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

Art – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneProduce a story board for your Tim Burton Character.Link to video
Link to video
Link to Storyboard Lesson
14th JuneContinue working on your story board for your Tim Burton Character.Link to video
Link to video
Link to Storyboard Lesson
21st JuneResearch Mexican Day of the dead. Collect images and information. The PowerPoint covers the second part of the task too.Link to video
Link to Mexican Culture Lesson
28th JuneComplete your Mexican day of the dead information page. Use the questions on the PowerPoint to help you write a paragraph in your own words.Link to video
Link to Mexican Culture Lesson
5th JulyDo an observational drawing of a skull using the resources in the PowerPoint or the demo video.Link to video
Link to Skull Drawing Lesson
12th JulyDraw out your own Mexican sugar skull design using the resources in the PowerPoint.Link to video
Link to Design Ideas Lesson
19th JulyAdd colour to your Mexican sugar skull design.Link to video
Link to Design Ideas Lesson

Computing – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneRevision LessonLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify
Download and use the 01_Y8 EOY Revision Booklet.pdf if you have not been given one already
14th JuneEnd Of Year AssessmentScreencastify: Note; you should click on End of Year Assessment, not Assessment 2.
21st JuneInformation ReliabilityLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify
Link to Extension Sheet
28th JuneHybrid PetLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify
5th JulyAnimal Care LeafletLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify
12th JulyLogoLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify
19th JulyFeedbackLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify

Drama – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneIntroduction to ActingLink to Lesson
14th JuneA Career in ActingLink to Lesson
21st JuneAudition DoctorLink to Lesson
28th JuneDirectors on DirectingLink to Lesson
5th JulyAssistant DirectorsLink to Lesson
12th JulyDevising & ImprovisingLink to Lesson
19th JulyGCSE Revision GuideLink to Lesson

English – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneShort story – Lessons 1 – 3Link to Lesson
14th JuneShort story
Lessons 4 – 6
Link to Lesson
21st JuneShort story
Lessons 7 – 8
Link to Lesson
Grammar for Writing Lesson 1Link to Lesson
28th JuneGrammar for Writing Lessons 2 – 4Link to Lesson
5th JulyGrammar for Writing Lessons 5 – 7Link to Lesson
12th JulyLanguage skills – Writing 3 lessonsLink to Lesson
19th JulyLanguage skills – writing non-fiction 3 lessonsLink to Lesson

Food – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneMake the Marble Pear traybake from your recipe booklet & take some pictures of you making it & a picture of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.comLink to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
14th JuneComplete the lesson on Seasonal Foods & then produce a poster that shows the fruits & vegetables that are in season during Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter. Include some images.Link to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
21st JuneMake one of Muffin recipes (choose from the 3 different ones) from your recipe booklet & take some pictures of you making it & a picture of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.comLink to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
28th JuneComplete the lesson on Wise Food shopping. Read through the information and complete the calculations & the activities from the booklet.Link to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
5th JulyMake one of the Cheesecake recipes (choose between the Lemon & Orange cheesecake) from your recipe booklet & take some pictures of you making it & a picture of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.comLink to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
12th JulyComplete the lesson on Food Storage. Read through the information and complete the activities from the bookletLink to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
19th JulyComplete the lesson on Food Storage. Read through the information and complete the activities from the bookletLink to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project

Geography – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneFactors affecting climate Types of rainLink to Lesson
Link to Lesson 2
14th JuneWhat is a climate graphLink to Lesson
14th JuneWhat impacts on the UKs climate?Link to Lesson
21st JuneHigh pressure weatherLink to Lesson
21st JuneLow pressure weatherLink to Lesson
28th JuneWhat was the beast from the east?Link to Lesson
28th JuneWhat are tropical storms?Link to Lesson
5th JulyExample of a tropical stormLink to Lesson
Link to Lesson 2
12th JulyClimate changeLink to Lesson
19th JulyWhat is the greenhouse effect?Link to Lesson

History – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneWhere did the Holocaust come from?Link to Historic Antisemitism
Link to Holocaust Definition
7th JuneHow did Hitler’s rise to power link to the Holocaust?Link to Hitler’s Link to the holocaust
14th JuneHow did life begin to change for the Jewish community in the lead up to WWII?Link to Increasing Persecution
14th JuneWhat was life like for the Jewish people in Germany from 1938- 1942?Link to Ghetto Cards
Link to 4 Turning Points
21st JuneHow did camps differ in the Holocaust?Link to Timeline of Camps
Link to Perspective and Camps in Holocaust
21st JuneHow did Britain respond to the Holocaust?Link to British Responses Cards
Link to Reactions to the Holocaust
28th JuneWhat can be learned from the Holocaust in the 20th century?Link to Learning about Genocides
28th JuneHolocaust AssessmentLink to Holocaust Assessment
Link to Holocaust Knowledge Organiser
Link to Structure Strip
5th JulySchindler’s ListLink to Schindler’s List Lesson
Link to Schindler’s List Booklet
Link to Schindler’s List Timings
12th JulyWhat are the differences between Communism and Capitalism?Link to Capitalism vs Communism Card Sort
Link to Communism vs Capitalism Starter
Link to Country Cards
Link to 20th Century Capitalism vs Communism
12th JulyBerlin Wall: what was different about East and West Berlin?Link to Berlin Wall
Link to 20th Century Berlin Wall
19th JulyWhy did humankind race to space?Link to Space Race Timeline
Link to 20th Century Space Race
19th JulyDid man really land on the moon?Link to Moon Landing Lesson
Link to 20th Century Moon Landings

Maths – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneSolving EquationsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
14th JuneFractionsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
21st JuneRatioLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
28th JuneArea of 2D ShapesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
5th JulyExpanding bracketsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
12th JulyProduct of PrimesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
19th July

MFL – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneTelevisionLink to Television Lesson 1
Link to Television Lesson 2
14th JuneTelevisionLink to Television Lesson 3
21st JuneTelevisionLink to Television Lesson 4
28th JuneFilmsLink to Films Lesson 1
5th JulyFilmsLink to Films Lesson 2
12th JulyFilmsLink to Films Lesson 3
19th JulyMusicLink to Music Lesson 1

Music – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneLesson 1: Follow video 1 of your chosen genre in VIP studios to create your own track!Link to Lesson
14th JuneLesson 2: Continue your track by following video 2 in your chosen genre!Link to Lesson
21st JuneLesson 3: Continue to develop your piece even further through video 3 in VIP Studios!Link to Lesson
28th JuneLesson 3: Continue to develop your piece even further through video 3 in VIP Studios!Link to Lesson
5th JulyLesson 5: You may be coming to the end of your project now, follow video 5 (if applicable) to begin adding the finishing touches!Link to Lesson
12th JulyLesson 6: Finish off your track in your chosen genre, preparing it to be sent to your teacher!Link to Lesson
19th JulyLesson 7: Tie off any loose ends in your track of your chosen genre, send the finished product to your teacher – well done!Link to Lesson

PE – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JunePE with Joe WicksLink to video
7th JuneLink ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
14th JunePE with Joe WicksLink to video
14th JuneLink ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
21st JunePE with Joe WicksLink to video
21st JuneLink ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
28th JunePE with Joe WicksLink to video
28th JuneLink ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
5th JulyPE with Joe WicksLink to video
5th JulyLink ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
12th JulyPE with Joe WicksLink to video
12th JulyLink ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
19th JulyPE with Joe WicksLink to video
19th JulyLink ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video

Product Design – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneController designLink to PD Iso 1 PowerPoint
14th JuneElectronics planningLink to PD Iso 2 PowerPoint
21st JuneVacuum FormingLink to PD Iso 3 PowerPoint
28th JuneBug Bot PlanningLink to PD Iso 4 PowerPoint
5th JulyBug Bot EvaluationLink to PD Iso 5 PowerPoint
12th JulyPackaging 1Link to PD Iso 6 PowerPoint
19th JulyPackaging 2Link to PD Iso 7 PowerPoint

RE – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneCrime and punishment introductionCrime and punishment in the UK
14th JuneChristianity – lawbreakers and crimeLawbreakers and types of crime
21st JuneIslam – lawbreakers and crimeLawbreakers and types of crime
28th JuneDo crimes cause suffering?Crimes as a cause of suffering
5th JulyWhat are the aims of punishment?Aims of punishment
12th JulyForgiveness.Forgiveness
19th JulyThe death penalty.Death penalty

Science – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneRespirationBiological systems and processes
14th JuneRespirationBiological systems and processes
21st JuneEvolutionEcological relationships and classification
28th JuneEvolutionEcological relationships and classification
5th JulyPlant reproduction
Lesson 9 – 12
Reproduction and variation
12th JulyPhotosynthesisPlants and photosynthesis
19th JulyPhotosynthesisPlants and photosynthesis

Textiles – Half Term 6

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
7th JuneFinal lesson of Manufacturing Bunting and Sewing on Bias BindingLink to PowerPoint
14th JuneEvaluation of project and photographs and knowledge assesmmentLink to PowerPoint
21st JuneEvaluation of project and photographs and knowledge assesmmentLink to PowerPoint
28th JuneManmade fibres theoryLink to PowerPoint
5th JulyManmade fibres theoryLink to PowerPoint
12th JulyTo research existing fashion designers to inspire new ideas
Develop presentation skills using ICT
Link to PowerPoint
19th July(Continued from previous lesson)
Inspire new ideas
develop presentation skills using ict
Link to PowerPoint