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Private candidate support grant: information for exam centres

Exam centre guidance on the private support grant, eligibility and making a claim.


Private candidate support grant



This guidance is for exam centres delivering GCSEs, A levels and other general and vocational qualifications.

Exam centres include:

  • schools
  • colleges
  • private exam centres

It provides information about the private candidate support grant. This is funding available for exam centres to cover the additional costs associated with assessing private candidates in summer 2021.

Published 15 March 2021
Last updated 19 April 2021 + show all updates

  1. Guidance updated to include provision for candidates in Wales.

  2. First published.

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