Examinations

Subject Assessment Information

Subject Terminal Examination

% Controlled Assessment

Art and Design

40% 

Externally Set Task

60%

Portfolio of Work

Business Communications

(Yr 11)

75%

50% Businesses and their communications systems (Written Exam)

25% ICT skills for business communications systems (Practical Exam)

25%

Developing business communication systems

Catering

40% (Written Exam)

Catering, food and the customer

60%

Catering skills related to food preparation and service

Child Development

40% (Written Exam)

Principles of Child Development

60%

30% Child Study

30% Child focused task

Chinese

40% (Written Exam)

20% Listening

20% Reading

60%

30% Writing

30% Speaking

Computer Science

75% (Written Exam)

Principles of Computer Science

25%

Practical Programming

English Language

60% (Written Exam)

30% Studying writen language

30% Using written language

40%

30% Literary reading and creative writing

10% Spoken Language

English Literature

75% (Written Exam)

35% Prose and poetry 40% Litarary heritage drama and contemporary prose

25%

Poetry and drama (literary heritage)

French

40% (Written Exam)

20% Listening

20%Reading

60%

30% Writing

30% Speaking

Geography

75% (Written Exam)

30% Challenges and interactions

45% Dvelopment and Problem Solving

25%

Fieldwork enquiry

Health and Social Care (BTEC)

25% (Wrttten Exam)

Human Lifespan Development

75%

Four units of assessment

History

75% (Written Exam)

35% Medicine Through Time

40% The American West, 1840 - 1895

25%

Historical Enquiry - History Around Us

ICT

40% (Written Exam)

Living in a Digital World

60%

Using Digital Tools

Leisure and Tourism

40% (Written Exam)

Leisure and Tourism Destinations

60%

60% Leisure and Tourism Provision in a chosen area.

Maths

100% (Written Exam)

50% Non-Calculator 50% Calculator 

None
Music

40%

20% Listening to and Appraising Music (Written Exam)

20% Composing and Appraising Music (Externally Assessed)

60%

40% Performing Music

20% Composing Music

Photography

40% 

Externally Set Task

60%

Portfolio of Work 

PE GCSE

40% (Written Exam)

Knowledge and Understanding for the Active Participant 

60% 

The Active Participant 

Religious Education

100% (Written Exam)

50% Religion and life Issues

50% Religion and Human Experience

None
Resistant Materials

40% (Written Exam)

Written Paper

 

60% 

Dsesign and Making Practice.

Science Additional Core

75% (Written exam)

25% Biology 2

25% Chemistry 2

25% Physics 2 

 

25%

Investigate Skills Assignment

Spanish

40% (Written exam)

20% Listening

20% Reading 

60%

30% Writing

30% Speaking

Triple Science

Biology

Chemistry

Physics

75% Written Exam

25% Biology 1

25% Biology 2

25% Biology 3

75% Written Exam

25% Chemistry 1

25% Chemistry 2

25% Chemistry 3

75% Written Exam

 25% Physics 1

25% Physics 2

25% Physics 3

25%

Investigative Skills Assignment

 

 

25%

Investigative Skills Assignment

 

 

25%

Investigative Skills Assignment

 

All examinations start either at 0900 or 1300 prompt.

If there is an emergency on the day of an examination please contact school immediately so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Failure to attend an examination without appropriate justification will result in a charge for the full examination fees.

Please note, all examinations can only be taken on the day and at the time scheduled.  Please refer to the JCQ website, Information for Candidates.. These regulations must be adhered to at all times.

Please note that it is in your son/daughter’s best interest to be fully prepared and focused for each examination and this includes them bringing their own equipment such as pens, pencils, eraser, ruler and calculator to each exam. Please note that full school uniform must be worn for all examinations.

Should you have any queries regarding exams, do not hesitate to contact school.