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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

1 unit

25%

2 papers

75%

A*-G

Child Development

2 units

60%

1 paper

40%

A*-G

Computing

1 unit

20%

2 papers

80%

9-1

Construction

3 units

75%

1 paper

25%

L1 Pass, Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*

Engineering

2 units

60%

1 paper

40%

A*-G

English Language

 

 

2 papers

100%

9-1

English Literature

 

 

2 papers

100%

9-1

Food

3 units

75%

1 Paper (Nov 2017)

25%

L1 Pass, Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*

French

Speaking Test

25%

3 papers

75%

9-1

Geography

 

 

3 papers

100%

9-1

German

Speaking Test

25%

3 papers

75%

9-1

History

 

 

2 papers

100%

9-1

Maths

 

 

 3 papers

100%

9-1

Film Studies

1 unit

50%

2 papers

50%

A*-G

Music

2 units

60%

1 paper

40%

9-1

Philosophy and Ethics

 

 

2 papers

100%

9-1

Physical Education

1 unit

40%

2 papers

60%

9-1

Psychology

 

 

2 papers

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 (shorter)

100%

9-1

(2 grades)

Resistant Materials

1 unit

60%

1 paper

40%

A-G