S5 (1.g)

S5 (1.g)

S5 is the second year of the pre-orientation cycle. In S5, students will receive teaching in many different subjects, so they have the best possible foundation for choosing their ideal subject package for the diploma program in S6 and S7. You can find all subjects in S5 here.

All social and academic events in S5 can be found in the calendar on Lectio. The easiest way to get an overview is by clicking “hovedmenu” followed by “månedskalender”. 

Important academic events and events regarding the baccalaureate cycle in the school year 2023 – 24 can be found in the table below. 

10 August 16.30 -18.30 Parent and student meeting at ESCPH. Please find the presentation for the evening here.
10 November First school report is published on SMS Myschool (please see a description of the marking scale and the different types of marks here (henvis til school reports og marking scale). 
Week 47 B-tests in Economics and L4 Spanish. 
Week 48 B-tests in Art, Music and PE. 
Week 49 First series of written tests. Please read a more thorough description of the two test weeks below. 
Week 50 Presentation from Bac Coordinator on rules for subject choices for S6. Download presentation here.
10 January Info session on electives with subject teachers and S6-students. 
24 January Deadline for choosing subjects for the baccalaureate cycle.  
2 February Second school report published. 
6 February 16.30 – 18.30 Parent-student-class teacher learning conversations. 
19 March 16.30 – 17.30 Parent and student meeting on the baccalaureate cycle, including calculation of GPA and choices of exams. Download presentation here.
19 April Third school report published. 
Week 22 B-tests in creative subjects and PE. 
3 June to 10 June Second series of written tests. 
26 June Fourth school report published. 
August Issuing of Junior Laureate Certificate via SMS Myschool 

First semester tests 

B-tests are organized by the teacher during class time in the optional subjects (Art, Music, ICT, L4 Spanish and Economics) and PE. The tests lead to the B1-mark in the subject. 

The remaining tests are organized by the school and will take place from Monday 5 December up to and including Friday 9 December 2023. The tests are made and corrected by the teachers and will lead to the B1-mark. The subjects tested in the test week as well as the length of the tests are shown in the table below. 

Subject Length of test (minutes) 
Language 1 135 
Language 2 90 
Language 3 90 
Mathematics 4p 45 min with calculator 45 min without calculator 
Mathematics 6p 90 min without calculator 45 min with a calculator 
Biology 90 
Chemistry 90 
Physics 90 
Geography (in L2) 90 
History (in L2) 90 

Second semester B-tests 

B-tests in optional subjects and PE will be organized by the teacher in weeks 21 and 22. 

Remaining tests are organized by the school and will take place from Monday 3 June up to and including Monday 10 June (excluding Grundlovsday 5 June and the weekend 8 – 9 June). These tests are also made by and corrected by the teachers and lead to the B2-mark. 

The lengths of the tests are the same as in week 49 except for Math 6p, where the part without calculator is 45 minutes, while the part with the calculator is 90 minutes. 

The exams in June are harmonised with regards to either the questions or the assessment criteria. 

Subject Definition of harmonisation 
Language 1 Identical examinations for each language where there are parallel classes and identical attainment descriptors and assessment criteria 
Language 2 Examinations which have the same structure, assess the same competences, following the same attainment descriptors for the level and use the same assessment criteria for all Languages 2. 
Language 3 Examinations which have the same structure, assess the same competences, following the same attainment descriptors for the level and use the same assessment criteria for all Languages 3. 
Mathematics 4p Mathematics 6p Biology Chemistry Physics Identical questions translated into the different languages for all the language sections and identical assessment criteria based on the attainment descriptors. 
Geography Questions on the same topics, assessing the same competences based on the attainment descriptors and identical assessment criteria. The questions are set at the same level in the three working languages. Where there are parallel groups for one of the three languages, the questions must be identical for these groups.  
History  Questions on the same topics, assessing the same competences based on the attainment descriptors and identical assessment criteria. The questions are set at the same level in the three working languages. Where there are parallel groups for one of the three languages, the questions must be identical for these groups. 
Last updated June 21, 2023