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National 5 Physics - 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)

Examples from Understanding Standards workshop sessions 1, 2 and 3 can be viewed from the menu on the left - and all examples can be viewed/printed as PDF files from the links below.

National 5 Physics - Question paper  (All links open as PDF files)
Question paper 2017   (External link to SQA website)
Finalised marking instructions 2017   (External link to SQA website)
Workshop 1 (Q1 - Q2 - Q3 - Q4) Evidence Commentary
Workshop 2 (Q6 - Q7 - Q8 - Q9 - Q11 - Q12) Evidence Commentary
Workshop 3 (Q5 - Q10) Evidence Commentary
Candidate 1 (complete script) Evidence Commentary
Candidate 2 (complete script) Evidence Commentary