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Principal Examiners’ Report

The Principal Examiners' report, providing feedback on the summer 2013 series of examinations, is now available. Centres are advised to read the report carefully as it provides helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next series of examinations.

WJEC provides, and will continue to provide, GCE Biology qualifications which meet the needs of teachers and the requirements of regulators in both England and Wales.

News

October 2013

Techniquest in conjunction with WJEC will be holding the following events in December:

Event Title: Are you happy with your A level science teaching?

For more information and to book please use the following links:

Techniquest Cardiff – Monday 2 December
Techniquest Glyndwr – Tuesday 3 December

September 2013

  • As per the recently despatched Circular No.11 centres are now required to provide the dates on which practical assessments to be submitted in May 2014 are to be carried out. Please contact WJEC urgently if this information has not been received.
  • The answer booklet specifically for the use with GCE practical units BY3 and BY6 is now available.
  • Resources for BY2 are now available.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

There will be no face-to-face CPD from September 2013. A detailed review of the summer papers, including exemplar responses and examiner comments, will be provided online. A presentation outlining this provision is now available on the website.

Grade Boundaries (UMS / Raw Marks)

Raw / UMS grade boundaries

Information on how raw marks are converted to uniform marks may be found in the following document - Uniform Marks.

Resources

For further information, please contact:

Liane Adams - Subject Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5126
E-mail: liane.adams@wjec.co.uk

Lowri Evans - Subject Support Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5140
E-mail: lowri.evans@wjec.co.uk

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