Planned changes to Higher subject updates

We have published the following planned changes to Higher subject updates:

Biology
Human Biology

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

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Advanced Higher Biology Project: updated General Assessment Information and Project Assessment Task

We have updated the following Advanced Higher Biology Project documents to provide further clarity on the marking instructions and instructions for candidates:

General Assessment Information (available on the Advanced Higher Biology subject page of our main website, under Assessment Support)
Project Assessment Task (available on the secure site)

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

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Understanding delivery of freestanding Biology units in session 2017-18

We have recently published a guidance document on assessing candidates for freestanding Biology units at SCQF level 5, which were previously part of the National 5 Biology course.

To access the document click on the link below:

http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/files_ccc/BiologySCQF_level5UnderstandingDeliveryOfFreestandingUnitsInSession201718.pdf

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

 

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Revised National 5 Biology Assignment Exemplars

We have recently published Revised National 5 Biology Assignment exemplars.

To access the exemplars, please click on the link below:

http://www.understandingstandards.org.uk/Subjects/Biology/national5/Assignment

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

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Revised National 5 Biology Specimen Question Paper

We have recently published the Revised National 5 Biology Specimen Question Paper.

To access the Specimen, please click on the link below:

https://www.sqa.org.uk/files_ccc/BiologySQPRN5.pdf

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

 

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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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