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Access to exam paper

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GrapefruitGirl Fri 09-Nov-12 17:32:37

DD hasn't done as well in her English exam as she normally does. I have asked the school for a copy of her script so that I can work through it with her and they have refused.

Do I have a right to see it?

Thoughts please! All I want to do is support her.

mrz Fri 09-Nov-12 18:50:05

Schools do not have to give access to exam scripts as they are exempt under the Data Protection Act 1998

Hassled Fri 09-Nov-12 18:54:07

I'm surprised at their response - I asked if we could take home one of DS3's maths papers in Yr4 and they were happy to give it to me. I wanted to go through it with him - see whether it was "can't be bothered" syndrome or silly mistakes or genuine lack of understanding (it was the first). Is it worth talking to the Head?

trinity0097 Fri 09-Nov-12 19:04:57

Where I work parents cannot have papers, however we can show them to the parent with the teacher present.

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