Updates

A-level Science update for 2015/2016 ISAs

Thursday 10 Mar 2016

A-level Chemistry update for 2015/2016 ISAs: task sheet release instructions clarified in line with the ISA/EMPA timeline, e-Submission of marks.


Changes to AS and A-level Chemistry for first teaching in September 2015

Friday 20 Jun 2014

Ofqual and the Department for Education (DfE) have made changes to AS and A-level Chemistry, which will be introduced in September 2015.


Practical work in new A-level sciences from September 2015

Monday 28 Apr 2014

Read a letter from Stella Paes, AQA's Head of Science, following Ofqual's announcement about science practicals, and see how we're using teachers' feedback to develop our new specifications.


A-level science practical assessments: changes from September 2013

Friday 6 Sep 2013

We have successfully negotiated with Ofqual to make changes to the way our A-level practical assessments are administered in schools and colleges. ISAs and EMPAs now have staggered release dates, shorter assessment windows in which they can be taken and the Teachers' Notes no longer have the questions, so the materials are more secure.


Improvements to A-level sciences practical asssesments from September 2013

Monday 1 Jul 2013

We have written to teachers in charge of A-levels in Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry and Physics who have entered students for units in AQA A-levels in the last year. Read a copy of the letter that has been sent here.