Yesterday evening the SQA released their latest statement regarding the 2020 certification process. This includes important changes to the assessment of N5 coursework and how ungraded courses will be certificated. An FAQs document for parents and carers is now also available from the SQA to address some of the questions that may arise from this recent statement.
As a priority our staff are reviewing the evidence that students have generated across the academic session to derive accurate ‘estimate grades’. We always do this but this 'estimate' is now crucial in a system without final examinations.