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Extended Project Qualification *FEES PAYABLE* at Northampton High School

Course description

All Project students follow the same basic Project process and have to supply the following evidence for assessment:
- Project product, in the form of a research report, production or artefact
- Written report • Presentation of the completed Project
- Completed Production Log

*a written report must accompany a production or artefact

Course content

It is up to your student to choose whether to make a research report the sole product of the Project or to create a product in another format, such as a production or artefact.

If it is the sole product, the research report could take the form of an academic essay, research report of an investigation, exploration of a hypothesis, or academic report.

If the product takes another format, the student will still need to supply a shorter supplementary research report.

At Level 3 EPQ, the approximate length of these must be:

- Research report – 5000 words or
- Supplementary research report – 1000 words (min).

Reports should be long enough to explore the relevant issues and use appropriate terminology, style and form of writing. Each one is likely to contain:

- References to a range of information sources
- Historical literature or some other background research
- Details of the design, knowledge, understanding and skills used
- A conclusion, including an evaluation of the outcomes of the Project.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northampton High School directly.

Last updated date: 17 June 2015
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