Level: KS3 Year 7
Subject Leader: David Kennedy/Gemma Powell
Method of assessment: Students are formally assessed in reading or writing at the end of every half term. Books are marked every 3 weeks in line with the Fulham Cross assessment policy.
Work is continually assessed throughout the course and students are given verbal and written feedback in relation to strengths, weaknesses and focus for improvement. Peer/self-assessment also takes place regularly. Students are given termly levels that take into account classwork as well as homework, in accordance with the National Curriculum. Their progress is recorded in an APP (Assessing Pupil Progress) folder which is used throughout Key Stage 3.
|Section||Autumn Term||Spring Term||Summer Term|
London in Literature
Poetry from around the World|
|Assessment||End of unit assessment: Writing||End of unit assessment: Writing||End of unit assessment: Reading|
Refugee Boy (novel)
Non-fiction reading & writing
|Assessment||End of unit assessment: Reading||End of unit assessment: Writing||End of unit assessment: Reading|
What 3 things should I be doing to support my daughter at home?
- Encourage her to read her current Renaissance Reading book for at least two hours a week.
- Ensure all homework is being completed to the best of her ability.
- Have regular discussions about her learning in English.