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Home Learning – Year 8 Half Term 2

Art – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovPractice mark making in biro and with coffee. Focus on trying to create marks that you would see on buildings. See demonstration video in PowerPoint.Link to ‘Texture and Mark Making’ PowerPoint
Link to booklet
8th NovPractice shading techniques by shading the tonal bar and the 3D shapes. See demonstration video in PowerPoint.Link to ‘Shading’ PowerPoint
Link to booklet
15th NovDrawing assessment. Using all of the skills that you have been practicing to complete the drawing assessment. Choose one of the 4 famous buildings/landmarks in the PowerPoint that suits your ability.

Draw in pencil only. Add a full range of tones and marks to show the texture and detail.
Link to ‘Accuracy and Drawing Out Assessment’ PowerPoint
Link to booklet
22nd NovFinish drawing assessmentLink to ‘Accuracy and Drawing Out Assessment’ PowerPoint
Link to booklet
29th NovResearch the artist and architect Hundertwasser. Gather images of his work and find out some information about him. Then use the writing frame to help you analyse his work and give your opinion. You can do this either by hand or on the computer.Link to ‘Hundertwasser Analysis’ PowerPoint
Link to booklet
6th DecLook at the different examples of patterns in the PowerPoint and design your own pattern inspired by the work of Hundertwasser.Link to ‘Hundertwasser Pattern’ PowerPoint
Link to booklet
13th DecChoose an object to draw and try all of the quick drawing activities on the PowerPointLink to ‘Drawing Activities’ PowerPoint

Computing – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovProgramming introduction and Accessing PythonAll 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
8th NovData Types and VariablesAll 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
15th NovUsing Input and Output FunctionsAll 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
22nd NovIf StatementsAll 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
29th NovPython ChallengesAll 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
6th DecIndependent Python ChallengesAll 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 DecIndependent Python ChallengesAll 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 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovIntroducing Craig & BentleyLink to ‘Introducing Craig & Bentley’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Craig & Bentley BIG’ activity
8th NovKingswood Approved SchoolLink to lesson
Link to ‘Facebook Porfile – CC’
Link to ‘Facebook Profile – DB’
15th NovLet Him Have ItLink to lesson
Link to ‘Let Him Have It’ PowerPoint
22nd NovMonsters or MisunderstoodLink to lesson
29th NovNewsnightLink to lesson
Link to lesson LC
6th DecLet Him Have it (Film)Let Him Have It Link
13th DecA Christmas TruceLink to ‘Christmas Truce’ lesson

English – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovSherlock Holmes lessons 16 & 17Link to ‘Sherlock Holmes’ booklet
Mastery Writing 3 Lesson 8Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet
8th NovSherlock Holmes 18 & 19Link to ‘Sherlock Holmes’ booklet
Mastery Writing Lesson 9Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet
15th NovSherlock 20, 21 and 22Link to ‘Sherlock Holmes’ booklet
22nd NovMastery Writing Lessons 10 – 12Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet
29th NovMastery Writing Lessons 13 – 15Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet
6th DecMastery Writing Lessons 16 – 18Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet
13th DecMastery Writing Lessons 19 – 21Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet

Food – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovComplete 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
8th NovMake the Savoury Rice 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.com.Link to ‘Recipe Booklet’
15th NovComplete the first Nutrition lesson in your booklet. For the healthy diet statements you may need to use the internet to help you to find a definition for each of the statements.Link to Project
22nd NovMake the Spring Rolls from your recipe booklet & take some pictures of you making them & a picture of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.comLink to ‘Recipe Booklet’
29th NovComplete the second Nutrients/Nutrition lesson in your booklet. You will need to use 2 lessons to complete this work as it includes a piece of Extended writing.Link to Project
6th DecMake the Frittata 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.com.Link to ‘Recipe Booklet’
13th DecComplete the second Nutrients/Nutrition lesson in your booklet. Complete the piece of Extended writing and then complete the other lesson activities.Link to Project

Geography – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovWaves and tidesLink to lesson
1st NovWeathering and erosionLink to lesson
8th NovTransportationLink to lesson
8th NovHeadlands and baysLink to lesson
15th Nov6 figure grid references (Map Skills)Link to lesson
15th NovMeasuring distance.Link to lesson
22nd NovStump formationLink to lesson
22nd NovImpacts of erosionLink to ‘Therapy’ sheets pg 21 – 22
29th NovHard and soft engineeringLink to lesson
29th NovManaging ErosionLink to lesson
6th DecHolderness coast exampleLink to lesson
6th DecSea Level riseLink to lesson
Link to ‘Therapy’ booklet pg 25-26
13th DecRevisionLink to ‘Knowledge Organiser’ 1
Link to ‘Knowledge Organiser’ 2

History – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovWho were the Ripper’s victims and what happened to them?Link to lesson
Link to ‘Victims’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Victims’ information sheet
How did the Police investigate the ‘Jack the Ripper’ murders? (witnesses)Link to lesson
8th NovWho was Jack the Ripper? (suspects)Link to ‘Suspect Table’
Link to ‘Suspects’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Suspects’ booklet
Jack the Ripper AssessmentLink to ‘Trial’ revision
Link to ‘Jack the Ripper’ assessment
Link to ‘Jack the Ripper’ Feedback
Link to ‘Structure Strip’
15th NovIntroduction to slavery: how did the slave trade begin?Link to lesson
Assessment feedbackLink to ‘Jack the Ripper’ Feedback
22nd NovWhat was life like on a slave ship?Link to lesson
What happened to the slaves on arrival?Link to ‘Auctions’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Slave Auction’ PowerPoint
29th NovWhat was life like on a plantation?Link to ‘Life as a Slave’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Slavery’ PowerPoint
What was life like on a plantation?Link to ‘Vocab Audit’ task
Link to ‘Planning’ sheet
6th DecHow were slaves punished? Did they ever resist slavery?Link to ‘Punishment’ PowerPoint
What is abolition and who opposed abolition?Link to ‘Slavery Vocabulary Audit’
Link to ‘Abolition’ PowerPoint
13th DecWho was the most important person to help abolish slavery in the 19th century?Link to ‘Slavery Vocabulary Audit’
Link to ‘Abolition’ PowerPoint

Maths (Foundation) – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovTypes of numberLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
8th NovAveragesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
15th NovVolumeLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
22nd NovFractionsLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
29th NovRatioLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
6th DecProbabilityLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
13th DecDataLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2

Maths (Higher) – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovSequencesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
8th NovProbabilityLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
15th NovAreaLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
22nd NovPythagorasLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
29th NovRatioLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
6th DecAveragesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
13th DecDataLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2

MFL – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovWeatherLink to ‘Weather’ PowerPoint
8th NovWhere I liveLink to ‘Where I Live’ PowerPoint
15th NovPlaces in a townLink to ‘Places’ PowerPoint
22nd NovDirectionsLink to ‘Directions’ PowerPoint
29th NovTransportLink to ‘Transport’ PowerPoint
6th DecSchool UniformLink to ‘School Uniform’ PowerPoint
13th DecClothesLink to ‘Clothes’ PowerPoint

Music – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovMusic Technology Afrobeats Project 1 – Making a BeatLink to lesson
8th NovMusic Technology Afrobeats Project 2 – Adding a MelodyLink to lesson
15th NovMusic Technology Afrobeats Project 3 – Adding a Sub BassLink to lesson
22nd NovMusic Technology Afrobeats Project 4 – Adding a Drop and Extra PercussionLink to lesson
29th NovMusic Technology Afrobeats Project 5 – Tweaking the SoundsLink to lesson
6th DecMusic Technology Afrobeats Project 6 – Arranging, Finishing and Sending your TrackLink to lesson
13th DecNotes on the keyboardLink to lesson
Link to Notes on the Keyboard

PE – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovPE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
1st Nov Link ThemeLink to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
8th NovPE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
8th Nov Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
15th NovPE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
15th Nov Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
22nd NovPE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
22nd Nov Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
29th NovPE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
29th Nov Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
6th DecPE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
6th Dec Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
13th DecPE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
13th Dec Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet

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 NovStewardshipLink to lesson
Link to ‘Stewardship’ PowerPoint
8th NovThe EnvironmentLink to lesson
Link to ‘The Environment’ PowerPoint
15th NovIntroduction to EthicsLink to lesson
22nd NovAnimal Rights 1Link to lesson
Link to ‘Animal Rights’ PowerPoint
29th NovAnimal Rights 2Link to lesson
6th DecInfertility Treatment – what is it?Link to lesson
Link to ‘Infertility Treatments’ PowerPoint
13th DecGenetic Engineering –what is it?Link to lesson
Link to ‘Genetic Engineering’ PowerPoint

Science (8A1, 8A2, 8A3, 8B1, 8B2, 8B3) – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovWork & Energy TransfersLink to lesson
8th NovWork & Energy TransfersLink to lesson
15th NovHeating and coolingLink to lesson
22nd NovHeating and coolingLink to lesson
29th NovWavesLink to lesson
6th DecWavesLink to lesson
13th DecParticle Model of MatterLink to lesson

Science (8A4, 8A5, 8A6, 8B4, 8B5) – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovWavesLink to lesson
8th NovWavesLink to lesson
15th NovWork & Energy TransfersLink to lesson
22nd NovWork & Energy TransfersLink to lesson
29th NovHeating and coolingLink to lesson
6th DecHeating and coolingLink to lesson
13th DecChemical EnergyLink to lesson

Textiles – Half Term 2

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
1st NovSAMPLES/PRINT TECHNIQUESWhere possible be creative and use what you have to hand at home. The most successful projects will include recycled fabric from denim jeans, cotton shirts, Old buttons, Potato prints

Link to ‘Lesson 8 – CAD’
8th NovCAD DESIGN LESSONUse the facilities you have at home, phones can be just as effective if you download design Apps and repeat pattern Apps.

Link to ‘Lesson 9 – Sewing Machine & Mini Bunting Sample’
15th NovSEWING MACHINE & MINI BUNTING SAMPLE
MAKING ASSESSMENT
Even though this is a sewing machine lesson hand sewing is absolutely fine if you use a back stitch.

Link to ‘Lesson 10 – CAD Design’
22nd NovCAD DESIGN LESSONUse the facilities you have at home, phones can be just as effective if you down load design Apps and repeat pattern Apps.

Link to ‘Lesson 11 – Creating Fabric and Manufacturing Bunting’
29th NovCREATING FABRIC AND MANUFACTURING BUNTINGEven though we would normally using a sewing machine lesson to assemble the bunting, hand sewing is absolutely fine if you use a back stitch.

Use any old fabric you can lay your hands on, even old teat towels or bedding.

Link to ‘Lesson 12 – Creating Fabric and Manufacturing Bunting
6th DecCREATING FABRIC AND MANUFACTURING BUNTINGEven though we would normally using a sewing machine lesson to assemble the bunting, hand sewing is absolutely fine if you use a back stitch.

Use any old fabric you can lay your hands on, even old teat towels or bedding.

Link to ‘Lesson 13 – Creating Fabric and Manufacturing Bunting’
13th DecCREATING FABRIC AND MANUFACTURING BUNTINGEven though we would normally using a sewing machine lesson to assemble the bunting, hand sewing is absolutely fine if you use a back stitch.

Use any old fabric you can lay your hands on, even old teat towels or bedding.

Link to ‘Lesson 14 – Creating Fabric and Manufacturing Bunting’