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Year 7

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 7 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

  1. Students need to work on the narrative and descriptive writing unit using self-learning packs with the e-support of their teachers.
  2. All work and information will be given out imminently via student school email on a weekly basis.

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.

Science

  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 forces from activate book 1 working through pages 14-21 by reading and answering questions

Religious Studies

  1. Students are currently studying Judaism and as such are expected to complete the booklet titled, ‘Exploring Jewish Identity’. In this students have 3 major tasks to complete and the use of Internet, although beneficial, is not necessary. Students are to neatly complete work in their exercise books.
  2. If any issues students can email their Religious Studies Teacher for extra support.

Modern Foreign Languages    

French

  1. Linguascope -  (SAVIOURS/ PASSWORD: 20twenty) work on the two first topics in beginner section  "Les bases/Moi et ma famille" in French – write down vocabulary in your book
  2. Kerboodle - Y7 students to use ALLEZ BOOK 1 – Chapter 4- To complete all activities in exercise book.
  3. 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.
  5. Year 7 Learning Pack - French - click to open

 

Spanish

  1. Linguascope – (SAVIOURS/ PASSWORD: 20twenty)Work on the two first topics in beginner section "Los bases/Mi familia y yo" – 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.

Geography

Topic: Africa: What are the challenges and opportunities facing the continent?

  1. Student will be given booklet containing chapter on Africa from Geography Key Stage 3 text book.
  2. Powerpoint slides and videos emailed out and placed on google classroom.

History

  1. Complete the four lessons in the Thomas Becket booklet, including the assessment at the end of the booklet, in the time of their history lesson. 
  2. History teachers will either send PPTs with instructions and additional information by email or upload them onto Google Classroom. 
  3. Teachers will be available to offer students with support and respond to their questions during the timetabled lesson times.

Design & Technology

  1. Task 1: Upcycling design task. Students have to pick from a range of products to choose from. They then have to come up with a new use for the product. All instructions are on the handouts that have been emailed to students.
  2. Task 2: Desk tidy design task. Students have to read example feedback on a design and consider how they would feedback on the product. They then have to come up with criteria to improve the design to meet their own needs. There is a series of tasks that takes them through the start of the design process.

All instructions for both tasks are on the handouts that have been emailed to students.  See Curriculum section of the website for more information.

ICT

Year 7: Go to: https://scratch.mit.edu/ . Create an account using your school email address and make your own game or animation. Share the link with your teacher when complete. 

Drama

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

Week beginning 23rd March Year 7 Drama lesson

Week beginning 30th March Year 7 Drama lesson

Art

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

Week beginning 23rd March Year 7 Art lesson

Week beginning 30th March Year 7 Art lesson

Music

African music – 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 7.  All staff emails can be found in the Contact Us section of the website.