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Extended Project Qualification at Stoke Newington School

Course description

 You will:

• select a topic either in an area that you are already studying or one in which you have a particular interest

• identify the aims of your project and justify your choice

• plan, research and carry out your project

• provide evidence of your work at all stages

• deliver a presentation to a specified audience

Projects can be in one of the following forms:

• dissertation (5,000 to 6,000 word essay)

• investigation or field study (with a 4,000 to 5,000 word essay)

• performance (and 1,500 to 3,000 word supporting essay)

• artefact (and 1,500 to 3,000 words) Examples of projects might be:

• a comparison of the voting systems in the UK and India (dissertation)

• why women are under represented in the UK parliament (video and essay)

• social class and educational attainment (dissertation

Entry requirements

This is part of our extended pathway and requires a GCSE average of 6.5 or more. The qualification is equivalent to an AS and is started towards the end of Year 12 with the aim of completing much of the independent study during the summer holidays. 

Future opportunities

The extended project is highly regarded by top universities and is a chance to explore something in real depth as well as developing research and project management skills, all of which are of great use in higher education and beyond.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke Newington School directly.

Last updated date: 23 November 2016
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