Higher Physics

Essential Information

Course Specification

Explains the structure of the Course, including its purpose and aims and information on the skills, knowledge and understanding that will be developed.


Course Reports

Provides information on the performance of candidates - which is useful to teachers, lecturers and assessors in their preparation of candidates for future assessment.

Assessment

Past Papers and Marking Instructions

Coursework

This section provides information on marking instructions and/or the coursework assessment task(s). It includes information that centres need to administer coursework and must be read in conjunction with the course specification.


Information on the production and submission of SQA-assessed coursework for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher.

Resources

Understanding Standards

Changes to understanding standards materials

Please note: Understanding Standards material is regularly reviewed to ensure it remains up to date.

CPD

Events

Physics events

These events will focus on the revised course assessment for session 2018-19 onwards. Delegates will take part in workshops, where they will have the opportunity to review and discuss the revised course documents with colleagues. They will also have the opportunity to have their questions answered by senior examining team members.

When and where:

Friday 28 September 2018 - Aberdeen Saturday 06 October 2018 - Stirling Saturday 27 October 2018 - Glasgow Saturday 10 November 2018 - Dunfermline Friday 30 November 2018 - Inverness To book please register on our booking system

Additional CPD support

Where any particular areas of concern are identified, which are not addressed by our Understanding Standards events or support materials, we will offer free continuing professional development (CPD) training, subject to request. CPD support is subject-specific and can be tailored to cover one or more qualification level. To find out more about this service visit our CPD page.

General marking principles

This publication replaces Physics General Marking Instructions (publication code G0924, published July 1999).