Key Dates

S3

A range of class assessments as appropriate.

 

S4

A range of class assessments and SQA National Qualification Unit Assessment as appropriate.

 

National 3

Understanding Languages – Assessment completed by March

Using Languages – Assessment completed by March

 

National 4

Understanding Languages

  • Reading assessment 1 – October, Reading assessment 2 – December
  • Listening assessment 1 – February, Listening assessment 2 -March

Using Languages

  • Talking assessment 1 – February, Talking assessment 2 – November
  • Writing assessment 1 – October, Writing assessment 2 – March

Added Value Unit

  • Assessment completed by November

 

National 5

  • Understanding Languages – Reading assessment completed by January, Listening assessment completed by February
  • Using Languages – Writing assessment completed by November
  • Added Value – Performance completed by May
  • Two question papers in May/June SQA exam diet
 

 

 

Higher French and Spanish:

SQA external assessments in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking in June, October, January and March.

 

Advanced Higher French and Spanish

SQA external assessments in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking in June, October, January and March. (including external examination in Speaking from a Visiting Examiner).