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    Assessment Ladders at KS3

    In this section of the website, you have access to the Assessment Ladders  for each subject at KS3:

    Art, Citizenship, Computing, Drama, English, Food Technology, Geography, Graphics, History, Mathematics, MFL, Music, PE, RE, Science Textiles.

    Each Assessment Ladder has a description of the skills, knowledge and understanding expected at each point on the Assessment Ladder. 

    All the Assessment Ladders are based on the new National Curriculum for KS3 and have taken into consideration the progression to the new GCSEs currently being implemented in Years 10-11 with the grading system 9-1 replacing A*-G.

    We have a cycle of review and revision, therefore all Assessment Ladders may be subject to modification as we go into the new academic year.

    Here at St Bernard’s High School we expect students to make 3-4 points of progress between entry at Year 7 and GCSE at Year 11.

    "St Bernard's has a great sixth form. The staff are really helpful, providing the students with information about various opportunities that can help us throughout our years here. The staff and the students are welcoming and make the transition to year 12 really easy. I couldn't imagine being at any other sixth form".

    — Year 12 Student