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Geography

“Geography underpins a lifelong ‘conversation’ about the earth as the home of humankind.”

Geographical Association

The study of geography stimulates an interest in, and a sense of wonder about, places. It helps young people make sense of a complex and dynamically changing world. It explains where places are, how places and landscapes are formed, how people and their environment interact and how a diverse range of economies, societies and environments are interconnected. It builds on pupils' own experiences to investigate places at all scales; from the personal to the global.

 “Geography encourages questioning, investigation and critical thinking about issues affecting the world and people's lives, now and in the future. Fieldwork is an essential element of this. Pupils learn to think spatially and use maps, visual images and new technologies to obtain, present and analyse information. Geography inspires pupils to become global citizens by exploring their own place in the world, their values and their responsibilities to other people, to the environment and to the sustainability of the planet” - Geographical Association

Geography underpins a lifelong ‘conversation’ about the earth as the home of humankind. Geography therefore contributes to a balanced education for all our students at Bordesley Green Girls’ School.

Geography is challenging, motivating, extremely topical and engaging. In our diverse society students need, more than ever before, to understand other people and cultures.

The Geography Department at Bordesley Green Girls' School and Sixth Form believes that geographical knowledge, concepts and skills are essential components of a broad and balanced curriculum. Geography makes a major contribution to students’ physical, intellectual, social and emotional development, what other subject tells us so much about the great issues of our age?

Geography must be a rigorous study of the real world. It must seek explanations about how the world works and help us think about alternative futures.

Students who study Geography at B.G.G.S will be well-rounded individuals, developing many transferable skills from across the curriculum. They display empathy towards others and can critically think about issues facing the world and apply them across a range of geographical scales. The students will perceive their place in the world and take the knowledge and understanding gained into their future.

 ‘Geography is concerned with the study of places, the human and physical processes which shape them and the people who live in them. It helps students to make sense of their surroundings and to gain a better appreciation and understanding of the variety of physical and human conditions on the earth’s surface.’ KS3 to KS5 Geography at BGGS will engage and develop students’ skills and knowledge and provide an excellent platform for their future education and careers.

Assessment

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Year 12

Year 13

KS3 Geography Year 7

Term

Topic/ Key Enquiry Question

Type of Assessment

Autumn

What is Geography?

1.            What skills do Geographers need?

2.            Longitude and Latitude

3.            Grid References

4.            Scatter graphs

5.            Bar Charts

6.            Climate Graphs

7.            Pie Charts

8.            Choropleth maps

9.            Mean, Median and Mode

10.         Inter Quartile Range

11.         Isoline Maps

12.         Rose Diagrams

13.         Geographical Information Systems

14.         Litter Investigation-Introduction to Fieldwork Skills

15.         Revision

Exam Style Assessment- 1-hour duration

Percentage mark given and marks aligned to KS3 Grading-Emerging, Developing, Secure, Excellence.

Spring

Geography Rocks? The Rock Cycle.  What are the essential ingredients to our world?

1.            Volcanic Eruption-Case Study impacts and responses.

2.            What are Igneous Rocks?

3.            What is Weathering?

4.            What is Transport and Erosion

5.            What are Sedimentary Rocks?

6.            What are Metamorphic Rocks?

7.            What do we mean by Geological time?

Settlement

1.               What is a Settlement?        

2.            What is the function of a settlement?

3.            What is the Burgess Model?

4.            Where do People live in the UK?

5.            Challenges in Urban areas in the UK?

6.            Challenges in Urban areas elsewhere in the World? Case Study-Kibera, Kenya?

7.            Challenges in Urban areas elsewhere in the World? Case Study-Dubai?

8.            Urban Regeneration?  UK case study.

9.            Revision

 

Exam Style Assessment- 1-hour duration

Percentage mark given and marks aligned to Ks3 Grading-Emerging, Developing, Secure, Excellence.

Summer

Globalisation

1.            What is Globalisation?

2.            What are TNCs?

3.            Local v Global, What ids better?

4.            Is Globalisation a good thing?

5.            What is really in a cup of coffee?

6.            Where does our food come from?

7.            Case Study-India, has India profited from Globalisation or not?

Economic Activity

1.            What kinds of work do people do in the UK?

2.            How has the UK’s employment structure changed since 1800?

3.            How does the UK’s employment structure differ to that of other countries in the world?

4.            Why did some of the UK’s factory jobs go overseas over time?

5.            Where did Toyota choose for the location of their car factory in the late 1980’s?

6.            How important is tourism to a country’s economy?

7.            7. Do the benefits brought by tourism outweigh the disadvantages?

8.            Is industrialisation a good thing for Bangladesh?

9.            Should HS2 (High Speed 2) have been given the go-ahead

10.         Revision

Assessment: ‘Globalisation is a good thing’ Discuss the reasons for and against globalisation. Levelled marking criteria to credit explanation of globalisation, use of examples, range of positive and negative effects, use of own opinion, justifications for own opinion and use of key terms.

Assessment- End of Year assessment module will consist of a mixture of extended written questions with higher order command words such as ‘Explain’ ‘Evaluate’ ‘Discuss’ ‘Justify’ Skills questions to test students ability to read OS maps Completing graphs and charts to develop skills Numeracy based questions to develop statistical skills.

 

 

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KS3 Geography Year 8

Term

Topic/ Key Enquiry Question

Type of Assessment

Autumn

Population and Resources?

1.        Where do People Live?

2.        Population Structure

3.        Controlling Population

4.        What is an Ageing Population?

5.        Migration

6.        Water, water everywhere.

7.        Water wars!

8.        Why is Oil so important?

9.        Is Fracking good for the UK?-3 lessons including project assessment.

Rivers and Flooding?

1.        What is the Water Cycle and how does it work?

2.        River profiles, upper, middle and lower course?

3.        What is Erosion?

4.        Erosional landforms?

5.        Transportation and Deposition

6.        Meanders?

7.        Extreme weather events-flooding UK

8.        Extreme weather events-flooding-World

9.        Flood Management

10.     Revision

11.      Assessment

Project assessment, where students have set questions which they have to research.  Percentage mark given and marks aligned to KS3 Grading-Emerging, Developing, Secure, Excellence.

Spring

Russia

1.    Introduction to Russia

2.    Physical Geography of Russia

3.    Climate of Russia

4.    Population of Russia.

5.    Rural v Urban population.

6.    Russia and the environment.

7.    Chernobyl-a Nuclear disaster.

8.    Russia and conflict in the Ukraine.

9.    Russia in our lives

10. Tourism in Russia.

11. Famous Russians and Russian inventions.

Tectonics

1.     Structure of the earth

2.     Where do earthquakes and volcanoes occur?

3.     Destructive plate boundaries

4.     Effects of volcanoes-destructive plates

5.     Constructive Plate boundaries

6.     Effects of volcanoes-constructive plates

7.     Conservative plate boundaries

8.     Effects of earthquakes-conservative plates

9.     Managing Tectonic hazards

10. Revision

11.  Assessment

Exam Style Assessment- 1-hour duration

Percentage mark given and marks aligned to Ks3 Grading-Emerging, Developing, Secure, Excellence.

Summer

Uneven Development

1.   What are our perceptions of rich and poor places?

2.   What does Uneven Development mean?

3.   What is the evidence for Uneven Development?

4.   Why does Uneven Development exist today?

5.   What needs to be done to reduce Uneven Development?

6.   What are the MDGs?

7.   What is effective aid?

8.   Is the Development gap widening or narrowing?

9.   How fair are trading terms?

10. How am I and where I live linked to global development?

Weather and Climate

1 .What are tropical storms?

2. What are climate zones?

3. What is Britain’s climate like?

4. Extreme weather in the UK?

5. Why does it rain so much in Britain?

6. Where doesn’t it rain?

7. The Thar Desert.

8. What is global warming?

9. What are the impacts of Global Warming?

10. Revision

11. Assessment

Assessment- End of Year assessment module will consist of a mixture of extended written questions with higher order command words such as ‘Explain’ ‘Evaluate’ ‘Discuss’ ‘Justify’ Skills questions to test students ability to read OS maps Completing graphs and charts to develop skills Numeracy based questions to develop statistical skills.

 

 

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KS3 Geography Year 9

Term

Topic/ Key Enquiry Question

Type of Assessment

Autumn

China and Japan?

1.         What are China and Japan like?

2.         What are the effects of Tectonic events in China and Japan?-2 lessons.

3.         What are the effects of Tectonic events in China and Japan?-2 lessons.

4.         How does flooding threaten lives in China and Japan?

5.         What are the challenges and opportunities in rural China and Japan?

6.         What are the challenges and opportunities in urban China and Japan?

7.         What is the environmental impact of China’s rapid industrialisation?

8.         What is Japan doing to tackle climate change?

9.         How does China compare to a named country in Africa?

Coasts

1.        How do waves and tides work?

2.        How is the coast shaped by a number of different physical processes?

3.        What factors influence the rate of coastal erosion?

4.        How does coastal erosion create distinctive landforms?

5.        How does deposition create distinctive coastal landforms?

6.        How can we identify coastal landforms from Ordnance survey maps?

7.        Why do coasts need managing and what are the options available?

8.        To what extent have the management schemes at a named stretch of UK coast been a success?

9.        Revision & Assessment

Project assessment, where students have set questions which they have to research.  Percentage mark given and marks aligned to KS3 Grading-Emerging, Developing, Secure, Excellence.

Spring

Extreme Environments

1.        What are extreme environments?

2.        Why is it so cold?

3.        Glaciers?

4.        The coldest place on earth.

5.        Discovering Antarctica-ICT case study.

6.        Hot Deserts.

7.        Desertification.

8.        The Sahara Desert

9.        The hottest place on earth

10.     Water in extreme environments.

11.     GIS

12.     UK and extreme environments.

India

1.     What is India like?

2.     What is India’s climate like?

3.     How does flooding threaten lives in India?

4.     Deforestation in Nepal

5.     How is urbanisation changing lives in Karnataka in India? 2 lessons

6.     How is urbanisation changing lives in Karnataka in India? 2 lessons

7.     TNCs in India?

8.     Tourism in India

9.     How has development affected the environment of India?

10. Revision

11.  Assessment

Exam Style Assessment- 1-hour duration

Percentage mark given and marks aligned to Ks3 Grading-Emerging, Developing, Secure, Excellence.

Summer

Weather and Climate

1     What are tropical storms?

2.    What are climate zones?

3.    What is Britain’s climate like?

4.    Extreme weather in the UK?

5.    Why does it rain so much in Britain?

6.    Where doesn’t it rain?

7.    The Thar Desert.

8.    What is global warming?

9.    What are the impacts of Global Warming?

10.  Revision

11.  Assessment

GCSE preparation - Tectonic Hazards

1.        What are our perceptions of rich and poor places?

2.        What does Uneven Development mean?

3.        What is the evidence for Uneven Development?

4.        Why does Uneven Development exist today?

5.        What needs to be done to reduce Uneven Development?

6.        What are the MDGs?

7.        What is effective aid?

8.        Is the Development gap widening or narrowing?

9.        How fair are trading terms?

10.     How am I and where I live linked to global development?

Assessment- End of Year assessment module will consist of a mixture of extended written questions with higher order command words such as ‘Explain’ ‘Evaluate’ ‘Discuss’ ‘Justify’ Skills questions to test students ability to read OS maps Completing graphs and charts to develop skills Numeracy based questions to develop statistical skills.

 

 

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KS4 Geography Year 10-Year 1

Term

Topic/ Key Enquiry Question

Type of Assessment

Autumn

Review of Natural Hazards

1.            What are Natural Hazards?

2.            Earthquakes and Volcanoes?

3.            Earthquakes.

4.            Earthquakes-Case Study-LIC

5.            Earthquakes Case Study-HIC

6.            The management of Hazards.

7.            Tropical Storms

8.            Tropical Storms case Study-LIC

9.            Tropical Storms case Study-HIC

10.        Global Atmospheric Circulation

11.        Coriolis Effect?

12.        UK weather

13.        Somerset ICT enquiry

14.        Climate Change

15.        Managing Climate Change

16.        Revision

17.        Assessment

GCSE exam style assessment

Spring

The Changing Economic World

1.           Measuring Development

2.           Classifying Development

3.           Demographic Transition Model

4.           ICT case study-Reducing the Development Gap.

5.           How can we reduce the Development Gap?

6.           Reducing the Correlation

7.           Managing Disparities.

8.           Health and Wealth-Reducing the Development Gap.

9.           Migration ICT

10.       Quality of life and factors affecting development

11.       Tourism.

12.       Nigeria introduction

13.       Exploring Nigeria

14.       Exploring Nigeria in the wider world

15.       Manufacturing and TNCs

16.       Aid to Nigeria

17.       Managing Environmental issues

18.       Quality of Life in Nigeria

19.       Causes of Change in the UK

20.       Post Industrial economy

21.       Science and Business Parks

22.       Environmental Impact of Industry

23.       Rural Economies

24.       Infrastructure Development

25.       North/South divide

26.       UK in the wider world

27.       Revision

28.       Assessment

29.       Stratford Upon Avon Fieldtrip-Human Geography study

GCSE Exam Style Assessment- 1-hour duration

 

Summer

Physical Landscapes in the UK-

Coasts and Rivers

1.            The long profile of a river.

2.            Waves

3.            Coastal processes.

4.            Coastal landform Processes.

5.            Coastal Erosion Landforms.

6.            Coastal Deposition

7.            Coastal deposition Landforms at Swanage Bay

8.            Coastal management along a named stretch of UK coast

9.            Lyme Regis

10.        Revision & Assessment

11.        Rivers introduction

12.        Landforms in the Upper Course

13.        Landforms in the Middle Course

14.        Lower Course landforms

15.        River Tees

16.        Hydrograph

17.        Flooding

18.        Flood Management

19.        Somerset ICT enquiry

20.        Rivers of the World

21.        Revision & Assessment

22.        Fieldwork Trip 1-Rivers Investigation-Carding Mill Valley Shropshire

Assessment- End of Year assessment module will consist of a mixture of extended written questions with higher order command words such as ‘Explain’ ‘Evaluate’ ‘Discuss’ ‘Justify’

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KS4 Geography Year 11-Year 2

Autumn

Urban Issues and Challenges

1.            An increasingly Urban World

2.            The emergence of megacities

3.            Case study-Rio BRAZIL

4.            Social challenges in Rio

5.            Economic challenges in Rio

6.            Managing the growth of squatter settlements

7.             Planning for Rio’s poor

8.             Where do people live in the UK

9.            Introducing UK case study

10.        How can Urban change create social opportunities

11.        How can Urban change create economic opportunities

12.        How can urban change affect the environment

13.        Social inequality

14.        New housing in UK case study

15.        Planning for urban sustainability

16.        Sustainable living

17.        Sustainable traffic management.

18.        Revision

19.        Assessment

Assessment- End of Term assessment module will consist of a mixture of extended written questions with higher order command words such as ‘Explain’ ‘Evaluate’ ‘Discuss’ ‘Justify’ Skills questions to test student’s ability

 

   Spring 

Resource Management

1.            Global distribution of resources

2.            Provision of food in the UK

3.            Provision of water in the UK.

4.            Provision of energy in the UK

5.            Supplying enough water in UK-case study

6.            Global water supply

7.            Water insecurity.

8.            How can global water be increased?

9.            World Case Study

10.        Tropical Storms case Study-HIC

11.        Sustainable water supply

12.        World Case Study?

13.        Two visions for the future

14.        Revision

15.        Assessment

 

Assessment- End of Term assessment module will consist of a mixture of extended written questions with higher order command words such as ‘Explain’ ‘Evaluate’ ‘Discuss’ ‘Justify’ Skills questions to test student’s ability

                                    Summer                    

Living World

1.            Introduction to the Living World.

2.            How does change affect eco-systems

3.            Global Eco-systems.

4.            Rainforests

5.            Deforestation in Malaysia (world case study)

6.            The impact of deforestation.

7.            ICT Managing Tropical Rainforests

8.            Sustainable management of Tropical rainforests

9.            Hot Deserts

10.        Opportunities in Hot Deserts

11.        Challenges of Living in Hot Deserts

12.        Desertification

13.        Reducing Desertification

14.        Strategies to reduce Desertification

15.        Planet earth-Deserts

16.        Revision & Assessment

 

Assessment- End of Year assessment module will consist of a mixture of extended written questions with higher order command words such as ‘Explain’ ‘Evaluate’ ‘Discuss’ ‘Justify’ Skills questions to test student’s ability

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 KS5 Geography Year 12-Year 1

Term

Topic/ Key Enquiry Question

Type of Assessment

Autumn

Tectonic processes and Hazards

Players and Attitudes and Actions

1.            Natural Hazards and Disasters.

2.            Plate Tectonics

3.            Understanding earthquakes.

4.            Understanding Volcanic eruptions.

5.            Understanding tsunami

6.            Why do some natural hazards become disasters?

7.            Governance and natural disasters

8.            Geophysical disaster trends and hazard profiles

9.            Multiple hazard zones

10.        Hazard Management Theoretical models

11.        Managing the impacts of tectonic hazards.

12.        Futures and Uncertainties

13.        Revision

14.        Assessment

Coastal Landscapes and Change

Players and Attitudes and Actions

1.            Coastal Landscapes and systems.

2.            Geology and the coast

3.            Waves and Beaches.

4.            Coastal erosion-processes and landforms.

5.            Coastal Transport and Deposition.

6.            Weathering and mass Movement at the Coast

7.            Sea Level Change

8.            Holderness and coastal erosion

9.            Coastal Flooding

10.        Managing coastal erosion and flooding

11.        Managing coasts in a holistic way

12.        Futures and Uncertainties

13.        Revision and Assessment

 

 

A Level exam style assessment

Spring

Carbon Cycle and Energy Security

Players and Attitudes and Actions

1.           2015 - the year it all changed.

2.            The Carbon Cycle

3.            Carbon sequestration.

4.            A balanced carbon cycle.

5.            Energy security

6.            Fossil fuels-still the norm

7.            Alternatives to fossil fuels.

8.            Threats to the Carbon and Water cycles.

9.            Degrading the Carbon and Water Cycles

10.        Responding to climate change

11.        Revisiting the Enquiry Questions

12.        Books, music and films

13.        Revision

14.        Assessment

The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity

Players and Attitudes and Actions

1.           A world of extremes

2.            The global hydrological cycle

3.            Local hydrological cycles-drainage basins.

4.            The water balance and river regimes

5.            Deficits within the hydrological cycle.

6.            Surpluses within the hydrological cycle.

7.            Climate Change.

8.            Water Insecurity-causes

9.            Water Insecurity -the consequences

10.        Water Insecurity-Managing supplies

11.        Revisiting the Enquiry Questions

12.        Books, music and films

13.        Revision and Assessment

 

 

A Level exam style assessment

Summer

 

Regenerating Places (continued)

Players Attitudes and Actions

1.              Thinking about Places

2.            Understanding your Place

3.            Changing Places-London’s East End

4.            Investigating places

5.            Successful places?

6.            Engaging with Places

7.            Investigating the need for Regeneration

8.            The role of government in regeneration

9.            Regenerating rural places

10.        Regenerating urban places

11.        Regeneration-how successful

12.        Urban regeneration the players

13.        Rural regeneration the players

14.        Revision

15.        Assessment

16.        Physical/Human geography Fieldwork visit

17.        Physical/Human Geography Fieldwork study write up

18.        Fieldwork NEA Proposals

 

 

A Level exam style assessment

 

 

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Autumn

Carbon Cycle and Energy Security

Players and Attitudes and Actions

1.           2015 - the year it all changed.

2.            The Carbon Cycle

3.            Carbon sequestration.

4.            A balanced carbon cycle.

5.            Energy security

6.            Fossil fuels-still the norm

7.            Alternatives to fossil fuels.

8.            Threats to the Carbon and Water cycles.

9.            Degrading the Carbon and Water Cycles

10.        Responding to climate change

11.        Revisiting the Enquiry Questions

12.        Books, music and films

13.        Revision

14.        Assessment

The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity

Players and Attitudes and Actions

1.           A world of extremes

2.            The global hydrological cycle

3.            Local hydrological cycles-drainage basins.

4.            The water balance and river regimes

5.            Deficits within the hydrological cycle.

6.            Surpluses within the hydrological cycle.

7.            Climate Change.

8.            Water Insecurity-causes

9.            Water Insecurity -the consequences

10.        Water Insecurity-Managing supplies

11.        Revisiting the Enquiry Questions

12.        Books, music and films

13.        Revision and Assessment

 

 

Assessment- End of term assessment module will consist of a mixture of extended written questions with higher order command words such as ‘Explain’ ‘Evaluate’ ‘Discuss’ ‘Justify’ Skills questions to test student’s ability

 

   Spring  Year 2

Migration, Identity and Sovereignty

Players, Attitudes and Actions.

1.               A National game?

2.            Globalisation and Migration

3.            The causes of Migration

4.            The consequences of international migration.

5.            Nation states and borders

6.            Nationalism in the modern world

7.            Globalisation and the growth of new types of states

8.            The role and importance of the United nations

9.            The role of IGOs in trade and finance

10.        The role of IGOs in managing global environmental problems

11.        The concept of national identity

12.        Challenges to national identity

13.        Disunity within nations

14.        Revisiting the Enquiry Questions

15.        Books, music, and films

16.        Revision and Assessment

Regenerating Places

Players Attitudes and Actions

1.            Thinking about Places

2.            Understanding your Place

3.            Changing Places-London’s East End

4.            Investigating places

5.            Successful places?

6.            Engaging with Places

7.            Investigating the need for Regeneration

8.            The role of government in regeneration

9.            Regenerating rural places

10.        Regenerating urban places

11.        Regeneration-how successful

12.        Urban regeneration the players

13.        Rural regeneration the players

14.        Revision & Assessment

15.        Human Geography Fieldwork

 

Assessment- End of term assessment module will consist of a mixture of extended written questions with higher order command words such as ‘Explain’ ‘Evaluate’ ‘Discuss’ ‘Justify’ Skills questions to test student’s ability

                                    Summer                   

 

Superpowers)

Players Attitudes and Actions

1.     Making an impact

2.     What is a Superpower?

3.     Changing patterns of power.

4.     Emerging Superpowers

5.     Global Networking

6.     Players in international decision making

7.     Superpowers and the environment

8.     Contested places

9.     Contesting global influence

10. Challenges for the future.

11. Revisiting the Enquiry Questions

12. Revision

13. Assessment

14. NEA Fieldwork

Fieldwork and the Independent Investigation

1.     Introducing the Independent Investigation

2.     Devising a focus and title

3.     Planning and writing the introduction

4.     Planning your fieldwork methodology

5.     Presenting your data

6.     Analysing data

7.     Analysing qualitative data

8.     Writing your conclusion

9.     Writing your evaluation and finalising your enquiry

 

 

Assessment- End of Year course Exam

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How we assess the impact of what your child is taught:

GEOGRAPHY

How will classwork be marked/

monitored/

graded/

self-assessed?

KS3

Tick marked/self-assessed every 3 weeks. WWW (What Worked Well) & EBI (Even Better If…) used.

KS4

Tick marked/self-assessed every 3 weeks. Tick marked/self-assessed every 3 weeks minimum. WWW (What Worked Well) & EBI (Even Better If…) used.

KS5

Exam questions and spot check of notes completion.  Marked questions will receive feedback. Tick marked/self-assessed every 3 weeks minimum. WWW (What Worked Well) & EBI (Even Better If…) used.

What classwork will be marked?

KS3

All content and homework tick marked with Geography stamp or stickers and/or marking codes.

WWW (What Worked Well) & EBI (Even Better If…) used and students asked to respond to EBI accordingly.

KS4

All content and homework tick marked with Geography stamp or stickers and/or marking codes

KS5

Exam questions only and spot check of notes completion.

How will students ‘reflect’ on marking/ feedback?

KS3

Complete DIRT sheets in green pen following assessments & correct mistakes in green pen

Peer and self-assessment used.

Students will respond to EBI comments in exercise books.

KS4

Complete DIRT sheets in green pen following assessments

Correct mistakes in green pen

Peer and self-assessment used.

Students will respond to EBI (Even Better If…)  comments in exercise books.

KS5

After longer style exam questions /essays, students will receive feedback and/or be given opportunity to reflect and change content at least once every half term.

How will Homework be marked/ monitored/ graded?

KS3:

Regular homework will be checked weekly for completion and accuracy.  Homework will be marked with WWW (What Worked Well) & EBI (Even Better If…) and students encouraged to respond to EBI.

KS4:

Regular homework will be checked weekly for completion and accuracy.  Exam questions will be commented on and graded/scored.

KS5:

Essays will be graded/scored and commented on

What are the formal Assessments? When are they marked?

All assessment completed will be marked and students given DIRT time to reflect on feedback, mark schemes to improve their answers.  This applies to KS3, KS4 and KS5.

Formal assessment includes KS3-end of unit tests.

Past GCSE exam paper for KS4/mock exams in December for KS4 and January for KS5.

KS5: End of unit tests, graded and teacher comments given, self -assessment and peer assessment as necessary.