St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
Promoting Excellence, Endeavour and Empowerment

Coursework Deadlines

Coursework Deadlines

 

Subject

Exam Board

Coursework/Practical details in Year 13

Module Exams completed in Year 13

Art and Design

CCEA

Year 13:

AS worth 40% of A-level

AS 1: Experimental Portfolio (Sept - Jan)
50% of AS

AS 2: Personal Response (Feb - start of May)
50% of AS

 

Biology

CCEA

Year 13

AS 3: Practical Skills (Exam and practical assessment) – 10% of A Level (May)

 

Year 13

AS 1: Molecules and Cells – 155 of A Level (May)

 

AS 2: Organisms and their Environment – 15% of A Level (May)

 

Business Studies (BTEC)

Pearson

Year 13

Unit 1: Exploring Business (90 credits)

 

3 Assignments

Assignment 1 - Friday 27th September

Assignment 2 - Monday 11th November

Assignment 3 - Wednesday 18th December

 

Year 13

Unit 2: Developing a Marketing Campaign (90 credits) (May)

Business Studies

CCEA

N/A

Year 13

AS 1: Introduction to Business – 20% of A Level (May)

 

AS 2: Growing Business – 20% of A Level (May)

 

Chemistry

CCEA

Year 13

Practical module 3A (May)

Practical exam paper

8% A Level

 

Year 13

Module 1 - 16% of A Level (May)

Module 2 - 16% of A Level (May)

Computer Science

WJEC

 

Year 13

Unit 1: On-screen exam – 15% of A2 (May)

Unit 2: Written exam – 25% of A2 (May)

 

Construction and the Built Environment: BTEC Level 3

Pearson

Year 13

Unit 2: Sustainable Construction

Assignment 1 – 23rd September

Assignment 2- 18th October

Assignment 3 – 25th November

 

Unit 5 - Technology and Design in Construction and Civil Engineering

Assignment 1 – 18th December

Assignment 2 – 21st January

 

Unit 18 – Computer Aided Design

Assignment 1 – 28th February

Assignment 2 – 27th March

Assignment 3 – 22nd April

 

N/A

Drama and Theatre Studies

WJEC

Year 13

Unit 1: Theatre Workshop – 24% of A Level

Students work in group to re-interpret an already published play (completed by January 2020)

 

Year 13

Unit 2: Text in Theatre – 16% of A Level (May)

Digital Technology

CCEA

 

Year 13

AS 1: Approaches to System Development – 20% A Level (May)

AS 2: - Fundamentals of Digital Technology – 20% A Level (May)

 

Economics

CCEA

N/A

Year 13

AS 1: Markets and Market Failure – 20% of A Level (May)

 

AS 2: Managing the National Economy – 20% of A Level (May)

 

 

Engineering: BTEC Level 3

Pearson

Year 13

Unit 1: Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace

 

Assignment 1 – 14th November

Assignment 2 – 20th March

Assignment 3 – 24th April

 

Unit 35: Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits

 

Assignment 1 – 24th October

Assignment 2 – 21st March

Assignment 3 – 3rd May

 

Year 13

Unit 5: Mechanical Principles and Applications (Exam based – internal)

 

Assignment 1 – 30th November

Assignment 2 – 27th February

Assignment 3 – 10th April

Assignment 4 – 15th May

English Literature

CCEA

 

 

Year 13

AS 1: The Study of Poetry 1900–Present and Drama 1900 –Present (24% of A level)

AS 2: The Study of Prose Pre 1900 (16% of A level)

 

French

CCEA

N/A

Year 13

AS 1: Speaking exam (May) – 12% of A Level

AS 2: Listening, Reading and Use of Language – 16% of A Level

AS 3: Extended Writing – 12% of A Level

 

Geography

 

 

Year 13

AS 1: Physical Geography (1 hour 15 mins) – 40% AS and 16% of A Level (May)

AS 2: Human Geography (1 hour 15 mins) – 40% AS and 16% of A Level (May)

AS 3: Fieldwork Skills and Techniques in Geography (1 hour) - 20% of AS 8% of A level        

 

Government and Politics

CCEA

N/A

Year 13

AS 1: The Government and Politics of NI (May)

AS 2: The British Political Process (May) 24% of A Level

 

Health and Social Care Single Award

CCEA

Year 13

Unit 1: Promoting Positive Care (due January) 10% of A Level

 

Unit 2: Communication in Health, Social Care and Early Years Settings (due January) 10% of A Level

 

 

Health and Social Care Double Award

CCEA

Year 13

Unit 1: Promoting Positive Care (due November 2019) 5% of A Level

Unit 2: Communication in Health, Social Care and Early Years Settings (due November 2019) 10% of A Level

Unit 4: Safeguarding Children (due January) 5% A Level

Unit 6: Holistic Therapies (due January) 5% of A Level

 

 

History

CCEA

N/A

Year 13

AS 1: 20% A Level (May)

AS 2: 20% A Level (May)

 

Information Technology: BTEC Level 3

Pearson

Year 13

Unit 3: Internally assessed project – 90 credits (due February)

Year 13

Unit 2: Database system (Case Study – Controlled Assessment – 90 credits (May)

 

Irish

CCEA

N/A

Year 13

AS 1: Speaking exam (May) – 12% of A Level

AS 2: Listening, Reading and Use of Language – 16% of A Level

AS 3: Extended Writing – 12% of A Level

 

Land Use, Environment and Sustainability: BTEC Level 3

Pearson

Year 13

Unit 33: Understand the principals of Animal Biology

Unit 10: Understand Agricultural Organic Production

Unit 14: Participate in Business Planning and improvement in the land based sector

 

N/A

Mathematics

CCEA

N/A

Year 13

AS 1: Pure Mathematics – 24% of A Level (May)

AS 2: Applied Mathematics – 16% of A Level

 

Moving Image Arts

CCEA

Year 13

AS 1: Portfolio 24% A Level

Year 13

AS 2: Online examination 16% A Level (May)

 

Music

CCEA

Year 13

Unit 1: Performance – 13% of A Level

Unit 2: Composing – 13% of A Level (completed by 15th April)

Year 13

Unit 3: Responding to Music – 14% of A Level

Nutrition and Food Science

CCEA

N/A

Year 13

AS 1: The principles of nutrition and its importance to human health – 20% A Level (May)

AS 2: Diet, lifestyle and health – 20% A Level (May)

 

Physical Education

WJEC

Year 13

AS 2: Improving Personal Performance in Physical Education

 

Practical performance – 16%

 

Year 13

AS 1: Exploring Physical Education – Exam – 24% of A Level (May)

Physics

CCEA

N/A

Year 13

AS 1: Forces, Energy and Electricity - 16% of A Level

AS 2: Waves, Photons and Astronomy – 16% of A Level

AS 3: Practical Techniques and Data Analysis – 8% of A Level

 

Religious Studies

CCEA

N/A

Year 13

AS 2: An Introduction to the Acts of the Apostles – 20% of A Level (May)

AS 5: The Celtic Church in Ireland in the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Centuries – 20% of A Level (May

 

Spanish

CCEA

N/A

Year 13

AS 1: Speaking exam (May) – 12% of A Level

AS 2: Listening, Reading and Use of Language – 16% of A Level

AS 3:  Extended Writing – 12% of A Level

 

Sport: BTEC Level 3 (Single and Double Award)

Pearson

This subject is 100% coursework based

 

Year 13

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology in Sport – November 2019

Unit 8: Practical Team Sports - December 2019

Unit 7: Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise – December 2019

Unit 2: The Physiology of Fitness – February 2020

Unit 3: Assessing Risk in Sport – April 2020

Unit 11: Sports Nutrition – May 2020

Unit 4 – Fitness Training and Programming – May 2020

 

 

 


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