AQA A-Level History: Outstanding Assessment, Marking and Feedback
ABOUT THIS COURSE
This new course focuses on developing a deeper understanding of assessment in AQA A Level History and provides opportunities to explore strategies to enhance exam performance for all students.
The course will enable teachers to develop their understanding and skills needed to assess student responses to the different question types on AQA A Level History exam papers. The course will also emphasise those teaching and learning strategies which will best facilitate improvement in student performance with a focus on the role of assessment for learning.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
Develop a deeper understanding of the assessment demands in AQA A Level History
Discover what examiners are looking for in L5 answers
Improve your ability to assess and improve student responses for Paper 1 and 2 questions
Strengthen your approach to producing high level work for the NEA
Take away strategies and approaches to maximise students’ marks in the exams
Find out more about how to give the most effective feedback to students
Accessing and Utilising Effective Assessment
10.00 – 10.30am
Develop a critical understanding of exam board assessment standards.
Gain an appreciation of the precise demands of both exam papers.
Understand how to use the exam report feedback.
Assessment objectives and the implications for teaching and learning.
Creating effective student accessible mark schemes which will ensure enhanced learner engagement and appreciation of assessment criteria.
Effective Assessment of Extract Questions
10.30 – 11.15am
Understanding the requirements of Section A Paper 1 extract exercises.
Denise Morris has over 25 years teaching and examining experience. She is a former Head of History Department and is currently a Senior Examiner with a major examination board. In addition, she moderates and advises on A-Level History coursework. She has marked with multiple examination boards and has acted as a teacher trainer since 2017.