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Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

Y7 Assessment

Year 7 Assessment Week Tasks

 

Core Courses

Assessment Week Task

English

A 50 minute written paper; two sections:

Section A – Knowledge questions on the stories from the Roots of Literature scheme.

Section B – Creative Writing task based on an unseen image.

Maths

A 50-minute single paper, non-calculator.

Topics covered in the assessment are a review of the first term:

Place value and rounding

All 4 calculations including with decimals (+ - x ÷)

Types of numbers

BIDMAS

Negative numbers

Algebra (substitution, collecting like terms, brackets, solving equations)

Fractions (equivalent, order, fractions of amounts, +, -, x )

 

EBacc Courses

Assessment Week Task

Science

A 45-minute written assessment paper

Ecosystems big idea: Interdependence, Plant reproduction
Energy and waves big idea: Energy transfer
Wave effects and properties
Matter big idea: Particle model, Elements

History

50-minute written paper with questions on the two main topics studied so far in History this year (Norman Conquest and Medieval Life). 

Section 1: Multiple Choice Knowledge Questions (10)

Section 2: Historical Vocabulary Gap Fill (10)

Section 3: Extended written answer - How far do you agree with a statement

Geography

30-minute written paper.

Questions will include a range of short answer closed response questions, data response questions and longer answer open response questions.

All completed topics studied so far this year will be assessed. This includes map skills and world development.

The assessment will be out of 30 marks.

French

50-minute writing and translation paper, with questions in the style of foundation writing paper.

Part A: 30-minute writing task, with question in the style of a 90-word essay. 16 marks.

Part B: 20-minute reading translation task, with 3 short passages to translate from French into English. 33 marks.

German

50-minute writing and translation paper, with questions in the style of foundation writing paper.

Part A: 30-minute writing task, with question in the style of a 90-word essay. 16 marks.

Part B: 20-minute reading translation task, with 3 short passages to translate from German into English. 33 marks.

Spanish

40-minute listening assessment with questions taken from previous GCSE reading papers.  45 marks total.

Year 7 – Assessment Week

Middle leaders responsible for the Year 7 assessment activities

This is the TT for the assessment Week due to take place during Week 19.

7X

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Fr P2

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7X2/ 7AD2

Mo P4

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7X3/ 7AD3

Mo P4

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7X4/ 7AD4

Mo P4

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7X5/ 7AD5

Mo P4

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7Y

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7Y1/ 7EH1

Tu P1

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7Y2/ 7EH2

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7Y3/ 7EH3

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7Y4/ 7EH4

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7Y5/ 7EH5

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7Z4/ 7IL4

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Could not avoid Period 4 assessments in some cases due to all lessons for that subject being at that time.