Art and design, drama and languages post-results services (from 1 August 2019)
Find out how to make review of marking and moderation (ROMM) requests for art and design, drama and languages.
GCSE, A level and BTEC (NQF) Art and Design
Please note that only review of moderation (Service 3) services are available for these specifications.
Once you have submitted your review of marking request to us through Edexcel Online, we'll fax you an acknowledgement letter listing the original sample of candidates. You'll need to ensure that the work of these candidates is available for moderation review. Please notify us once you've received the list of sampled candidates.
We'll make arrangements for a senior moderator to visit your centre. You'll be liable for all associated costs, which we'll calculate pro rata on the basis of the number of candidates who meet the criteria. The costs would include the senior moderator’s fees, travelling expenses, subsistence costs and, if necessary, accommodation costs and teacher-release payments. However, you won't need to pay the standard Service 3 fees in addition to this.
If the requested sample is not available to the senior moderator, he or she will withdraw and we will uphold the original moderation decision. You'll remain liable for all associated costs.
We'll let you know the outcome of your Service 3 request within 35 days of the centre visit.
The original sample per unit/paper across endorsements must be made available for your request to be valid. It is possible to request an Service 3 review of moderation on one unit or paper only, but not if your centre has entered for multiple endorsements.
Candidates’ marks may be confirmed, lowered or raised, but we don't require candidates’ consent for this service. You'll also receive a report giving feedback similar to that provided after the original moderation. Please remember not to return work to candidates until after the review of marking and moderation deadline has passed.
A level and GCSE Drama
For A level Drama (9DR0/02) and GCSE 9 to 1 Drama (1DR0/02), we will only accept EAR applications if a recording of the performance was supplied to the examiner within 7 working days of the performance. If this wasn't the case, we will cancel and close your EAR request.
DVDs must have been formatted as playable in a domestic DVD player, in line with the requirements in the Administrative support guides.
The fee for this review of marking (Service 2) is £59.70 per candidate and the fee for a priority review of marking (Service P2) is £62.50 per candidate.
GCSE and A level Modern Foreign Languages
For A level Modern Foreign Language oral units, we hold recordings sent on CDs/USBs at our processing centre, returning them to centres after the review of marking and moderation deadline. It will help to speed up the processing of your review of marking request if you submit all requests for a particular language at the same time.
For externally moderated GCSE Modern Foreign Language oral components, you must send copies of the original oral recordings on CD/USB to the address below within three days of submitting your EAR request.
Send GCSE Modern Foreign Language tapes for 2A (Service 3) to:
EAR Service 3
Lowton Way (off Denby Way)
Hellaby Industrial Estate
Label the envelope clearly with:
If we don't receive your recordings within five days of your request being made, we'll cancel and close the enquiry.
You should include a list of the candidates for whom you're requesting a review of marking or moderation with the CD/USB.
For GCSE Arabic, Japanese, Greek and Russian, you are not required to send copies of recordings (unless specifically requested by Pearson), as we will already be holding the CDs/USBs at our processing centre.