Give as much information as possible, but be clear and concise. You need to explain and give evidence about when and how the circumstances impacted on your academic performance.
It is a good idea to keep your School regularly informed of any personal matters affecting your academic performance. You are in charge of your personal information and what you do with it, so boards of examiners will only take into account what you choose to disclose. What this means is that you must not assume that, even though you might have discussed problems with a member of staff (such as your tutor), this will be automatically considered by the board of examiners.
Just speaking to your personal tutor is not sufficient, you must submit a form!
Complete and submit an extenuating circumstances from, with evidence, where: