Year 7 Reporting & AssessmentPlease click on the link below for more information on each subject.
Music Assessment Information
Languages Assessment Information
Visual Art Assessment Information
Students learn to read and write musical notation, and understand the basic
rudiments of music.
Students learn about different styles and genres of music through discussion,
written tasks, research, and listening exercises.
Students are taught basic keyboard skills and how to put their music theory
knowledge into practice by reading notation. This culminates in a practical
assessment at the end of the unit.
Students are taught basic guitar skills (chords in Year 7 and Tablature in Year 8)
and this culminates in a practical assessment at the end of the unit.
Foundation – Lacks the knowledge to communicate using simple words and
Stage 1- Develops confidence in responding to simple words and phrases.
Stage 2 - Speaks with confidence in responding to simple words, phrases and
Stage 3 - Speaks confidently responding to simple words, phrases and
Stage 4 - Speaks confidently using good pronunciation when responding to
simple set phrases or questions.
Foundation – Demonstrates difficulty in comprehending simple texts.
Stage 1 - Identifies some main details from simple texts.
Stage 2 - Identifies main details from simple texts.
Stage 3 - Identifies main details and ideas from simple texts.
Stage 4 - Identifies main details and ideas from longer simple texts.
Developing Practical Knowledge
Students develop practical skills through the exploration of a variety of art materials, tools and techniques. Students apply learnt knowledge of art elements and processes to make images and objects.
Students generate ideas in response to a variety of motivations. Imagination and invention with materials is used to develop ideas further.
Students use pencil mark making skills to make observational drawings showing shape, form, texture and pattern.
Students create an oil pastel landscape developed from images from Shakespear Park. They are asked to use a variety of mark making techniques to depict different landscape features and blend colours.
Students develop compositions from observational drawing of fish or birds. They use dye washes and vivid/indian ink mark making to refine their images.
For an explanation of National Standards please click here
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How to support your child's learning at Year 7 click here
How to support your child's learning at Year 8 click here
For an explanation regarding PAT testing click here
An explanation of Key Competencies click here
Understanding Curriculum Levels click here
Understanding AsTTle testing click here