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Grade 11 Design Technology syllabus and assessment details for Term 2 exams

Grade 11 Design Technology syllabus and assessment details for Term 2 exams

Dear Parents and students,

Please take note of the Design Technology  syllabus and paper style for Term 2 exams.

Syllabus as per the DT subject guide.
1. Human factors and ergonomics
2. Resource management and sustainable production
3. Modelling
Assessment details
Paper 1 : MCQ –  40 questions
                 Total marks : 40
                 Duration: 1 hour
                Weightage: 40%
Paper 2:
Section A: one data-based question and several short-answer questions on the core material (all compulsory). Maximum of 30 marks.
Section B: one extended-response question on the core material (from a choice of two). Maximum of 20 marks.
                     Total marks: 50
                     Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
                     Weightage: 40%
Paper 3: Drawing :4 questions based on drawing.
                Total marks: 30
                 Duration: 45 minutes
                 Weightage: 10%
Regards,
DT team.
Grade 12 Chemistry syllabus and Assessment details for mock exam

Grade 12 Chemistry syllabus and Assessment details for mock exam

Dear students and parents,

Please take note of the mock exam syllabus and assessment details for Chemistry.

Syllabus : Core includes SL and HL both (Units 1 to 11 and Option) and HL only includes (Units 12 to 21).

SL and HL both (Core)
1. Stoichiometric relationships
2. Atomic structure
3. Periodicity
4. Chemical bonding and structure
5. Energetics/thermochemistry
6. Chemical kinetics
7. Equilibrium
8. Acids and bases
9. Redox processes
10. Organic chemistry
11. Measurement and data processing
12. Atomic structure (For HL only)
13. The periodic table—the transition metals (For HL only)
14. Chemical bonding and structure (For HL only)
15. Energetics/thermochemistry (For HL only)
16.Chemical kinetics (For HL only)
17. Equilibrium (For HL only)
18. Acids and bases (For HL only)
19. Redox processes (For HL only)
20. Organic chemistry (For HL only)
21. Measurement and analysis (For HL only)
Option B. Biochemistry (For SL and HL both) or
Option C. Energy (For SL)

Assessment details

Regards,

Abheek C.

Grade 11 Psychology syllabus and Paper details for Term 1 exam

Grade 11 Psychology syllabus and Paper details for Term 1 exam

Dear Grade 11 students,

Please take note of Psychology Term 1 syllabus and paper details.

Syllabus: The syllabus is as mentioned in the subject guide which is available on “Curricle”. You need to refer to subject guide due to lack of published resource book. You need to refer to thinkib /subject guide for further details

Topic: Cognitive approach to understanding behavior (Pg 17 of subject guide)

Cognitive processing

Reliability of cognitive processes

Emotion and Cognition

Cognitive process in  digital world (for HL only)

Topic: Sociocultural approach to understanding behavior (Pg 22 of subject guide)

Social identity theory

Stereotypes

Conformity

Social learning theory

Paper details:

No. of papers Type of Papers

Marks

(paper wise)

Weightage (paper wise)

 

Duration Number of answer booklet given to student as per IB guidelines
Paper 1 Short Answer Questions 5 questions of 9 marks each = 45 100% 2 hours 3

 

Regards,

Psychology team.

Grade 12 Psychology syllabus and Paper details for Term 3 exam

Grade 12 Psychology syllabus and Paper details for Term 3 exam

Dear Grade 12 students,

Please take a note of the Psychology syllabus for Term 1 exam.

Paper 1: Biological level of analysis (BLOA), Cognitive level of analysis (CLOA), Sociocultural level of analysis (SCLOA)
Paper 2: Abnormal Psychology or Developmental Psychology
Paper 3: Qualitative research (only for HL)

Paper details:

No. of papers Type of Papers Marks (paper wise)

Weightage

(paper wise)

Duration Number of answer booklet given to student as per IB guidelines
Paper 1 Core – Short answer questions and Essay Type 46 45% 2 hours 3
Paper 2 Optional topics- Essay Type 44 30% 2 hours 3
Paper 3 Qualitative 30 25% 1 hour 3

Regards,

Psychology team.

IBDP examination registration fees for 2015-17 batch

IBDP examination registration fees for 2015-17 batch

Dear Grade 12 parents,

We are in process of registering the grade 12 students (2015-17 batch) for May 2017 session of  IBDP examination. The registration fees for IBDP is as stated:

 

Registration fees SGD INR

(conversion rate as on 14th October,2016)

Candidate registration fees 197.00 Rs. 9478.35
Subject fees per subject per level
(The subject fee is paid for each assessed subject taken by an individual candidate)
135.00

(This value has to be multiplied by 6 for six subjects taken in total)

 

 

Rs. 6495.32

For six subjects:

6 x 6495.32=38971.92

= 38972.00

Total fees to be paid for a student Rs. 48450.00

Note: There is no fee for theory of knowledge (TOK), the extended essay or creativity, activity, service (CAS) when first taken as part of the full diploma (D).

Please submit the cheque of Rs. 48450.00 in favor of “Fountainhead Education Trust” before 25th October,2016 to Vaibhavi madam. You are requested to write student’s name (First name and Surname) , grade and section at the back of the cheque.

Note: If the cheque is not submitted by 25th October, 2016 then late payment charges will be applicable (as per IBO).

PS:  In case of exchange rate fluctuations, the parents will be solely responsible for any gains or losses. Any adjustment to this effect will be made through the  imprest amount of the student. The exchange rate will be applicable as on the date of remittance to IBO by the school.

Regards,
Bhargavi Bergi.

 

Invitation for IBDP Orientation Meeting- 7th September,2016 (8 am to 10 am, Y box)

Invitation for IBDP Orientation Meeting- 7th September,2016 (8 am to 10 am, Y box)

Invitation for IBDP Orientation Meeting

“We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.”  ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

Dear Parents & Students,

We are pleased to invite you to orientation & information sessions on Wednesday, 7th September, 2016 regarding IBDP. The details of the session are mentioned below.

Venue : Y box

Timings: 8.00 am to 10.00 am

Note: Students who are not attending the session as their parents are out of station or are not able to attend the session due to unavoidable circumstances will have to board 8.50 am bus route.

08:00 – 10:00 am  – For all parents & students
  • DP Curriculum Framework
  • Subject choices offered
  • Subject selection
  • Career Counseling
  • IGCSE & IBDP Constraints
  • DP Recognition

Answer to the above and other similar questions will be provided during the session. Please note that attendance in the session is highly recommended for the parents as different aspects of DP will be covered during each session. For the session, it is mandatory for students also to come along with parents. Students will continue their classes after the session. Please arrive on time.

Looking forward to meeting all of you.

Regards.

 

 

Grade 11 Biology syllabus and papers

Grade 11 Biology syllabus and papers

Dear students,

Please take a note of the syllabus of Biology for second term examination.

Syllabus:

Topics: (SL)

(Unit 1 is not included as revision questions were given to you and you all have done that)

Topic 2: Molecular biology

Topic 4 : Ecology

Topic 5: Evolution and biodiversity

Topics: (HL)

(Unit 1 is not included as revision questions were given to you and you all have done that)

Topic 2: Molecular biology

Topic 4 : Ecology

Topic 5: Evolution and biodiversity

Topic 7: (AHL) Nucleic acids

Paper pattern:

Bio
SL Paper 1 45 minutes MCQ 30
Paper 2 1 hour 15 minutes Databased,short answer and extended response questions, 50
Paper 3 1 h Experimental skills 30
HL Paper 1 1 hour MCQ 40
Paper 2 2 hour 15 minutes Databased,short answer and extended response questions, 72
Paper 3 1 h Experimental skills 30

 

Regards,

Bhargavi Bergi and Jay Kosambia.

Math-Science trivia for middle years-Grade 7,8 and 9

Math-Science trivia for middle years-Grade 7,8 and 9

Dear students,

The second Math-Science trivia is going to be held on 4th April,2016 (Final round).

The selection round will be held on 23rd March,2016 in enrichment slot where all students will participate in a MCQ based paper on which house participants will be selected.

This time two participants from grade 7, two participants from grade 8 and one participant from grade 9 will be selected for each house.

The topics for Math Science trivia are:

Math :Equations , Expressions and Measurement.

Science: Astronomy and Light

So, charge yourself for the upcoming trivia.

Regards,

Math and Science team.

 

Grade 10 mock exam -Coordinated Science

Grade 10 mock exam -Coordinated Science

Dear students,

Please refer to the paper pattern and syllabus for Coordinated Science syllabus.

Coordinated science syllabus: Complete syllabus of two year. (Core and Extended)

Paper pattern:

Coordinated Science  Marks
Extended Paper 1 40
Paper 3 120
Paper 1:

MCQ paper. OMR has to be used for marking answers. Electronic calculators can be used.

This paper will be asked from core syllabus only even if it is extended.

45 minutes
Paper 3:

Answers have to be written in question paper itself. Electronic calculators are allowed.

2 hours
Core Paper 1 40 marks
Paper 2 120 marks
Paper 1:

MCQ paper. OMR has to be used for marking answers. Electronic calculators can be used. (Only for core syllabus)

45 minutes
Paper 2:

Answers have to be written in question paper itself. Electronic calculators are allowed. (Only core syllabus)

2 hours

Regards

Science team.