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Year 8 Assessment Schedule

The curriculum area has learning programmes that includes detail on the subject materials being assessed.

 

Autumn Term Assessment Schedules

Subject  Title  Month 
English Compare and contrast two poems and their presentation of ‘identity’. October
English Reading comprehension on a Sherlock Holmes extract. November
Maths One assessment covering:
Numbers and the number system
Visualising and constructing
Risk
Algebraic Proficiency
Proportional Reasoning
November
ICT Python turtle coding assessment December
Science Fast and Furious October
Science Living Together October
Science Fitness and Health November
Science Electricity December
French Town and Environment October
French Free Time activities December
Spanish School subjects/ opinions October
Spanish School rules December
Music Film Music October
Music Dots & Ties December
Performing Arts Drama- Phil Jones December
History Turbulent Tudors October
Geography Changing Britain October
RE Creative writing assessment based on the Good Samaritan (News article)

October

 

RE d style question on MLK; “The work of Martin Luther King was not ultimately successful”. December
DT Textiles,
Resistant Materials,
Graphics,
Food
End of Rotation 1 Assessment November
Art Observational Drawing Test December

 

Spring Term Assessment Schedules

Subject  Title  Month 
English Use two extracts (19th C and 21st C) and answer paper 2 style questions. February
English Write a lively article about celebrity culture for a teenage magazine. March
Maths One assessment covering:
Numbers and the number system
Visualising and constructing
Risk
Algebraic Proficiency
Proportional Reasoning
Patterns and sequences
Angles
Shapes
March
ICT Modelling using spreadsheets March
Science Waves (B) February
Science Earths Chemistry (Y) February
Science Waves (Y) March
Science Earths Chemistry (B) March
French Free Time activities February
Spanish Home February
Music Musical Traditions February
Music World Music March
Music Irish Music April
Performing Arts Dance- Swansong March
History Elizabeth I: A Golden Age? February/March
Geography Africa February
RE b, c and d style GCSE questions on the internal and architectural features of a Catholic Church
March

March

DT Textiles,
Resistant Materials,
Graphics,
Food
End of Rotation 2 Assessment February
Art Observational Drawing Test March

 

 Summer Term Assessment Schedules

Subject  Title  Month 
English Pupils will write about unseen poetry using P.E.E. May
English Pupils will write their own short story. June
Maths One assessment covering:
Numbers and the number system
Visualising and constructing
Risk
Algebraic Proficiency
Proportional Reasoning
Patterns and sequences
Angles
Shapes
Statistics and Data
June
ICT Html and websites June
Science Energy May
Science Bonding June
Science Inheritance July
French Jobs and future plans May
Spanish Holidays May/June
Music Musical Structures May
Music Melodic Intervals June/July
Performing Arts Musical Theatre June
History The Slave Trade / Industrial Revolution May/June
Geography Resources May
RE GCSE exam paper based on work from the whole year

June

DT Textiles,
Resistant Materials,
Graphics,
Food
End of Rotation 3 Assessment May
DT Textiles,
Resistant Materials,
Graphics,
Food
End of Rotation 4 Assessment July
Art Observational Drawing Test May/June

 

 

Assessment Schedule (Downloadable PDF)

Year 8 Assessment Schedule PDF

 

 

 

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