Last reviewed on 20 December 2022
Statutory/mandatory for: Maintained schools Academies Free schools Independent schools Sixth-form colleges Further education Pupil referral units Non-maintained special schools

Save time by adapting our model non-examination assessment policy. Understand what you're required to include, and find examples from schools to help you with writing your own policy.

Download our model policy

Our model, approved by Forbes Solicitors, is designed for you to adapt to suit your trust's context. It takes into account relevant requirements and good practice. 

Our model policy, and this article, draws on the following JCQ guidance: 

The model policy is not intended to replace the guidance, and you should always refer to guidance from the JCQ to ensure you meet requirements.

Setting this policy

We've designed the policy so you can set it as a trust-wide policy, for each school to adopt it without amendments. This will let you have a consistent approach that you've checked, and save every school having to set their own.

Requirement to have a