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Calendar of GCSE Controlled Assessments

Blessed William Howard Catholic High School Subject

Assessment Weighting English Language 40% English Literature 30% Core Science 25%

Date

Additional Science

25%

November/December (Y11) for one week.

Applied Science

Portfolio 20%

July to December(Y10 toY11) March to May (Y11)

Triple Science

Using Scientific Skills 40% 25%

ICT

100% Portfolio

PE

60%

History

25%

t.b.c. t.b.c. January (Y10 and Y11) for one week or 2 weeks if studying Single Science.

December to January (Y10 and Y11 for catch-up if needed) CORE: Unit 1: October to July (Y10) Additional Unit: September to March (Y11). OPTION: Unit 2: September to February (Y10) Unit 3: February to October (Y10 to Y11). Additional Unit: October to March (Y11). Ongoing assessment of practical skills (Y10 and Y11). Students will be given a scenario in January of Y11 to prepare for the Section B questions in the June exam. Preparation: March to May (Y10).


Geography

25%

MFL

30%

Product Design

60%

Child Development

60%

Food

60%

Music

60%

Art

Portfolio 60%

Drama

Task: June to July (Y10) Fieldwork: End June (Y10) Task: September to October (Y11) Speaking: March and June (Y10) and November and March (Y11) Writing: Throughout (Y10 and Y11) September to March (Y11) for 40 hours. Short Tasks: March, May and June (Y10) Child Study: September to November(Y11) then February to March (Y11) Task 1: March and June (Y10) Task 2; November to March (Y11) for 20 hours. Compositions: November to March (Y11) with recording in March. Throughout (Y10 and Y11).

Exam 40%

February to March (Y11) for 10 hour exam over two days.

Unit 1 30%

Unit 1: Mock in November (Y10) and the actual assessment in March (Y10). Unit 2: November to December (Y11). Recorded performance with Examiner in May (Y11).

Unit 2 30%

Dance

100%

Economics and Business

25%

November, January, February, March, April and June (Y10). October, December, January and March (Y11). Preparation: November (Y11) for 6 hours of research. Task: January to February (Y11) for 3 hours.

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