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As part of your National 5 qualification, you will sit a written exam in May. This exam is worth 40 marks and can make a huge difference to your grade, so it's important to study properly. Don't let all your hard work throughout the year go to waste because you forgot about this part.

The exam will last 1 hour and 10 minutes (70 minutes) and will be under exam conditions, exactly like your other subjects. The front of your exam paper will be similar to the example below.

 

 

THE EXAM

Managing your time is without a doubt one of the most important parts of this exam. You could have ALL the correct answers but if you run out of time, you're going to be really mad at the end!

 

Spend 5 MINUTES reading directions and preparing yourself

Spend 30 MINUTES on the Expressive questions

Spend 30 MINUTES on the Design questions

and finally spend 5 MINUTES reviewing your work and double checking everything!!

 

 

EXAMPLES OF QUESTIONS

Download this Past Paper here

Download the marking instructions

 

 

 

 

 

The DESIGN section is much the same as the expressive

 

 

 

PAST PAPERS AND MARKING INSTRUCTIONS

2016 Paper     and     2016 Marking Instructions

2015 Paper     and     2015 Marking Instructions

2014 Paper     and     2014 Marking Instructions