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Year 9

Year 9 Home Learning

Whilst the school is closed we will continue to set work to enable students to work independently at home.

Please use the table below as a guide to what work Year 9 students should be completing. This page will be updated regularly and more work will follow as we continue to follow the government guidance around the reopening of the school. Further details will also be posted on the website. Under the curriculum section we have listed each subject and within each subject students can find details of the work that has been set for their year group.

Subject

Home Learning

English

Students complete writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives booklet

Maths

  1. Students complete the home learning booklet.
  2. Maths teachers will also email students regularly sending their class online tasks linked to the objectives that students are working on.

Biology

  1. All students should be directed to the online learning package called KERBOODLE.
  2. On this site they will be focusing their learning on the topic of cells from their GCSE Biology book working through pages 4-25 by reading and answering questions.

Chemistry

  1. All students should be directed to the online learning package called KERBOODLE.
  2. Complete a time line poster on the history of the atom and the Periodic Table.
  3. Complete and draw the electronic structure for the first 10 elements of the periodic table using the GCSE Chemistry textbook.

Physics

  1. All students should be directed to the online learning package called KERBOODLE.
  2. On this site they will be focusing their learning on the topic of Molecules and Matter from their GCSE Physics book working through pages 70-83 by reading and answering questions.

Religious Studies

  1. Students are currently studying Equality and as such are expected to complete the booklet titled, ‘Is it right to eat animals?´. This work is to be neatly completed in their exercise books and does not require the use of the internet.
  2. Once the booklet is completed students can move on to the exciting Philosophy Research challenge. This task can benefit from the use of the internet however it is not necessary.
  3. If any issues students can email their Religious Studies Teacher for extra support.

 

Modern Foreign Languages

French

  1. Linguascope -  (ask your teachers directly for logins and password if you are unsure)work on topic in beginner section “La vie au quotidien” in French – write down vocabulary in book.
  2. Kerboodle - Y9 students to use ALLEZ BOOK 2 – Chapter 4- To complete all activities in exercise book.
  3. Memrise - Work to be set at any time by the teacher – keep checking for updates.
  4. For platforms other than Linguascope, students to email members of the department if login details/passwords are unclear and teachers will help.

Spanish

  1. Linguascope – (ask your teachers directly for logins and password if you are unsure)  work on topic in beginner section "Mi vida quotidiana” in Spanish – write down vocabulary in your book
  2. Memrise - Work to be set at any time by the teacher – keep checking for updates
  3. For platforms other than Linguascope, students to email members of the department if login details/passwords are unclear and teachers will help.

 

German

  1. Linguascope – (ask your teachers directly for logins and password if you are unsure​​​​​​​) Work on the first two topics in beginner section ”Die Grundlagen/Meine Familie und Ich" in German
  2. Memrise - Work to be set at any time by the teacher – keep checking for updates.
  3. For platforms other than Linguascope, students to email members of the department if login details/passwords are unclear and teachers will help.

Geography

Topic: Nigeria: A newly emerging economy

  1. Students need to use the workbook (available in hard copy and electronically). Click to open Nigeria Workbook
  2. Powerpoint slides and videos emailed out and placed on google classroom.

History

  1. Complete the tasks in the booklets provided by the history department. 
  2. Ms Delvaille’s class will be given a booklet on the origins of WWI. 
  3. Mr Taggart’s and Ms Quigley’s classes will do tasks relating to the steps to WWII

Design & Technology

  1. Work has been explained to students in their lessons this week and they have their student workbooks in which to complete this work.
  2. Copies of the instructions and any relevant pages they need (in case they missed the lesson this week and do not have their booklets) will be emailed to the students.

Task 1: Written activities on identifying the properties of materials.

Task 2: Creating 5 designs for their USB product.

Additional: 9 Yellow also have a stretch and challenge task to complete in response to teacher feedback on a class activity.

All instructions are on the relevant pages.

Food Nutrition

Non cook food booklets will be emailed to the students to complete.

Task 1: Complete the case study questions on Maddie’s and Lewis’ diet.

Task 2: Complete the food safety case study. Use the Food poisoning sources and signs info sheet to help you complete the questions.

Additional: Complete the nutrient pages on fat, and fibre in the food non cook booklet.

 

ICT

Year 9: Follow these tutorials to create a website using HTML: https://www.w3schools.com/html/html_intro.asp

Create a game using Greenfoot: https://www.csnewbs.com/greenfoot

Drama

Year 9 - Students are working on a scheme of work titled 'Devising: Naturalism, Epic Theatre and Physical Theatre using the Stephen Lawrence Story'. They will receive instructions to their school email account about the Drama work they should complete each week.

Art

Students are working on a scheme of work titled 'Messages'. They will receive instructions to their school email account about the Art work they should complete each week.

Week beginning 23rd March Year 9 Art lesson

Week beginning 30th March Year 9 Art lesson

Music

Music for screen and stage – work will be emailed weekly.

PE

  1. Students need to complete all sport assessment sheets in their assessment booklets. Including their self-assessment on the front cover for all sports. Electronic copies can be available on request from class teacher.
  2. For practical work students need to use the ‘just dance’ videos via YouTube. Ensure you type ‘just dance’ and scroll through for just dance videos whereby moves and lyrics are appropriate for KS3. See Curriculum section of the website for website links and further details.

In additions to all the work that is provided above, please look closely at BBC Bitesize for brilliant resources, videos and quizzes for Key Stage 3 students:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z4kw2hv

Where appropriate, students can submit work via email to their class teacher.  In addition, if they have a problem accessing the Online Learning please also contact them directly via email.

Feedback for students

Where possible, the students work will be marked and feedback will be given via the Online Learning platform or through email.

If you have any questions about the curriculum please email the appropriate Head of Department or the Director of Learning for Year 9.  All staff emails can be found in the Contact Us section of the website.