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Home Learning – Year 7 Half Term 2

Art – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovPractice drawing 2D and 3D shapes. Apply these skills to a drawing of some liquorice all sorts. Demo video in PowerPoint.Link to ‘Shapes’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Sweets Booklet’ PowerPoint
8th NovPractice shading techniques by shading the tonal bar and the 3D shapes. See demonstration video. Demo video in PowerPoint.Link to ‘Shading’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Sweets Booklet’ PowerPoint
15th NovPractice mark making in biro and with coffee. See demonstration videos in PowerPoint.Link to ‘Texture and Mark Marking’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Sweets Booklet’ PowerPoint
22nd NovDrawing 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
Link to ‘Sweets Booklet’ PowerPoint
29th NovFinish drawing assessmentLink to ‘Drawing Assessment’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Sweets Booklet’ PowerPoint
6th DecLook at the different examples of patterns in the PowerPoint and design your own sweet inspired pattern.Link to ‘Pattern’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Sweets Booklet’ PowerPoint
13th DecChoose an object to draw and try all of the quick drawing activities on the PowerPoint.Link to ‘Drawing Activities’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Sweets Booklet’ PowerPoint

Computing – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovWhat is Data?Link to Screencastify
Link to ‘Data’ worksheet
8th NovUsing an Online Database.Link to Screencastify
Link to ‘Using a Database’ worksheet
15th NovRevising DatabasesLink to Screencastify
Link to ‘Revising Databases’ worksheet
22nd NovBinary ConversionLink to Screencastify
Link to ‘Binary Conversion’ worksheet
29th NovBinary AdditionLink to Screencastify
Link to ‘Binary Addition’ worksheet
6th DecY7 Assessment 1Link to VLE
NOTE: Log in with your School Username and Password.
Try your best, this should be your own independent work. Do not use any notes or internet pages to help you. Your teacher will mark your test.
13th DecCatch-up Lesson.Ensure you have completed each of the lessons above and complete any that you have missed.

Drama – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovThe Body on Bodmin MoorLink to ‘Introduction to Charlotte Dymond’ PowerPoint
8th NovThe Rumours BeginLink to ‘Role on the Wall’ PowerPoint
15th NovThe Handkerchief is FoundLink to ‘The Green Handkerchief’ PowerPoint
22nd NovThe ConscienceLink to ‘Voices in the Head’ PowerPoint
29th NovThe ConfessionLink to ‘Monologue Writing’ PowerPoint
6th DecPreparing for AssessmentLink to ‘Preparing your Performance’ PowerPoint
13th DecAssessmentLink to ‘Assessment’
Link to ‘Assessment Booklet’

English – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovOliver Twist LessonsLink to Oliver Twist Home learning booklet
Link to Mastery Writing 2 Home learning booklet
1st NovMastery WritingLink to Oliver Twist Home learning booklet
Link to Mastery Writing 2 Home learning booklet
8th NovOliver Twist lessonsLink to Oliver Twist Home learning booklet
Link to Mastery Writing 2 Home learning booklet
8th NovMastery WritingLink to Oliver Twist Home learning booklet
Link to Mastery Writing 2 Home learning booklet
15th NovOliver Twist LessonsLink to Oliver Twist Home learning booklet
Link to Mastery Writing 2 Home learning booklet
15th NovMastery WritingLink to Oliver Twist Home learning booklet
Link to Mastery Writing 2 Home learning booklet
22nd NovOliver Twist LessonsLink to Oliver Twist Home learning booklet
Link to Mastery Writing 2 Home learning booklet
22nd NovMastery Writing LessonLink to Oliver Twist Home learning booklet
Link to Mastery Writing 2 Home learning booklet
29th NovMastery Writing LessonLink to Oliver Twist Home learning booklet
Link to Mastery Writing 2 Home learning booklet
6th DecMastery Writing LessonsLink to Oliver Twist Home learning booklet
Link to Mastery Writing 2 Home learning booklet
13th DecMastery Writing LessonsLink to Oliver Twist Home learning booklet
Link to Mastery Writing 2 Home learning booklet

Food – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovMake the Fruity Flapjacks 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 Project
Link to ‘iReact Revision’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Y7 Theory Assessment’
8th NovComplete the Bacteria lesson making sure that you watch the Youtube clip

FOOD SAFETY MUSIC – MICROBES MEDLEY – ANIMATION.
Link to Youtube
15th NovMake the Stirfry 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 Project
Link to ‘iReact Revision’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Y7 Theory Assessment’
22nd NovComplete the Cookers lesson from the booklet. In order to complete the Cooking Methods Game (as you do not have the cards to sort at home) use the internet to search for an explanation of each of the terms = so what is Baking? What is Boiling? Then suggest 3 or 4 examples of foods that can be cooked by that method.Link to ‘Recipe Booklet’
Link to Project
Link to ‘iReact Revision’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Y7 Theory Assessment’
29th NovMake the Thai Green Chicken Curry 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 Project
Link to ‘iReact Revision’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Y7 Theory Assessment’
6th DecComplete the Eatwell Guide lesson from the booklet including the plenary questions.Link to ‘Recipe Booklet’
Link to Project
Link to ‘iReact Revision’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Y7 Theory Assessment’
13th DecMake 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 Project
Link to ‘iReact Revision’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Y7 Theory Assessment’

Geography – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovStructure of the TRFLink to The National Academy website
8th NovClimate of the TRFLink to The National Academy website
15th NovImportance of biodiversity and nutrient cycleLink to The National Academy website
22nd NovPlant and animal adaptationsLink to The National Academy website
29th NovCauses of deforestationLink to The National Academy website
6th DecImpacts of deforestationLink to The National Academy website
13th DecTRF conservation and protectionLink to The National Academy website

History – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovBattle of Hastings Feedback / Medieval project launchLink to ‘Feedback’ Lesson
8th NovHow did William keep control? Castles Feudal System & Domesday BookLink to lesson
15th NovWhat life like in Medieval villages?Link to lesson
22nd NovMedieval towns – how clean were towns?Link to lesson
29th NovHow important was the Church/religion to medieval life?Link to lesson
Link to ‘Doom Paintings’ lesson
6th DecProject feedbackLink to ‘Medieval Life project 2020-21’
Link to ‘Medieval Life Project’ lesson
13th DecProject feedbackLink to ‘Medieval Life project 2020-21’
Link to ‘Medieval Life Project’ lesson

Maths (Foundation) – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovNegativesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
8th NovPercentagesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
15th NovBasic AlgebraLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
22nd NovTypes of numberLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
29th NovAnglesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
6th DecProperties of shapeLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
13th DecAveragesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2

Maths (Higher) – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovNegativesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
8th NovPercentagesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
15th NovBracketsLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
22nd NovTypes of numberLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
29th NovAnglesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
6th DecProperties of shapeLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
13th DecAveragesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2

MFL – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovPetsLink to ‘Pets’ PowerPoint
8th NovCountriesLink to ‘Countries’ PowerPoint
15th NovTimeLink to ‘Time’ PowerPoint
22nd NovSchoolLink to ‘School’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘School’ PowerPoint 2
29th NovOpinionsLink to ‘Opinions’ PowerPoint
6th DecSportsLink to ‘Sports’ PowerPoint
13th DecTownLink to ‘Town’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Town’ PowerPoint 2
Link to ‘Town’ PowerPoint 3

Music – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovMusic Technology Grime Music Project – Grime 1: Making a Drum BeatLink to lesson
8th NovMusic Technology Grime Music Project – Grime 2: Adding a Synth LineLink to lesson
15th NovMusic Technology Grime Music Project – Grime 3: Arranging Your TrackLink to lesson
22nd NovMusic Technology Grime Music Project – Grime 4: Writing Some Raps and Sorting Out Your BarsLink to lesson
29th NovMusic Technology Grime Music Project – Grime 5: Recording Your BarsLink to lesson
6th DecMusic Technology Challenge – Your Choice of GenreLink to lesson
13th DecNotes on the keyboardLink to lesson
Link to ‘Notes on the Keyboard’ PowerPoint

PE – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovPE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
1st Nov Link ThemeLink to ‘Stages of a warm up’ video
Link to ‘Warm Up’ quiz
8th Nov PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
8th Nov Link ThemeLink to ‘Stages of a warm up’ video
Link to ‘Warm Up’ quiz
15th Nov PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
15th Nov Link ThemeLink to ‘Stages of a warm up’ video
Link to ‘Warm Up’ quiz
22nd Nov PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
22nd Nov Link ThemeLink to ‘Stages of a warm up’ video
Link to ‘Warm Up’ quiz
29th Nov PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
29th Nov Link ThemeLink to ‘Stages of a warm up’ video
Link to ‘Warm Up’ quiz
6th Dec PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
6th Dec Link ThemeLink to ‘Stages of a warm up’ video
Link to ‘Warm Up’ quiz
13th Dec PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
13th Dec Link Theme

Product Design – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st Nov – 15th NovMechanismsLink to ‘Mechanisms’ PowerPoint
15th Nov – 29th NovFixingsLink to ‘Fixings’ PowerPoint
29th Nov – 17th DecDrawing skills for DTLink to ‘Drawing Skills’ PowerPoint

RE – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovAllah and MuhammadLink to lesson
Link to Allah PowerPoint
8th NovBeliefs: ShahadahLink to lesson
Link to 5 Pillars PowerPoint
15th NovBeliefs: SalahLink to lesson
Link to Worship PowerPoint
22nd NovBeliefs: ZakahLink to lesson
29th NovBeliefs: SawmLink to lesson
6th DecBeliefs: HajjLink to lesson
13th DecCelebrations: Eid ul FitrLink to lesson
Link to Celebrating Eid PowerPoint

Science – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovForces and MotionLink to lesson
8th NovForces and MotionLink to lesson
15th NovEnergy transfers and CostsLink to lesson
22nd NovEnergy transfers and CostsLink to lesson
29th NovEnergy transfers and CostsLink to lesson
6th DecLightLink to lesson
13th DecLightLink to lesson

Textiles – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovTEMPLATES AND MAKING

To be able to produce a prototype and create components
Use what is available at home

Old jeans are brilliant for the monster body.

Use old newpapers/magazine for the templates. See powerpoints for more direction. Also YouTube videos are a great.
8th NovTEMPLATES AND MAKING

To be able to produce a create components for your monster
We use felt in school the eyes and clothes etc, this can be bought from Castleford market and The works etc.
15th NovTEMPLATES AND MAKING

To be able to produce a components i.e. eyes/clothes etc.
Collect old buttons to embellish your monster by sewing them on.
22nd NovTEMPLATES AND MAKING

To be able to cut out a front and back for the monster body
Use what is available at home
Old jeans are brilliant for the monster body.
29th NovMAKING A 3D STUFFED MONSTERUse what you have at home, ask family members for help.

You can buy sewing kits from most shops including POUND shops and ASDA. Aldi have some really good sewing items down the middle aisle.
6th DecMAKING A 3D STUFFED MONSTEREverything can be hand sewn unless you have a sewing machine at home.
13th DecMAKING A 3D STUFFED MONSTERRecycle where possible old clothes, cushions, bedding, tea towel are all brilliant textile resources to make your monster.

Fill with rice? Toy stuffing etc.