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Year 11 May Assessment Content

Subject

Art

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

All assessed via portfolio – 100%

 

Subject

Biology

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (1 hour 45 minutes)

Paper 2 (1 hours 45 minutes)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 - Chapters 1-9 of the Kerboodle text book/revision guide (which relates to topics 1-4 of the GCSE Biology specification)

Paper 2 - Chapters 10-18 of the Kerboodle text book/revision guide (which relates to topics 5-7 of the GCSE Biology specification)

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 – 50% and Paper 2 – 50%

 

Subject

Business Studies

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (2 hours)

Paper 2 (2 hours)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 will have questions from the following unit topics: Business in the Real World, influences on Business, Business Operations and Human Resources

Paper 2 will have questions from the following unit topics: Business in the Real World, influences on Business, Marketing and Finance

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 – 50% and Paper 2 – 50%

 

Subject

Chemistry

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (1 hour 45 minutes)

Paper 2 (1 hour 45 minutes)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 – All of the course.

Paper 2 - C8: Rates & Equilibria; C9: Crude Oil and fuels; C10: Organic reactions; C11: polymers; C12: chemical analysis; C13: Our atmosphere C15: Using our resources: limited to the Haber Process and Fertilisers.  NOT - C14: The Earth’s resources

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 – 50% and Paper 2 – 50%

 

Subject

Computing

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (2 hours)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 – 1.1 Systems Architecture; 1.2 Memory; 1.3 Storage; 1.4 Wired and Wireless Networking; 1.5 Network Topologies, Protocols. (Not Email protocols / layers.); 1.6 System Security; 1.7 System software, first two sub-parts only; 2.1 Algorithm; 2.2 Programming techniques; 2.4 Combinational logic; 2.5 Translators and Languages; 2.6 Data representation

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 – 100%

 

Subject

Design and Technology - Graphics

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (1 hours 45 minutes)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 –

Core Knowledge (40% of the paper) - New and Emerging Technologies; Energy; Smart materials; Composite materials; Mechanical Systems; Electronic Systems; Materials; Design challenges and Influences.

Specialism Knowledge – Papers & Boards (60% of the paper) - Categories and sources and environmental issues of Papers & Boards; Social, moral, cultural and ethical issues regarding Papers & Boards; Strength, force and Paper & Board composites; Stock forms and sizes of Papers & Boards; Manufacturing methods for different scales of production; Fabricating / methods of joining Papers & Boards; Specialist techniques and processes for finishing paper and board products

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 – 50% and NEA - 50%

 

Subject

Design and Technology – Resistant Materials

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (1 hours 45 minutes)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 –

Core Knowledge (40% of the paper) - New and Emerging Technologies; Energy; Smart materials; Composite materials; Mechanical Systems; Electronic Systems; Materials; Design challenges and Influences.

Specialism Knowledge – Timbers (60% of the paper) - Categories and sources and environmental issues of Timbers; Social, moral, cultural and ethical issues regarding Timbers; Strength, force and Timber composites; Stock forms and sizes of Timbers; Manufacturing methods for different scales of production; Fabricating / methods of joining Timbers; Surface finishes and wood treatments products

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 – 50% and NEA - 50%

 

Subject

English Language

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (45 minutes)

Paper 2 (1 hour)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 – Creative Prose Writing

Paper 2 - Non-Fiction Reading)

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 – 40% and Paper 2 – 60%

 

Subject

English Literature

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (2 hours)

Paper 2 (1 hour)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 - A character question on ‘An Inspector Calls’, A character question on ‘Jekyll and Hyde.

Paper 2 – An extract question from either Act 1 or Act 2 from ‘Macbeth’ and a comparison unseen poetry question.

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 – 50% and Paper 2 – 50%

 

Subject

French

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (2 hours)

Paper 2 (45 minutes)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 –

All of the reading specification but NOT the world of work - Reading [50 minutes]
All of the writing specification but NOT the world of work or healthy living – writing [1 hour]
There will be a translation into English in the Reading Paper but NO translation into French in the Writing Paper

Paper 2 – All of the listening specification except the world of work.
 

How will a final mark be calculated?

Reading – 33%, Writing – 33%, Listening - 33%

 

Subject

Further Mathematics

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (2 hours)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 – Calculator Paper, broken down into 2 sections. A formulae sheet will be provided and published in advance.  All content, except Matricies

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 - 100%

 

Subject

Geography

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (1 hour 30 minutes)

Paper 2 (1 hour 30 minutes)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 –

Landscapes of the UK – Please note your river landscape case study will not be assessed in these assessments.

People of the UK – Please note that the Case study on urban growth and decline will not be examined in this assessment.

Environmental Threats of the UK – All specification content after UK flooding case study is removed from this assessment- meaning no content on how farming, fishing and water extraction has affected the environment and no material on the changing UK energy mix.

Paper 2 –

Global Ecosystems –Note that Temperate Grasslands and Temperate Forests will not be examined in this assessment, also the case study of a tropical rainforest will not be examined in this assessment.

People of the Planet – Please note that for this assessment you will not be examined on a case study of rapid urbanisation or a major LIDC/EDC city.

Environmental Threats to the Planet – Please note you will not be assessed on the Drought Case Study.

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper - 1 50% and Paper 2 - 50%

 

Subject

German

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (2 hours)

Paper 2 (45 minutes)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 - Reading [50 minutes] and Writing [1 hour] from all topics apart from environment and voluntary work.  The writing assessment will consist of a 90-word essay from a choice of 3 titles and a 150 word essay from a choice of 3 titles.
There will be no translation from English to German.

Paper 2 – Listening all topics except environment and voluntary work.

How will a final mark be calculated?

Reading – 33%, Writing – 33%, Listening - 33%

 

Subject

History

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (1 hour)

Paper 2 (1 hour)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 - Conflict in Korea; Escalation of Conflict in Vietnam; The Ending of Conflict in Vietnam

Paper 2 – The Normans: Conquest and Control; Life Under the Norman; The Norman Church and Monasticism

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 - 50%, Paper 2 - 50%

 

Subject

Mathematics

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (2 hours 15 minutes)

Paper 2 (2 hours 15 minutes)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 - Non- Calculator Paper, broken down into 3 sections. 100% of course content. A formulae sheet will be provided and published in advance.

Paper 2 – Calculator Paper, broken down into 3 sections. 100% of course content. A formulae sheet will be provided and published in advance.

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper - 1 50% and Paper 2 - 50%

 

Subject

Music

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (1 hour 45 minutes)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 - 100% of the syllabus: 4 Areas of Study: Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Stage & Screen, Fusions.

How will a final mark be calculated?

NEA: Performance - 30%, Composition - 30%

Paper 1 - 40%

 

Subject

Physical Education

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (1 hour 15 minutes)

Paper 2 (1 hour 15 minutes)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 - Applied anatomy and physiology; Movement analysis (NOTE: planes and axes and lever systems will NOT be assessed); Physical training; Use of data

Paper 2 – Sports psychology (NOTE: Guidance, Feedback and motivation will NOT be assessed); Socio-cultural influences; Health, fitness and well-being; Use of data

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 – 30%, Paper 2 – 30% and NEA – 40%

 

Subject

Physics

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Paper 1 (1 hour 45 minutes)

Paper 2 (1 hour 45 minutes)

Topics covered in The Assessments

Paper 1 - Energy, electricity, Particle model of Matter, Atomic Structure

Paper 2 – Forces, Waves, Magnetism and Electromagnetism, Space Physics

How will a final mark be calculated?

Paper 1 – 50% and Paper 2 – 50%

 

Subject

iMedia

Number of papers and time [Approximately]

Coursework modules R082 and R087.
R082 90% complete in Year 10 – finished in Year 11.
R087 100% complete/time allocated but completed at home.

Topics covered in The Assessments

 

How will a final mark be calculated?

R082 - 70% + R087 - 30%

 

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