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Home Learning – Year 8 HT1 (2021 – 22)

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Home Learning – Year 8 Half Term 1

Art – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th 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 Baseline PowerPoint
Link to Architecture PowerPoint
Link to Art Booklet
Link to video
13th SeptFinish your building drawing. Look at the learning journey to see what you need to have done to reach each step.Link to Baseline PowerPoint
Link to Architecture PowerPoint
Link to Art Booklet
Link to video
20th SeptWatch demonstration video.
Practice drawing 3D shapes.
Draw some imaginary buildings using 3D shapes.
Link to Shapes PowerPoint
Link to Architecture PowerPoint
Link to Art Booklet
Link to video
27th SeptProduce a one-point perspective drawing using the resources and video links in the PowerPoint. Teacher demonstration also included.Link to Perspective drawing PowerPoint
Link to Architecture PowerPoint
Link to Art Booklet
Link to video
4th OctoberProduce a two-point perspective drawing a two-point perspective one if already completed.Link to Perspective drawing PowerPoint
Link to Architecture PowerPoint
Link to Art Booklet
Link to video
11th OctoberComplete a continuous line of a building of your choice using pen.Link to Line PowerPoint
Link to Architecture PowerPoint
Link to Art Booklet
Link to video
18th OctoberDesign a futuristic city using your imagination.Link to Futuristic City PowerPoint

Computing – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptIntroduction to Teams and what are the rules of the Computer Rooms?All computing lessons use Microsoft Teams and Class OneNote with it.
In the _Content Library of the Class OneNote is a HOME LEARNING section inside it are links to all the videos and pages you need to update. This will give you access to everything you have in school.

To watch a video on how to access this, please click here.

Note: You may need to log in – use your school email schoolusername@pupil.castlefordacademy.com and your normal school password.

Any problems, please email your Computing Teacher:
Mr Whitworth – cwhitworth@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Harding – tharding@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Horsfield – chorsfield@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Beckett – lbeckett@castlefordacademy.com
13th SeptSchool Email / Using TeamsAll computing lessons use Microsoft Teams and Class OneNote with it.
In the _Content Library of the Class OneNote is a HOME LEARNING section inside it are links to all the videos and pages you need to update. This will give you access to everything you have in school.

To watch a video on how to access this, please click here.

Note: You may need to log in – use your school email schoolusername@pupil.castlefordacademy.com and your normal school password.

Any problems, please email your Computing Teacher:
Mr Whitworth – cwhitworth@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Harding – tharding@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Horsfield – chorsfield@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Beckett – lbeckett@castlefordacademy.com
20th SeptWhat progress have I made since Y7?All computing lessons use Microsoft Teams and Class OneNote with it.
In the _Content Library of the Class OneNote is a HOME LEARNING section inside it are links to all the videos and pages you need to update. This will give you access to everything you have in school.

To watch a video on how to access this, please click here.

Note: You may need to log in – use your school email schoolusername@pupil.castlefordacademy.com and your normal school password.

Any problems, please email your Computing Teacher:
Mr Whitworth – cwhitworth@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Harding – tharding@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Horsfield – chorsfield@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Beckett – lbeckett@castlefordacademy.com
27th SeptFirst to a MillionAll computing lessons use Microsoft Teams and Class OneNote with it.
In the _Content Library of the Class OneNote is a HOME LEARNING section inside it are links to all the videos and pages you need to update. This will give you access to everything you have in school.

To watch a video on how to access this, please click here.

Note: You may need to log in – use your school email schoolusername@pupil.castlefordacademy.com and your normal school password.

Any problems, please email your Computing Teacher:
Mr Whitworth – cwhitworth@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Harding – tharding@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Horsfield – chorsfield@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Beckett – lbeckett@castlefordacademy.com
4th OctoberFirst to a MillionAll computing lessons use Microsoft Teams and Class OneNote with it.
In the _Content Library of the Class OneNote is a HOME LEARNING section inside it are links to all the videos and pages you need to update. This will give you access to everything you have in school.

To watch a video on how to access this, please click here.

Note: You may need to log in – use your school email schoolusername@pupil.castlefordacademy.com and your normal school password.

Any problems, please email your Computing Teacher:
Mr Whitworth – cwhitworth@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Harding – tharding@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Horsfield – chorsfield@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Beckett – lbeckett@castlefordacademy.com
11th OctoberAssessment 01All computing lessons use Microsoft Teams and Class OneNote with it.
In the _Content Library of the Class OneNote is a HOME LEARNING section inside it are links to all the videos and pages you need to update. This will give you access to everything you have in school.

To watch a video on how to access this, please click here.

Note: You may need to log in – use your school email schoolusername@pupil.castlefordacademy.com and your normal school password.

Any problems, please email your Computing Teacher:
Mr Whitworth – cwhitworth@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Harding – tharding@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Horsfield – chorsfield@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Beckett – lbeckett@castlefordacademy.com
18th OctoberReflection / Therapy / Extended Writing improvementAll computing lessons use Microsoft Teams and Class OneNote with it.
In the _Content Library of the Class OneNote is a HOME LEARNING section inside it are links to all the videos and pages you need to update. This will give you access to everything you have in school.

To watch a video on how to access this, please click here.

Note: You may need to log in – use your school email schoolusername@pupil.castlefordacademy.com and your normal school password.

Any problems, please email your Computing Teacher:
Mr Whitworth – cwhitworth@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Harding – tharding@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Horsfield – chorsfield@castlefordacademy.com
Mr Beckett – lbeckett@castlefordacademy.com

Drama – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptWhat is Commedia Dell’arteLink to Resources
13th SeptUsing Mime in CommediaLink to Resources
20th SeptSpeaking through CommediaLink to Resources
27th SeptStock Characters & Masks – Lesson 1Link to Resources
4th OctoberStock Characters & Masks – Lesson 2Link to Resources
11th OctoberApplying Commedia to a SceneLink to Resources
18th OctoberSelecting a Genre or Performance Style – Revise all pages and complete the end quiz.Link to Resources

English – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptSherlock Holmes lessons 1 & 2Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
6th SeptMastery Writing 3 Lesson 1Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
13th SeptSherlock Holmes 4 & 5Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
13th SeptMastery Writing Lesson 2Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
20th SeptSherlock 6 & 7Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
20th SeptMastery Writing Lesson 3Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
27th SeptSherlock 8 & 9Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
27th SeptMastery Writing Lesson 4Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
4th OctoberSherlock 10 & 11Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
4th OctoberMastery Writing Lesson 5Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
11th OctoberSherlock 12 & 13Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
11th OctoberMastery Writing Lesson 6Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
18th OctoberSherlock 14 & 15Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
18th OctoberMastery Writing Lesson 7Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet

Food – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptStaple Foods – complete the lesson from the booklet.Link to Project 2021
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Test Revision Sheet
13th 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 Project 2021
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Test Revision Sheet
20th SeptWorldwide Food Sources – complete the lesson from the booklet.Link to Project 2021
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Test Revision Sheet
27th SeptMake 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 Project 2021
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Test Revision Sheet
4th OctoberUnusual Vegetables – complete the lesson from the booklet.Link to Project 2021
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Test Revision Sheet
11th OctoberMake 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 Project 2021
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Test Revision Sheet
18th OctoberComplete the Exotic Fruits lesson. You may need to use the internet to help you to find the information out about different Exotic Fruits.Link to Project 2021
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Test Revision Sheet

French – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptTalking about myselfLink to Myself Lesson 1
Link to Myself Lesson 2
13th SeptTalking about myselfLink to Myself Lesson 3
20th SeptTalking about myselfLink to Myself Lesson 4
27th SeptTalking about myselfLink to Myself Lesson 5
4th OctoberWeatherLink to Weather Lesson 1
11th OctoberWeatherLink to Weather Lesson 2
18th OctoberWeatherLink to Weather Lesson 3

Geography – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptWhat is the global population?Link to resource
What factors influence population change?Link to resource
13th SeptPopulation pyramidsLink to resource
What is the DTMLink to resource
20th SeptWhat are the issues of over population?Link to resource
What is migration?Link to resource
27th SeptWhat are the impacts of migration into the UK?Link to ‘Migration into the UK’ PowerPoint
Why is there rural to urban migration in India?Link to ‘Urban Migration’ PowerPoint
4th OctoberMeasuring distance on a mapLink to resource
What are the impacts of rural-urban migration?Link to ‘Impacts of rural urban migration’ PowerPoint
11th OctoberHow can we manage urbanisation?Link to ‘How can we manage Urban Migration’ PowerPoint
Curitiba – a sustainable settlementLink to ‘Curitiba’ PowerPoint
18th OctoberHow can we manage resources in a sustainable way?Link to ‘Resources’ PowerPoint
RevisionLink to ‘Revision Clock – How Many’

History – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptWhat sort of King was James I?Link to Lesson
Gunpowder Plot: Was Guy Fawkes framed by James I?Link to Lesson
13th SeptGunpowder Plot: Was Guy Fawkes framed by James I?Link to Lesson
What caused the English Civil War?Link to Lesson
20th SeptWho were the soldiers? What weapons were used in the English Civil War?Link to Lesson
Was parliament right to execute Charles I?Link to Lesson
27th SeptOliver Cromwell: hero or villain?Link to Lesson
Cromwell AssessmentLink to Lesson
4th OctoberIndustrial revolution: how had Britain changed from 1750-1900?Link to Lesson
Assessment feedbackLink to Lesson
11th OctoberWhat was life like for children in the industrial revolution?Link to Lesson
What were conditions like in industrial towns?Link to Lesson
18th OctoberHow did problems in the East End help Jack the Ripper?Link to Lesson
How did problems in the East End help Jack the Ripper?Link to Lesson

Maths – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptSolving EquationsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
13th SeptFractionsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
20th SeptRatioLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
27th SeptArea of 2D ShapesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
4th OctoberExpanding bracketsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
11th OctoberProduct of PrimesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
18th OctoberAveragesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2

Music – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptMusic Technology House Music Project – House 1: Making a BeatLink to video
13th SeptMusic Technology House Music Project – House 2: Making the Beat More InterestingLink to video
20th SeptMusic Technology House Music Project – House 3: Making a Bass LineLink to video
27th SeptMusic Technology House Music Project – House 4: Arranging your Beat and Adding a DropLink to video
4th OctoberMusic Technology House Music Project – House 5: Finishing Your TrackLink to video
11th OctoberMusic Technology Challenge – Create Your Own GenreLink to ‘Design a Musical Instrument’ PowerPoint
18th OctoberMusical InterviewLink to ‘Musical Interview’ document

PE – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptPE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
13th SeptPE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
20th SeptPE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
27th SeptPE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
4th OctoberPE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
11th OctoberPE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
18th OctoberPE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube

Product Design – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptWorkshop health and safetyLink to health and safety worksheet 1
13th SeptWorkshop health and safetyLink to health and safety worksheet 1
20th SeptWorkshop toolsLink to Workshop Tools worksheet 1
27th SeptWorkshop toolsLink to Workshop Tools worksheet 2
4th OctoberMaterialsLink to Materials worksheet
11th OctoberMaterialsLink to Materials worksheet
18th OctoberAdhesives and fixingsLink to Adhesives and fixings worksheet

RE – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptWhy are British Values important?Link to ‘British Values’ PowerPoint
13th SeptIf I ruled the world…Link to ‘My Rules’ PowerPoint
20th SeptHow can I be a Good Samaritan?Link to ‘The Good Samaritan’ PowerPoint
27th SeptWhat’s worse, crimes or sins?Link to ‘Crimes VS Sins’ PowerPoint
4th OctoberWhy do we need to forgive?Link to ‘Forgiveness’ PowerPoint
11th OctoberRevisionLink to ‘Revision Homework’
18th OctoberAssessmentLink to ‘Keyword Therapy’ Document

Science – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptMagnets and electromagnetsLink to resources
13th SeptMagnets and electromagnetsLink to resources
20th SeptMagnets and electromagnetsLink to resources
27th SeptContact forces and pressureLink to resources
4th OctoberContact forces and pressureLink to resources
11th OctoberContact forces and pressureLink to resources
18th OctoberContact forces and pressureLink to resources

Textiles – Half Term 1

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
6th SeptUNDERSTANDING THE BRIEF/ARTIST RESEARCHLink to ‘Introduction and Design Brief’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Textiles Bunting’ PowerPoint
13th SeptARTIST RESEARCH/RESEARCH MOODBOARDLink to ‘Artist Research’
20th SeptMOODBOARDLink to ‘Moodboard’ PowerPoint
27th SeptSCAMPERLink to ‘Development’ Document
4th OctoberREPEAT PATTERNSLink to ‘Repeat Patterns’ PowerPoint
11th OctoberSAMPLES (PRINT TECHNIQUES)Link to ‘Sample Lesson 1’ PowerPoint
18th OctoberSAMPLES (PRINT TECHNIQUES)Link to ‘Sample Lesson 2’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Sample Lesson Tie Dye’ PowerPoint