As one of the major UK exam boards, OCR is responsible for creating and marking exams taken by over a million learners each year. We provide GCSEs and A Levels in over 40 subjects and offer over 450 vocational qualifications. We work with over 14,000 examiners and assessors, over 90% of whom are teachers or ex-teachers, who create and mark our exams.
When you sit an exam paper, did you know that it started life about a year before? This short video for GCSE and A Level students explains what goes into creating a new exam paper.
The journey of an exam paper between the exam day and results day. A short video for GCSE and A Level students explaining how your exam is marked and graded, updated with the new 9 to 1 GCSE grading system.
Here are six printable factsheets designed to explain the basics of examining. They cover the key stages involved in examining GCSEs and A Levels:
OCR's ten key stats about examining
Ten things you didn't know about OCR examining