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Home Learning – Year 9

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Achieve

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptPlease refer to class 9F/Ac1 in Google Classroom to access your lessons and communicate with your teacher.
5th OctPlease refer to class 9F/Ac1 in Google Classroom to access your lessons and communicate with your teacher.
12th OctPlease refer to class 9F/Ac1 in Google Classroom to access your lessons and communicate with your teacher.
19th OctPlease refer to class 9F/Ac1 in Google Classroom to access your lessons and communicate with your teacher.

Active Studies

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptWhat religious beliefs can you see in art? What other artistic ways can you express belief? What is a mandala?Link to work
5th OctBelief in the afterlife shown in art. Research some examples. Design your own to reflect personal beliefs about the afterlife.Link to work

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12th OctIs it better to express beliefs through action or artistically? What do Muslims say about Zakat?Link to work
19th OctDesign some art work or write a poem to express key beliefs about Hajj.Link to work
2nd NovAtheismLink to work
9th NovAtheismLink to work
16th NovHumanismLink to work
23rd NovHumanismLink to work
30th NovReligions in SocietyLink to work

Art

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptHow to draw the human figure in proportionLink to work
5th OctHow to experiment with different poses using a variety of drawing techniques.Link to work
2nd NovHow to draw the human figure in proportionLink to work
9th NovHow to experiment with different poses using a variety of drawing techniques.Link to work
16th NovExperimenting with techniques and processesLink to work

Business Studies – Half Term 1

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptTypes of business – “The Village Shop” case studyLink to work
5th OctBorrowing money “Payday Loans” case studyLink to work
12th OctBusiness trends “Tesco” case studyLink to work
19th OctInnovation in business “Kodak and Google” case studyLink to work

Computer Science

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28th SeptBe able to describe the common CPU components and their function.

ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit)

CU (Control Unit)

Cache

Registers
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5th OctBe able to explain computer systems.

Be able to explain memory and I/O devices.

Be able to explain the different buses.

Explain the types of Peripherals.
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12th OctUnderstand the Von Neumann architecture.

Describe the MAR and MDR.
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19th OctDescribe the importance of the Program Counter in the fetch-execute cycle.

Understand how fetch-decode-execute works in more detail.
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2nd NovBe able to describe how common characteristics of CPUs affect their performance:
o Clock speed
o Cache size
o Number of cores.
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9th NovTo understand ‘embedded systems’ regarding:
o their characteristics o their purpose.
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16th NovComplete end of unit quizLink to work
30th NovWatch the videos by Craig and Dave and create detailed mind map(s) to help you revise for the end of unit exam.Link to work

Construction – Half Term 1

DateLesson FocusResources
28th Sept
5th Oct
12th Oct
19th Oct

Drama

Lesson FocusResources
28th SeptDuologue

Working out how to bring a duologue to life using Vocal and NVC skills.
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5th OctMonologue

Working out how to bring a monologue to life using Vocal and NVC skills.
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12th OctRevision

Revising your understanding of key skills and terms this half term.
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19th OctT.I.E research mini project

Research a theatre-in-education company. Develop ideas for your own T.I.E play.
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2nd NovComedy genre /set designSee Google classroom for details for your class
9th NovComedy genre /set designSee Google classroom for details for your class & work
16th NovComedy genre /set designSee Google classroom for details for your class

Engineering – Half Term 1

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptHand Held ComputerLink to work
5th OctTorch DesignLink to work
12th OctCar DesignLink to work
19th OctWalking Stick DesignLink to work

English

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptExplore rhetoric, which is a literary tool used to persuade others of your ideas or opinions. Examine the origins of rhetoric and study ethos, a key component of rhetorical writing and speaking. How to use pathos to create an emotional reaction to your writing.Link to work

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5th OctUsing a rhetoric framework for writing.

The key features of writing rhetoric using opinion.

Writing an effective speech using rhetoric.
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12th OctHow rhetoric is used to create a reassuring or advisory tone.

Using rhetoric to write a letter to your younger self.

A writer who uses rhetoric with advice and warning, Lennie James writes with a particular style to appeal to his audience in a unique and personal approach within his open letter.
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19th OctCompare how Obama and James use the letter form in similar and different ways to encourage change. Explore the key purpose of both letters, before a study of how both writers use rhetoric.Link to work
2nd NovContext of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Story of the Door – Part 1

Story of the Door – Part 2
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9th NovDr Jekyll Was Quite At Ease

The Carew Murder Case

Soho and Setting
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16th NovHyde’s Letter

Lanyon’s Shock
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23rd NovThe Incident At The Window

The Last Night – Part 1

The Last Night – Part 2
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30th NovDr Lanyon’s Narrative – Part 1

Dr Lanyon’s Narrative – Part 2

Jekyll’s Confession – Part 1
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Food

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptBuying and Storing food
Page 18 in booklet
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5th OctFood Spoilage and food poisoning
Page 20 in booklet
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12th OctWhy food is cooked? Page 16 in bookletLink to booklet
19th OctHealthy Eating page 2 – 5 in booklet.Link to booklet
2nd NovInternational Cuisine
Page 21,22 Food Lesson 3
Link to booklet
9th NovEuropean Cuisine Research page 23 use research pagesLink to booklet
16th NovAsian Cuisine page 23 – use research pagesLink to booklet

French

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptRevision of ‘er’ verbsLink to work
5th OctMore practice of the ‘er’ verbs in the present tenseLink to work
12th OctPresent and the past tenseLink to work
19th OctMore practice of the past tenseLink to work
2nd NovUsing negativesLink to work
9th NovThe future tenseLink to work
16th NovThe future tenseLink to work

Geography

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptWhat are the positive and negative impacts of volcanoes?

How can we predict, protect and prepare for volcanic eruptions?
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5th OctHow can we measure and predict earthquakes?

How can we prepare and protect against the impact of earthquakes?
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12th OctWhat are tsunamis and how do they form?Link to work
19th OctWhere is Japan and what is it like?
What happened during the 2011 Japanese tsunami?
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2nd NovWhat are tsunamis and how do they form?
This lesson will look at tsunamis and how they are formed.

Where is Japan and what is it like?
This lesson will look at the country of Japan, its key characteristics and why it is vulnerable to tsunamis.
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9th NovWhat happened during the 2011 Japanese tsunami?
This lesson will look at the causes and impacts of the Japanese 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The responses will also be considered.

(start of new topic): Where is the Middle East and what are some of its key human and physical features?
This lesson will focus on some of the key physical and human features of the Middle East.
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16th NovWhat is the climate like in the Middle East?
This lesson will focus on the three distinct climate zones in the Middle East.

How is population distributed in the Middle East?
In this lesson you will learn about how the population in the Middle East is distributed and the reasons for this.
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23rd NovHow developed is the Middle East?
This lesson will focus on the physical and human factors that have led to variations in levels of development across the Middle East.

What factors have influenced development in Yemen?
This lesson will focus on the physical and human factors that have affected development in Yemen.
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30th NovWhat strategies can be used to support the development of Yemen?
In this lesson you will learn about the role of NGOs (non-governmental organisations) in supporting the challenges in Yemen.

How is the UK connected to the Middle East?
This lesson will focus on a range of factors that connect the Middle East to the UK.
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German

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptUsing verbs in the 1st & 3rd person to talk about yourself / someone elseLink to work
5th OctRevision of numbers and how to make plural nounsLink to work
12th OctRevision of the use of German AlphabetLink to work
19th OctFinding the meaning of new words. Some common German pronunciation.

Applying your knowledge of German Sounds.
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2nd NovUsing modal verbs to say what you can / must and need to do. Linked to improving lifestyle.Link to work
9th NovMore practice on the use of modal verbs können / müssen & dürfen.Link to work
16th Nov16 Nov Using the connectives “weil” & “denn” (because) to explain / justify likes and dislikes.Link to work

Health & Social Care – Half Term 1

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptLink to work

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5th OctLink to work

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12th OctLink to work

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19th OctLink to work

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Graphics- Half Term 1

DateLesson FocusResources
28th Sept
5th Oct
12th Oct
19th Oct

History

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptThe Holocaust topic
• The Kindertransport
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5th OctThe Holocaust topic
• Treatment of Jews to 1942
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12th OctThe Holocaust topic
• The Final Solution
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19th OctThe Holocaust topic
• Life in the camps
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2nd NovTopic: British America
Lesson 1: Enslaved people in the British colonies
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9th NovTopic: British America
Lesson 2: What was the Enlightenment?
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16th NovTopic: British America
Lesson 3: What was the Enlightenment culture?
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23rd NovTopic: British America
Lesson 4: The 13 colonies
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30th NovTopic: British America
Lesson 5: Why did war break out in the 13 colonies?
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ICT Core

DateLesson FocusResources
28th Sept9.1 Data handling – complete the worksheet, what is a database, link is attachedLink to work
5th Oct9.1 Data Handling – Complete the worksheet binary conversion, you may need to look on BBC bite size of how to do this, the worksheet is also linked.Link to work

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12th Oct9.1 Data Handling – Complete the worksheet binary Addition, you may need to look on BBC bitesize of how to do this. Worksheet is also linked.Link to work

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19th Oct9.1 Data Handling – Complete the worksheet binary Addition, you may need to look on BBC bitesize of how to do this. Worksheet is also linked.Link to work

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2nd NovTopic: Spreadsheets
Lesson 1: Getting to know a spreadsheet
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9th NovLesson 2: Quick calculationsLink to work
16th NovLesson 3: Collecting dataLink to work
23rd NovLesson 4 Become a data masterLink to work
30th NovLesson 5: Level up your data skillsLink to work

ICT BTEC

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptMusic Festival – Task 1 & 2 – Website design. Use the Presentations to help you complete the tasks.Link to work

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5th OctMusic Festival – Task 1 & 2 – Website design. Use the Presentations to help you complete the tasks.Link to work

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12th OctMusic Festival – Task 1 & 2 – Website design. Use the Presentations to help you complete the tasks.Link to work

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19th OctMusic Festival – Task 1 & 2 – Website design. Use the Presentations to help you complete the tasks.Link to work

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2nd Nov• To understand what a User interface is;
• To understand what the human side interaction of an interface is;
• Understand what a menu and text-based interface is.
Log into their Google classroom, go to year 9H IT1 class, go into classwork, and click on assignment Component 1: Exploring user interface and Design, Lesson 1 – Introduction to user interfaces
9th Nov• Understand complex types of interfaces such as GUI, sensor and speech.
• Understand what factors affect the choice of an interface.
Log into their Google classroom, go to year 9H IT1 class, go into classwork, and click on assignment Component 1: Exploring user interface and Design, Lesson 2 …
16th Nov• Understand the difference between hardware and software
• Understand what an operating system is
• Understand that display size and types is important
• Understand the different types of user inputs
• Understand what hardware resources are available for different types of interface.
Log into their Google classroom, go to year 9H IT1 class, go into classwork, and click on assignment Component 1: Exploring user interface and Design, Lesson 3 …
23rd Nov• Understand the need for a software licence.
• Understand what is meant by open source software.
• Understand what is meant by proprietary software.
Log into their Google classroom, go to year 9H IT1 class, go into classwork, and click on assignment Component 1: Exploring user interface and Design, Lesson 4 – Accessibility Needs

Maths

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptHigher: Error intervals and bounds

Foundation: Order of operations
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5th OctHigher: Substitution and expanding brackets

Foundation: Indices laws and substitution
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12th OctHigher: fractional and negative indices

Foundation: Collecting like terms and simplifying
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19th OctHigher: Angles with lines

Foundation: Rules of indices
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2nd NovHigher: Interior and exterior angles

Foundation: Expanding and factorising
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9th NovHigher: Introduction to bearings

Foundation: angle facts
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16th NovHigher: Working with bearings

Foundation: angles with parallel lines
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23rd NovHigher: Congruence and sampling

Foundation: interior and exterior angles
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30th NovHigher: Sampling and pie charts

Foundation:
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Media – Half Term 1

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptTo be able to apply audience theory accurately.Log on to Google Classroom
Go to the Year 9G/Media class
Click on the Audience task.
5th OctTo be able to apply media language.

To be able to analyse a media text.

(Film Poster)
Log on to Google Classroom
Go to the Year 9G/Media class.
Click on the Media Project
12th OctTo be able to apply media language such as connotation and denotation to a creative piece.

To be able to follow a brief accurately.

(Creation of own film poster)
Log on to Google Classroom
Go to the Year 9G/Media class.
Click on the Media Project
19th OctTo be able to follow a brief accurately.

To be able to apply audience theory to create a product for a particular audience.
Log on to Google Classroom
Go to the Year 9G/Media class
Click on the Adobe Creative Task classwork

Music

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptTo be able to understand the role of a DAW in music creation to create and displace drum patternsLink to work
5th OctTo be able to compose chord sequencesLink to work
12th OctTo be able to add interest to chord sequencesLink to work
19th OctTo explore bass linesLink to work
2nd NovTo be able to harmonise a melodic riff above a chord sequenceLink to work
9th NovIntegrating and manipulating samples in a dance trackLink to work
16th NovIntegrating and manipulating samples in a dance trackLink to work
23rd NovUnderstanding the purpose of a mix-inLink to work
30th NovUnderstanding the purpose of a breakdown, build and drop in electronic dance musicLink to work

PE – Half Term 1

DateLesson FocusResources
28th Sept28 September Core PE work out. Complete the work out to the best of your ability.Link to work
5th Oct28 September Core PE work out. Complete the work out to the best of your ability.Link to work
12th Oct28 September Core PE work out. Complete the work out to the best of your ability.Link to work
19th Oct28 September Core PE work out. Complete the work out to the best of your ability.Link to work

RE – Half Term 1

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptKey Christian beliefs about – The nature of GodLink to work
5th OctKey Christian beliefs about – CreationLink to work
12th OctKey Christian beliefs about – IncarnationLink to work
19th OctKey Christian beliefs about – The Life of JesusLink to work

Science

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptAll students in KS4 study multiple sciences in parallel (usually taught by a different teacher). Therefore each week there will be an option of different topics.
When choosing the link, pick the one that meets the needs of your set. If you picked Science as an option then choose ‘Separate Science’. If you didn’t pick Science choose ‘Core’ and then the appropriate tier higher (HT) or foundation (FT)
For each topic start at the first lesson and work through them in sequence.

Topic 1: Biology – Cell Biology

Topic 2: Chemistry – Atomic Structure & the Periodic Table
BIOLOGY
Core HT
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Core FT
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Separate Science
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CHEMISTRY
Core HT
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Core FT
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Separate Science
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5th OctTopic 1: Biology – Cell Biology

Topic 2: Chemistry – Atomic Structure & the Periodic Table
BIOLOGY
Core HT
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Core FT
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Separate Science
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CHEMISTRY
Core HT
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Core FT
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Separate Science
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12th OctTopic 1: Biology – Cell Biology

Topic 2: Chemistry – Atomic Structure & the Periodic Table
BIOLOGY
Core HT
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Core FT
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Separate Science
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CHEMISTRY
Core HT
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Core FT
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Separate Science
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19th OctTopic 1: Biology – Cell Biology

Topic 2: Chemistry – Atomic Structure & the Periodic Table
BIOLOGY
Core HT
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Core FT
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Separate Science
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CHEMISTRY
Core HT
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Core FT
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Separate Science
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2nd NovTopic 1: Physics – EnergyCore HT
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Core FT
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Separate Science
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9th Nov Topic 1: Physics – EnergyCore HT
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Core FT
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Separate Science
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16th NovTopic 1: Physics – EnergyCore HT
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Core FT
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Separate Science
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23rd NovTopic 1: Physics – EnergyCore HT
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Core FT
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30th NovTopic 1: Physics – EnergyCore HT
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Core FT
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Spanish

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptDescribing people using the verbs estar and serLink to work

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5th OctDescribing locationsLink to work

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12th OctDescribing places now vs in generalLink to work

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19th OctTalking about what you and someone else does – Verbs for othersLink to work

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2nd NovDescribing locationsLink to work

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9th NovTalking about what you and others doLink to work

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16th NovTalking about what people can/ are able to doLink to work

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23rd NovDescribing what people must doLink to work

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30th NovDescribing what people are like/ how they feelLink to work

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Sport – Half Term 1

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptWork through the power point complete slide 26, research task.Link to work
5th OctUse the power point as a resource. Create a research leaflet to Identify & Describe each of the functions of the cardiovascular system.Link to work
12th OctUse the power point as a resource. Complete Activity 1a – key terms to remember.Link to work
19th OctUse the power point as a resource. Complete Activity 1b – key terms to remember.Link to work

Textiles

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptExperimenting with materials, printing techniques and processesLink to work
5th OctExperimenting with materials, printing techniques and processesLink to work
12th OctExperimenting with materials, machine embroidery techniques and processesLink to work
19th OctExperimenting with materials, hand embroidery techniques and processesLink to work
2nd NovAO2 – Experimenting with materials, hand embroidery techniques and processes.
9th NovAO1 – Investigate the work of textile designers and respond in the style of the designers researched.
16th NovAO3 – Record ideas through designer response and exploring own ideas.

Travel & Tourism – Half Term 1

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptLink to work
5th OctLink to work
12th OctLink to work
19th OctLink to work

Values

DateLesson FocusResources
28th SeptHow is the country run?

Who runs the country and what government is. Different kinds of power and influence people can have in government.
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5th OctWhat does the civil service do?

The role of the civil service. Explore what the role entails and the difference between a civil servant and a government minister.
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12th OctWhat are the differences between local, regional and national governance?

This includes exploring the arguments for and against devolution of power.
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19th OctHow does the UK political system compare to other systems?

Why is the UK considered a democracy? How do other countries organise their political system?
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2nd NovWhy do people migrate?
In this lesson you will explore the reasons why people move from one place to another. You will learn to define some key terminology in relation to migration such as asylum seeker, refugee, internally displaced persons.
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9th NovWhat is the relationship between climate change and migration?
This lesson will explore the emerging number of migrants who are moving around the world as a result of the impact of climate change. You will learn about how different countries around the world respond to this issue.
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16th NovIs the conflict in Syria a children’s rights issue?
This lesson will explore the situation in Syria and to what extent the rights of children are being enjoyed or denied. This lesson covers the war in Syria.
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23rd NovWhat support is available for migrants?
This lesson will explore the international and national frameworks implemented to support migrant communities around the world. It will show you how you can support migrant communities too. This lesson covers the issue of asylum and asylum support.
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30th NovShould migration be controlled?
This lesson will explore the ways in which the UK controls immigration and allows you to develop an insight into the UK’s immigration regulations. It will also allow you to consider arguments for and against the controlling of immigration.
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