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Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

Y10 Assessment

Year 10 Assessment Week Time Table

 

P1

P2

 

P3

 

P4

 

P5

Mon 8th November

Y Biology

X Biology

 

 

 

 

 

OPTION S

HUM LANG

Tue 9th November

 

X Maths

 

Y Maths

 

 

 

 

Wed 10th

November

 

 

 

OPTION T

HUM LANG

 

 

 

OPTION Q

HUM LANG

Thu 11th November

X English

Y Chemistry

 

 

X Chemistry

 

 

 

Y English

Fri 12th November

Y Physics

 

 

X Physics

 

OPTION P

HUM LANG

 

 

Year 10 Assessment Week Tasks

 

          Core Courses

Assessment Week Task

English

Pupils complete Section B of English Literature Paper 2 (Modern Texts and Poetry) May 2019. They compare one given poem to another of their choice from the Power and Conflict anthology.

It will be one of the War poems.

45 minutes to answer the question; 30 marks available.

All students will complete the same paper.

Maths

For both tiers, a 45 minute section of a past paper. Questions have been taken from calculator papers using topics which students have covered in Y9 and Y10 so far.  

Higher tier 40 marks (out of 80 on a full paper)

Foundation tier 50 marks (out of 100 on a full paper)

Science Combined and triple Science

40 mark question paper (questions taken from exampro) for each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Foundation tier and higher tier (triple are doing higher)

Topics: B1, C1 and P1

 

EBacc Courses

Assessment Week Task

French

Foundation Writing paper (worth 50 marks)

Questions taken from all Y9 and Y10 topics covered so far

Q1: Photo card description [8]       Q2: 40-word essay [16]

Q3: Translation [10]                         Q4: 90-word essay [16]

Geography

1 paper, 30 mins & 33 Marks (including 3 marks for spelling, punctuation & grammar marks).

There will be one topic – Economic Development.

The paper will consist of a combination of short answer skills based questions (including OS map skills, generic map skills, statistical and graph skills) as well as open response 2-4 mark questions and one 9 mark knowledge and understanding questions. Questions used will be from bank of AQA exam questions on Exampro

German

Foundation Writing Paper (worth 50 marks)

Q1: Photo card description [8]       Q2: 40-word essay [16]

Q3: Translation [10]                         Q4: 90-word essay [16]

History

20 Knowledge based questions and an extended written exam answer on "Explain why" (12 marks) The assessment will be on 'Medicine Through Time' and be focussed on the first two units: Medieval and Renaissance medicine.

Spanish

Foundation Paper (worth 50 marks)

Q1: Photo card description [8]       Q2: 40-word essay [16]

Q3: Translation [10]                         Q4: 90-word essay [16]

 

 

Non EBacc Courses

Assessment Week Task

Music (BTEC)

A 60 minute Music Industry exam

Religious Studies

50 minute paper covering first term’s work on Islam and Peace and Conflict. Questions taken from past exam papers.