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Active Studies

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptDo laws teach people to be good citizens? Can religious laws teach us to be good citizens?Link to work
5 OctWhat makes a good citizen? Who can make a difference?Link to work
12OctWhat are the ten commandments? Are they still relevant today? Do they lead us to be good citizens?Link to work
19 OctWhat are teachings about stewardship? How do they lead us to be good people?Link to work
2 NovGolden Rule – Treat others as you want to be treatedLink to work
9 NovGolden Rule – Treat others as you want to be treatedLink to work
16 Nov8 fold path – Key Buddhist teachingsLink to work
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23 Nov8 Fold path- Key Buddhist teachingsLink to work
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30 NovSubmission to AllahLink to work
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7 DecSubmission to AllahLink to work
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14 DecAre citizens always good?Link to work
5 JanKey terms for God e.g. OmnipotentLink to work
11 JanKey terms for God e.g. OmnipotentLink to work
18 JanScientific theories for the creation of the worldLink to work
25 JanScientific theories for the creation of the worldLink to work
1 FebCan experiencing worship help belief?Link to work
8 FebCan experiencing worship help belief?Link to work
12 AprWhat is a community? Write a paragraph to describe one you are included in.Link to work
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19 AprWhat is a community? Write a paragraph to describe one you are included in.Link to work
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26 AprWhat are British communities like?Link to work
3 MayWhat are British communities like?Link to work
10 MayWhat types of racism takes place in British communities. What can be done to help the situation?Link to work
17 MayWhat types of racism takes place in British communities. What can be done to help the situation?Link to work
24 MayHow are communities changing?Link to work

Art

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptArtist research study and response; Sunga Park part 1Link to work
5 OctArtist research study and response; Sunga Park part 2 To produce an inspired piece of artworkLink to work
12 OctArtist research study and response; Stephen Wiltshire part 1Link to work
19 OctArtist research study and response; Stephen Wiltshire part 2 To produce an inspired piece of artworkLink to work
2 NovArtist research study and response; Sunga Park part 1Link to work
9 NovArtist research study and response; Sunga Park part 2
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16 NovArtist research study and response; Stephen Wiltshire part 1

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23 NovArchitecture: understanding the world around us
John Piper (part 1)
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30 NovArchitecture: understanding the world around us
John Piper (part 2)
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7 DecArchitecture: understanding the world around us
Sunga Park (part 1)
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14 DecArchitecture: understanding the world around us
Sunga Park (part 2)
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5 JanMinty Sainsbury (Part 1)Link to work
11 JanMinty Sainsbury (Part 2)Link to work
18 JanStephen Wiltshire (Part 1)Link to work
25 JanStephen Wiltshire (Part 2)Link to work
1 FebLucy Jones (Part 1)Link to work
8 FebLucy Jones (Part 2)Link to work
8 MarLucy Jones (Part 1)Link to work
15 MarLucy Jones (Part 2)Link to work
22 MarROA (Part 1)Link to work
12 AprAndy Warhol (Part 1)Link to work
19 AprAndy Warhol (Part 2)Link to work
26 AprRichard Hamilton (Part 1)Link to work
3 MayRichard Hamilton (Part 2)Link to work
10 MayWayne Thiebaud (Part 1)Link to work
17 MayWayne Thiebaud (Part 2)Link to work
24 MayClaes Oldenburg (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 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.

Use the revision PowerPoint & take the Year 8 skills test & fill in your self-evaluation

Comedy genre 1-
Farce
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Revision PowerPoint
Skills Test
9 NovEach person 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.

Comedy genre 12 – Parody
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16 NovEach person 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.

Comedy genre 2 continued – Parody
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23 NovJohn Godber’s Teechers
Lesson 1- introduction & starting to ‘block’ the action
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30 Nov‘Teechers’ lesson 2
Blocking and refining the performance.
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7 DecPantomime
Exploring the genre – PowerPoint and script.
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14 DecTest & evaluation/ ’festive’ practical taskSee Google Classroom for linked PowerPoint activity
5 JanNaturalistic genre
Lesson 1 – Exploring what we mean by Naturalism. What is the acting style? How do we get into character?
‘A Doll’s House ‘ script 1
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11 JanLesson 2 – Exploring a modern Naturalistic play.
[script 2- ‘Turning Blind Eyes’

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18 JanLesson 3 –
Refining and performing script 2, so that the audience can ‘suspend their disbelief’
[Script 3 , ‘ Out of Their Heads’ is included here]
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8 Mar
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Superheroes and Villains
For this scheme of work you need to work in order through the lessons.

Creating scripts and costume designs.
First work through lessons 1 and 2 for this project if you did not complete them on Google Classrooms.
Villains script – answer the 8 questions
Superheroes script-
Write your own script.
Move then to lesson 3 PowerPoint on costume design.
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19 AprPlease make sure you do the lessons in order so that you understand the plot and tasks properly.

Hamlet 1
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26 AprHamlet 2
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3 MayHamlet 3
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English

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptExploring the definition of the Gothic genre. What are the conventions of Gothic Literature? A lesson on typical gothic character.Link to work
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5 OctExploring themes in typical Gothic literature including a quiz on The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe. Language analysis from The Tell-Tale Heart Part 1 and Part 2.Link to work
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12 OctAnalysing structure in The Tell-Tale Heart Part 1 and Part 2.
Analysing Language in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Part 1 and Part 2.
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19 OctAnalysing structure in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Part 1 and Part 2.
Understanding the theory of ‘The Uncanny’ and how it applies to the Gothic genre.
Understanding the theory of ‘The Uncanny’ and how it applies to Frankenstein.
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2 NovWhy is it important to study poetry?

Who were The Romantics?

We will explore the themes of romantic poetry.
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9 NovThe Life and Times of William Wordsworth.

Language in ‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud’

Exploring the theme of nature in ‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud’
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16 NovThe Life and Times of John Keats.

We will explore how Keats uses personification to make autumn seem like a magical time of year.
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23 NovWe will explore the power of nature in romantic poetry.

The life and times of Charlotte Smith.
Exploring ‘To A Nightingale’
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30 NovThemes in ‘To A Nightingale’

Nature Poetry ‘Causeway’ by Matthew Hollis.

Nature Poetry ‘California Dreaming’
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7 DecNature Poetry ‘Sycamore Gap’

‘America’ by Claude McKay

‘Rosa’ by Rita Dove

‘Torture’ and ‘We Alone Can Devalue Gold’ by Alice Walker
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14 Dec‘Good Bones’ by Maggie Smith

‘To The Indifferent Women’ by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

‘Caged Bird’ by Maya Angelou
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5 JanAn introduction to the character of Oliver Twist and Charles Dickens.

Oliver appears before the workhouse board.

Oliver asks for more.
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11 JanOliver runs away and makes a life changing decision.

Oliver receives help from a rather strange boy.

Oliver meets Fagin.
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18 JanOliver 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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25 JanOliver 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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1 FebOliver 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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8 FebA 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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8 MarAn introduction to Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist

Oliver appears before the workhouse board

Oliver asks for more
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15 MarOliver runs away

Oliver meets Jack Dawkins

Oliver meets Fagin
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22 MarOliver learns the trade

Oliver is arrested

Oliver thrives with Mr Brownlow

Oliver is kidnapped
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12 AprCreative Writing: Poetry and Personification

Creative Writing: Poetry and Similes and Metaphors

Creative Writing: Poetry and Sound and Rhyme
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19 AprCreative Writing: Planning Poems

Creative Writing: Writing Poetry
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26 AprIntroduction to Poetry

What makes a poem a poem?

Big ideas and emotions in poetry
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3 MayIntroduction to Imagery

Introduction to structure in poetry

Introduction to rhyme scheme in poetry
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10 MayIntroduction to rhythm in poetry

Introduction to sonnets

Features of a sonnet
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17 MayUnderstanding iambic pentameter

Sonnet 18

Language in Sonnet 18
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24 MayStructure in Sonnet 18

Writing about Sonnet 18

Death be not proud
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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 NovSaying where people goLink to work
9 NovAllerLink to work
16 NovSaying where people goLink to work
23 NovMore about saying where you goLink to work
30 NovReading practiceLink to work
7 DecReading practiceLink to work
14 DecSaying where people go – pluralLink to work
8 MarSaying what you must doLink to work
15 MarMore on saying what you must doLink to work
22 MarModal verbsLink to work
12 AprSaying what people haveLink to work
19 AprSaying how many and numbersLink to work
26 AprTalking about what you must doLink to work
3 MayTalking about what you must doLink to work
10 MaySaying what you and others didLink to work
17 May17 May Saying what you and others did not doLink to work
25 MayTalking about where you do thingsLink to work

Geography

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptWhat is the human development index?
In this lesson you will learn about the human development index and why it is a useful way of looking at how developed a country is.
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5 OctWhat are the causes of uneven development?
In this lesson you will learn about the physical and human factors that affect the development of a country.
You will also look at how historical factors have influenced Africa over time.
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12 OctWhy is tourism a growing industrial sector in Africa?
In this lesson you will be learning about the importance of tourism for African countries like Kenya, the impacts it has and how these impacts can be managed.
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19 OctWhere is China and what is it like?
In this lesson you will look at the location of China and investigate the quality of life. You will look at the factors that have contributed to China’s rapid economic success.

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2 NovThe location and importance of India
This lesson looks at where India is located and why it is important regionally and globally.
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9 NovUnderstanding the development of India
This lesson looks at the political, social, cultural and environmental issues surrounding India’s current development.
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16 NovWhat are the opportunities in Mumbai?
This lesson looks at the social and economic opportunities found in Mumbai, India
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23 NovWhat are the challenges in Mumbai?
This lesson looks at the challenges in Mumbai and the solutions that are helping to improve people’s quality of life.
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30 NovThe environmental impacts of economic development in India
This lesson looks at the impact of economic growth in India on the environment – air pollution, deforestation, water pollution and climate change. It also looks at some positives from economic change.
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7 DecTransnational corporations in India:
Unilever

This lesson looks at the advantages and disadvantages that the company Unilever has caused by locating in India.
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14 DecInternational aid in India
This lesson looks at the 4 main types of aid and how each one has been used in India, including the advantages and disadvantages.
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5 JanWhat is the structure of the Amazon rainforest?
In this lesson we will be looking at the structure of the Amazon rainforest and what we might find at each layer.
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11 JanWhy is the nutrient cycle important in the rainforest?
In this lesson we will be looking at the nutrient cycle and how it works in the Amazon.
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18 JanHow have plants and animals adapted to survive in the Amazon?
In this lesson we will be looking at how different plants and animals have adapted to survive in the Amazon rainforest. Adaptation enables animals and plants to survive the warm and wet climate, along with protection from predators.
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25 JanWhat are the causes of deforestation in the Amazon?
In this lesson we will be defining deforestation and how we are the cause of deforestation due to our different needs including building materials, food, water and minerals.
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1 FebWhat are the impacts of deforestation in the Amazon?
In this lesson we will be learning about the negative and positive impacts deforestation has had on a local and global scale.
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8 FebHow can the Amazon be conserved?
In this lesson we will be learning about how the Amazon rainforest can be protected and developed sustainably with a focus on afforestation, the creation of National Parks, agroforestry, education and selective logging.
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8 Mar FIRST LESSONWhat is migration?
In this lesson we consider the different types of migration, what migration pattern looks like on a global level and what push and pull factors encourage migration.
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8 Mar SECOND LESSONHow are Mexico and the USA linked?
This lesson considers how the history of the US-Mexican border has influenced the links and opportunities that exist between the two countries.
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15 Mar FIRST LESSONWhat factors influence migration?
In this lesson we will learn about the differences between Mexico and the USA and how migration away from Mexico can have advantages and disadvantages for the source country.
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15 Mar SECOND LESSONThe impacts of migration
In this lesson students will consider the impacts of migration by tackling the question: ‘Migration is positive for the USA’. To what extent do you agree?
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22 Mar FIRST LESSONWhat are grid references?
In this lesson we will learn how to locate specific areas on OS maps and practice the skill of reading four and six-figure grid references.
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22 Mar SECOND LESSONReading distances on a map
In this lesson we will further develop our map skills by learning how to measure and calculate real-life distances on OS maps using scale.
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12 Apr FIRST LESSONWhere are the emerging countries?
In today’s lesson we will be looking at emerging countries (BRICS and MINTs) and their location in a global context.
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12 Apr SECOND LESSONWhat are the features of an emerging country?
In today’s lesson we will be looking at the features of emerging countries. We will look at population, land mass, reserve of natural resources and large coastlines.
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19 Apr FIRST LESSONHow has the employment structure changed over time in emerging countries?
In today’s lesson we will be learning about the change in employment structure in emerging countries. We will focus on the decline of the primary sector and growth of the secondary sector in India and China.
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19 Apr SECOND LESSONWhere is China and what is it like?
In this lesson we will be looking at the location of China, its human and physical features. We will also investigate the quality of life in urban and rural areas.
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26 Apr FIRST LESSONWhat has led to China’s success?
In this lesson we will be looking at the factors that have contributed to China’s rapid economic success.
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26 Apr SECOND LESSONWhat are the advantages and disadvantages of TNCs in China?
In this lesson we will be looking at the role of TNCs in China. We will be focusing on the advantages and disadvantages of Nike as a TNC in China.
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History

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptTOPIC: The Great War
• How was poison gas used in WW1?
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5 OctTOPIC: The Great War
• What technological advancements were made in WW1?
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12 OctTOPIC: The Great War
• Why did the Britain launch an attack at the Somme in July 1914?
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19 OctTOPIC: The Great War
• What happened during the Battle of the Somme?
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2 NovWho were the Communists?Link to work
9 NovCause of the Russion RevolutionLink to work
16 NovThe Bolshevick RevoluationLink to work
23 NovTOPIC 2: The 1920s: Roaring or Revolutionary?
Lesson 4: Life under Stalin
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30 NovTOPIC 2: The 1920s: Roaring or Revolutionary?
Lesson 5: US isolationfghy
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7 DecTOPIC 2: The 1920s: Roaring or Revolutionary?
Lesson 6: Why was there a boom in the US?
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14 DecTOPIC 2: The 1920s: Roaring or Revolutionary?
Lesson 7: The St Valentine’s Day massacre
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5 JanWhy did Britain set up the Kindertransport?Link to work
11 JanWas Appeasement wise or woeful?Link to work
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18 JanDunkirk: triumph or disaster?Link to work
8 MarThe assassination of President John F. KennedyLink to work
15 MarWas Lee Harvey Oswald the sole assassin of JFK?Link to work
22 MarThe Vietnam WarLink to work
12 AprHow did Segregation affect black lives in 1950s USA?Link to work
19 AprWho was Rosa Parks?Link to work
26 AprWho was Martin Luther King?Link to work
3 MayHow did the depicted of race in TV and film change?Link to work
10 MayWho were the Freedom Riders?Link to work
17 MayHow important was the 1964 Civil Rights Act?Link to work
24 MayWho was Malcolm X?Link to work

ICT

DateLesson FocusResources
28 Sept8.1 Hardware – Understand the important role that Colossus played in WWII. Complete the worksheet by using the help file if neededLink to work
5 Oct8.1 Hardware – Understand what Moore’s Law is and how transistors play an important role in the development of a computer. Complete the worksheet by using the help file if needed.Link to work
12 Oct8.1 Hardware – explain some of the main hardware components of a PC.Link to work
19 Oct8.1 Hardware – Explain a range of software.Link to work
2 NovComputer Networks: Students to understand what a computer network is, looking at LAN’s and WAN’s and topologies.Link to work
9 NovComputer Networks: Students to understand what a computer network is, looking at LAN’s and WAN’s and topologies.Link to work
16 NovBuilding a PC project: read the brief on the following link to build your own Gaming PC. You will need access to the internet.Link to work
23 NovBuilding a PC project: read the brief on the following link to build your own Gaming PC. You will need access to the internet.Link to work
30 NovBuilding a PC project: read the brief on the following link to build your own Gaming PC. You will need access to the internet.Link to work
7 Dec8.2 Introduction to computational thinking and decomposition: Read the information and complete the short task/testLink to work
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14 Dec8.2 Pattern recognition & Abstraction: Read the information on both topics and complete the test at the end.Link to work
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4 JanProgramming – Lesson 1 – You’ve got the movesLink to work
11 JanProgramming – Lesson 2 – Fly cat flyLink to work
18 JanProgramming – Lesson 3 – Loop the LoopLink to work
25 JanProgramming – Lesson 4 Treasure those listsLink to work
1 Feb Programming – Lesson 5 Translate this Part 1Link to work
8 Feb Programming – Lesson 6 Translate this Part 2Link to work
8 MarContinuing from lockdown – Impact of Technology – Lesson 6/6 Create a presentation. Watch the video and complete the activities and quizzes forLink to work
15 MarNew – Gaining support for a cause – Lesson 1/6 Features of a word ProcessorLink to work
22 MarGaining support for a Cause – Lesson 2/6 Licensing appropriate imagesLink to work
12 AprHome learning – Impact of technology – Collaborating online respectfully. Lesson 3/6 Cyberbullying. Please watch the video and complete the tasks.Link to work
19 AprHome learning –Lesson 4/6 Recognise and report. Please watch the video and complete the tasks.Link to work
26 AprHome learning –Lesson 5/6 Use presentation tools. Please watch the video and complete the tasks.Link to work
3 MayHome learning –Lesson 6/6 Create a presentation tools. Please watch the video and complete the tasks.Link to work
10 MayHome learning unit – From Semaphones to the internet. Lesson 1/6 Computer networks and protocols.Link to work
17 MayHome learning Lesson 2/6 Networking hardwareLink to work
24 MayHome learning Lesson 3/6 Wired and wireless networksLink to work

Maths

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptUnivariate data (Averages)Link to work
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5 OctBivariate data and scatter graphsLink to work
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12 OctAverages from a tableLink to work
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19 OctIntroduction to ProbabilityLink to work
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2 NovTransformationsLink to work
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9 NovTransformationsLink to work
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16 NovSequencesLink to work
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23 NovSequencesLink to work
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30 Nov Linear graphsLink to work
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7 DecEquation of a lineLink to work
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14 DecRecap of fractionsLink to work
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5 JanRepresenting probabilityLink to work
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11 JanFurther probabilitiesLink to work
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18 JanCombined eventsLink to work
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25 JanRotations, translations and reflectionsLink to work
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1 FebEnlargements and combinationsLink to work
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8 FebSequencesLink to work
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8 MarSolving equations (part of the algebra unit)Link to work
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15 MarArea and circumference of a circleLink to work
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22 MarSequencesLink to work
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12 AprTransformationLink to work
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19 AprTransformations and enlargementsLink to work
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26 AprEnlargements and scale drawings
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3 MayConstruction trianglesLink to work
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10 MayPythagorasLink to work
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17 MayPythagorasLink to work
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24 May3D shapesLink to work
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Music

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptPerforming rhythms of the song KukuLink to work
5 OctUnderstanding how to lead and follow signals: Composing signals and a call and responseLink to work
12 OctImprovising creative rhythmsLink to work
19 OctTo understand that there are many types of drums in West Africa, that create complex rhythms and texturesLink to work
2 NovExploring percussion of West African countries: Composing with texture and sonorityLink to work
9 NovUnderstanding the structure of Kuku: Exploring melody in West African musicsLink to work
16 NovHow does some West African music exploit the elements rhythm, texture and sonority?Link to work
23 NovTo compose a structured compositionLink to work
30 NovComposing in a structureLink to work
7 DecUnderstanding what a griot and an oral tradition are, and the role of music in West African societyLink to work
14 DecTo be able to perform melodies and rhythms from Ghanaian musicLink to work
8 MarPop Music Listening and AppraisingLink to work
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19 AprSomebody I Used To Know Listening TaskLink to work
26 AprUK Charts Listening TaskLink to work

PE

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptCore PE work out. Complete the work out to the best of your ability.Link to work
5 OctCore PE work out. Complete the work out to the best of your ability.Link to work
12 OctCore PE work out. Complete the work out to the best of your ability.Link to work
19 OctCore Pe work out. Complete the work out to the best of your ability.Link to work
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
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7 DecChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
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14 DecChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
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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 obstructionsLink 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 obstructionLink 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
1 MarChange 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 Instruction
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8 MarChange 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 Instruction
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15 MarChange 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 Instruction
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22 MarChange 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 Instruction
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12 AprChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
Instructions
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19 AprChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
Instructions
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26 AprChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
Instructions
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3 MayChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
Instructions
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10 MayChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
Instructions
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17 MayChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
Instructions
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24 MayChange into appropriate sports clothing & trainers
Remove all jewellery & tie your hair back
Ensure the area you are working is safe and free from obstructions
Instructions
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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 – Digestion
Topic 2 – Chemistry – Atoms and the Periodic Table
Biology
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Chemistry
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5 OctTopic 1 – Biology – Digestion
Topic 2 – Chemistry – Atoms and the Periodic Table
Biology
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Chemistry
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12 OctTopic 1 – Biology – Digestion
Topic 2 – Chemistry – Atoms and the Periodic Table
Biology
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Chemistry
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19 OctTopic 1 – Biology – Digestion
Topic 2 – Chemistry – Atoms and the Periodic Table
Biology
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Chemistry
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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 – Biology – Evolution

Topic 2 – Physics – Forces
Biology
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Physics
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9 NovTopic 1 – Biology – Evolution

Topic 2 – Physics – Forces
Biology
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Physics
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16 NovTopic 1 – Biology – Evolution

Topic 2 – Physics – Forces
Biology
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Physics
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23 NovTopic 1 – Biology – InheritanceLink to work
30 NovTopic 1 – Biology – InheritanceLink to work
7 DecTopic 1 – Biology – InheritanceLink to work
14 DecTopic 1 – Biology – InheritanceLink to work
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 – Chemical Reactions

Topic 2 – Energy: Work
CHEMISTRY Topic 1
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PHYSICS Topic 2
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11 JanTopic 1 – Chemical Reactions

Topic 2 – Energy: Work
CHEMISTRY Topic 1
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PHYSICS Topic 2
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18 JanTopic 1 – Types of Reaction

Topic 2 – Energy: Heating and Cooling
CHEMISTRY Topic 1
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PHYSICS Topic 2
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25 JanTopic 1 – Types of Reaction

Topic 2 – Energy: Heating and Cooling
CHEMISTRY Topic 1
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PHYSICS Topic 2
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1 FebTopic 1 – Types of Reaction

Topic 2 – Energy: Heating and Cooling
CHEMISTRY Topic 1
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PHYSICS Topic 2
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8 FebTopic 1 – Types of Reaction

Topic 2 – Energy: Heating and Cooling
CHEMISTRY Topic 1
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PHYSICS Topic 1
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8 MarWaves L1-3Link to work
15 MarWaves 4-6Link to work
22 MarWaves 7-9Link to work
12 AprMagnetism & Electromagnets L1-3Link to work
19 AprMagnetism & Electromagnets L4-6Link to work
26 AprMagnetism & Electromagnets L7-9Link to work
3 MayMagnetism & Electromagnets L10-12Link to work
10 MayMagnetism & Electromagnets L13-15Link to work
17 MayEcosystem (Respiration) L3-5Link to work
24 MayEcosystem (Respiration) L6-8Link to work

Spanish

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptDescribing others using the 3rd person and verb ‘estar’Link to work
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5 OctUsing adjective agreement
Making plurals
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12 OctUsing the verb tenerLink to work
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19 OctUsing verb ‘hay’ to talk about what is around youLink to work
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2 NovPrepositions- saying where things areLink to work
9 Nov9 Nov Describing locationsLink to work
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16 NovDescribing what is around us using hayLink to work
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23 NovDescribing what is around youLink to work
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30 NovTalking about the location of thingsLink to work
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7 NovDescribing locationsLink to work
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14 NovDescribing people and placesLink to work
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5 JanFestive traditionsLink to work
11 JanDescribing locationsLink to work
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18 JanDescribing hobbiesLink to work
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25 JanTalking about pluralsLink to work
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1 FebDescribing locations in more detailLink to work
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8 FebWorking with understanding a challenging textLink to work
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8 MarFestive traditionsLink to work
15 MarDescribing locationsLink to work
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22 MarDescribing hobbiesLink to work
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29 MarTalking about pluralsLink to work
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12 AprDescribing locations in more detailLink to work
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19 AprWorking with understanding a challenging textLink to work
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26 AprDescribing how people feelLink to work
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3 MayDescribing how things make people feelLink to work
10 MayAsking questions- preparing for asking someone how they feelLink to work
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17 MayTalking about what people must doLink to work
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24 MayDescribing what you are going to doLink to work
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Technology

Date Lesson Focus Resources
28 Sept Health & Safety Link to work
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5 Oct Specialist tools & equipment Link to work
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12 Oct Materials Link to work
19 Oct Materials Link to work
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2 Nov FOOD
Practical Chicken Nuggets
TEXTILES
Practical – experimenting with hand embroidery
GRAPHICS
Develop pattern ideas for isometric mural
MATERIALS
Car Design
Link to Food
Link to Textiles Book
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics Book
Link to Materials
9 Nov FOOD
Pasta
TEXTILES
Practical – creating hems in the final product
GRAPHICS
Final design for isometric mural
Pattern repeat of final design
MATERIALS
Hand Held PC
Link to Food
Link to Textiles Book
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics Book
Link to Materials
16 Nov FOOD
Pasta Bolognaise
TEXTILES

Practical – joining the cushion together to create an envelope fastening
GRAPHICS
Pattern repeat designs for print and illustration on products.
MATERIALS
Robot Design
Link to Food
Link to Textiles Book
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics Book
Link to Materials

23 Nov FOOD
Hygiene and Safety poster
TEXTILES
New Rotation – Textiles
Analysis of the brief and investigations into what is pop art?
GRAPHICS
New Rotation Graphics
Isometric Drawing
Learn how to draw in isometric
RES. MATERIALS
Torch Design
Link to Food
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics
Link to Graphics Booklet
Link to Materials
30 Nov FOOD
Identify Kitchen Equipment
TEXTILES
Artist research
Research the artist Roy Lichtenstein and create artist copies in this style
GRAPHICS
Colour Rendering
Develop skills in isometric drawing and learn how to add tone through colour rendering techniques
RES. MATERIALS
Personalised Car Design
Link to Food
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics
Link to Res’ Materials
7 Dec FOOD
Practical – Potato wedges
TEXTILES
Design Ideas
Create pop art inspired onomatopoeia designs for the front of the cushion
GRAPHICS
Colour Theory
Recall colour wheel knowledge and experiment with colour combinations & techniques to learn how to create visual impact.
RES. MAT
Mobile Phone
Link to Food
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics
Link to Res. Mat
14 Dec FOOD
Vegetable classification sheet
TEXTILES
Transfer Printing
Experiment with materials and the techniques of transfer printing.
GRAPHICS
Logo Design
Understand the importance & need of logo design. Design your own logo design using the skills learnt.
RES. MAT
Litter Picker
Link to Food
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics
Link to Res. Mat
5 Jan FOOD
Eatwell Guide
TEXTILES
Practical – Transfer Printing
GRAPHICS
Designer Research –
Research imagery and written information about the street designer Thankyoux
RES’ MAT
Pewter Casting Project
Link to Food
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics
Link to Res. Mat
11 Jan FOOD
Pasta Bolognaise Practical
TEXTILES
Practical – experimenting with hand embroidery
GRAPHICS
Design Ideas –
Develop pattern ideas for isometric mural
RES’ MAT
Pewter Casting Project
Link to Food
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics
Link to Res. Mat
18 Jan FOOD
Seasonal Fruits Research
TEXTILES
Practical – creating hems in the final product
GRAPHICS
Design Ideas –
Develop ideas for isometric mural on the theme ‘You’
RES’ MAT
Pewter Casting Project
Link to Food
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics
Link to Res. Mat
25 Jan FOOD
Fruit Crumble Practical
TEXTILES
Practical – joining the cushion together to create an envelope fastening
GRAPHICS
Pattern repeat of final design
Pattern repeat designs for print and illustration on products.
RES’ MAT
Pewter Casting Project
Link to Food
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics
Link to Res. Mat
1 Feb TEXTILES
New Rotation – Textiles
Analysis of the brief and investigations into what is pop art?
GRAPHICS
New Rotation Graphics
Isometric Drawing
Learn how to draw in isometric
RES’ MAT
Pewter Casting Project
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics
Link to Res. Mat
8 Feb TEXTILES
Artist research
Research the artist Roy Lichtenstein and create artist copies in this style
GRAPHICS
Colour Rendering
Develop skills in isometric drawing and learn how to add tone through colour rendering techniques
RES’ MAT
Pewter Casting Project
Link to Textiles
Link to Graphics
Link to Res. Mat
8 MarENGINEERING
Moon Camp Explorers
FOOD
Picnic Food Research
GRAPHICS
To develop an understanding of one point perspective
TEXTILES
To develop an understanding of the textiles technique weaving. Experiment with the weaving technique and create your own woven artwork.
ENGINEERING
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FOOD
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GRAPHICS
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TEXTILES
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15 MarENGINEERING
Moon Camp Explorers
FOOD
Create and make a Muffuletta
GRAPHICS
To develop an understanding of drawing lettering in one-point perspective
TEXTILES
To explore the theme weaving and develop skills of creating a mood board.
ENGINEERING
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FOOD
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GRAPHICS
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TEXTILES
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22 MarENGINEERING
Moon Camp Explorers
FOOD
Picnic Food Safety and Hygiene
GRAPHICS
To use colour, pattern & shapes to develop lettering in one point perspective.
TEXTILES
To use a mood board as inspiration and all technical knowledge of the process of weaving to create a mini weaving.
ENGINEERING
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FOOD
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GRAPHICS
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TEXTILES
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12 AprCONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Select the link to: Designers and Companies
Airbus

Watch all of the videos in the different sections and read all of the relating text.
Go back to the Focus eLearning main menu and select the Mind Map Designer. Create a mind map about everything you just learned. Include pictures of example products from the company/designer.

FOOD
Health and Safety in the food room

GRAPHICS
New Rotation Graphics
Isometric Drawing
Learn how to draw in isometric

TEXTILES
New Rotation – Textiles
Analysis of the brief and investigations into what is pop art?
CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Focus eLearning

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FOOD
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Guide. Refer to Google Classrooms for the weekly recipe.
GRAPHICS
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TEXTILES
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19 AprCONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Select the link to: Designers and Companies
Alessi

Watch all of the videos in the different sections and read all of the relating text.
Go back to the Focus eLearning main menu and select the Mind Map Designer. Create a mind map about everything you just learned. Include pictures of example products from the company/designer.

FOOD
Equipment in the Food Room

GRAPHICS
Colour Rendering
Develop skills in isometric drawing and learn how to add tone through colour rendering techniques

TEXTILES
Artist research
Research the artist Roy Lichtenstein and create artist copies in this style
CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Focus eLearning
Link to work
FOOD
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Guide. Refer to Google Classrooms for the weekly recipe.
GRAPHICS
Link to work
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TEXTILES
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26 AprCONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Select the link to: Designers and Companies
Apple

Watch all of the videos in the different sections and read all of the relating text.
Go back to the Focus eLearning main menu and select the Mind Map Designer. Create a mind map about everything you just learned. Include pictures of example products from the company/designer.

FOOD
The Eatwell Guide and Nutrients

GRAPHICS
Colour Theory
Recall colour wheel knowledge and experiment with colour combinations & techniques to learn how to create visual impact.

TEXTILES
Design Ideas
Create pop art inspired onomatopoeia designs for the front of the cushion
CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Focus eLearning

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FOOD
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Guide. Refer to Google Classrooms for the weekly recipe.
GRAPHICS
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TEXTILES
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3 MayCONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Select the link to: Designers and Companies
Dyson

Watch all of the videos in the different sections and read all of the relating text.
Go back to the Focus eLearning main menu and select the Mind Map Designer. Create a mind map about everything you just learned. Include pictures of example products from the company/designer.

GRAPHICS
Logo Design
Understand the importance & need of logo design. Design your own logo design using the skills learnt.

TEXTILES
Transfer Printing
Experiment with materials and the techniques of transfer printing.
CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Focus eLearning

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GRAPHICS
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TEXTILES
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10 MayCONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Select the link to: Designers and Companies
Norman Foster

Watch all of the videos in the different sections and read all of the relating text.
Go back to the Focus eLearning main menu and select the Mind Map Designer. Create a mind map about everything you just learned. Include pictures of example products from the company/designer.

GRAPHICS
Designer Research – Research imagery and written information about the street designer Thankyoux

TEXTILES
Practical
Experimenting with hand embroidery
CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Focus eLearning

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GRAPHICS
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TEXTILES
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17 MayCONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Select the link to: Designers and Companies
Marcel Breuer

Watch all of the videos in the different sections and read all of the relating text.
Go back to the Focus eLearning main menu and select the Mind Map Designer. Create a mind map about everything you just learned. Include pictures of example products from the company/designer.

GRAPHICS
Ideas –
Develop ideas for isometric mural on the theme ‘You’
Pattern repeat of final design

TEXTILES
Practical
Creating hems in the final product
CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Focus eLearning

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GRAPHICS
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TEXTILES
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24 MayCONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Select the link to: Designers and Companies
Braun

Watch all of the videos in the different sections and read all of the relating text.
Go back to the Focus eLearning main menu and select the Mind Map Designer. Create a mind map about everything you just learned. Include pictures of example products from the company/designer.

GRAPHICS
Ideas –
Pattern repeat designs for print and illustration on products.

TEXTILES
Practical
Joining the cushion together to create an envelope fastening


CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Focus eLearnin
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TEXTILES
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Values

DateLesson FocusResources
28 SeptWhat is the difference between government and parliament?
Explore the differences between government and parliament and how they work to ensure the UK is government. Look at different forms of government around the world.
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5 OctHow do elections work?
What are the processes involved in electing a new government?
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12 OctWhat do political parties do?
What role do political parties have in the UK political system? How are the parties different?
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19 OctWhat do MPs do?
What is the role of an MP and how do they carry out their work to ensure those who voted for them are represented?
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2 NovWhat is news?
This lesson will explore what the media is, compare news to other types of information and news, and investigate the reasons that contribute to an issue or event being seen as newsworthy.
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9 NovWhat responsibilities does the media have?
In this lesson, we will learn about the rules that the media is required to follow, and what can happen if they do not. We will also consider what ‘good journalism’ looks like and why it is important.
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16 NovWhat is the role of the media in a democracy?
This lesson will examine what a democracy is, and the vital role that the media plays within our democracy.
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23 NovHow does the media hold those in power to account?
In this lesson, we discuss specific examples of how the media hold people in powerful positions to account for their actions. We also consider examples of when the work of journalists has made a real difference to society.
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30 NovShould we believe everything we read?
This lesson will explore the idea of ‘fake news’ and why we need to understand it as misinformation, disinformation and misinformation. We consider the impact of sharing information that is false, misleading or harmful, and what steps we can take to verify the information we consume.
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7 DecDoes the media create more harm than good?
In this lesson we will reflect on the role of the media in society and reflect on some of the issues raised in previous lessons. We will then evaluate whether or not the actions of the media can always be justified.
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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 are laws?
In this lesson we will explore what a law is and how it affects us. We will also develop knowledge of the different ages you are allowed to do different things.
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11 JanHow are laws made? Criminal vs Civil law.
In this lesson we will be learning how laws are made in England, and the difference between criminal and civil law. We will also focus on the role of Parliament in the law making process.
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18 JanCan citizens change laws?
In this lesson you will explore the role of the youth court and how young people are treated within the Criminal Justice System. You will find out about a range of people who work within the Criminal Justice System and and how they support young people.
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25 JanShould the age of criminal responsibility be changed?
In this lesson we will explore the understanding of right and wrong and how this can be linked to crime. We will go on to compare the ages of criminal responsibility across different countries and discuss the effects of being held responsible for a crime as a child.
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1 FebHow is the criminal justice system applied to young people?
In this lesson you will explore the role of the youth court and how young people are treated within the Criminal Justice System. You will find out about a range of people who work within the Criminal Justice System and and how they support young people.
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8 FebDeliberative debate: should we review the age of criminal responsibility?
In this lesson, we will look at a clip of a good speech, then critically analyse source materials to help us write our own speech to answer the question “should we review the age of criminal responsibility?”
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8 MarWhat are laws?
In this lesson we will explore what a law is and how it affects us. We will also develop knowledge of the different ages you are allowed to do different things.
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15 MarShould the age of criminal responsibility be changed?
In this lesson we will explore the understanding of right and wrong and how this can be linked to crime. We will go on to compare the ages of criminal responsibility across different countries and discuss the effects of being held responsible for a crime as a child.
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22 MarHow is the criminal justice system applied to young people?
In this lesson you will explore the role of the youth court and how young people are treated within the Criminal Justice System. You will find out about a range of people who work within the Criminal Justice System and and how they support young people.
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12 AprHow have our political rights changed over time?
In this lesson we will learn what political rights are and explore the concept of universal suffrage. We will investigate the long struggle for voting rights and how women’s suffrage was achieved. You will have a chance to give your view about how political rights have evolved over time.
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19 AprHow did the Chartists affect the political rights we have today?
In this lesson, you will find out about a group of people who demanded political change. You will investigate who the Chartists were, what campaign methods they used and whether they were successful. We will explore what effect the Chartists had on modern day political rights. Finally, after studying more recent methods of campaigning, we will consider how citizens can create change.
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26 AprWhich methods were most successful in the fight for female suffrage?
In this lesson, we will explore the struggle women had to achieve equal voting rights. We explore the Suffragists and Suffragettes and investigate the different methods used by each group. You will meet the great grandson of Alice Hawkins who explains why it is important to remember those who struggled for the right to vote. Finally, you will investigate what equality is like for women today and consider how people can become an advocate for other peoples’ rights.
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3 MayWhy does voting matter?
In this lesson, you will explore why it is important to vote. You will give your view about the issues that are most important to you and see which decision makers these issue are linked to. You will consider two opinions about voting and decide who you agree with the most. We will have a look at who votes, where power lies and some of the consequences of not voting.
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10 MayShould 16 and 17 year olds be allowed to vote in elections?
In this lesson we consider the idea of lowering the voting age to 16. You will explore the arguments for and against the idea and consider the evidence before putting your viewpoint together.
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17 MayHow can we exercise democratic rights without a vote?
This lesson explores some of the ways that citizens can participate in a democracy, without voting. We investigate local, national and international organisations that work to challenge injustice and protect political rights and freedoms.
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24 MayWhy and how should citizens take actions?
We begin the lesson by recapping the different roles citizens take in democratic society linked to the Article 21 of the UDHR. We consider why it is important for citizens to be involved in democratic decision-making. We explore the power of citizens in holding those in power to account through parliamentary select committees. Using the education committee as an example, we find out how we as citizens can get involved in the work that committees do and what is involved in giving evidence.
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