What evidence needs to be provided?

Credible evidence must be provided to support a derived grade application. The author of any supporting document needs to be independent and suitably qualified to justify the application.

Supporting evidence needs to confirm a medical diagnosis from a consultation at the time of the examinations or an event happening and its impact on the candidate. The evidence must identify the period affected (from when to when).

Some possible examples of evidence that can be used to support an application include:

Medical/Trauma Event/Misadventure

Hospital discharge

Report or certificate from a registered independent medical professional eg:

doctor, doctor’s practice nurse
school nurse
counsellor, school counsellor
social worker

Attestation from Principal’s Nominee or Exam Centre Manager (eg that student vomited/fainted at examination.

Police or traffic report

Order of funeral service or death notice

Newspaper report of an event e.g. fire at student's home

Confirmation from Principal’s Nominee that:

student's parent died
bus student involved in accident


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