Understanding Standards Events for National 5 Biology

We are running a programme of events that focus on the changes to assessment in National 5 Biology from session 2017-18.

Delegates will have the opportunity to participate in workshops and discuss the course documents, as well as have their questions answered by senior examining team members.

For further information and to book a place, please click on the following link – Understanding Standards Events …

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Revised unit specification: Experimental Procedures: Physics (SCQF level 6)

The Experimental Procedures: Physics unit specification at SCQF level 6 has recently been revised.

The revised unit specification can be accessed via the weblink below:

Experimental Procedures: Physics (SCQF level 6)

For further information, please contact Laura – laura.gibson@sqa.org.uk

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Revised unit specification: Experimental Procedures: Chemistry (SCQF level 6)

The Experimental Procedures: Chemistry unit specification at SCQF level 6 has recently been revised.

The revised unit specification can be accessed via the weblink below:

Experimental Procedures: Chemistry (SCQF level 6)

For further information, please contact Laura – laura.gibson@sqa.org.uk

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Revised unit specification: Experimental Procedures: Biology (SCQF level 6)

The Experimental Procedures: Biology unit specification at SCQF level 6 has recently been revised.

The revised unit specification can be accessed via the weblink below:

Experimental Procedures: Biology (SCQF level 6)

For further information, please contact Laura – laura.gibson@sqa.org.uk

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Revised unit specification: Experimental Procedures: Science (SCQF level 6)

The Experimental Procedures: Science unit specification at SCQF level 6 has recently been revised.

The revised unit specification can be accessed via the weblink below:

Experimental Procedures: Science (SCQF level 6)

For further information, please contact Laura – laura.gibson@sqa.org.uk

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National 5 Biology Course Support Notes

We have recently published new National 5 Biology Course Support Notes.

These support notes provide advice and guidance to teachers and lecturers on approaches to delivering the course. They also provide further detail on the depth of knowledge required for each key area of the course.

The support notes have been added as an appendix to the National 5 Biology Course Specification ( …

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National 5 Biology Assignment Assessment Task

We have recently published the new National 5 Biology Assignment Assessment Task document.

This document contains instructions for teachers and lecturers, marking instructions and instructions for candidates for the National 5 Biology assignment.

To access the National 5 Biology Assignment Assessment Task document, please click on the link below:

National 5 Biology Assignment Assessment Task

For further information, please contact Paula – paula.greenwood@sqa. …

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Biology Verification Key Messages – Round 2 (May 2017)

Round 2 Verification Key Messages for Biology have now been published on SQA’s website.

To access the Verification Key Messages, please click on the link below:

Round 2 Biology Verification Key Messages – 2017

For further information, please contact Paula – paula.greenwood@sqa.org.uk

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Become a member of our National Qualification Support Teams

National Qualification Support Teams (NQSTs) are subject-specific stakeholder consultation groups that provide us with feedback on the internal and external assessment of National Qualifications.

These groups communicate through secure online discussion forums and an annual meeting.

NQSTs were launched in 2014 and we are looking to increase membership with teachers and lecturers who wish to engage with us on the National Qualifications.

For more information and to apply to join one of these teams, please click on the following weblink – National …

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Revised unit specification: Introducing Microbiology (SCQF level 5)

The Introducing Microbiology unit specification at SCQF level 5 has recently been revised.

The revised unit specification can be accessed via the weblink below:

Introducing Microbiology (SCQF level 5)

For further information, please contact Laura – laura.gibson@sqa.org.uk

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