Form 2 CBA Timetable

CBA 1

Subject Duration CBA Description Dates

English

 

 

3 weeks Oral Communication: Individual or group communication or presentation/performance. During a period of 3 weeks, with support/guidance by the teacher. March 28th – April 7th
Irish   CBA1 completed in 3rd Year  
Maths 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.

 

March 21st

April 11th

Science 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.

 

Jan 10th-Jan 29th 20022
Business 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.

Monday Feb 28th-March 25th

MFL –  German

             French

             Spanish

 

 

 

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.

Apr. 25th – May 16th

Apr. 25th – May 16th

Apr. 25th – May 16th

2022

Technical Graphics

 

 

3 weeks Communicating through sketching: Students will be asked to graphically communicate their ideas using two-dimensional and three-dimensional sketching techniques in response to a chosen stimulus theme. Students can communicate their work through any appropriate media. Jan 10th – Jan31st

Home Economics

 

 

 

 

Up to 8 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.

 

Nov- Dec
Visual Art 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.

 

Continuous
Geography 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.

 

Jan 10th-28th 2022
History 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.

 

Jan 6th – Feb 3rd

2022

Music N/A

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

 

March-April
CSPE Citizenship and Action Project

2nd Year – one CSPE action project

 

Students’ Junior Cycle CSPE grades will be based on one of the CBAs/action projects completed in either 2nd or 3rd Year.

 

January – May

 

Form 3 – CBA 2 Calendar 2021 – 2022

French 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.

November 1st-November 19th
Science

3 weeks

2 x groups

CBA 2 Science in Society Investigation (SSI): A student will, over a three-week period, research a socio-scientific issue, analyse the information/secondary data collected, evaluate the claims and opinions studied, and draw evidence-based conclusions about the issues involved, with support/guidance from the teacher.

November 1st-November 19th

November 23 – December 10th

CSPE Citizenship and Action 3rd Year – one CSPE action project to be completed during the school year (no fixed window)  
Music 3 weeks CBA 2 Programme Note: Individual or group programme note in chosen format. During a maximum of 3 weeks, with support and guidance from teacher.

14th February –11th March

 

 

Art

3 months

 

CBA 2 Communicate and Reflect: Individual project where students choose one from a range of given themes and generate preparatory work which they present to their class for discussion and feedback. During a maximum of three months with support/guidance from teacher.

 

6th September -19th November

 

 

Technical Graphics 3 weeks CBA 2 Graphical presentation skills: This Classroom-Based Assessment will focus on how effectively students present their research graphically Through this CBA, students research and investigate the domain in which the project is situated and present their findings graphically through any appropriate graphical media.

13th September – 8th October

 

Irish CBA 2 3 weeks CBA 2 Communicative Task: 3-4 minutes of an oral task in the format or a presentation, role play or interview. Can be completed alone or in a group. 17th January – 3rd February
Home Economics 3 weeks

 

CBA 2 Food Literacy Skills Brief: This is an individual submission. Students will utilise the design brief process to research, generate ideas and possible solutions for their food literacy skills brief, drawn from a list of briefs issued by the State Examinations Commission.

 

 

February-April