Exam boards apologise for errors in multiple GCSE and A-level papers

Two major exam boards have apologised for including mistakes in their separate science A-level exam papers.

 

The AQA board was criticised for including an “unanswerable” question in its Chemistry paper, and OCR admitted to a mistake in its Biology A-level paper sat by 19,000 students on Monday.

 

Biology candidates were asked to calculate a standard deviation, but were not provided with the formula needed to do so, as is required by the exam syllabus.

 

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