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Buxton Community School

Buxton Community School

Grading and Assessment Grid

 Grading and Assessment by Subject

Subject

Controlled Assessments/ Non-examination assessments

% of final grade

Number of terminal examination papers

% weighting of terminal examination

Grading structure

Art

Portfolio

60%

I practical paper

40%

9-1

Business Studies

 

 

2 papers

100%

9-1

Child Development

2 units

60%

1 paper

40%

L1 Pass, Merit, Distinction

L2 Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*

Computer Science

1 unit – Compulsory

0%

2 papers

100%

9-1

Construction

1 unit

50%

2 papers

50%

L1 Pass, Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*

OCR National in Creative I-Media

3 units

75%

1 paper

25%

L1 Pass, Merit, Distinction

L2 Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*

Drama

2 units

60%

1 paper

40%

9-1

Engineering Manufacture

2 units

60%

1 paper

 

40%

L1 Pass, Merit, Distinction

L2 Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*

English Language

 

 

2 papers

100%

9-1

English Literature

 

 

2 papers

100%

9-1

Food (Hospitality and Catering)

1 unit

60%

1 Paper

40%

L2 Pass

Merit Distinction Distinction*

French

 

 

4 papers (includes speaking exam)

100%

9-1

Geography - Specification A

 

 

3 papers

100%

9-1

German

 

 

4 papers (includes speaking exam)

100%

9-1

History

 

 

2 papers

100%

9-1

Maths

 

 

 3 papers

100%

9-1

Music

3 units

75%

1 paper

25%

L1 Pass, Merit, Distinction

L2 Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*

Philosophy and Ethics

 

 

2 papers

100%

9-1

Physical Education

1 unit

40%

2 papers

60%

9-1

Psychology

 

 

2 papers

100%

9-1

Spanish

 

 

4 papers (including speaking exam)

100%

9-1

Triple Science;

Biology, Chemistry

Physics

 

 

2 papers per subject

100%

9-1

Separate grade for each subject

Combined Science

 

 

2 papers per subject

100%

9-1

(2 grades)

Design and Technology

1 unit

50%

1 paper

50%

9-1