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Below is a list of our latest Understanding Standards materials, organised by publication date. This also includes new Understanding Standards materials published on the SQA Secure website.

We regularly update this list as new materials are published.

KEY:
N1 = National 1 N2 = National 2 N3 = National 3
N4 = National 4 N5 = National 5 H = Higher
AH = Advanced Higher HN = Higher National Bac = Baccalaureate
SCQF = SCQF Units FA = Foundation Apprenticeships NPA = National Progression Award

 


April 2024

Date Level Subject Component Link to published materials
24 Apr SCQF Award Barista Skills SCQF Level 5 Audio presentation


March 2024

Date Level Subject Component Link to published materials
20 Mar AH Art and Design Expressive Portfolio Candidate evidence and commentaries
18 Mar H Design and Manufacture Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
13 Mar H Art and Design Expressive Portfolio Candidate evidence and commentaries
13 Mar AH Design and Manufacture Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
13 Mar N5 Design and Manufacture Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
12 Mar N5, H Environmental Science Assignment Audio presentations
12 Mar AH Physics Project Audio presentation
12 Mar H Physics Assignment Audio presentation
12 Mar N5 Physics Assignment Audio presentation
7 Mar H Biology Assignment (Revision to 2019 materials) Candidate evidence and commentaries
5 Mar AH RMPS Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries


February 2024

Date Level Subject Component Link to published materials
21 Feb H Media Question Paper Webinar
21 Feb H Media Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
21 Feb AH Biology Project Audio presentation
19 Feb AH Biology Question Paper Audio presentation
15 Feb N5 Media Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
15 Feb N5 Media Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
14 Feb AH Chemistry Project Audio presentation
14 Feb N5, H Chemistry Assignment Audio presentation
14 Feb N5 Art and Design Expressive Portfolio Candidate evidence and commentaries
13 Feb H Care Project Candidate evidence and commentaries
13 Feb H Care Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
13 Feb H Psychology Question Paper Candidate evidence, commentaries and Q & A
8 Feb N5, H ESOL Question Paper, Writing Webinar and Q & A
8 Feb H ESOL Question Paper, Writing Candidate evidence and commentaries
8 Feb N5 ESOL Question Paper, Writing Candidate evidence and commentaries
7 Feb H Art and Design Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries


January 2024

Date Level Subject Component Link to published materials
30 Jan AH Statistics Question Paper Residual plots guidance
29 Jan AH Classical Studies Assessment Webinar
23 Jan H English Critical Reading Essays and Scottish Text Audio presentations
18 Jan N5, H Biology Assignment Audio presentations
18 Jan H Human Biology Assignment Audio presentation
15 Jan H Health and Food Technology Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
15 Jan H Health and Food Technology Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
11 Jan AH History Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
11 Jan N5, H Accounting Assignment Webinar
9 Jan N5 Practical Cake Craft Question Paper and Assignment Webinar
8 Jan N5, AH Health and Food Technology Question Paper and Assignment Webinar
8 Jan AH Health and Food Technology Project Candidate evidence and commentaries
8 Jan N5, H Geography Assignment Audio presentation and Q & A
5 Jan H Photography Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
5 Jan AH Health and Food Technology Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
4 Jan AH Economics Project Candidate evidence, annotated evidence and commentaries
4 Jan AH Economics Question Paper Candidate evidence, annotated evidence and commentaries
4 Jan N5 Art and Design Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
4 Jan H Economics Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
4 Jan N5 Economics Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries

December 2023

Date Level Subject     Component Link to published materials
20 Dec H Childcare and Development Project Candidate evidence and commentary
20 Dec N5 Fashion and Textile Technology Assignment Webinar and Q & A
20 Dec H Fashion and Textile Technology Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentary
20 Dec H Fashion and Textile Technology Assignment Candidate evidence and commentary
20 Dec AH Graphic Communication Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
20 Dec  H Graphic Communication Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
19 Dec N5 Graphic Communication Assignment Additional candidate evidence and commentaries
19 Dec AH Biology Project Candidate evidence and commentaries
19 Dec N5 Biology Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
15 Dec N5 Physical Education Portfolio Candidate evidence and commentary 
15 Dec H English Various RfUAECritical ReadingPortfolio 
13 Dec AH RMPS Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
13 Dec N5 Fashion and Textile Technology Assignment Additional candidate evidence and commentary
13 Dec H Media Assignment Commentary on example briefs
11 Dec H History Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
11 Dec  AH Chemistry  Project Candidate evidence and commentaries


November 2023

Date Level Subject Component Link to published materials
28 Nov AH Statistics Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
28 Nov H Human Biology Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
28 Nov H Drama Question Paper 2022 Candidate evidence and commentaries
28 Nov AH Mathematics Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
28 Nov AH Physics Project Candidate evidence and commentaries
28 Nov H Physics Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
28 Nov N5 Physics Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
28 Nov H Applications of Mathematics Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
28 Nov H Applications of Mathematics Project Candidate evidence and commentaries
27 Nov H Classical Studies Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
27 Nov N5 Classical Studies Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
27 Nov H Chemistry Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
27 Nov N5 Chemistry Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
27 Nov AH Drama Project-dissertation Candidate evidence and commentaries
27 Nov AH Drama Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
27 Nov H Biology Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov H Politics Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov H Politics Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov N5 Drama Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov N5 Drama Question Paper and Performance Webinar and Q & A
23 Nov AH RMPS Project-dissertation Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov H RMPS Question Paper Candidate evidence, annotated evidence and commentaries
23 Nov N5 RMPS Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov N5 RMPS Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov H Modern Studies Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov H Modern Studies Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov N5 Modern Studies Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov N5 Modern Studies Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov H Media Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov H Media Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov AH Mathematics of Mechanics Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov H Mathematics Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov N5 Mathematics Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
23 Nov N5 History Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
22 Nov H Environmental Science Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
22 Nov N5 Environmental Science Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
22 Nov H Dance Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
22 Nov H Geography Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
22 Nov N5 Geography Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
22 Nov N5 Applications of Mathematics Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
21 Nov H Physical Education Question Paper Video, candidate evidence and commentaries
21 Nov AH Physical Education Project Video, candidate evidence and commentaries
20 Nov N5 English Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation Candidate evidence and commentaries
16 Nov H Philosophy Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
9 Nov N5 Sociology Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
9 Nov H Sociology Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
7 Nov N5 Dance Question Paper Audio presentation and supplementary files
6 Nov N5 Graphic Communication Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
2 Nov AH English Textual Analysis Candidate evidence and commentaries
1 Nov N3 English Producing Language Candidate evidence
1 Nov N4 English Creation and Production Candidate evidence


October 2023

Date Level Subject Component Link to published materials
19 Oct N5 English Critical Reading Candidate evidence and commentaries
18 Oct N5 English Portfolio Candidate evidence and commentaries
12 Oct AH English Project-dissertation Candidate evidence and commentaries
12 Oct H Graphic Communication Question Paper Audio presentation
11 Oct Bac Science Interdisciplinary Project Candidate evidence and commentaries
11 Oct Bac Expressive Arts Interdisciplinary Project Candidate evidence and commentaries
11 Oct Bac Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Project Candidate evidence and commentaries
10 Oct H Drama Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
9 Oct AH Modern Studies Project-dissertation Candidate evidence and commentaries
9 Oct AH Modern Studies Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
9 Oct AH Geography Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
5 Oct N5, H Modern Languages Assignment Writing Webinar
4 Oct N5, H Gaidhlig Assignment Writing Webinar


September 2023

Date Level Subject Component Link to published materials
26 Sept N5, H, AH Music Assignment Customised assignment
19 Sept H Geography Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
19 Sept N5 Geography Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries
19 Sept SCQF Biology SCQF 3 - 7 Audio presentation
4 Sept AH Accounting Question Paper Candidate evidence, annotated evidence and commentaries


August 2023

Date Level Subject Component Link to published materials
30 Aug AH Latin Question Paper - Translating verse Candidate evidence and commentaries
30 Aug AH Latin Question Paper - Translating verse Video presentation


July 2023

Date Level Subject Component Link to published materials
19 Jul N5 Fashion and Textile Technology Assignment Candidate evidence and commentaries
13 Jul H Drama Course assessment Audio presentation - Updated 2018
5 Jul N1, N2 National 1 & 2 Assessment Unit materials


June 2023

Date Level Subject Component Link to published materials
22 Jun HN HN Science SCQF 7 & 8 Pro formas


May 2023

Date Level Subject Component Link to published materials
11 May NPA Science NPA's SCQF 4 - 6 Audio presentations