ST. MARY'S CANOSSIAN COLLEGE

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: 2021-09-23 17:07


 

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


 

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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 %

 Note:

  • 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.

 

 

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D. Assessment Syllabus

Syllabus for 2021-22

Final Examination
F.3
 
Syllabus:
Ch 1-8  Additional Topic (Materials of the modern world)
(exclude Ch4.4 , 7.6-7.7, 8.3-8.6)
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 1-27
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 1-49
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)
 




Organized Test 2 Syllabus
F.3
 
Syllabus:
  • Ch 5, Ch6.1-6.2
  • Concept of fair test and prior knowledge learnt in F.1-2 I.S.
 
Time allowed: 35 minutes
 

Mid-Year Examination
F.3
 
 
 
Syllabus:
Ch 1 - 4 &  Additional Topic (Materials of the modern world)
(exclude Ch4.4 Weathering and erosion of rocks)
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 1-13
Concept of fair test and prior knowledge learnt in F.1-2 I.S.
 
Time allowed: 2 hours 
 
Paper total100 marks
 
Format of the examMC (30 marks) and structured questions (70 marks)
 
F.5
 
 
Syllabus:
Ch 1-35
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)
 


Organized Test 1 Syllabus
F.3
 
Syllabus:
  • Ch 1-2
  • Notes: Materials of the Modern World P.1-3
  • Concept of fair test and prior knowledge learnt in F.1-2 I.S.
 
Time allowed: 35 minutes
 



 

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E. Subject Resources

Reference

 

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