PROMOTION POLICY

PROMOTION POLICY YEAR 2019-20

ASSESSMENT POLICY

 

EXAMINATION TOPICS

 

(THREE EXAMINATIONS: TERM 1, TERM 2, TERM 3)

YEAR GROUP EXAMINATION TOPICS
Year 1 & 2 No written examinations. Grades  will be based on Continuous Assessment process/ program
Year 3 to 9 Each Term Examination will be based on the prescribed topics covered during the Term.
Year 10 In Term1,2 & 3- All topics covered during the Year up until and the date of the examination.
Year 11 In Term 1 -Full topics of Year 10 and topics covered in Term 1 in Year 11.

Mock exam – Full topics of Year 10 and 11 will be included.

These examinations are only internal assessments and end of year results will be based on the results published by CIE.

Year 12 & 13 In Term 1  – Topics covered during the Term until the date of Examination

Mock Exam – Full Year Topics.

These examinations are only internal assessments and end of year result will be based on the Results published by CIE.

PROMOTION POLICY

KG to YEAR 2

 

KG to Year 2:  all students will be promoted automatically unless there are any major learning difficulties or attendance deficiencies,

 

YEAR 3 TO YEAR 9

 

1:- ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT:

Students with less than 80% attendance (from the date of first day of attendance) will not be allowed to appear in Final Examination and they will have to repeat the year. Absence with proper/authorized medical certificate acceptable to management will be treated as present to calculate the percentage.

 

2:-  END OF TERM MARKS: At the end of every term, the cumulative marks of Homework (HW), Continuous Assessment (CA), End of topic Quiz mark  and end of term examination will be arrived at and shown as individual mark as per the weightage as shown below.

 

  1. There will be Examination at the end of every Term.
  2. Structure of Term End marks– in every Term. Year 3 to 9
End of Topic Quiz 5%, CA & Homework 5%, Examination 65%; Behaviour 25%

 

(In the all above cases CA, HW and End of topic quiz marks will be added together and shown as a single mark entry. Examination and Behaviour marks will be shown separately in the progress card )

 

3: FINAL CUMULATIVE MARK: Final Cumulative Mark at the end of the Year will be calculated as below.        YEAR 3 TO 9

CA /HW/Quiz Mark -10%   –   Average mark scored in the three Terms;

Examination Mark   -65%   –   Average of all the three terms examination marks;

Behaviour Mark       -25%    –    Average of all the three Terms. Lowest mark will be zero.

 

          Final Cumulative mark- 100%- The final result will be judged based on this Final Cumulative mark of every subject at the end of the academic year.

                                                     Notes:  CA- Continous Assessment; HW- Home work ; Quiz – End of topic quiz

. 4: PROMOTION POLICY YEAR 3 TO YEAR 9:

  • Examination result will be grouped into four Sections, Section A, Section B, Section C and

Section D.

Section A English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, ICT and Qatar History
Section B Arabic.
Section C Islamic Studies.
Section D French (those who attend afternoon session from Tear 1 to 7) .

 

  • PASS MARKS- YEAR 3 TO 9

                         STUDENTS WHO SCORE BELOW THE MINIMUM MARKS AS BELOW AT THE END OF THE YEAR  WILL BE DECLARED AS    FAILED.

Category Section A Section B Section C Section D
Arabic students with Mother tongue as Arabic and belong to Islam Need Minimum 50% marks in every subject in Section A Need minimum 50% marks in Arabic Need 50% marks in Islamic Studies No minimum requirement
Arabic students with Mother tongue as Arabic and do not belong to Islam Need Minimum 50% marks in every subject in Section A Need minimum 50% marks in Arabic No minimum requirement No minimum requirement
Non Arabic students  and belong to Islam Need Minimum 50% marks in every subject in Section A No minimum requirement Need 50% marks in Islamic Studies No minimum requirement
Non Arabic students and do not belong to Islam Need Minimum 50% marks in every subject in Section A No minimum requirement No minimum requirement No minimum requirement

 

Maximum 1% moderation will be given to get minimum pass of cumulative score of 50% in every subject.

 

Separate Progress Report will be issued for the Extra Curricular Activities attended by the Student.

Year 10

 

1:- ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT:

 

Students with less than 80% attendance (from the date of first day of attendance) will not be allowed to appear in Final Examination and they will have to repeat the year. Absence with medical certificate will be treated as present to calculate the percentage.

 

2:-  END OF TERM MARKS: At the end of every Term, the cumulative marks of Homework, Continuous Assessment  and end of term examination will be arrived at as per the weightage as shown below.

 

  1. There will be Examination at the end of every Term.
  2. Structure of Cumulative marks– in every Term. Year 10
End of Topic Quiz 5%, CA & Homework 5%, Examination 65%; Behaviour 25%

 

(In all above cases CA, HW and End of Quiz marks will be added together and shown as a single mark entry. Examination  and Behaviour marks will be shown separately in the progress card  )

 

 

 

4: FINAL CUMULATIVE MARK: Final Cumulative Mark at the end of the Year will be calculated as below.

                                                                           YEAR10
CA/HW/Quiz Mark     -10%  –  Average mark scored in the three Terms;

Examination Mark       -65% –  (25% of Term 1 +25% of Term 2 + 50% of Term3  examination marks) ;

Behaviour Mark            -25% –  Average all the three Terms. Lowest mark will be zero.

 

Final Cumulative mark- 100%- The final result will be judged based on this Final Cumulative mark of every subject at the end of the academic year.

                               Notes:  CA- Continous Assessment; HW- Home work ; Quiz – End of topic quiz

  1. PROMOTION POLICY – YEAR 10

 

Students have to score minimum 50% marks in every subject to pass.

 

Year 11,12 & 13

 

1:- ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT:

 

Students with less than 80% attendance (from the date of first day of attendance) as on the date of applying for CIE entry will not be allowed to do enroll for CIE Examination. Absence with medical certificate will be treated as present to calculate the percentage.

2:  END OF YEAR RESULT:

 

  • End of Year Result will be based on the Grades scored by students in Cambridge International Examination (CIE).
  • Examinations conducted by the School is only an internal assessment and the grades scored by student in internal examinations will not decide their pass/failure.
  • There is no overall pass mark in Year 11, 12 & 13. Those who scored Grade ‘U’ or ‘X’ in all subjects in the internal Mock assessments will be reported as FAILED in school for the record of Ministry of Education, Qatar.
  • Admission to Year 12 & 13 will solely depend on the subjects opted by the students and the grades scored by them in IGCSE/AS level Examinations (conduct by CIE) respectively and subject to the admission criteria prevailing in the School during each academic year.
  • Every school fix its own policy from year to year on the basis of CIE grades in giving admission in Year 12 and 13.

 

 

 Note: Students who are absent due to illness or other reasons during the Term Examinations.

 

If the student fails to attend an end of Term examination because of illness, they have to produce a valid medical certificate (MC) acceptable to the School. (MCs are subject to verification and if found not genuine, student can be terminated from the School).

 

  1. If there is a valid acceptable medical certificate for any end of term examination, marks will be taken as below:

Term 1- Proportionate CA mark of the subject scored during Term 1 will be taken as End of Term 1 examination mark.

Term 2- Only ‘End of Term 1’ examination mark of the concerned subject will be taken.

Term 3- Lowest mark of the concerned subject among the ‘end of Term 1 or term 2’ examinations will be taken.

  1. If the medical certificate produced is not acceptable to the Principal or no certificate is produced within two days of examination, zero marks will be given for the subject in which the student was absent.