A-level Science update for 2015/2016 ISAs

Tuesday 15 Mar 2016

We’ve updated the Instructions for the Administration of the ISAs document for Human Biology: updated task sheet release instructions; e-Submission of marks.

Specification version 1.5 is available

Friday 2 Oct 2015

Version 1.5 of the A-level Human Biology specification is now available. This covers the production of common ISAs and EMPAs for A-level Biology and/or A-level Human Biology.

A-level science ISA/EMPA timelines for 2015/2016

Monday 31 Aug 2015

See our updated ISA/EMPA timelines for 2015/2016.

Common ISAs and EMPAs for A-level Biology and A-level Human Biology in 2016

Friday 28 Aug 2015

We will be producing common ISAs and EMPAs for A-level Biology and A-level Human Biology in 2016. Read more about changes to entry codes and what to do if you enter the same students for both qualifications in the same exam series.

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 practical assessments from 2013

Monday 1 Jul 2013

 Find out about changes to the A-level Science practical assessments.