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  • 1. Monday 29 th March 2010: Year 9 Information and Revision Evening Guide to Controlled Assessment Email: [email_address] www.funkygeography.blogspot.com
  • 2. Monday 29 th March 2010: Year 9 Information and Revision Evening -What is Controlled Assessment? -What does ‘Control’ actually mean? -How can I encourage my child to get the most out of their controlled assessment work? -How will Controlled Assessment take place within Geography?
  • 3. Monday 29 th March 2010: Year 9 Information and Revision Evening What is Controlled Assessment? Controlled Assessment is a new form of internal assessment. Following a coursework review by QCA, Controlled Assessment has been introduced as part of nearly all new GCSEs, to replace coursework.
  • 4. Monday 29 th March 2010: Year 9 Information and Revision Evening -During the work for Controlled Assessment students must produce work/evidence independently but the teacher will be able to give some advice, support, guidance and feedback. -The amount will vary depending upon the type of task you are doing. How much teacher support can i expect?
  • 5. Monday 29 th March 2010: Year 9 Information and Revision Evening What does 'Control' actually mean? Direct sight of the supervisor at all times. Use of resources and interaction with other candidates is tightly prescribed Work must be completed in the classroom/field in the specified hours. Group work can take place but the supervisor must make sure that the candidates work is their own. Limited supervision– requirements are clearly specified, but some work may be completed without direct supervision. High Medium Low
  • 6. Monday 29 th March 2010: Year 9 Information and Revision Evening Encourage your child...
    • • To do the research at home, gather photographs etc.
    • To know how to keep a record of where all the information they want to use comes from. This will allow them to include references and a bibliography when they write up the task.
    • See ‘How to reference secondary sources’ w/s.
  • 7. Assessment - 50% final exam – end of Yr 10 - 25% SDME– Jan of Yr10 *15% Controlled Assessment- Fieldwork Focus – May of Yr 9 *10% Controlled Assessment- Geographical Investigation – Sept/Oct of Yr10 (Both Controlled Assessment marks submitted in Jan of Yr10) Monday 29 th March 2010: Year 9 Information and Revision Evening