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Home Learning – Year 8 Half Term 2

Art – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Practice 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
Practice shading techniques by shading the tonal bar and the 3D shapes. See demonstration video in PowerPoint.Link to ‘Shading’ PowerPoint
Link to booklet
Drawing 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
Finish drawing assessmentLink to ‘Accuracy and Drawing Out Assessment’ PowerPoint
Link to booklet
Research 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
Look 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
Choose an object to draw and try all of the quick drawing activities on the PowerPointLink to ‘Drawing Activities’ PowerPoint

Computing – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Programming 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
Data 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
Using 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
If 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
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
Independent 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
Independent 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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Introducing Craig & BentleyLink to ‘Introducing Craig & Bentley’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Craig & Bentley BIG’ activity
Kingswood Approved SchoolLink to lesson
Link to ‘Facebook Porfile – CC’
Link to ‘Facebook Profile – DB’
Let Him Have ItLink to lesson
Link to ‘Let Him Have It’ PowerPoint
Monsters or MisunderstoodLink to lesson
NewsnightLink to lesson
Link to lesson LC
Let Him Have it (Film)Let Him Have It Link
A Christmas TruceLink to ‘Christmas Truce’ lesson

English – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Sherlock Holmes lessons 16 & 17Link to ‘Sherlock Holmes’ booklet
Mastery Writing 3 Lesson 8Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet
Sherlock Holmes 18 & 19Link to ‘Sherlock Holmes’ booklet
Mastery Writing Lesson 9Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet
Sherlock 20, 21 and 22Link to ‘Sherlock Holmes’ booklet
Mastery Writing Lessons 10 – 12Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet
Mastery Writing Lessons 13 – 15Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet
Mastery Writing Lessons 16 – 18Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet
Mastery Writing Lessons 19 – 21Link to ‘Mastery Writing’ booklet

Food – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
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
Make 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’
Complete 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
Make 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’
Complete 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
Make 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’
Complete 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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Waves and tidesLink to lesson
Weathering and erosionLink to lesson
TransportationLink to lesson
Headlands and baysLink to lesson
6 figure grid references (Map Skills)Link to lesson
Measuring distance.Link to lesson
Stump formationLink to lesson
Impacts of erosionLink to ‘Therapy’ sheets pg 21 – 22
Hard and soft engineeringLink to lesson
Managing ErosionLink to lesson
Holderness coast exampleLink to lesson
Sea Level riseLink to lesson
Link to ‘Therapy’ booklet pg 25-26
RevisionLink to ‘Knowledge Organiser’ 1
Link to ‘Knowledge Organiser’ 2

History – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Who 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
Who 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’
Introduction to slavery: how did the slave trade begin?Link to lesson
Assessment feedbackLink to ‘Jack the Ripper’ Feedback
What 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
What 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
How 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
Who 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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Types of numberLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
AveragesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
VolumeLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
FractionsLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
RatioLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
ProbabilityLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
DataLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2

Maths (Higher) – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
SequencesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
ProbabilityLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
AreaLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
PythagorasLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
RatioLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
AveragesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
DataLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2

MFL – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
WeatherLink to ‘Weather’ PowerPoint
Where I liveLink to ‘Where I Live’ PowerPoint
Places in a townLink to ‘Places’ PowerPoint
DirectionsLink to ‘Directions’ PowerPoint
TransportLink to ‘Transport’ PowerPoint
School UniformLink to ‘School Uniform’ PowerPoint
ClothesLink to ‘Clothes’ PowerPoint

Music – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Music Technology Afrobeats Project 1 – Making a BeatLink to lesson
Music Technology Afrobeats Project 2 – Adding a MelodyLink to lesson
Music Technology Afrobeats Project 3 – Adding a Sub BassLink to lesson
Music Technology Afrobeats Project 4 – Adding a Drop and Extra PercussionLink to lesson
Music Technology Afrobeats Project 5 – Tweaking the SoundsLink to lesson
Music Technology Afrobeats Project 6 – Arranging, Finishing and Sending your TrackLink to lesson
Notes on the keyboardLink to lesson
Link to Notes on the Keyboard

PE – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
PE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
Link ThemeLink to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet
PE with Joe Wicks Link to Youtube
Link Theme Link to ‘Bones & Muscles’ video
Link to ‘Bones and Muscles’ task sheet

Product Design – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
MechanismsLink to ‘Mechanisms’ PowerPoint
FixingsLink to ‘Fixings’ PowerPoint
Drawing skills for DTLink to ‘Drawing Skills’ PowerPoint

RE – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
StewardshipLink to lesson
Link to ‘Stewardship’ PowerPoint
The EnvironmentLink to lesson
Link to ‘The Environment’ PowerPoint
Introduction to EthicsLink to lesson
Animal Rights 1Link to lesson
Link to ‘Animal Rights’ PowerPoint
Animal Rights 2Link to lesson
Infertility Treatment – what is it?Link to lesson
Link to ‘Infertility Treatments’ PowerPoint
Genetic Engineering –what is it?Link to lesson
Link to ‘Genetic Engineering’ PowerPoint

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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Work & Energy TransfersLink to lesson
Work & Energy TransfersLink to lesson
Heating and coolingLink to lesson
Heating and coolingLink to lesson
WavesLink to lesson
WavesLink to lesson
Particle Model of MatterLink to lesson

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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
WavesLink to lesson
WavesLink to lesson
Work & Energy TransfersLink to lesson
Work & Energy TransfersLink to lesson
Heating and coolingLink to lesson
Heating and coolingLink to lesson
Chemical EnergyLink to lesson

Textiles – Half Term 2

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
SAMPLES/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’
CAD 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’
SEWING 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’
CAD 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’
CREATING 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
CREATING 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’
CREATING 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’