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SQA News 12 November 2020

National 5 assessment resources

We are publishing subject-specific assessment resources to support you when gathering key pieces of evidence to inform National 5 estimates. These resources are intended to help you reinforce your understanding of the standards to be applied to assessment evidence, with a particular focus on gathering evidence that has a high predictive value aligned to the required assessment components.

These resources include National 5 question papers and marking instructions, coursework assessment tasks and marking instructions, and Understanding Standards materials to help reinforce your understanding of the national standard including guidance on making grading decisions. The National 5 question papers are not intended for use as prelim exams.

Understanding Standards materials

The following resources are now available:

You can download the audio presentations from the Understanding Standards section of the National 5 Art and Design webpage.

Coursework assessment tasks

The following coursework assessment tasks will be published on our secure website by the end of this week: