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A sporting chance

Scientists at the University of Oxford are investigating the link between sporting activity in young people and the development of osteoarthritis. In very active people, bony lesions can form on the hip joint which increases their risk of developing the condition.

In this activity students consider this risk...

Standards Over Time in the Sciences - GCSE and A levels 1995 - 2007

This resource is a compilation of reports by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and Ofqual reviewing standards over time in science subjects at GCSE and A levels.

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Annually the publication of GCSE and A level examination results prompts public interest...

A-Level Criteria Science Subjects 2006

This set of subject criteria were produced by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority in 2006 for Awarding Bodies to produce AS and A level science subject specifications, in biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, geology, electronics and environmental science.

AS and A level subject criteria are...

A Level Performance Descriptors Science Subjects 2003

Produced in 2003, these performance descriptors for chemistry science subjects at AS and A2 levels were written to indicate the level of attainment characteristic of grades A/B and E/U boundary candidates across a series of assessment objectives. It was intended that they should be interpreted in relation to the...

A Level Performance Descriptors Science Subjects 2007

Produced in 2007, these performance descriptors for science subjects at AS and A2 levels were written to indicate the level of attainment characteristic of grades A/B and E/U boundary candidates across a series of assessment objectives. It was intended that they should be interpreted in relation to the content...

National Assessment Sheets in Science Levels Three to Five

Ginn Science National Assessment Sheets in science for levels three to five of the National Curriculum, and levels C to E of the Scottish 5-14 guidelines, were published in 1997. They comprise photocopiable sheets which aim to help teachers to monitor and assess their students’ knowledge and abilities in science...

Ginn Science: Year Two Resource File

Ginn Science Year Two Resource File for teachers was first published in 1988 and revised in 1995 to accommodate the 1995 National Curriculum in England and Wales. The revised file, of over 200 pages, contains full instructions for use of the materials provided to support science throughout Year Two in England or...

Peer Reviewing Hinge-Point Questions: Exemplars

To support you in writing your feedback we have provided three example responses to Step 3.8, with feedback. Take account of the examples when you provide your own feedback, but at the same time, don’t treat these as “model peer reviews”. You may also find it useful to remind yourself with the quizzes in Steps 3.3...

Examining at CSE Level

The Nuffield Secondary Science guide to examining at CSE was aimed at teachers and examiners. It began the quest, still continuing today, to find appropriate ways to examine science across the whole ability range.

The Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
The CSE had been introduced...

Ginn Science Assessment Booklet: Written Questions Level (Year) Five

The Ginn Science Assessment Booklet of written questions for level five (students aged 9 to 10 years) was published in 1989. This was before the term ‘level’ acquired special meaning in the National Curriculum Assessment. Here 'level’ can be equated with ‘Year’. The questions are grouped in 10 sets, each set being...

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