Key Stage 5 Assessment Overview

From September 2019, assessment data will be collected and reported home four times per year based on the cycle below. Students in Year 12 have two mock exam seasons and Year 13 have three mock seasons over the course of the year.

When students move into Key Stage 5, targets are set based on their average Key Stage 4 results and end of year/course targets are produced.  At Key Stage 5 these are based on the grading for each specific qualification they are studying.

After each assessment point, a report will be produced showing the following information:


Mock Exam Grade:                  this is the grade achieved in the recent mock exam (if applicable)..

Target Grade:                           this is the grade that would represent expected progress at the end of the course.

Predicted Grade:                     this is the grade the student is highly likely to achieve at the end of the course based on their current work, rates of progress and any exam/assessment results they have achieved.


Grades are formatted based on the distance to target grade:

Attitude to Learning Grade:

In addition, students are awarded an Attitude to Learning grade for each subject based on the following parameters: