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Copleston High School

How will my child be assessed?

 

Assessment and Feedback Outline Approach

KS3

One unit is taught each term, each unit has a formal summative assessment which receives detailed written feedback. Exercises that require extended writing are incorporated into units, these are also identified for detailed written feedback. Vocabulary tests and classwork exercises for Reading and Listening activities examples of where peer and self-assessment can be used.

KS4

Each topic delivered has an end of unit test which receives detailed written feedback. Mock exams in Year 10 and 11 also have detailed written feedback. Exam questions using mark schemes and model answers, and homework questions are all examples of where peer and self-assessment can be used.

KS5

An assessment timeline is shared with the students, which includes monthly summative assessments which receive detailed written feedback, along with formal mock exams. Some research tasks are also identified for detailed written feedback. Exam questions using mark schemes and model answers are examples of where peer and self-assessment can be used. Assessments are marked in line with exam board guidance.