Centre Assessment Grades

A number of the resources provided within may help inform your decisions when making judgements on Centre Assessment Grades. These include the specification and specimen assessment materials, grade boundary information, exemplification of examination performance documentation and agreement trial guidance materials (where available). Watch a short overview video.

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Exemplar GCE A2 Revised

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Exemplar GCE AS Revised

CCEA have developed this online exemplar. Due to copyright restrictions, this is not based directly on the accredited Specimen Assessment Material (SAM). The mark scheme for use with this exemplar is available for download/print below.

We would encourage you to download the exemplar and use it with your class.

How to run the exemplar

  • Download the zip file from above;
  • Extract the file into a folder (which you should create) on the network which is available to the students);
  • Open the .app file and the application will run;
  • Enter the following login:
    • Candidate Number: 10001
    • Centre Number: 12345
    • Password: 54321
    • DOB: 1/1/1997
  • Follow the onscreen instructions.

Under the C2k Network this can only be run as a teacher. Permissions in C2k do not allow students to run exes. If you need the students to run it please download the MAC Version above.

How to run the exemplar

  • Download the zip file from above;
  • Extract the exemplar zip file into a folder called w:/SharedResources/MIA_revised_GCSE_SAM on the w drive (you will need to create this new folder);
  • Open the exe;
  • Enter the following login:
    • Candidate Number: 10001
    • Centre Number: 12345
    • Password: 54321
    • DOB: 1/1/1997
  • Follow the onscreen instructions.

What do I need to know about the exemplar?

  • The exemplar is on offline version only so does not save the responses, if the exemplar is closed the answer will be lost;
  • When the student is finished with the exemplar they may click the finished button after which they will have the opportunity to copy and paste their answer out into Word;
  • There is an option to increase the text size of the questions on the right hand navigation bar.