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Active Studies

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptOver view of Judaism – How did the religion start, where, when, What is celebrated. Key figures. What is the holy book like and where does worship take place.Link to work
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5 OctOver view of Christianity – How did the religion start, where, when, What is celebrated. Key figures. What is the holy book like and where does worship take place.Link to work
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12 OctOver view of Islam – How did the religion start, where, when, What is celebrated. Who are the key figures.Link to work
19 OctOver view of Islam –What is the holy book like and where does worship take place.Link to work
2 NovIslam – How the religion started. Key figures. Holy Buildings and key celebrations.Link to work
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9 NovBuddhism – How the religion started. Key figures. Holy Buildings and key celebrations.Link to work
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16 NovBuddhism – How the religion started. Key figures. Holy Buildings and key celebrations.Link to work
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23 NovNon religious world views and where they come from.Link to work
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30 NovNon religious world views and where they come from.Link to work
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5 JanJesus and the TrinityLink to work
11 JanJesus and the TrinityLink to work
18 JanJesus as a leaderLink to work
25 JanJesus as a leaderLink to work
1 FebMuhammad as a leaderLink to work
8 FebMuhammad as a leaderLink to work

Art

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptObservational drawing of everyday objects.Link to work
5 OctA variety of drawing techniques and approaches to recording what is seenLink to work
12 OctDrawing an object using direct observation skills.Link to work
19 OctExploring collage techniques from a chosen image.Link to work
2 NovObservational drawing of everyday objects.Link to work
9 NovA variety of drawing techniques and approaches to recording what is seen.Link to work
16 NovDrawing an object using direct observation skills.Link to work
23 NovExploring collage techniques from a chosen image.Link to work
30 NovIntroduction to art: understanding the basics- linking work to self
Vincent Van Gogh (part 2) My bedroom
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7 DecIntroduction to art: understanding the basics- linking work to self
Vincent Van Gogh (part 3) Self portrait
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14 DecIntroduction to art: understanding the basics- linking work to self
Introduction to art: Drawing techniques
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5 JanApproaches to drawingLink to work
11 JanDrawing still lifeLink to work
18 JanIntroduction to art: Understanding colourLink to work
25 JanIntroduction to art: Approaches to painting (Part 1)Link to work
1 FebIntroduction to art: Approaches to painting (Part 2)Link to work
8 FebAlternative Approaches to Painting: Using Household Items as Painting Implements and Paint (Part 1)Link to work

Drama

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptWhat is a Dramatic Pause?
Working out why and when a Dramatic Pause is used.
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5 OctWhat are Split focus scenes?
Developing your understanding of how to use this staging technique.
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12 OctStage design
Developing your understanding of different stage designs in the theatre.
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19 OctSet design
Design your own set [scenery] for a scene where a boat is shipwrecked.
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2 NovEach person/class could be at a slightly different stage. Check through the PowerPoints to check where you are up to. Then choose the lesson and task you are ready for.
1. Take the introductory skills test 7 fill in your self-evaluation
2. Comedy genre script work – lesson 1
Script format & finding clues in the text. Write down the key words. Read through & choose the character and section to work on. Copy out your script, ‘to make it stick, in your head.
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9 NovComedy script work lesson 2
Blocking the scene
Work out how you can add actions and reactions to the play, to bring it to life. ‘From page to stage’.
Try the other line learning techniques too. Find the one which works best for you.
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16 NovComedy script work lesson 3
Vocal & physical characterisation- experiment and choose the right voice and movement to suit your role.
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23 NovSick as a Parrot Rehearsal week
Use powerpoint lesson 4-6.
Find the lesson that you are up to. This could vary from class to class, depending on whether you or your partner have been absent at any point. Your teacher will let you know in advance, the date for your short written test on Google Classrooms. Revision slide at the end of the powerpoint
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30 NovRehearsal/ Performance week
7 DecPerformance week / Test and evaluationLink to work
14 Dec Test & evaluation/ ’festive’ practical task
[eg. Pantomine / The Grinch]
See Google Classroom for linked PowerPoint activity
5 JanIntroduction to Greek theatre

Lesson 1- Chorus
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11 JanGreek theatre 2

The idea of sacrifice in ‘Theseus and the Minotaur’
Script writing
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18 JanGreek Theatre 3

Writing –in-role & Greek Theatre research
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English

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptThe origins of story telling.
Explore examples from around the world of Myths and Folktales
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5 OctCreative writing: What makes a good short story?
How to create a narrative structure.
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12 OctHow can I develop a convincing character?
How can I use figurative language in my creative writing?
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19th OctReading for meaning ‘The Story of an Hour’. Exploring language, structure and form in the short story.
Write a personal response to the story.
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2 NovAn introduction to the character of Oliver Twist and Charles Dickens.

Oliver appears before the workhouse board.
Oliver asks for more.
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9th Nov
Oliver runs away and makes a life changing decision.

Oliver receives help from a rather strange boy.

Oliver meets Fagin.
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16 NovOliver learns more about Fagin and his gang of boys. He does not know that he is being recruited into a criminal gang!
Oliver is arrested for a crime he has not committed.
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23 NovOliver recovers from a sickness at Mr Brownlow’s house.

Oliver has not yet escaped Fagin’s gang whilst living with Mr Brownlow…

Oliver is dragged back to Fagin’s gang by the fearsome brute Bill Sikes.
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30 NovOliver accompanies Bill on a dangerous attempt to burgle a house.

Oliver meets the family of the burgled house. Will they accept him?
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7 DecA mysterious stranger begins uncovering the puzzle of Oliver’s past.

Nancy learns about the villains’ evil plans.

Bill discovers that Nancy has betrayed the gang. Bill marches through the city streets for revenge.
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14 DecWhat happens to Sikes and Fagin as they are punished for their crimes.

We finally learn the truth about Oliver’s family.
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5 JanThis lesson explores who Shakespeare is, the differences between plays and novels, and the structure of a Shakespearean comedy.

This lesson, explores the theme of rule and order in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. We will look at Theseus’ role as the Duke of Athens.

This lesson explores conflict and patriarchy.
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11 JanThis lesson explores different types of love.

This lesson explores love in conflict.

This lesson explores Helena’s character.
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18 JanThis lesson explores the idea of a play within a play.

This lesson introduces the magical setting of the play.
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25 JanThis lesson looks at the Helena and Demetrius’ relationship.

This lesson explores the character of Puck.

This lesson explores Puck’s dramatic mistake.
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1 FebThis lesson explores the trickery of love.

This lesson looks at Demetrius’ suffering at the mercy of Helena.

This lesson looks at the verbal and physical conflict between the four lovers.
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8 FebThis lesson looks at how Oberon fixes the conflict, chaos and confusion.

This lesson looks at the clash of settings.

This lesson explores whether the play has a happy ending.

This lesson explores the key speeches from the end of the play.
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French

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptSaying what you haveLink to work
5 OctNouns and genderLink to work
12 OctThe alphabetLink to work
19 OctFrench pronunciationLink to work
2 NovColoursLink to work
9 NovColoursLink to work
16 NovSaying what people doLink to work
23 NovEr VerbsLink to work
7 DecNumbersLink to work
14 DecDescribing peopleLink to work
4 JanDescribing peopleLink to work
11 JanDescribing things and peopleLink to work
18 JanMore on describing things and peopleLink to work

Geography

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptLocational knowledge of the world.
In this lesson you will learning how we can locate places in the world using lines of latitude and longitude. You will learn how the world is divided into hemispheres and become familiar with the world’s major oceans.
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5 OctWhat are OS maps?
In this lesson you will look at OS maps and learn about map symbols.
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12 OctWhat are grid references?
In this lesson you will learn how to locate specific areas on OS maps and practice the skill of reading four and six-figure grid references.

Carry out worked examples throughout the video and stop at about 17:15 minutes.
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19 OctReading direction on a map.
In this lesson you will discover how to read directions on a map by studying the four and eight point compass. You will practice the map skills you have learn and use an OS map.
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2 NovWhat is the structure of the Earth?
This lesson will look at the structure of the Earth and how it has 4 layers, each with different characteristics.
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9 NovHow do the Earth’s plates move?
This lesson will look at how the Earth’s plates move by convection currents, slab pull and ridge push.
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16 NovWhat are the different plate boundaries?
This lesson will look at the four different types of plate boundaries and the tectonic activity that occurs at each one.
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23 NovWhat are composite and shield volcanoes?
This lesson will look at the features of a volcano and the difference between composite and shield volcanoes.
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30 NovHow can we predict, protect and prepare for volcanic eruptions?
This lesson will look at how we can predict, protect and prepare for volcanic eruptions.
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7 DecWhat are the positive and negative impacts of volcanoes?
This lesson will look at the positive and negative impacts of volcanoes.
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14 DecHow can we measure and predict earthquakes?
This lesson will look at how we can measure and predict earthquakes to help save lives.
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4 JanWhat is the weather forecast?
In this lesson, we will be learning about weather forecasts and how we can use weather reports and symbols to describe the weather of a specific place.
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11 JanWhat are the factors that affect climate?
In this lesson, we will be learning about the factors that affect climate by focusing on latitude, prevailing wind direction, altitude, and the distance from the sea.
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18 JanWhy does it rain?
In this lesson, we will be learning about the 3 main causes of rainfall which is relief, frontal and convectional.
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25 JanHow do air masses influence the climate of the UK?
In this lesson, we will be learning about the factors that influence the UK’s climate with a focus on air masses.
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1 FebHow do we use climate graphs?
In this lesson, we will be learning about climate graphs and how we can use them to describe the average temperature and rainfall of a year. We’ll also be using climate graphs to compare two locations in the UK.
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8 FebWhat was the ‘Beast from the East’?
In this lesson, we will be learning about an extreme low pressure weather event that happened in the UK which is known as the ‘Beast from the East’. We will be learning about what caused the weather events, the impacts of it and the different ways it was managed.
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History

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptWho deserved the throne in 1066?Link to work
5 OctCunning or Cruel?
How differently did William I behave in the Battle of Hastings and the Harrying of the North?
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12 OctHow did feudalism affect the people of Wakefield?Link to work
19 OctWhy were castles built?Link to work
2nd NovTopics: Challenges facing monarchs

Lesson 1 – King John
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9 NovTopics: Challenges facing monarchs
Lesson 2 – The First Baron’s War and Magna Carta
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16 NovTopics: Challenges facing monarchs
Lesson 3 – The Black Death
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23 NovTopics: Challenges facing monarchs
Lesson 4 – The impact of the Black Death on Medieval Society.
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30 NovTopics: Challenges facing monarchs
Lesson 5 – The Peasants Revolt
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7 DecTopics: Challenges facing monarchs
Lesson 6 – Henry VIII
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14 DecTopics: Challenges facing monarchs
Lesson 7 – Break from Rome
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5 JanHow similar were medieval towns and villages?Link to work
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11 JanCould you have fun in the Middle Ages?Link to work
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18 JanWhat about Herstory?Link to work
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ICT

DateLesson FocusResources
28 Septe-Safety
Watch the videos and complete the worksheets on the link
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5 Octe-SafetyLink to work
12 Octe-SafetyLink to work
19 Octe-SafetyLink to work
2 Nov – 14 DecYear 7 Game Design Project:
You are to design a proposal for a computer game that includes all the relevant information you would need before you actually made the game.
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5 JanScratch Programming: Lesson 1: Sequencing. If you have the software scratch at home, which is free to use then please use this to complete these exercises.Link to work
11 JanScratch Programming: Lesson 2: VariablesLink to work
18 JanScratch Programming: Lesson 3: SelectionLink to work
25 JanScratch Programming: Lesson 4: OperatorsLink to work
1 FebScratch Programming: Lesson 5: Count controlled iterationLink to work
8 FebScratch Programming: Lesson 6: Problem solvingLink to work

Maths

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptNegative numbers in content.
Addition and subtraction involving negative numbers.
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5 OctRounding and estimating numbers to given accuracy.Link to work
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12 OctRounding with calculations.Link to work
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19 OctArea and perimeter.Link to work
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2 NovFactors, multiples, primes and squares numbersLink to work
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9 NovFactors, multiples, primes and squares numbersLink to work
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16 NovMultiplying and dividingLink to work
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23 NovOrder of operationsLink to work
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30 NovArea of rectangular shaped objectsLink to work
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7 DecArea of triangles and compound shapesLink to work
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14 DecAveragesLink to work
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5 JanExpressionsLink to work
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11 JanSubstitution and solving equationsLink to work
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18 JanSolving EquationsLink to work
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25 Jan Expanding single bracketsLink to work
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1 FebFactorising single bracketsLink to work
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8 FebIntroduction to fractionsLink to work
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Music

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptPerforming pulse and rhythms in a structure.Link to work
5 OctExploring basic beatboxing sonorities: Performing a structured piece.Link to work
12 OctTo explore the ability of the voice.Link to work
19 OctTo understand how to communicate the meaning of a song effectively.Link to work
2 NovUnderstanding how pitch is organised.Link to work
9 NovUnderstanding treble clef notation: Performing the first two phrases of Amazing Grace™Link to work
16 NovCreating a simple accompaniment (Part 1).Link to work
23 NovUnderstanding how to perform Amazing Grace in a manner that communicates the meaning of the song.Link to work
30 NovTo review how pitch is organised on a stave and keyboardLink to work
7 DecImprovising a pentatonic answer phrase: Exploring how folk music uses pentatonic scalesLink to work
14 DecTo be able to compose balanced pentatonic question and answer phrases, understanding the role of the tonic and dominant scale degreesLink to work
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PE

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptTo take part in a 4 week exercise programme. At each stop on the underground, you must perform the relevant exercise for the tube to be able to move on to the next station.Link to work
5 OctYou have arrived at the Eiffel tower and have been challenged to climb as high as possible.
In order to do so you must start working through the 20 exercises from the bottom, working your way up. The more exercises you do, the higher you go!
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12 OctPyramid Workout: You have made it to the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo. Your task is to choose ONE of the three pyramids and complete the relevant workout. You must ascend and descend the pyramid meaning you will do each exercise twice.Link to work
19 OctYou have arrived at the Great Wall of China and have a massive 13,000 miles to travel!
Luckily for you, we have simplified things slightly. The following distances equate to the amount of miles covered on the Great Wall of China.
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2 NovChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
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9 NovChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
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16 NovChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
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23 NovChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
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30 NovChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
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7 DecChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
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14 DecChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
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5 JanChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructionsLink to work
11 JanChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructionsLink to work
18 JanChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructionLink to work
25 JanChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructionsLink to work
1 FebChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructionsLink to work
8 FebChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructionsLink to work

Science

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptIn Science you will study multiple topics throughout. For each week there will be multiple topic linked. Choose the topic you have been studying in class.

For each topic start at the first lesson and work through them in sequence.
NB: All students will study all subjects eventually.

Topic 1 – Biology – Cells and Organisation
Topic 2 – Chemistry – Atoms, Elements and the Periodic Table
Biology
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5 OctTopic 1 – Biology – Cells and Organisation
Topic 2 – Chemistry – Atoms, Elements and the Periodic Table
Biology
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12th OctTopic 1 – Biology – Cells and Organisation
Topic 2 – Chemistry – Atoms, Elements and the Periodic Table
Biology
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19 OctTopic 1 – Biology – Cells and Organisation
Topic 2 – Chemistry – Atoms, Elements and the Periodic Table
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2 NovIn Science you will study multiple topics throughout. For each week there will be multiple topic linked. Choose the topic you have been studying in class.
For each topic start at the first lesson and work through them in sequence.
NB: All students will study all subjects eventually.

Topic 1 –Physics – Forces – Speed
Topic 2 – Biology – Variation and Inheritance
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9 NovTopic 1 –Physics – Forces – Speed
Topic 2 – Biology – Variation and Inheritance
Physics
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16 NovTopic 1 –Physics – Forces – Speed
Topic 2 – Biology – Variation and Inheritance
Physics
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23 NovTopic 1 –Physics – Forces – Speed
Topic 2 – Biology – Variation and Inheritance
Physics
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30 NovTopic 1 –Physics – Forces – Speed
Topic 2 – Biology – Variation and Inheritance
Physics
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7 DecTopic 1 –Physics – Forces – Speed
Topic 2 – Biology – Variation and Inheritance
Physics
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14 DecTopic 1 –Physics – Forces – Speed
Topic 2 – Biology – Variation and Inheritance
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5 JanIn Science you will study multiple topics throughout. For each week there will be multiple topic linked. Choose the topic you have been studying in class.
For each topic start at the first lesson and work through them in sequence.
NB: All students will study all subjects eventually.

Topic 1 – Biology – Human Reproduction

Topic 2 – Forces – Graphs
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11 JanTopic 1 – Biology – Human Reproduction

Topic 2 – Forces – Graphs
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18 JanTopic 1: Metals & Non-Metals

Topic 2: Energy Costs and Transfers
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25 JanTopic 1: Metals & Non-Metals

Topic 2: Energy Costs and Transfers
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1 FebTopic 1: Acids & Alkalis

Topic 2: Energy Costs and Transfers
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8 FebTopic 1: Acids & Alkalis

Topic 2: Energy Costs and Transfers
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Technology

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptHealth & SafetyLink to work
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5 OctSpecialist tools & equipmentLink to work
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12 OctMaterialsLink to work
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2 NovTEXTILES
Product Evaluation
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Using a Cooker – label the cooker and suggest foods which cooked using the different parts of the cooker.
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Micro Pet Design


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9 NovTEXTILES
-What is Textiles?
-Health & Safety in the textiles room
Design Brief & Analysis of the design Brief
GRAPHICS
What is graphic design?
Typography and creating decorative typography by combining type and image.
FOOD
Practical – using an oven – make a Pizza Baguette and complete evaluation
RES’ MATERIALS
Micro Pet Design
TEXTILES
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16 NovTEXTILES
Mood board – Day of the Dead
Product Analysis of day of the dead toys
GRAPHICS
Research the graphic designer Paul Thurlby
Designer response in the style
FOOD
Flapjack practical and labelling
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Micro Pet Design
TEXTILES
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FOOD
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23 NovTEXTILES
Experimenting with hand embroidery – Embroidery Samples
GRAPHICS
Personified letter designs
Importance and impact of colour in ideas
FOOD
Health and Safety poster
RES’ MATERIALS
Micro Pet Design
TEXTILES
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GRAPHICS
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FOOD
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30 NovTEXTILES
Design specification and design ideas
Final Idea
GRAPHICS
Personified letter designs
Importance and impact of colour in ideas
FOOD
Identify kitchen equipment
RES’ MATERIALS
Micro Pet Design
TEXTILES
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7 DecTEXTILES
Practical – Day of the dead toy
GRAPHICS
Final letter idea
FOOD
Practical Fruit Salad
RES’ MATERIALS
Micro Pet Design
TEXTILES
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14 DecTEXTILES
Practical – Day of the dead toy
GRAPHICS
Collaborative Alphabet
letter designs
FOOD
Cooker worksheet
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Micro Pet Design

TEXTILES
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5 JanTEXTILES
Practical – Day of the dead toy
GRAPHICS
Development of letter designs inspired by school subjects
FOOD
Using a cooker
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Micro Pet Design
TEXTILES
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GRAPHICS
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FOOD
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11 JanTEXTILES
Product Evaluation
GRAPHICS
Final presentation drawing of chosen idea
FOOD
Pizza baguette practical
RES’ MATERIALS
Micro Pet Design
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18 JanTEXTILES
New Technology Rotation
-What is Textiles?
-Health & Safety in the textiles room
Design Brief & Analysis of the design Brief
Mood board – Day of the Dead
GRAPHICS
What is graphic design?
Typography and creating decorative designs by combining type and image.
FOOD
Flapjack practical
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Micro Pet Design
TEXTILES
Link to booklet
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GRAPHICS
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FOOD
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25 JanTEXTILES
Product Analysis of day of the dead toys
GRAPHICS
Research the graphic designer Paul Thurlby
Designer response in the style
RES’ MATERIALS
Micro Pet Design
TEXTILES
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1 FebTEXTILES
Experimenting with hand embroidery – Embroidery Samples
GRAPHICS
Creative presentation techniques –
Presenting the research work
RES’ MATERIALS
Micro Pet Design
TEXTILES
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8 FebTEXTILES
Design specification and design ideas
Final Idea
GRAPHICS
Personified letter designs
Importance and impact of colour in ideas
RES’ MATERIALS
Micro Pet Design
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Values

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptWhat is citizenship?
How to be an informed and active citizen, the importance of looking at different sorts of information critically as we read the news and learn about the world.
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5 OctWhat is an active citizen?
Including the skills and attributes of an active citizen
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12 OctWhy do we need rules?
What are rules and laws and why are they needed to help us live together?
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19 OctWhat does fairness mean?
For example fairness within a school
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2 NovWhat rights are we entitled to?
Understand the concept of right, how these have developed over time and what rights children have.
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9 NovWhat does a right to education really mean?
Investigate how children in Nigeria experience barriers to their right to education and how Covid-10 has created challenges to children in the UK
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16 NovWhat can I do as a citizen to protect the rights of others?
In this lesson, we will explore what individuals can do to protect the rights of others. During the lesson you will have the opportunity to take part in active citizenship and a campaign for the right to education.
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23 NovHow do we protect the right to health?
In this lesson we will investigate Article 24, the right to healthcare, and what this means to children living in the UK and elsewhere. We will go on to analyse the role richer countries have in supporting poorer countries with healthcare.
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30 NovAre you getting your right to reliable and accurate information?
In this lesson you will learn about your right to reliable and accurate information and why this is so important to help you access other rights. You will explore what accurate and reliable information means and why it is important for young people to access news that is aimed at them.
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7 DecHow well are children’s rights protected and supported in the UK?
In this lesson we will learn about how to take part in a deliberative debate. We will explore whether Covid-19 as a pandemic has affected children’s rights, by looking at the rights to education, health and information
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14 DecWhy do we need rules?
This lesson looks at what rules and laws are and why they are needed to help us live together.
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5 JanWhat does identity mean?
This lesson looks at the concept identity. We will explore what we understand by our own identity and how our identities might be shared with others.
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11 JanHow do identities change?
This lesson explores how identity can change over time. We will look at our own identities and how they change, thinking about what it is that makes them change.
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18 JanWhat are communities like?
This lesson looks at what a community is. We will consider what you might find in a community and how they are made up. We will also consider the key features that are important in communities.
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25 JanHow are communities changing?
This lesson explores how different communities are changing. We will look at early communities and how they have developed into the communities we live in today. We will consider what has influenced changes in communities and begin to think about future change.
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1 FebHow are we all connected?
This lesson considers how we are connected to one another across the United Kingdom. We will investigate the connections we have with others through a range of examples, including school and the British Youth Parliament.
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8 FebHow are we all connected (international and global)?
This lesson considers how we are connected to people across the globe. We consider how advancements have made this possible and look at a case study of Live Aid and the Olympics to demonstrate these developments and the importance and value of working with others.
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