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Geology GCE A/AS (from 2009)

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Ofqual Reformed Qualifications – Update for 2017 (England)

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

The WJEC Geology Specification provides a firm basis for further study in geology and a pathway to a geological career. The Specification develops scientific insights into the natural environment, deepens understanding and appreciation of landscape and scenery and addresses a broad range of environmental and sustainability issues.

Latest News

April 2018

The GL2a 2018 Mark scheme is now available on the secure website at: Resources - Subject specific support material including cpd – GCE Geology GL2A Mark scheme 2018.

Join Our Team: Become an Examiner or Moderator

We are currently recruiting examiners and moderators for GCSE, AS/A level and/or Level 1/Level 2 qualifications for next summer's examination series. If you have at least two years teaching experience and would like to apply, please create an account to complete the online application process.

For more information on becoming an examiner, including vacancies and benefits, please visit our appointees page.

For centres in Wales: Designated WJEC AS and A Level Geology (for teaching from 2017)

WJEC has developed a reformed an AS and A level Geology qualification, regulated by Ofqual and designated by Qualifications Wales, for teaching from 2017. This qualification meets regulatory requirements in Wales and England.


  • Please follow this link to obtain the Raw / UMS grade boundaries.
  • Past papers and marking schemes for the current Specification are available free of charge to teaching staff on our Secure Website.

Uniform Marks (UMS)

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

For further information, please contact:

Subject Officer - David Evans 
Telephone: 029 2026 5478
Email David

Subject Support Officer - Sophie Gibbs 
Telephone: 029 2026 5438
Email Sophie

Additional Contact Details


029 2026 5193


029 2026 5024
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