My Extended Project

choosing a topic

project proposal

13 November 2017 - 17 November 2017
  • Provide a refined project title with clear focus. This should provide details of your initial research and sources and explain how you will develop these.
  • Explain why you have chosen the topic and why it is of interest. Check with your teachers to ensure the topic doesn’t appear on a later module.
  • State your next actions and how you will achieve your aims.

project starts

13 November 2017

initial ideas

13 November 2017 - 14 November 2017


start proper research

10 November 2017 - 19 November 2017

planning review

1 January 2018 - 12 January 2018
  • At this stage you need to have conducted the main bulk of your research and have developed a project plan. You need to explain the steps you have taken and those needed to complete your essay/report. You may wish to explain your main arguments, introduction and conclusion.
  • Outline further/final research required.

my essay

create essay plan

20 November 2017 - 24 November 2017

plan which research is going where, also include word count

compleat essay first draft

24 November 2017 - 30th may 2018

complete ammemded first draft

12 june 2018


presentation record

1 September 2018 - 15 September 2018
  • Provide a summary of how you will present your topic. What resources will you use? What will it contain?
  • Refer to your taught skills and journal


mid project review

1 April 2018 - 14 April 2018

  • State any issues you have encountered since you started your project. Discuss the range of sources you have researched. Audit the skills you have implemented from your taught sessions.

  • Explain what you have achieved so far and outline any major ‘break- throughs’. Provide quotes and extracts from your Journal.

  • State and explain any changes that you have made since the start of the project. If you have changed or included a new direction in your research.

end of project review

30 August 2018 - 1 September 2018
  • Explain if you are on track to achieve your project outcomes and your development since the mid-project review. Include successes, failures, additions and changes.
  • Discuss the taught skills relating to academic writing, essay construction, research techniques and any other suitable taught element and how they have assisted you so far.


15 September 2018 - 25 September 2018

Outline the main themes and conclusion
- The content of what you have learned
- The skills you have developed (presentation, ICT, general study
skills, time management, referencing, essay writing, academic writing
- What you enjoyed
- What you found difficult
- Your planning and organisation techniques
- Changes you would make if you were to complete again
- Advice you would give to others
- How you are prepared for University level of study

project end

30 November 2018