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Assessment timetable for 3rd years 2017/2018

English

  • Classroom Based Assessment 1: Carried out in May 2017
  • Classroom Based Assessment 2: Collection of texts will be completed by Friday 20th April
  • Assessment Task:Will be completed the week of : Monday 23rd -Friday 27th April
  • Final Written examination: Wednesday 6th June 2018

Assessment timetable for 2nd years 2017/2018

Business Studies

  • Classroom Based Assesment 1: Monday 12th March to Friday 20th April.
  • Classroom Based Assessment 2: During 3rd year (dates to be issued)

Science

  • Classroom Based Assessment 1: Friday 20th April to Friday 18th May.
  • Classroom Based Assessment 2: During 3rd year (dates to be issued)

English

  • Classroom Based Assessment 1: Friday 27th April to Friday 18th May.
  • Classroom Based Assessment 2: During 3rd year (dates to be issued)

Reporting

Classroom Based Assessment:

Students will be informed of their grade in each Classroom Based Assessment by their Teacher following a Subject Learning and Assessment Review by subject teachers. The grading system for the Class room Based Assessments is as follows:
1: Exceptional
2: Above expectation
3: In line with expectations
4: Yet to meet expectations

These grades (descriptors) will appear in the Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement issued by the Department  of Education & Skills and the school in the January following the Junior Cert Examination

Assessment Task:

This Assessment Task will be carried out in school and is worth 10% of the final written examination. The Assessment task is linked to Classroom Based Assessment 2.

Final Written Examination:

The Final Written examination is held in June 2018 and the grade achieved here combined with the Assessment Task result will be the grade on the Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement.
English will be graded as follows:
Grade Range (%):
  • Distinction                          ≥90 to 100
  • Higher Merit                      ≥75 and <90
  • Merit                                 ≥55 and <75
  • Achieved                           ≥40 and <55
  • Partially Achieved            ≥20 and <40
  • (not graded)                      ≥0 and <20

 

All further school reports in English (3rd years), English,Science,Business (2nd years) will be in this format.  All other subjects will continue with the existing grade system i.e. A, B, C, D, E, F, NG.

 
   
     

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