Extended Project Level 3 AQA at Charles Darwin School
Level 3 pupils will be offered the chance to complete an extended project at the end of Year 12; the launch f ideas will happen during "Horizons" week. It will be a stand-alone qualification (unless you are taking creative media) to develop and extend study. The topic of study will be chosen by students and it is worth AS UCAS points. An A* can be awarded. Universities look very favourably on this independent study.
What is involved: planning, decision making, research, problem solving, proposal, transference of skills, log/record, initiative, presentation, enterprise, reflection.
End product: an artefact, model or construction; a CD/video/DVD of performances; a slide or PowerPoint presentation; a photographic record of the project. All projects must include a report between 1,000 and 5,000 words. A project solely of written work should be 500 words: report of investigation, exploration of hypothesis and tended essay or academic report.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Charles Darwin School directly.