Skip to content ↓

Copleston High School

Curriculum Maps

A summary of some of the topics we study are outlined in our curriculum maps:



 

 

How will my child be assessed?

 

Assessment and Feedback Outline Approach

KS3

The students are in DT for sixth months at KS3.

Year 7

There are two assessed projects- bookend and photo frames. There is a formal test at the start of the sixth months to assess current understanding and again a summative assessment at the end of sixth months. The booklets are differentiated with extension tasks and include teacher assessment, peer assessment and self-assessment. Literacy is a part of the booklets along with translations if a class has an EAL student (ICT access required).

Year 8

There are three assessed projects- lever toy, box and card. The booklets are differentiated with extension tasks and include teacher assessment, peer assessment and self-assessment. Literacy is a part of the booklets along with translations if a class has an EAL student (ICT access required). Each project has a summative assessment.

Practical tasks are differentiated by level of difficulty.

KS4

In Year 9 there are a range of skills-based projects support by booklets. The booklet contains peer, self and teacher assessment. There is one group project where students are assigned different tasks. Each project has a summative test.

Mock exams in Year 10 and 11 also have detailed written feedback.

KS5

An assessment timeline is shared with the students.

Year 12 have a range of skills project (hammer and stool) and a design-based Graphics project. There are assessed.

Year 13 have a NEA to complete assessed within exam board guidelines.

Along with formal mock exams students have an example questions, a revision book and a self-study booklet to work through.