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Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

Y10 Assessment

Year 10 Assessment Week 2 (Week Beginning 3rd March 2020)

 

Period 1

Period 2

Period 3

Period 4

Period 5

Monday

Y BIOLOGY

P BLOCK
HUMANITIES
LANGUAGE

 

X ENGLISH
(not X3)

Y ENGLISH
(not Y5)
X BIOLOGY

Tuesday

T BLOCK
HUMANITIES
LANGUAGE

 

 

X ENGLISH
(X3)
Y CHEMISTRY

Y ENGLISH
(Y5)

Wednesday

Y PHYSICS

 

 

 

X CHEMISTRY

Thursday

X MATHS

Y MATHS

 

Q BLOCK
HUMANITIES
LANGUAGE

 

Friday

X PHYSICS

S BLOCK
HUMANITIES
LANGUAGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 10 Assessment Week 2 Tasks

 

Core Courses

Assessment Week Task

English

Pupils complete Section A of English Language Paper 2 (Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives) June 2017.

1 hour to answer 4 questions; 40 marks available.

All students will complete the same paper.

Maths

For both tiers it is a 50 minute calculator allowed paper. 

All questions are taken from past exam papers.

Science

Combined

40-mark question paper (questions taken from exampro – with a focus on the newer questions – specimens and 2018 paper) for each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Foundation tier and higher tier

Topics: B2a, B2b, C2, C3, P1 and P2a

Triple

Science

40-mark question paper (questions taken from exampro – with a focus on the newer questions – specimens and 2018 paper) for each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Foundation and higher tier Topics: B2a, B2b, C2, C3, P1,P2a

EBacc Courses

Assessment Week Task

French

A reading Paper (worth 38 marks)

A variety of reading comprehension exercises on the current topic and previous topics.

Also includes a reading translation (French to English).

Geography

1 paper, 55 mins & 58 Marks (including 3 marks for spelling, punctuation & grammar marks).

3 sections – Section A – Natural Hazards, Section B – Economic World, Section C – Physical Landscapes of the UK.

Each section will consist of a combination of short answer skills based questions (including OS map skills, generic map skills, statistical and graph skills) and 4, 6 & 9 mark knowledge and understanding questions. Please note there will be no 9 mark question in Section C – Physical Landscapes of the UK.

Questions used will be from bank of AQA exam questions on Exampro

German

A reading Paper (worth 42 marks)

A variety of reading comprehension exercises on the current topic and previous topics.

Also includes a reading translation (German to English).

History

Two papers – one in exam slot and one in lesson

Medicine Through Time - 20 knowledge questions + 16 mark "How far do you agree" question on 18/19th Century medicine.

Cold War - 20 knowledge questions + 16 mark "Explain the importance of" question on the origins of the Cold War. 

Spanish

A reading paper (worth 43 marks)

Covering a variety of reading comprehension exercises on the current topic and previous topics.

 

Non EBacc Courses

Assessment Week Task

Construction

30 min test linked to Unit 1(safety & security in construction) and a practical assessment linked to the current electrical refit module for unit 2

GCSE DT

30 min assessment (exam style questions) covering core subject knowledge.

Food Preparation

1 hour assessment (exam style questions) covering subject knowledge from the previous unit of work.