Examinations and Ramadan

As published online on SecEd, 19 June 2014

For the next five years, Ramadan is to clash with the examination season. DWF Legal expert Clare Young looks at how schools can manage students and staff who will be fasting during this period. 

With the warm weather arriving, students across the country will be looking forward to the summer holidays, but before they arrive, many have to get through the exam season. While it can be difficult enough supporting students and teaching staff at this time of year, the 2015 exam season proposes to be the biggest challenge facing educators in 25 years as Ramadan is expected to fall within the exams calendar.

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