GCE Art and Design: changes to assessment | Pearson qualifications

GCE Art and Design: changes to assessment

10 November 2015

We have produced a document to help you understand the assessment procedures for the new AS and A level Art and Design qualifications.

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In summary, centres should take careful note of the following:

  • AS and A level are now completely separate qualifications.
  • AS marks no longer contribute to A level attainment.

Determining the level of students' attainment in both qualifications is achieved by locating their performance within a scale of performance levels on the new performance calculators.

Marks attributed using the performance grid taxonomies and hyperlinks to visual exemplars can then be transferred to the assessment grids.


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