Geology GCE A/AS (from 2009)
WJEC provides, and will continue to provide, GCE Geology qualifications which meet the needs of teachers and the requirements of regulators in both England and Wales.
The WJEC Geology Specification provides a firm basis for further study in geology and a pathway to a geological career. The Specification develops scientific insights into the natural environment, deepens understanding and appreciation of landscape and scenery and addresses a broad range of environmental and sustainability issues.
The GL2a 2018 Mark scheme is now available on the secure website at: Resources - Subject specific support material including cpd – GCE Geology GL2A Mark scheme 2018.
For centres in Wales: Designated WJEC AS and A Level Geology (for teaching from 2017)
WJEC has developed a reformed an AS and A level Geology qualification, regulated by Ofqual and designated by Qualifications Wales, for teaching from 2017. This qualification meets regulatory requirements in Wales and England.
- Please follow this link to obtain the Raw / UMS grade boundaries.
- Past papers and marking schemes for the current Specification are available free of charge to teaching staff on our Secure Website.
Uniform Marks (UMS)
Information on how raw marks are converted to uniform marks may be found in the following document - Uniform Marks.
For further information, please contact:
Subject OfficerDavid Evans
029 2240 4253
Subject Support OfficerMatthew Roberts
029 2240 4253
GCE Geology Examiners' Report Summer 2017Download
Principal Examiners' Report
The Summer 2017 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.