Assessment Policy (2017-2018)

 

(A) Absence during summative assessment

 

1.Those taking sick leave have to present the doctor’s certificate. Absentees should sit for the make-up-assessment within 3 days. A zero mark will be recorded if no doctor’s certificate or approval from the Principal.

2.A written application approved by the Principal must be made in advance for those taking personal leave. Absentees should sit for the make-up-assessment within 3 days and 20% of the marks will be deducted. No make-up-assessment is made after 3 days and a zero mark will be recorded.

 

(B) Summative Assessment Papers

1. The first term papers will be returned to parents.
2. The second term papers will not be returned to parents. Students should check the papers and do corrections under the supervision of the teachers.
Written application from parents is needed for marks checking.
3. All SSPA papers will be kept at school.

 

(C) Subjects assessed

 

Chinese

English

Mathematics

General Studies

Music

P.E.

Putonghua

Visual Arts

I.T.

Reading

 

(D) Marks and Grades:

 

Grades

A

B

C

D

E

Marks in percentage

88-100

75-87

60-74

30-59

0-29

 

(E) Subjects Weighting and Average Marks for ranking class position*

 

Chinese

English

Maths

General
Studies

Music

Visual
Arts

Full
Marks

Average
Marks

P. 1 – 4

1

1

1

1

/

/

400

Total4

P. 5 – 6

9

9

9

6

2

3

600

Total38

*The first ten positions in each class level and the first three positions in each class will be shown on the student’s report card.

(F) Annual Marks

 

First Summative Assessment

Second Summative Assessment

Annual Marks

P.1

100%

100%

P.2 – 6

50%

50%

100%

 

(G) Arrangement for Read Aloud Assessment Papers by teachers

P.1          ― In the 2nd Term
P.2     ― Only in the 1st Term
P.3-P.6 ― No arrangement for Read Aloud Assessment Papers

Weighting of Chinese, English, Mathematics and General Studies Assessments in each term

 

Chinese

 

Assessment Paper

Marks

Proportion

P. 1-2

P. 3-6

Reading and Writing(Summative)

100

40%

70%

Listening

5/10

25%

10%

Speaking

5/10

25%

10%

Dictation

100

10%

10%

Total

100%

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English

 

Assessment Paper

Marks

Proportion

P. 1-2

P. 3-6

Reading and Writing (Summative)

100

40%

70%

Listening

5/10

25%

10%

Speaking

5/10

25%

10%

Dictation

100

10%

10%

Total

100%

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematics and General Studies

 

Format

Weighting

P.1

P.2 – 5

P.6

Formative Assessment
(Game booth /
Pencil and paper
mode)and

Summative Assessment

Whole year First Term First Term
Formative Assessment Formative Assessment Formative Assessment
1) Game booth

10%

1) Pencil and paper mode

10%

1) Pencil and paper mode

10%

2) Pencil and paper mode

10%

2) Pencil and paper mode

10%

2) Pencil and paper mode

10%

3) Game booth

10%

Summative Assessment

80%

Summative Assessment

80%

4) Pencil and paper mode

10%

Total︰

100%

Total︰

100%

Summative Assessment

60%

Total︰

100%

Second Term Second Term

Formative Assessment Summative Assessment

100%

3) Pencil and paper mode

10%

4) Pencil and paper mode

10%

Total︰

100%

Summative Assessment

80%

Total︰

100%

Homework Policy (2017-2018)

Students will have 15 minutes to do their homework during the lesson for each of the main subjects (Chinese, English, Mathematics and General Studies)every day. Students are expected to complete their homework within 30 minutes after school.