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05/04/19

Wishing all of our students and staff an enjoyable Easter holiday!

05/04/19

And to you too!

05/04/19

Please email Mr Wigington at b.wigington.org.uk, he is our Head of PE and I am sure he will be able to help. Many thanks

05/04/19

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We've built four new schools to educate local children and support our growing population https://t.co/NCsoHxrshD

05/04/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Many thanks to for hosting a very entertaining game of football involving Booby Moore Academy & the year 7 football team. Well done to everybody who played 👏⚽️ https://t.co/OLpJk7QHke

05/04/19

Well done to the chobham Lendlease challenge group who won in the final on Wednesday, a fabulous design and presentation by all! https://t.co/dV5KxrH8dh

03/04/19

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Not a bad location for our Challenge finale today! Good luck to all of our participants ⭐️ https://t.co/cFvwcOq5gH

03/04/19

On their final day Year 12 geographers are analysing the data they collected yesterday at the coast. https://t.co/6m5CPhodIk

03/04/19

Thank you for addressing this, hopefully we can resolve it

02/04/19

Year 12 Geographers are looking at erosion on the North Norfolk coast and protection at Overstrand as part of their field course. https://t.co/UvotWk2Fhc

01/04/19

Year 12 Geographers have arrived in Cromer as part of the sixth form geography field trip https://t.co/2KY4X5SONm

01/04/19

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Our ‘women in aviation’ programme finale about to take off at amazing yacht hotel! 💫 🚤 can’t wait to watch the girls’ presentations! https://t.co/WL1Hv9xqxO

29/03/19

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Employees from have volunteered with Code Club at 's neighbours for the past 3 months and yesterday marked the last session of the programme. It's been hugely impressive to see the students taking on these new skills so effortlessly https://t.co/KiVa1Zeb78

29/03/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The final stop for the year 8 students is a visit to the brand new strength and conditioning suite to participate in some fitness testing.🏋️‍♂️ https://t.co/mctChA7V1B

29/03/19

Chobham Year 8 students visit Kings College Cambridge https://t.co/w6sw4QODfk

27/03/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

15 year 8 students have attended the University of Brighton for a day of fun sports and an insight into sport related degrees at higher education. https://t.co/SHz2FiEsjZ

27/03/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The year 8 PE innovation day has began with a talk from about possible avenues through sport, living away from home, budgeting, making friends, social life and much more. https://t.co/km5PBV2gin

27/03/19

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Just before lunch the year 8 students took part in team bonding activities where they designed their very own indoor caves. https://t.co/q1xKLy9t1m

27/03/19

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A-level Mandarin

A Level Mandarin (Pre-U)

Aims

To enable students to:

  • develop the ability to understand Mandarin Chinese
  • enable the candidate to communicate confidently and clearly in Mandarin Chinese
  • form a sound based of skills, language and attitudes required for further study, work and leisure
  • develop insights into the culture and civilisation of countries where Chinese is spoken
  • encourage positive attitudes to language learning and a sympathetic approach to other cultures and civilisations
  • further intellectual and personal development by promoting learning and social skills.

 

Topic Areas

  1. Family
  2. Young people
  3. Education
  4. The media
  5. Work and leisure
  6. The environment

     

Assessment Overview

Component

Component name

Duration

Weighting (%)

Type of assessment

Paper 1

Speaking

c.15 minutes

20

Externally assessed speaking test

Paper 2

Listening, Reading and Translation

2 hours 30 minutes

30

Externally set and marked written paper

Paper 3

Writing and Usage

2 hours

25

Externally set and marked written paper

Paper 4

Chinese Culture

2 hours 30 mintues

25

Externally set and marked written paper

 

Assessment Objectives

AO1

Understand and respond to texts written in the target language and to spoken material.

AO2

Manipulate the target language accurately in spoken and written forms to demonstrate a capacity to choose appropriate examples of lexis and structures.

AO3

Select information and present it in the target language and in English, organising arguments and ideas logically.

AO4

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of aspects of Chinese society.