Post-results Services Information for Pupils and Parents 2018
This service is available to centres after results day on 7 August 2018.
If a centre is concerned by a candidate’s result in a subject, it can request a clerical check and/or a marking review of the candidate’s submissions for that subject.
What is a Clerical Check?
A clerical check is an administrative check that is designed to ensure that:
What is a Marking Review?
A marking review is undertaken by examiners and involves the consideration of a
candidate’s materials submitted to SQA for marking to ensure that:
Criteria for Post-results service
In line with SQA guidance Harlaw Academy must ensure that access to the Post-results Service is done in a fair, equitable and consistent manner.
Parents and pupils are advised that Post Results-service requests will not be made for any of the following reasons:-
Parents and pupils are also advised that a Clerical Check or Marking Review can lead to a change of grade either up or down.
|Post-results Services open||7 August 2018|
|Priority marking review request deadline (for candidates with a current conditional university/college offer)||17 August 2018|
|Results of priority marking reviews||27 August 2018|
|Marking review and clerical check deadline||28 August 2018|
|Results of clerical checks and marking reviews||28 September 2018|
SQA will charge Harlaw Academy for all Post-results Service requests where the candidate’s grade remains unchanged following the clerical check and/or marking review. These costs are met by the school.
If would like further information on the SQA Post-results service please see the SQA website
A pdf version of this guidance is available by clicking the link below:-
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