Exam Information

Exams

Externally set Controlled Assessment and Examinations
Examination/qualifications terminology:
Asdan - Exam board Awarding body 
AQA - Exam board Awarding body 
Edexcel - Exam board Awarding body

JCQ

Joint council of qualifications who oversee awarding bodies


GCSE

General certificate of secondary education, graded 1 - 9

Since 2017 the new GCSE grading came in to practice:

A* - 8/9

A - 7

B - 6

C - 4/5

D - 3

E - 2

F/G - 1

U - Unclassified

For more information visit the following web site:

https://ofqual.blog.gov.uk/2018/03/02/gcse-9-to-1-grades-a-brief-guide-for-parents/



Level 1

GCSE equivalent to D - G (3 to 1) awarded as a PASS



Level 2 

GCSE equivalent A* - C (9 - 4) awarded as a PASS



ELC

Entry level certificate - pre GCSE, awarded as a PASS



EL 

Entry level, either at level 1, 2 or 3 - all pre GCSE with EL3 being the highest. Awarded as a PASS



Controlled Assessment

coursework completed in school in exam style conditions accounting for part or full of the overall qualification.


Please click on the links below for JCQ information relating to public examinations, controlled assessment and coursework that take place here at Woodlawn School.

If you are a parent and require a paper copy of any information on this website, please contact the school office.

Woodlawn School

Drumoyne Gardens

Whitley Bay

NE25 9DL

 

0191 643 2590

office@woodlawnschool.org.uk

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