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Understanding Standards Resources

2020-21 candidate evidence and commentary materials

Candidate evidence and commentary materials are available for every subject. They contain examples of assessments completed by candidates, with a written commentary from an SQA examiner that explains why the candidate has or has not met the national standard.

These include video and audio recordings of candidate performances in subjects like Dance, Physical Education and Music.

We published the following new candidate evidence and commentary materials in session 2020-21:

Available from the Understanding Standards website

Available from the SQA Secure website

You can arrange access to these secure materials through your SQA Co-ordinator. Please store these materials securely and treat them as confidential.