When you have discussed things fully with your tutor, developed your ideas and formulated a plan, you should show this to your tutor for their input.
You may then send them one more draft essay where they can make general comments and suggestions and after this you will be on your own in formulating the final version to submit to your tutor for marking.
There is no way that you can get a respectable mark if these are the only TMAs that you complete as you will not be familiar with the majority of your course.
Your NEA has to be your own work and your tutor has to follow very strict rules over how much help they can give you.
Your tutor is not allowed to authenticate your final work unless they have seen at least 4 Tutor-marked assignments, a plan and a draft essay.
This is to ensure that they can see that the work has your style and is of your standard.Your draft will also be put through a plagiarism checker.After receiving your final work the tutor will need to have a detailed discussion with you about your ideas, concepts and sources.Your work will be tested for plagiarism and if any is found your work will be rejected, the exam board informed and you will get no marks.You will be required to send both an electronic and a paper version of your final project to your tutor by the 31st March. The paper version must also have a Candidate Record Form, signed and attached.Once you have started writing your essay then the amount of help the tutors can give you is very limited.Please also note that a discussion on the telephone, even if you have to take notes, is likely to be much more useful than emailing in the planning stages.We do not have a formal deadline for submitting either a plan or your draft as students all work at different rates.However, please be very aware that the final and absolutely non-negotiable date for receiving your coursework is MARCH 31st.The AQA website has a lot of information on what will be needed to gain the best marks in your NEA, these are called “assessment objectives”.They are available for each individual subject and you need to make yourself very familiar with them.