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New GCE AS/A level qualifications for Wales

The accredited specification and specimen assessment material for 2015 are now available:

 NEW specification – Unit 5 practical examination dates

  • Experimental task - Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 April 2017
  • Practical analysis task - Thursday 6 April 2017


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Watch the WJEC GCE Biology new specification overview video. GCE AS/A level Biology Subject Officer, Liane Adams explains the new specification for first teaching in 2015 (Wales centres only). The AS/A level Biology Specimen Assessment Materials are also covered in depth.

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.

Explanation of Results (including overall UMS grade boundaries) – GCE

For further information, please contact:

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

Matthew Roberts - Subject Support Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5140
E-mail: matthew.roberts@wjec.co.uk

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GCE Biology/Human Biology Examiners' Report Summer 2015

Principal Examiners' Report

The Summer 2015 Principal Examiners' Report, providing feedback on the Summer 2015 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.

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