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Art – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
14th SeptBaseline Assessment. Choose one of the buildings from the PowerPoint to draw. Make sure it suits your ability. Add detail, shading and texture with a pencil to draw. Do it on plain paper if you don’t have a printer and stick it in later.Link to document
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Demonstration video
21st SeptFinish your building drawing. Look at the learning journey to see what you need to have done to reach each step.Link to document
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Demonstration video
28th SeptWatch demonstration video.
Practice drawing 3D shapes.
Draw some imaginary buildings using 3D shapes.
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5th OctProduce a one-point perspective drawing using the resources and video links in the PowerPoint. Teacher demonstration also included.Link to document
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12th OctFinish off your perspective drawing or try a two-point perspective one if already completed.Link to document
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19th OctWatch the demonstration video and experiment with different types of line when drawing skylines. Then complete a continuous line drawing in pen.Link to document
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Computing – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
Half term 1E-safetyWatch the videos and complete the worksheets on this page.
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English – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
7th SeptLanguage Skills Fiction Reading – 4 lessonsLink
14th SeptLanguage Skills Fiction Writing – 4 lessonsLink
21st SeptLanguage Skills Non-fiction Reading – Lessons 1 – 4Link
28th SeptLanguage Skills Non-fiction Reading – Lessons 5 – 8Link
5th OctLanguage Skills Non-fiction Writing – 4 lessonsLink
12th OctGrammar for Writing – Lessons 1 – 4Link
19th OctGrammar for Writing – Lessons 5 – 8Link

Food – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
14th SeptStaple Foods – complete the lesson from the booklet.Link to document
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21st SeptMake Pizza from the Recipe Booklet. If you are unable to make the pizza watch a video clip on how to make a pizza or make a similar product and video yourself making the product and email to your teacher.Link to document
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28th SeptWorldwide Food Sources – complete the lesson from the booklet.Link to document
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5th OctMake Ratatouille from the Recipe Booklet. If you are unable to make the ratatouille watch a video clip on how to make a ratatouille or make a similar product and video yourself making the product and email to your teacher.Link to document
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12th OctUnusual Vegetables – complete the lesson from the booklet.Link to document
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19th OctMake Tuna, sweetcorn & broccoli bake from the Recipe Booklet. If you are unable to make the pasta bake watch a video clip on how to make a pasta bake or make a similar product and video yourself making the product and email to your teacher.Link to document
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French – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
14th SeptRevision of gender and numberLink
21st SeptRevision of the alphabetLink
28th SeptAvoir and etreLink
5th OctAvoir and etreLink
12th OctER verbsLink
19th OctNegativesLink

Geography – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
7th SeptWhat is the global population?
This lesson covers how the global population is changing, the differences between the population increase in developed and developing countries and how to calculate the percentage increases in population.
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14th SeptPopulation distribution
This lesson looks at what the distribution of population is like globally, where people live and why. It will also explore the different human physical factors which affect population density.
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21st SeptPopulation pyramids
In this lesson we learn about what population pyramids show us, how to read them and how to compare different populations using population pyramids.
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28th SeptDemographic transition model and stages of development
This lesson covers the Demographic Transition Model and considers how population structures change over time, and why.
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5th OctManaging Population
This lesson will consider how countries might attempt to reduce the risk of overpopulation by controlling population growth. We learn about some ways that places like Kerala in India or China have tried to do this in the past, and how effective this has been.
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12th OctMigration – what is it?
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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19th OctFactors affecting 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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26th OctImpacts 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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History – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
7th SeptWhat sort of King was James I?

Gunpowder Plot: Was Guy Fawkes framed by James I?
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14th SeptGunpowder Plot: Was Guy Fawkes framed by James I?

What caused the English Civil War?
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21st SeptWho were the soldiers? What weapons were used in the English Civil War?

Was parliament right to execute Charles I?
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28th SeptOliver Cromwell: hero or villain?

Cromwell Assessment
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5th OctIndustrial revolution: how had Britain changed from 1750-1900?

Assessment feedback
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12th OctWhat was life like for children in the industrial revolution?

What were conditions like in industrial towns?
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19th OctHow did problems in the East End help Jack the Ripper?

How did the Police operate in the 1880s and why was their job so difficult?
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Maths – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
14th SeptSolving EquationsLesson 1
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21st SeptFractionsLesson 1
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28th SeptRatioLesson 1
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5th OctArea of 2D ShapesLesson 1
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12th OctExpanding bracketsLesson 1
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19th OctProduct of PrimesLesson 1
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PE – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
7th SeptPE with Joe WicksLink to video
14th SeptPE with Joe WicksLink to video
21st SeptPE with Joe WicksLink to video
28th SeptPE with Joe WicksLink to video
5th OctPE with Joe WicksLink to video
12th OctPE with Joe WicksLink to video
19th OctPE with Joe WicksLink to video

Product Design – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
14th Sept – 28th SeptWorkshop health and safetyLink to document
28th Sept – 12th OctWorkshop toolsLink to document

RE – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
14th SeptWhy are British Values important?Link
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21st SeptIf I ruled the world…Link
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28th SeptHow can I be a Good Samaritan?Link
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5th OctWhat’s worse, crimes or sins?Link to document
12th Oct – 19th OctWhy do we need to forgive?Link
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Science – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusResources
7th SeptMagnets and electromagnetsLink
14th SeptMagnets and electromagnetsLink
21st SeptMagnets and electromagnetsLink
28th SeptContact forces and pressureLink
5th OctContact forces and pressureLink
12th OctContact forces and pressureLink
19th OctContact forces and pressureLink