Key Stage 4 Information

 

Please click on the images below to view the booklets.

 

Parent Guide for Year 10

 

GCSE Pod Guide - Supporting your child through GCSE's

 

 

Key Dates and Timings for Year 10 

To print off a PDF version select link here:  Key Dates for Year 10 2017-18.pdf

Wednesday 27th September 2017

Year 10 Expectations Evening

 

Monday 16th October 2017

Year 10 Maximize - Study Skills – Year 10 off timetable

three lessons

Friday 24th November 2017

Progress check sent by email

Thursday 29th March 2018

Full reports sent by email

Monday 23rd  – 30th April 2018

Year 10 Internal Examinations

Saturday 19th – Sunday 20th May 2018

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award Practice Expedition

Sunday 3rd – Monday 4th June 2018

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Qualifying Expedition

Saturday 9th – Saturday 16th June 2018

French Exchange

Friday 29th June 2018

Progress check sent by email

Thursday 5th July 2018

Year 10 Parents’ Evening 4.30-7.30pm

 

 

Non Examined Assessment (NEA) / Controlled Assessment Timings - Year 10

 

September

October

November

December

January

February

 

 

Art - Critical Study

(coursework)

 

Textiles – Embroidered Illustration artist critical analysis

 

Art – Sketchbook

mid-project review

(Coursework)

 

Textiles – Sketchbook mid- project review (Coursework)

 

March

April

May

June

July

 

 

Art – Unit 1 deadline

Final piece and

sketchbook hand- in (coursework)

 

 

Textiles – Unit 1 deadline

Final piece and

sketchbook hand- in (coursework)

 

Drama – Devised

Practical Exam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music - Practice

Composition 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computing

Mock Comp3

Programming unit

 

 

 

 

Computing

Mock Comp3

Programming unit

 

Design and Technology - GCSE start

 

Engineering - GCSE start

 

Music - Practice

Composition 2

Computing

Mock Comp3

Programming unit

 

Design and Technology - Section 1

 

Engineering - Section 1

 

Art – Unit 2 (Identity) mid- project review (Coursework)

 

Textiles – Unit 2 (Surfaces) mid- project review (Coursework)

 

 

 

GCSE Textbook Recommended Reading

GCSE Textbook Recommendations view list here:  GCSE Textbook Recommendations

 

Homework Timetables

Year 10 Homework Timetable select link here:  Year 10 Homework Timetable 2017-18

 

Homework and Independent study

Homework is likely to include writing assignments, reading, project work, collection of material, studying for tests, research/enquiry, data collection, preparation for orals, note making, preparation for group or individual presentation, preparation for role play, performance practice for music, learning vocabulary, 2D and 3D art practical tasks and so forth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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