Consideration of A level examination marking.

I have edited this post somewhat and removed the link to the post-standardisation mark scheme that was present a while ago. Once that is in the public domain, I shall repost the link. Now that the results are out, I hope that this might be useful as students and teachers consider their results.
I have not intended to give away any secrets that are not widely available on a variety of online forums, and I stress that the ideas within this document are my own and do not purport to reflect those of any other body.

what I learnt from marking LITB3