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La Retraithe Sixth Form

Assessment Strategy

Assessment Guidelines 2020-2021 for La Retraite 6 Students:

  • The SIMS input grades are based on the teacher’s judgement.
  • The school recognises that pupil progress is not necessarily linear and is often ‘spiky’
  • Homework is acknowledged by the teacher and used in class
  • All HW and assessed work is completed in a separate folder
  • Information recorded on student assessment sheets
YEAR 12
Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
4 formative assessments 4 formative assessments 4 formative assessments
1 summative GCSE assessment based on curriculum covered for half a year - this may be divided if 2 separate teachers   1 summative GCSE assessment based on curriculum covered for half a year - this may be divided if 2 separate teachers

SIMS input:

  • Test grade
  • Predicted grade based on teacher judgement

SIMS input:

  • Predicted grade based on teacher judgement

SIMS input:

  • Test grade
  • Predicted grade based on teacher judgement
YEAR 13
Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
4 formative assessments 4 formative assessment  
1 summative GCSE assessment based on curriculum covered for half a year - this may be divided if 2 separate teachers 2 summative assessments based on full curriculum  

SIMS input:

  • Test grade
  • Predicted grade based on teacher judgement

SIMS input:

  • Test grade
  • Predicted grade based on teacher judgement