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Here is another prelim paper for you to use, this time for Higher Graphic Communication. This also requires you print the Supplement Booklet - I couldn't fit all the graphics required into the actual paper.
Similar to the National 5 paper, this one has been 'balanced' in line with the SQA guidance as best I could. As I write this, I haven't fully completed the Marking Instructions. I'll be working on them at the weekend.
Apart from that, please have a good Christmas when it arrives. Please keep you and your family safe, as Covid seems to be on the rise again.
Hope this paper helps. Let me know your thoughts.
*** Update *** 21st December 2021
Finally uploaded the Marking Instructions.
The prelim is also now onto version 1.6...
Okay, the updates have been very slow. I am very sorry, but in fairness, I am working on several major projects behind the scenes. I can't speak about them too much right now, but I am hoping it will help our community in the near-term,
Anyway, I have been making other stuff. As we enter 'that' time of year again where we turn our minds to prelims, assessments and assignments, here is a new N5 Graphic Communication Prelim. It has been set according to SQA guidance for balance of questions/time. (As best as I can, anyway.) I have even uploaded the marking instructions this time...
Hope it helps!
Okay, I don't know about you, but I am nervous of the year ahead and whether we will see exams. It is a tough call for those making these decisions.
To prepare my certificate classes I will be doing regular 'mini-assessments'. This will build up practice and technique - and if all else fails, be a useful source of evidence should I need it. So feel free to download and use the locked papers (and marking instructions). Teachers should email me for the password. I hope it helps!
As usual, I will update this blog entry as I make new resources.
Please keep safe and healthy out there!
Higher Graphic Communication:
N5 Graphic Communication:
Hope you all had a good holiday. I spent some much needed time with my family, especially my little boy. I've been working on some stuff though!
Let me know what you would like to see added to the site.
Graphic Design / DTP Course Notes for N5 Graphic Communication:
Okay, I know I have been bad at updates. To be fair, this has been the most challenging term in my 15-years teaching. With the sheer volume of marking, moderation and verification, I have been struggling to create many new resources. I have lots of 'bits' of projects to finish, but haven't had the time to progress.
Finally I can turn my attention back to making resources. I noticed I had created a lot for Graphic Communication recently, so wanted to make some stuff for practical aspects of our courses.
As always a huge THANK YOU to 'Coffee Supporters'. Without you, I would need to close this site.
The updates for July 2021. This will be updated on an ongoing basis:
Birdfeeder Project (Broad General Education):
Design & Manufacture
I have started adding resources for a small metal/plastic tea-light candle holder
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