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What is Non-examined Assessment (NEA)?

Non-examined Assessment refers to any assessment which forms part of an awarding body’s qualification (Entry Level, GCSE, GCE A Level) which is not the subject of a terminal examination. This will include controlled assessment, coursework and any other form of non-examined assessment, for example a science practical.

Marking Of NEA

Non-examined assessments are marked (and where necessary moderated) internally. The marks are then submitted to the examination board for verification in the Spring of the examination year. The final decision on the awarding of marks is made by the examination board.

GCSE & A Level Subjects which contain NEA

The following table shows which subjects, and at which level, contain non-examined assessment:

SUBJECT

GCSE % OF TOTAL MARKS

A LEVEL % OF TOTAL MARKS

Art

60%

60%

Biology

N/A

0%

Chemistry

N/A

0%

Computer Science

20%*

20%

Design Technology

50%

N/A

English Language

0%

N/A

English Literature

N/A

20%

Extended Project

N/A

100%

Food & Nutrition

50%

N/A

Geography

N/A

20%

History

N/A

20%

Physical Education

40%

N/A

Physics

N/A

0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*The place of Controlled Assessment in Computer Science is presently under review. It will not count towards the awarding of grades in 2019 or 2020.

Malpractice In NEA

Examination board guidelines in relation to Non-Examined Assessment must be adhered to strictly. Failure to do so constitutes malpractice and it may result in the following:

  • Disqualification from the component of the NEA in which the malpractice occurred.
  • Disqualification from the whole NEA unit.
  • Disqualification from the whole qualification.

For further information on the rules on the conduct of NEAs and the procedures involved in the case of suspected malpractice, see the linked documents below.

Appeals Against Awarding Of Marks

Candidates’ rights to appeal against the awarding of marks and the process involved therein are detailed in the documents which may be accessed via the following links.

Links

  • Sunday Times London State School of the Year 2019
  • Woodford 100 Years
  • Healthy School
  • Investors in Careers
  • London School Music Excellence Award 2018
  • Ofsted
  • Top 100 Stem School
  • ASGS
  • Research Mark
  • Travel Accreditation