Decision details

Measures to maximise and strengthen support to the Borough's examination cohort (2021) (Cab.16.12.2020/8)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report will inform Cabinet of the measures to be adopted to enable pupils to be prepared and equipped to take exams following the impact of Covid-19 on learning and progress.




(i)      that the current arrangements to support Barnsley’s young people due to take exams in the academic year 2020/21, be noted; and


(ii)      that the additional measures to mitigate the impact of Covid19 on the exam cohort as detailed in Paragraph 4.6 of this report, be endorsed.

Publication date: 05/01/2021

Date of decision: 16/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 16/12/2020 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 23/12/2020

Call-in deadline date: 22/12/2020

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