Year 9 and 10 assessments
In late November and early December we will be running a range of assessments for our junior students.
These provide important information for class and subject placements for next year. They also inform our end of year reports which will be sent home by email on Tuesday 15th of December.
It is business, and timetable, as usual for Year 9 and 10 students, even though the senior students have now left for external exams. We expect our junior students to remain engaged in their learning and to maintain the high standards the Riccarton Way expects. There will be some opportunities for end of year celebrations and fun at the very end of the term.
Year 9 assessments:
Year 9 students will have assessments in class time in the final few weeks of the term. With very few exceptions, they remain on their usual timetable for the rest of the school year.
Year 10 assessments:
On Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 of November all Year 10 students will sit assessment tasks, under exam conditions, in the school Hall. It is a good opportunity for them to experience formal exams ahead of next year’s NCEA. Students must be in full school uniform and be outside the Hall at least 15 minutes before their exams begin. Year 10 students will only need to attend school for exams on these two days and will be released at around 12:45.
Teachers will provide information about the material that will be assessed and what equipment needs to be brought along. Students need to be organising effective revision programmes for these exams.
Monday 23rd November:
8:30 – 10:30: Maths
11:00 – 12:30: Social Studies
Tuesday 24th November:
8:30 – 10:30: English
11:00 – 12:30: Science
Normal timetable resumes for Year 10 students on Wednesday 25th November.
Other subjects will also have important assessments as the academic year comes to a close. These will be held in class time.
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