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 8,000 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.
Here are some 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