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National 5 Biology - question paper

Session 2020-21 UPDATE - November 2020

Please note: For session 2020-21 there will be no external assessment for this course and component. However, this material remains a useful illustration of the standards required. It should be viewed along with the National 5 to Advanced Higher information for 2020-21 on the subject pages. (External link to SQA website)

Question paper  |  2018   (All links open as PDF files)
Question paper  (External link to SQA website)
Finalised marking instructions  (External link to SQA website)
Candidate 1 Marker commentary 1
Candidate 2 Marker commentary 2
Question paper  |  2019   (All links open as PDF files)
Question paper  (External link to SQA website)
Finalised marking instructions  (External link to SQA website)
Candidate 3 Marker commentary 3
Candidate 4 Marker commentary 4
Additional examples
Candidate evidence Marker commentary