Specifications and assessment are the responsibility of the awarding organisation OCR.
In Twenty First Century Science, the guiding principle for assessment is that the form of assessment should have a positive influence on the teaching and learning.
OCR are the awarding organisation and you should rely principally on them for assessment information. If you have a query about the assessment of Twenty First Century Science please call OCR on 01223 553998 and ask to speak to a qualifications manager for Twenty First Century Science.
These links will take you to useful pages on the OCR website for the 2011 specifications. If you cannot see what you want, click on the 'View all documents' link on the OCR webpage.
Accredited specifications, sample assessment materials, and support materials:
- Biology A
- Chemistry A
- Physics A
- Science A
- Additional Science A
- Additional Applied Science
- Entry Level
Links to exams officer information:
- -NEW- GCSE Sciences assessment planner
- OCR home page for exams officers
- Exams officer training
- Registering centres
- Registering candidates
- Exam timetables
- Dates for exam results
- Enquiries about results including appeals
For the 2006 specifications, past papers and support materials, see GCSE (from 2006) Science on the OCR website.