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Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

Y9 Assessment

Year 9 Assessment Week Tasks

We have provided some information below to support you and your child in preparing for these assessments.

 

Core Courses

Assessment Week Task

English

55 minute written essay based on an extract from Of Mice and Men. Students to respond to a question below the extract, analysing the extract as well as understanding of the rest of the text from memory.

No copies of the text required.

Maths

50 minute paper of exam questions from Edexcel Level 2 Algebra Award covering topics covered during the first term of Year 9.

1 paper, all non-calculator.

 

 

 

EBacc Courses

Assessment Week Task

Science

Biology – 30 minute test consisting of 24 AO1 recall questions and one 6 mark extended response. Unit B1a is being examined.

Chemistry – 30 minute test consisting of 24 A01 recall questions and one 6 mark extended response. Unit C1a is being examined.

Physics – 30 minute test consisting of 24 A01 recall questions and one 6 mark extended response. Unit P1a is being examined.

History

50 minute written paper with questions on the two main topics studied so far in History this year. There will be 3 sections:

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

50 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 tectonic hazards and resources.

The assessment will be out of 50 marks.

French

45-minute listening task, with questions in the style of a GCSE listening assessment. 40 marks.

German

45-minute listening task, with questions in the style of a GCSE listening assessment. 40 marks.

Spanish

45-minute listening task, with questions in the style of a GCSE listening assessment. 45 marks.

 

Ethics

50 minute written paper with questions from all topics studies so far in Ethics. 2 sections.

Section A – multiple choice. 10 marks

Section B – 3,4,6,12 mark answers

Students requiring extra time

If your child has been identified as a student who is entitled to extra time, we will be providing an alternative room during each assessment to facilitate their requirements.

Timetable for the Year 9 Assessment Week (beginning Monday 13th January 2020)

Your child will need to know which band they are in so that they know when their assessments will take place.

X Band is forms A to D, Y Band is forms E to H and Z Band is form I to L.

9X

En

Ma

Sci

History

Lang

Geog

9X1

We P3

Tu P4

Tu P2 Th P1

Fr P5

Mon P3

Wed P1

Fr P2

9X2

We P3

Tu P4

Tu P2 Th P1

Fr P5

Mon P3

Wed P1

Fr P2

9X3

We P3

Tu P4

Tu P2 Th P1

Fr P5

Mon P3

Wed P1

Fr P2

9X4

We P3

Tu P4

Tu P2 Th P1

Fr P5

Fr P2

N/A

Mon P3

9X5

We P3

Tu P4

Tu P2 Th P1

Fr P5

Mon P3

Wed P1

Fr P2

 

9Y

En

Ma

Sci

History

Lang

Geog

9Y1

Wed P5

Tu P1

Mo P3 Tu P3

Th P5

Fri P1

Mon P1

Fri P3

9Y2

Wed P5

Tu P1

Mo P3 Tu P3

Th P5

Fri P1

Mon P1

Fri P3

9Y3

Wed P5

Tu P1

Mo P3 Tu P3

Th P5

Fri P1

Mon P1

Fri P3

9Y4

Wed P5

Tu P1

Mo P3 Tu P3

Th P5

Fri P1

Mon P1

Fri P3

9Y5

Wed P5

Tu P1

Mo P3 Tu P3

Th P5

Fri P1

N/A

Fri P3

 

9Z

En

Ma

Sci

History

Lang

Geog

9Z1

We P4

Mo P3

Mo P4 Tu P3 Th P2

Fr P2

We P2

Fr P4

9Z2

We P4

Mo P3

Mo P4 Tu P3 Th P2

Fr P2

We P2

Fr P4

9Z3

We P4

Mo P3

Mo P4 Tu P3 Th P2

Fr P2

We P2

Fr P4

9Z4

We P4

Mo P3

Mo P4 Tu P3 Th P2

Fr P4

N/A

Fr P2

9Z5

We P4

Mo P3

Mo P4 Tu P3 Th P2

Fr P2

We P2

Fr P4

Students who attend Period 6 Spanish and German will have their assessment on Tuesday 14th January.