Science A GCSE (from 2009)
This page contains information related to our GCSE Science A qualification available in England and Wales (taught from 2009). The final award for this qualification will be summer 2017 with one re-sit opportunity in January 2018.
All course materials are available on our related documents page.
We offer an extensive range of free digital educational resources.
Past papers and mark schemes are free to download.
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- The new controlled assessment tasks for 2016-17 are available on the Secure Website and have been placed in Controlled Assessment Materials in the Resources PDF Download folder.
- The final deadline for the submission of completed controlled assessment samples for moderation is Friday 5th May 2017.
- View a range of controlled assessment videos for our legacy Additional Science / Biology / Chemistry / Physics qualifications. These videos provide detailed feedback on key findings from the moderation process in summer 2013 and include linked resources.
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GCSE Biology Examiners' Report Summer 2016Download
Principal Examiners' Report
The Summer 2016 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.