National 5 Biology Coursework Assessment Task

The National 5 Biology Coursework Assessment Task (CAT) has received minor changes to reflect the updates made during main diet procedures in order to provide further clarity to teachers/lecturers and candidates.

https://www.sqa.org.uk/files_ccc/BiologyN5CAT.pdf

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

 

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Higher Biology and Higher Human Biology Specimen Question Papers

 

 

The specimen Question Papers have been published on our website for Higher Biology and Higher Human Biology.

https://www.sqa.org.uk/files_ccc/HigherSQPBiologyPaper1.pdf

https://www.sqa.org.uk/files_ccc/HigherSQPBiologyPaper2.pdf

https://www.sqa.org.uk/files_ccc/HigherSQPHumanBiologyPaper1.pdf

https://www.sqa.org.uk/files_ccc/HigherSQPHumanBiologyPaper2.pdf

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Revisions to Higher Courses 2018–19: Biology and Human Biology

We have issued the following message to centres to advise that planned additional documents for Higher Biology and Human Biology have now been published.

Message from Gill Stewart – Revisions to Higher Courses 2018–19: Computing Science, Biology and Human Biology

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

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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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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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