ST. MARY'S CANOSSIAN COLLEGE

C. Assessment System

Form

Term

Tests / Exams.

Weighting

 

F.3

First Term:

 

(a) Term marks

30 %

(+5% Bonus marks)

- Assessments (Expt WS, CAR, Dictation, Quiz, online MC)

10%

- Organized Test

20%

(b) Mid-Year Exam

70 %

Second Term:

 

(a) Term marks

30 % (+5% Bonus marks)

- Assessments (Expt WS, CAR, Dictation, Quiz, online MC)

10%

- Organized Test

20%

(b) Final Exam.

70 %

 

Form

Term

Tests / Exams.

Weighting

F.4

First and second Term:

(a) Term marks

30% (+5 Bonus marks)

- Assignments like HW, expt. WS, notes/further ex.

15%

- Quizzes

- Organized Tests

15%

(b) Exam

70 %

 

 

Form

Term

Tests / Exams.

Weighting

F.5

First and second Term:

(a) Term marks

30% (+5 Bonus marks)

- Assignments like HW, expt. WS, notes/further ex.

15%

- Quizzes

- Organized Tests

15%

(b) Exam

70 %

 

Form

Term

Tests / Exams.

Weighting

F.6

First Term:

(a) Term marks

30% (+5 Bonus marks)

- Assignments like HW, expt. WS, notes/further ex.

15%

- Quizzes

- Organized Tests

15%

(b) Exam – Paper I and II

70 %

 

  • Medical certificates are required if students are absent from assessments like the quizzes, dictations, organized tests and exams etc.; otherwise, 0 marks will be given.
  • If a student is absent from organized tests and exams with justified reasons, her assessment weighting will be adjusted.
  • If exam is cancelled due to some uncertainties e.g. class suspension, the weighting of term marks and organized tests will become more significant.
  • The assessment plans are subject to change due to some uncertainties e.g. suspension of face-to-face lessons.
  • Marks will be deducted for late submission of assignments.
  • 3% Bonus marks will be awarded for self-learning exercises.
  • 2% Bonus marks will be awarded for being punctual to submit homework.

 

 

Last Updated: 2021-09-02


 

A. Objectives

  • To provide learning experiences for students to arouse scientific curiosity and interest
  • To groom students as proactive learners and lead to positive transformation for improvement
  • To help students to understand and evaluate the social, ethical, economic, environmental and technological implications of chemistry as part of STEM education, and to develop an attitude of responsible global citizenship
  • To develop students’ capacities for self-directed and lifelong learning in Chemistry and STEM

 

Last Updated: 2020-11-29


 

D. Assessment Syllabus

Final Exam Syllabus
F.3
Syllabus:
Ch 1-8 (except Ch 4 p.7, Ch 6 p. 6-7, Ch 7 p.20-25 & Ch 8 p.12-13, p.16-17)
Concept of fair test and prior knowledge learnt in F.1-2 I.S.
 
Time allowed: 1 hour and 15 minutes
 
Paper total75 marks
 
Format of the examMC, fill in the blank and structured questions
 
F.4
Syllabus:
Ch 1-23
Concept of fair test and prior knowledge learnt in F.1-2 I.S.
 
Time allowed: 2 hours and 30 minutes
 
Paper total120 marks
 
Format of the examMC (36 marks) and structured questions (84 marks)
 
F.5
 
Syllabus:
Ch 1-46
Concept of fair test and prior knowledge learnt in F.1-2 I.S.
 
Time allowed: 2 hours and 30 minutes
 
Paper total120 marks
 
Format of the examMC (36 marks) and structured questions (84 marks)
 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 2021-05-17


 

E. Subject Resources

Reference

 

Last Updated: 2020-11-29


 

B. Subject Teachers

Name of Teachers

Levels

Ms Berenice Lau (Panel Head)

F.4 and F.5

Ms Rowena Tang

F.3, F,5 and F.6


 

Last Updated: 2021-09-02