Pupils in Key Stage 3 are assessed throughout the year to enable us to continually monitor their progress in each core subject.
Key Stage 3 pupils do not have a series of summer examinations in the same way that Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 pupils do, but we thought it would be helpful to share with your when each core subject plans to assess your child during this summer term.
Key Stage 3 Summer Assessments
|Subject||Last Year 7 Assessments||Last Year 8 Assessments||Last Year 9 Assessments|
|Science||5/7/2021||5/7/2021||Skills Test – 28/6/21|
Knowledge Test – 5/7/21
|Modern Foreign Languages||5/7/21||26/6/21||5/7/21|
Your child’s teacher will provide them with guidance and advice on how to prepare for these assessments. You can view what is being currently taught in your child’s subject by visiting https://barrbeaconschool.co.uk/curriculum/
Our subject specialists recommend the following revision guides, however it is not essential to purchase all of these. Your child will have all the required information in their books.
|Subject||Recommended study guide|
|English||CGP KS3 English Complete Revision & Practice (Paperback)ISBN: 9781847621566|
|Mathematics||Higher tier Mathematics: KS3 Maths complete revision & Practice – Higher (with online edition) CGP ISBN: 9781841463834 Support tier Mathematics: KS3 Maths Complete Revision & Practice – Foundation (with online edition) CGPISBN: 9781789082449|
|Science||Year 7 and 8: KS3 Revision Guide CGP. ISBN-13 9781841463858 (this will cover most of what we teach but as our course is bespoke it will not be an exact match).|
|French||Key Stage Three –French The Study Guide (from CPG)· ISBN: 9781841468303· (also available as a work book, ISBN: 9781841468396)|
|German||Key Stage Three –German The Study Guide (from CPG), ISBN: 9781841468402· (also available is a Work Book, ISBN: 9781841468495)|
|Geography||CGP Key Stage 3 Geography. Revision and Practice Book. ISBN- 1841463922|
|History||KS3 History complete revision and practice, CGP books ISBN:978-1841463919|
|Religious Education||CGP Key Stage 3 Religious Education. Revision and Practice Book. ISBN-1782941851|