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(UK) Increase in "modified question papers" and "extra time in exams"

Nov 30, 2017, (UK) Tes: Number of pupils requesting extra time in exams rises, Ofqual data shows https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/number-pupils-requesting-extra-time-exams-rises-ofqual-data-shows ... And the number of modified question papers produced increased by 26 per cent this year The numbers of candidates requesting extra time in exams rose by 8 per cent this year, according to new statistics out today. … Access arrangements are provisions made for candidates with disabilities, temporary illnesses or special educational needs to ensure they are not unfairly disadvantaged in an exam. The most common type of access arrangement is a request for 25 per cent extra time during the exam – this year there has been a rise of 8 per cent in requests – up from 206,405 last year to 223,405. …