St. Wolstan's Community School

2nd Year CBA Schedule

2nd Year CBA Schedule

2nd YEAR CBA 1 2022/2025

Student Cohort 2022– 2025 (2nd years in 2023/2024).

Arrangements for this cohort remain as per the Framework for Junior Cycle (2015).

· Gaeilge CBA1 is assessed in 3rd Year only

· CSPE and SPHE will be covered over 6 weeks

· Geography, Graphics, English, Wood Technology, Maths, Science, French and History are covered over 3 weeks

· Business Studies is covered over 4 weeks

· Portfolios for Art, Home Economics and Music are completed from January to early May

· SLARs must take place within a month of the completion of the CBA.

Subject

Duration

Dates

Religion

CBA 1

3 weeks

Mon. 9th Oct. - Friday 27th Oct. ‘23

Descriptors Mon. 13th Nov. ‘23

SLAR

English

CBA 1

3 weeks

Oral Communication: Individual or group communication or presentation/performance. During a period of 3 weeks, with support/guidance by the teacher.

Mon. 1st Dec. – Friday 22nd Dec.’23

Descriptors Mon 15th Jan.24

SLAR Tue. 16th Jan.24

Visual Art

CBA 1

4 months

From Process to Realisation: Group or individual project where students choose to work from one of a range of given themes to develop their ideas and create a realised work.

During a maximum of four months with support/guidance from teacher.

Mon 8th Jan. – Tues. 30th April. ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

Home Economics

CBA 1

8-10 weeks

Creative Textiles: This is an individual project. Students will produce evidence of the application of the design brief process to one of the following options:

Make a creative textile item for an individual or the home or recycle or upcycle a creative textile item for an individual or the home.

Mon. 8th Jan. – Fri. 9th Feb. ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

Music

CBA 1

N/A

Composition Portfolio: Two pieces chosen from her portfolio. Compositions are produced over time with support and guidance from teacher.

Mon. 8th Jan. – Tues. 30th April. ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

Music

CBA 1

Maths

CBA 1

3 weeks

Mathematical Investigation: A report may be presented in a wide range of formats. A student will, over a three-week period, follow the problem-solving cycle to investigate a mathematical problem.

Problem-solving cycle: define a problem; decompose it into manageable parts and/or simplify it using appropriate assumptions; translate the problem to mathematics if necessary; engage with the problem and solve it if possible; interpret any findings in the context of the original problem.

Mon. 8th Jan. -Fri. 26th Jan. ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

Maths

CBA 1

Business

CBA 1

4 weeks

Business in Action Group Project: Based on one of three options:

Enterprise in action

Economics in action

Finance in action

During a maximum of four weeks with support/guidance from teacher.

Mon. 15th Jan. – Fri. 9th Feb. ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

Gaelige

CBA 1

3 weeks

Mon. 15th Jan. – Fri. 2nd February ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

Physical Education

CBA 1

3 weeks

Physical Activity for Health and Wellbeing'.

Mon. 8th - Fri 19th January ‘24.

Descriptors:

SLAR:

PE

CBA 1

History

CBA 1

3 weeks

The Past in My Place: Display which can be completed by a group, pair or individual.

During a maximum of 3 weeks with support/guidance from teacher.

Mon. 19th Feb. –Fri. 8th March ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

Spanish

CBA 1

3 weeks

Oral Communication in the target language: Individual, pair or group communication using an interview, role-play, presentation (accompanied by question-and - answer session) or conversation in response to stimulus material.

During a maximum of three weeks, with support and guidance from teacher.

Mon. 19th Feb. – Fri. 8th March ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

MFL

CBA 1

French

CBA 1

3 weeks

Oral Communication in the target language: Individual, pair or group communication using an interview, role-play, presentation (accompanied by question-and - answer session) or conversation in response to stimulus material.

During a maximum of three weeks, with support and guidance from teacher.

Mon. 19th Feb. – Fri. 8th Mar. ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

MFL

CBA 1

SPHE

6 weeks

Mon. 11th March – Fri. 5th May ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR

SPHE

CSPE

4 weeks

Mon. 8th April to Friday 3rd May ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

Geography

CBA 1

3 weeks

Geography in the news: Structured inquiry through a response to a recent geographical event(s). Response to a media source. Response may be presented in a wide range of formats.

At the end of a three-week period students will report on their inquiry, based on a recent media source, relating to a geographical event.

Mon. 8th April.- Fri. 26th April.’24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

Geog.

CBA 1

Science

CBA 1

3 weeks

Extended Experimental Investigation (EEI): A student will, over a three-week period, formulate a scientific hypothesis, plan and conduct an experimental investigation to test their hypothesis, generate and analyse primary data, and reflect on the process, with support/guidance from the teacher

Mon. 17th April – Fri. 5th May ‘24

Descriptors:

SLAR:

Technology

CBA 1

3 weeks

Students have the option of investigating a controlled system that currently exists in their chosen local
setting or alternatively, they may choose to explore the option of introducing a controlled system that
would result in it having a defined function.

Mon. 15th April – Fri. 10th May ‘24

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