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From the week commencing 4th January, all staff will set the main home learning activities through the Show My Homework platform. Work will consist of a mixture of Screencastify and National Oak Academy lessons. We expect pupils to complete the lesson activities set for each day and send completed work back to their teachers.

Home Learning Documents (For pupils isolating when school is open)

Art – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Practice mark making in biro and with coffee. See demonstration videos in PowerPoint.Link to Texture PowerPoint
11th JanuaryDrawing assessment. Using all of the skills that you have been practicing to complete the drawing assessment. Choose one of the 4 images in the PowerPoint that suits your ability. Draw in pencil only. Add a full range of tones and marks to show the texture.Link to Drawing Assessment PowerPoint
18th JanuaryFinish drawing assessmentLink to Drawing Assessment PowerPoint
25th JanuaryLook at the different examples of patterns in the PowerPoint and design your own sweet inspired pattern.Link to Pattern PowerPoint
1st FebruaryMake a poster on colour theory. Include information about primary colours, secondary colours, warm and cool colours and complimentary colours. Present this in a creative way. Use the knowledge organiser if you are stuck.Link to Formal Elements PowerPoint
8th FebruaryMake a poster on tints and shades. Include information on how to mix them and find examples of artwork where tints and shades of one colour have been used. Search for ‘monochrome’ paintings to bring up results. Present this in a creative way. Use the knowledge organiser if you are stuck.Link to Formal Elements PowerPoint

Computing – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Program a Computer to Make a Jam SandwichLink to Jam Sandwhich document
Link to Screencastify
11th JanuaryProgramming a Mars RoverLink to Mars Rover document
Link to Screencastify

Link to Scratch Project (Big Trak Simulation)
bigtrak_Lesson 02 on Scratch (mit.edu)
18th JanuaryIntro to FlowchartsLink to Flow Charts document
Link to Screencastify
25th JanuaryBig Trak ChallengeLink to Big Trak Challenge
Link to Screencastify

Link to Scratch Project (Big Trak Simulation)
bigtrak_Challenge on Scratch (mit.edu)
1st FebruaryRecap on FlowchartsLink to Flow Charts p2
Link to Screencastify
8th FebruaryLightbot challengeLink to Lightbox
Link to Screencastify

Lightbot weblink (needs flash player)
Lightbot Google Play Store link
Lightbot Apple Store link

Drama – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January
(4th Jan is INSET)
Adrian Mole (Family)Link to Adrian Mole (Family) document
11th JanuaryAdrian Mole (Bullying)Link to Adrian Mole (Bullying) document
18th JanuaryAdrian Mole (Relationships)Link to Adrian Mole (Relationships) document
25th JanuaryAdrian Mole (Elderly)Link to Adrian Mole (Elderly) document
1st FebruaryAdrian Mole (Assessment Preparation)Link to Adrian Mole (Assessment Preperation) document
8th FebruaryAdrian Mole (Assessment)Link to Adrian Mole (Family) document
Link to Lesson 6 Assessment Sheet

Food – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Make the Apple & Sultana Crumble from the Recipe Booklet. Take some photos of you making it & a picture of your finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.com.Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Link to Revision Assessment
11th JanuaryComplete the Basic Nutrition lesson booklet. Watch the Youtube link about a balanced diet, complete the grid & the plenary questions.

REVISE FOR THE NUTRITION TEST USING THE REVISION MATERIALS & THE WORK YOU HAVE COMPLETED ON THE EATWELL GUIDE & BASIC NUTRITION.
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Link to Revision Assessment
18th January Make the Healthy Scones from the Recipe Booklet. Take some photos of you making it & a picture of your finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.com.Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Link to Revision Assessment
25th JanuaryComplete the Nutrition Test from the booklet including the extended writing question & the questions about the practical lessons that are in the booklet.Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Link to Revision Assessment
1st FebruaryMake the Oaty Raisin Cookies & the Mini Fruit Cakes from the Recipe Booklet. Take some photos of you making it & a picture of your finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.com.Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Link to Revision Assessment
8th FebruaryIMPORTANT INFORMATION – IF YOU WERE IN SCHOOL YOU WOULD NOW MOVE FROM FOOD TO TEXTILES SO YOU NEED TO GO TO THE YR7 HOME LEARNING FOR TEXTILES. THIS WORK IS FOR THE PUPILS THAT ARE MOVING FROM TEXTILES TO FOOD.

Complete the first 5 pages of the lesson in the Food Booklet that cover Health & Safety by watching the video clips & completing the activities & questions.
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Link to Revision Assessment

English – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)The Structure of ComedyLink to document
Rule and OrderLink to document
Conflict and PatriarchyLink to document
11th JanuaryUnrequited LoveLink to document
Love in ConflictLink to document
Understanding HelenaLink to document

Geography – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Animal adaptations in the TRFLink to document
11th JanuaryCauses of deforestationLink to document
18th JanuaryImpacts of deforestationLink to document
25th JanuaryConservation and sustainability of the TRFLink to document
1st FebruaryHumans impact in the TRFLink to Therapy Booklet p15 – 16
8th FebruaryDeveloping the TRFLink to Therapy Booklet p17 – 20

History – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Magna Carta: why did King John sign it?Link to Magna Carta document
Link to Layers of Inference document
11th JanuaryWho was most responsible for the Black Death?Link to BD Investigation document
18th JanuaryCauses and cures: how did medieval people cope with the Black Death? Black Deaths causes & curesLink to Black Death document
25th JanuaryBlack Death RevisionLink to Black Death Cures document
1st Februarylack Death Assessment: How useful are sources A & B for understanding ideas about the treatment of disease?Link to Black Death Assessment
Link to Lesson Update
8th FebruaryWhat were the effects of the Black Death?Link to Black Death Effects

Maths – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Long Multiplication and DivisionLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
11th JanuaryCoordinates and Linear GraphsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
18th JanuarySequencesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
25th JanuaryAveragesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
1st FebruaryProduct of PrimesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
8th FebruaryFDPLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2

MFL – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) WeatherLink to document
11th January WeatherLink to document
18th January WeatherLink to document
25th January HouseLink to document
1st February HouseLink to document
8th February HouseLink to document

Music – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Oak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 8: How can melody and rhythm communicate a language that we don’t understand?Link to document
11th JanuaryOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 9: To explore singing in two-part harmonyLink to document
18th JanuaryOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 10: To explore gumboot dancingLink to document
25th JanuaryOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 11: Creating a structured rhythm-focused composition: Exploring repetition and contrastLink to document
1st FebruaryOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 12: To understand how to develop rhythmic ideasLink to document
8th FebruaryOak National Academy, “Stomp & Sing” Lesson 13: Layering rhythmic ideas: Exploring metreLink to document

PE – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Muscles and BonesLink to video
11th JanuaryMuscles and BonesLink to video
18th JanuaryMuscles and BonesLink to video
25th JanuaryMuscles and BonesLink to video
1st FebruaryMuscles and BonesLink to video
8th FebruaryMuscles and BonesLink to video

Product Design – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January 2021(4th Jan is INSET)Modelling Mechanisms 1Link to document
11th January 2021Modelling Mechanisms 2Link to document
18th January 2021Modelling Mechanisms 3Link to document
25th January 2021Designing POP UP Models Mechanisms 1Link to document
1st February 2021Designing POP UP Models Mechanisms 2Link to document
8th February 2021Designing POP UP Models Mechanisms 3Link to document

RE – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Jewish belief about G-dConcept of God (thenational.academy)
11th JanuaryJewish worshipThe Synagogue (thenational.academy)
18th JanuaryG-d in historyUnderstanding God in History (thenational.academy)
25th JanuaryShabbatShabbat (thenational.academy)
1st FebruaryPassoverFestivals (thenational.academy)
8th FebruaryAssessmentRevision (thenational.academy)
Revision (thenational.academy)

Science – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Light and SoundLink to document
11th JanuaryLight and SoundLink to document
18th JanuaryAtoms, elements and the periodic tableLink to document
25th JanuaryAtoms, elements and the periodic tableLink to document
1st FebruaryMetals and non metalsLink to document
8th FebruaryMetals and non metalsLink to document