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Meadowhead School

Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

Y8 Assessment

The Year 8 Assessment Week timetable (25th April – 29th April 2022) and assessment tasks are published below to support you and your child in preparing for these assessments. 

8A 8B 8C 8D

 

P1

P2

P3

P4

P5

M

 

English

 

 

 

Tu

 

German

 

 

 

W

History/ Geography

 

 

 

 

Th

Maths

 

 

 

Science

F

 

Geography/ History

 

 

 

 

8E 8F 8G 8H

 

P1

P2

P3

P4

P5

M

 

 

 

Geography

 

Tu

 

 

English

 

 

W

French

 

 

 

Maths

Th

History

 

 

 

 

F

 

 

Science

 

 

 

8I 8J 8K 8L

 

P1

P2

P3

P4

P5

M

 

 

History

 

 

Tu

 

 

Geography

 

 

W

 

English

 

 

 

Th

Maths

 

 

 

Spanish

F

 

Science

 

 

 

 

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Assessment Week Tasks

Subject Assessment Week Task
English A quiz on Macbeth based on the Knowledge organiser. Exploration of an extract from the play focused on a character
Ethics Y8 will sit a 45 minute assessment covering 3 units. Taking Care of Yourself, Rites of Passage and RSHE.
French A Listening and reading paper of 50 minutes in total. It will cover all topics from Y8 so far.
Geography A 40 minute assessment that covers settlement, weather and climate, and globalisation. It will also assess a range of geographical skills, including map, data and graph skills.
German A Listening and reading paper of 50 minutes in total. It will cover all topics from Y8 so far.
History A 50 minute paper 
  • Knowledge retrieval section - Facts (10 marks), Vocabulary (10 marks), Key dates (10 marks) 
  • Extended answer (20 marks)
  • On all topics studied this year so far - Tudors / Civil War / Industrial Revolution / Empire
Maths A 55 minute paper covering all topics from Christmas to Easter. Calculator allowed and out of 60 marks.
Science A 45 minute assessment, split equally into these 3 areas: BIOLOGY: Breathing and Respiration CHEMISTRY: Types of Reactions, Metals and Non-Metals PHYSICS: Contact Forces, Speed
Spanish A Listening and reading paper of 50 minutes in total. It will cover all topics from Y8 so far.