Gundagai High School

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Assessment and reporting Year 9

 

Our teachers use a variety of strategies to assess each student's work. This includes observing their work in class and looking closely at the work they produce throughout the year.

 

Teachers also assess each student's achievements based on the outcomes of the syllabus of each course.

 

A written report is sent home twice a year to provide feedback about student achievement and performance against the syllabus outcomes.

 

We provide detailed information to students about what is expected from them throughout the year and how their work will be assessed.

 

Years 7-10 students receive an assessment handbook at the start of term 1. This contains important information, such as which outcomes will be assessed and when assessment tasks will take place.

 

The handbook contains the following important information:

  • the Assessment Policy and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • a Personal Assessment Calendar so students can map out when their assessment tasks are taking place. This should help them to plan their study time, as well as take responsibility for their learning so they can hand their assessment tasks in on time.
  • School Examination Procedures that apply to all formal examinations and includes those held during formal examination weeks as well as those held in classrooms.

 

You can download a copy of the 2019 Year 9 Assessment Handbook.

 

Please note: There have been changes to the term 2 mathematics assessment tasks. This information has been communicated to students in their mathematics lessons. Please see faculty teachers to clarify any information as required.

 

Information about illness/misadventure appeals is provided here (pdf 175 KB). If needed, the application for illness/misadventure can downloaded here (pdf 22 KB).

 

Information about a range of assessment task scenarios is available here (pdf 96 KB). Read through this information to determine what course of action should be taken if you encounter any difficulties with assessment tasks.

 

Parent/carer - teacher - student meetings

Parents/carers will have the opportunity to discuss their child's progress at parent-teacher-student meetings during the year. However, if there are any issues you wish to discuss with your child's teacher, please contact the school to arrange an appointment.