

How does the Conservative party leadership election work, and what is the role of the 1922 committee?

What is a vassal state?

Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg warn that the UK would become a 'vassal state' under the Brexit deal supported by Theresa May.

What did John McEnroe say about Serena Williams?

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Why is Salvador Dali being exhumed?

Why are they digging up artist Salvador Dali's body?

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What made the BBC News at Ten crash?

Why is Ed Miliband doing a radio show?

Why is the former Labour leader sitting in for Jeremy Vine?

Why is Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?

Why is three-times Oscar winner actor Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?