By continual assessment and a controlled assessment within school
All units are assessed and graded internally by the school and a visiting moderator from the exam board. The coursework units comprise 60% of the overall mark and the externally set piece 40% for A-Level.
- Part 1: Practical work (72 marks). From personal starting points students submit supporting studies and personal outcome(s)
- Part 2: Personal study (18 marks). Students submit a piece of continuous prose of a minimum of 1000 words
Externally Set assignment: Sustained focus period of 15 hours of controlled assessment in which students create a final response to the theme. (72 marks). Students submit preparatory studies and personal outcome(s)