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Home Learning – Year 8 Half Term 1

Art – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Baseline 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
Finish 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
Watch 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
Produce 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
Produce 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
Complete 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
Design a futuristic city using your imagination.Link to Futuristic City PowerPoint

Computing – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Introduction 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
School 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
What 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
First 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
First 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
Assessment 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
Reflection / 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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
What is Commedia Dell’arteLink to Resources
Using Mime in CommediaLink to Resources
Speaking through CommediaLink to Resources
Stock Characters & Masks – Lesson 1Link to Resources
Stock Characters & Masks – Lesson 2Link to Resources
Applying Commedia to a SceneLink to Resources
Selecting a Genre or Performance Style – Revise all pages and complete the end quiz.Link to Resources

English – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Sherlock Holmes lessons 1 & 2Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
Mastery Writing 3 Lesson 1Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
Sherlock Holmes 4 & 5Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
Mastery Writing Lesson 2Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
Sherlock 6 & 7Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
Mastery Writing Lesson 3Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
Sherlock 8 & 9Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
Mastery Writing Lesson 4Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
Sherlock 10 & 11Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
Mastery Writing Lesson 5Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
Sherlock 12 & 13Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
Mastery Writing Lesson 6Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet
Sherlock 14 & 15Link to Sherlock Holmes Booklet
Mastery Writing Lesson 7Link to Mastery Writing Home Learning Booklet

Food – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Staple Foods – complete the lesson from the booklet.Link to Project 2021
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Test Revision Sheet
Make 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
Worldwide Food Sources – complete the lesson from the booklet.Link to Project 2021
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Test Revision Sheet
Make 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
Unusual Vegetables – complete the lesson from the booklet.Link to Project 2021
Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Test Revision Sheet
Make 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
Complete 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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Talking about myselfLink to Myself Lesson 1
Link to Myself Lesson 2
Talking about myselfLink to Myself Lesson 3
Talking about myselfLink to Myself Lesson 4
Talking about myselfLink to Myself Lesson 5
WeatherLink to Weather Lesson 1
WeatherLink to Weather Lesson 2
WeatherLink to Weather Lesson 3

Geography – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
What is the global population?Link to resource
What factors influence population change?Link to resource
Population pyramidsLink to resource
What is the DTMLink to resource
What are the issues of over population?Link to resource
What is migration?Link to resource
What 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
Measuring distance on a mapLink to resource
What are the impacts of rural-urban migration?Link to ‘Impacts of rural urban migration’ PowerPoint
How can we manage urbanisation?Link to ‘How can we manage Urban Migration’ PowerPoint
Curitiba – a sustainable settlementLink to ‘Curitiba’ PowerPoint
How can we manage resources in a sustainable way?Link to ‘Resources’ PowerPoint
RevisionLink to ‘Revision Clock – How Many’

History – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
What sort of King was James I?Link to Lesson
Gunpowder Plot: Was Guy Fawkes framed by James I?Link to Lesson
Gunpowder Plot: Was Guy Fawkes framed by James I?Link to Lesson
What caused the English Civil War?Link to Lesson
Who 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
Oliver Cromwell: hero or villain?Link to Lesson
Cromwell AssessmentLink to Lesson
Industrial revolution: how had Britain changed from 1750-1900?Link to Lesson
Assessment feedbackLink to Lesson
What was life like for children in the industrial revolution?Link to Lesson
What were conditions like in industrial towns?Link to Lesson
How 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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Solving EquationsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
FractionsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
RatioLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
Area of 2D ShapesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
Expanding bracketsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
Product of PrimesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
AveragesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2

Music – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Music Technology House Music Project – House 1: Making a BeatLink to video
Music Technology House Music Project – House 2: Making the Beat More InterestingLink to video
Music Technology House Music Project – House 3: Making a Bass LineLink to video
Music Technology House Music Project – House 4: Arranging your Beat and Adding a DropLink to video
Music Technology House Music Project – House 5: Finishing Your TrackLink to video
Music Technology Challenge – Create Your Own GenreLink to ‘Design a Musical Instrument’ PowerPoint
Musical InterviewLink to ‘Musical Interview’ document

PE – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
PE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
PE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
PE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
PE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
PE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
PE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube
PE with Joe WicksLink to YouTube

Product Design – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Workshop health and safetyLink to health and safety worksheet 1
Workshop health and safetyLink to health and safety worksheet 1
Workshop toolsLink to Workshop Tools worksheet 1
Workshop toolsLink to Workshop Tools worksheet 2
MaterialsLink to Materials worksheet
MaterialsLink to Materials worksheet
Adhesives and fixingsLink to Adhesives and fixings worksheet

RE – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Why are British Values important?Link to ‘British Values’ PowerPoint
If I ruled the world…Link to ‘My Rules’ PowerPoint
How can I be a Good Samaritan?Link to ‘The Good Samaritan’ PowerPoint
What’s worse, crimes or sins?Link to ‘Crimes VS Sins’ PowerPoint
Why do we need to forgive?Link to ‘Forgiveness’ PowerPoint
RevisionLink to ‘Revision Homework’
AssessmentLink to ‘Keyword Therapy’ Document

Science – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Magnets and electromagnetsLink to resources
Magnets and electromagnetsLink to resources
Magnets and electromagnetsLink to resources
Contact forces and pressureLink to resources
Contact forces and pressureLink to resources
Contact forces and pressureLink to resources
Contact forces and pressureLink to resources

Textiles – Half Term 1

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
UNDERSTANDING THE BRIEF/ARTIST RESEARCHLink to ‘Introduction and Design Brief’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Textiles Bunting’ PowerPoint
ARTIST RESEARCH/RESEARCH MOODBOARDLink to ‘Artist Research’
MOODBOARDLink to ‘Moodboard’ PowerPoint
SCAMPERLink to ‘Development’ Document
REPEAT PATTERNSLink to ‘Repeat Patterns’ PowerPoint
SAMPLES (PRINT TECHNIQUES)Link to ‘Sample Lesson 1’ PowerPoint
SAMPLES (PRINT TECHNIQUES)Link to ‘Sample Lesson 2’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Sample Lesson Tie Dye’ PowerPoint