Assessment Criteria - Year 7 Citizenship/PSHE

KS3 Grade

  Understand and recall

Apply knowledge 

Analyse and evaluate 

Synthesise and create 

5

Recall, select and explain knowledge in context and be able to use specific terminology with confidence. Demonstrating understanding of current affairs nationally

Demonstrate different research methods and develop questions, inquiries to investigate issues relating and develop inquiries

Discuss and argue persuasively using a range of support and evidence.
Question and evaluate personal assumptions as a result of informed debate

Work with others to initiate and carry out appropriate course of action that will improve the lives of people locally, nationally or globally

4

Recall, select and explain facts in context and draw some meaning to own life experiences as well as others within society and culture

Use different research methods and develop questions, inquiries to investigate issues relating and develop inquiries

Discuss and analyse issues. Demonstrate an appreciation of different points of view and draw own conclusions with some supporting evidence

Plan, carry out and explain citizenship actions taken. Work with others to discuss issues of concern participate effectively to a campaign that will have a local, national or global impact

3

Recall, select and explain facts in context and draw some meaning to own life experiences

To begin to use  some research methods and look at questions to relating to some  issues and develop inquiries

Explore the origins of the range of opinions including your own and the views from a wider society.

Work as a group to plan and carry out a campaign effectively to bring about change locally or nationally

2

Recall and explain briefly some facts using references to specific terminology

To begin to use  some research methods and look at questions in relating to some  issues

Discuss topical issues and demonstrate an ability to represent the views of others.
Draw on own conclusions.

Work as a group to plan and carry out an action to bring about change in the local area

1

Recall and briefly explain using everyday language some facts in context to citizenship

To use own and others’ knowledge to address citizenship issues of concern

Recognising and explain contrasting views including those who do not agree with

Begin to work as part of a team to contribute to an action that will benefit others

WT

Recall some relevant facts in context to citizenship

Use own personal knowledge to participate in citizenship action to address issues of concern

Recognise that there are different points of view and begin to draw basic conclusions, supporting them with simple reasons

Work with others to discuss  and begin to contribute suggestions and ideas to influence the type of actions to take

Each KS3 level can be subdivided into:-

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