Students in Year 7 and 8 are assessed regularly by staff against National Curriculum Levels for Design and Technology. Students are also given opportunities to self and peer-assess their work in order to be fully involved in the feedback process.
Homework is set according to the school timetable. As a guide it is expected that pupils spend approximately:
- Year 7 = 30 minutes per subject
- Year 8 = 35 minutes per subject
Homework is generally set on the double to be handed in the following lesson. This is dependent upon timetables and negotiation with the students.