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From the week commencing 4th January, all staff will set the main home learning activities through the Show My Homework platform. Work will consist of a mixture of Screencastify and National Oak Academy lessons. We expect pupils to complete the lesson activities set for each day and send completed work back to their teachers.

Year 8 Home Learning Revision (For pupils isolating when school is open)

Link to Revision section

Home Learning Documents

Art – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Use the writing frames on the PowerPoint to write an artist analysis about Hundertwasser. Find additional information out about him. You can either do this by hand or on PowerPoint. Add relevant colours and patterns to enhance the presentation of your work.Link to Hundertwasser Analysis document
11th January Using your knowledge of Hundertwasser and the resources in the PowerPoint, begin to draw out your own design based on his work.Link to Hundertwasser Design document
18th JanuaryFinish drawing out your design in the style of Hundertwasser.Link to Hundertwasser Design document
25th JanuaryAdd colour to your design. Use bright colours inspired by Hundertwasser. Look at the examples by other students. Use whatever materials you have at home.Link to Hundertwasser Design document
1st FebruaryContinue adding colour to your final design.Link to Hundertwasser Design document
8th FebruaryContinue adding colour to your final design.Link to Hundertwasser Design document

Computing – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Recall Binary ConversionsLink to Binary Conversions Recall worksheet
Link to binary Conversions 1
Link to binary Conversions 2
Link to binary Conversions 3

Screencastify link
Link to help
11th January Recall Binary AdditionLink to Binary Addition Recall worksheet
Link to Binary Addition

Screencastify Link
Link to help
18th JanuaryHexadecimalLink to Hexadecimal worksheet
Link to Hexadecimal

Screencastify Link
Link to help
25th JanuaryRevisionLink to Revision worksheet
Link to Revision booklet

Screencastify Link
Link to help
1st FebruaryAssessment 2Screencastify Link
link to help
8th FebruaryPixel ArtScreencastify Link
Link to help

Pixel Art Link
Link to Pixel Art

Drama – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January
(4th Jan is INSET)

Introduction to Naturalism
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zxn4mp3/revision/3
11th JanuaryIntroduction to Devising
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zg9x34j/test
18th JanuaryIntroduction to Physical Theatre
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/ztfk6sg/revision/7
25th JanuaryIntroduction to Epic Theatre
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zwmvd2p/revision/1
1st FebruaryIntroduction to Musical Theatre
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/z27fyrd/revision/1
8th FebruaryDrama Exam
Complete the Y8 Drama Exam
Link to Drama Exam

English – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Context of The TempestLink to document
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Plot and ThemesLink to document
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Act one scene oneLink to document
11th January The Theme of PowerLink to document
11th JanuaryThe Theme of PowerLink to document
11th JanuaryThe Theme of Power – CalibanLink to document
18th January
25th January
1st February
8th February

Food – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Make the Marble Pear traybake 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
 
Use your booklet to help you revise the topic area of Nutrition that is coming up as a test.
Link to Recipe Booklet
11th January Complete the lesson on Seasonal Foods & the Nutrition Test. Try & do the test in a quiet place & set yourself a 30 minute timer for the test.
Watch the Screen Castify lesson to help you prepare for your YR8 exam in school that covers all of the different areas of D&T.
Link to Food Project Booklet
Link to document
18th JanuaryMake one of Muffin recipes (choose from the 3 different ones) 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
25th JanuaryComplete the lessons on Wise Food shopping & Food storage from the booklet. Read through the information and complete the calculations & the activities from the booklet.Link to Food Project Booklet
1st FebruaryMake one of the Cheesecake recipes (choose between the Lemon & Orange cheesecake) 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
8th FebruaryIMPORTANT INFORMATION – IF YOU WERE IN SCHOOL YOU WOULD NOW MOVE FROM FOOD TO TEXTILES SO YOU NEED TO GO TO THE YR7 HOME LEARNING FOR TEXTILES. THIS WORK IS FOR THE PUPILS THAT ARE MOVING FROM TEXTILES TO FOOD.

Complete the Staple Foods lesson from the booklet. Read through the information & complete the activities. You might need to use the internet to help you to sort the examples of foods into the correct countries.
Link to Food Project Booklet

Geography – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Earths StructureLink to document
Plate tectonic theoryLink to document
11th January Plate BoundariesLink to document
Causes of earthquakesLink to Therapy booklet pages – 9 – 12
18th JanuaryWhy live in risky locations?Link to Therapy booklet pages – 4 – 5
How are earthquakes measured?Link to document
25th JanuaryImpacts of earthquakesLink to document
HIC and LIC responses of earthquakesLink to document
1st FebruaryManaging EarthquakesLink to Therapy booklet pages 19 – 20
Volcanic eruptionsLink to document
8th FebruaryImpacts of volcanic eruptionsLink to document
HIC and LIC responses to eruptionsLink to Therapy booklet page 20 – 21

History – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January 2021 (4th Jan is INSET)Y8 Exam RevisionLink to Year 8 Revision
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Y8 Exam RevisionLink to Year 8 Revision document 2
11th January 2021What do I want to know about the Titanic?Link to Titanic Introduction document
Link to Was Titanic Unsinkable document
11th January 2021Why did the Titanic sink?Link to Why did the Titanic Sink document
18th January 2021Who is to blame for the sinking of the Titanic? L2Link to Why did the Titanic Sink document
18th January 2021Lessons Learned from the TitanicLink to Lessons Learnt document
Link to Lessons Learned document

25th January 2021Lifeboats TitanicLink to Lifeboats on the Titanic document
Link to Lifeboats worksheet document
Link to Titanic’s Lifeboats
25th January 2021What caused WWI?Link to WW1 Causes document
1st February 2021WWI causes- essay practiceLink to Practice lesson
1st February 2021Joining up- Pals or Propaganda?Link to Y8 WW1 Propaganda Poster document
Link to Layers of Interference document
8th February 2021What was the structure of the trenches like?Link to Structure of Trenches document
8th February 2021What were the conditions like in the trenches?Link to Trench Conditions document
Link to Sources Table document
Link to BIG

Maths – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)RoundingLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
11th January EstimationLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
18th JanuaryProbabilityLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
25th JanuaryProduct of PrimesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
1st FebruaryNegative NumbersLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
8th FebruaryPythagorasLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2

MFL – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Weatherhttps://content.linguascope.com/beginner/media/pdfs/french/weather.pdf
11th January Weather
18th JanuaryTownhttps://content.linguascope.com/beginner/media/pdfs/french/town.pdf
25th JanuaryTownhttps://content.linguascope.com/beginner/media/pdfs/french/shops.pdf
1st FebruaryClotheshttps://content.linguascope.com/beginner/media/pdfs/french/clothes1.pdf
8th FebruaryClotheshttps://content.linguascope.com/beginner/media/pdfs/french/clothes2.pdf

Music – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Music Technology House Music Project – House 1: Making a BeatLink to document
11th January Music Technology House Music Project – House 2: Making the Beat More InterestingLink to document
18th JanuaryMusic Technology House Music Project – House 3: Making a Bass LineLink to document
25th JanuaryMusic Technology House Music Project – House 4: Arranging your Beat and Adding a DropLink to document
1st FebruaryMusic Technology House Music Project – House 5: Finishing Your TrackLink to document
8th FebruaryMusic Technology Challenge – Your Choice of GenreLink to document

PE – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)PE with Joe Wickshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8
11th January PE with Joe Wickshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro
18th JanuaryPE with Joe Wickshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wzoy_J3I_c
25th JanuaryPE with Joe Wickshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGKGNzNbWjU
1st FebruaryPE with Joe Wickshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88Ot2ReVHkw
8th FebruaryPE with Joe Wickshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Z05939ZMbE

Product Design – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Modelling Mechanisms 1 and Y8 Exam RevisionLink to document
Link to Exam Revision
11th January Modelling Mechanisms 2 and Y8 Exam RevisionLink to document
Link to Exam Revision
Link to document
18th JanuaryModelling Mechanisms 3Link to document
25th JanuaryDesigning POP UP Models Mechanisms 1Link to document
1st FebruaryDesigning POP UP Models Mechanisms 2Link to document
8th FebruaryDesigning POP UP Models Mechanisms 3Link to document

RE – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Creative workPeace, justice, forgiveness, reconciliation (thenational.academy)
11th January Issues surrounding conflictReasons for war (thenational.academy)
18th JanuaryExtremism and preventTerrorism (thenational.academy)
25th JanuaryPeace enquiryPacifism (thenational.academy)
1st FebruaryJusticeResponses to victims of war (thenational.academy)
8th FebruaryAssessmentRevision (thenational.academy)

Science – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Particle Modelhttps://classroom.thenational.academy/units/matter-64ee
11th January Particle Modelhttps://classroom.thenational.academy/units/matter-64ee
18th JanuarySeparating Mixtureshttps://classroom.thenational.academy/units/particles-f50c
25th JanuarySeparating Mixtureshttps://classroom.thenational.academy/units/particles-f50c
1st FebruaryTypes of reactionhttps://classroom.thenational.academy/units/chemical-reactions-5ffa
8th FebruaryTypes of reactionhttps://classroom.thenational.academy/units/chemical-reactions-5ffa

Textiles

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
5th January (4th Jan is INSET)Develop your skills of textile technique and mixed media to add POP Art decoration to your bunting triangles.

If you do not have any sewing resources available please use paper and card, pens, pencil and paint instead to mimic your designs.
Link to Lesson 12
11th January REVISON FOR THE KNOWLEDGE TEST.

Learn the key knowledge for DT and complete the Test. Try & do the test in a quiet place & set yourself a 30 minute timer for the test.

Watch the Screen Castify lesson to help you prepare for your YR8 exam in school that covers all of the different areas of D&T.
Link to document
18th JanuaryComplete your bunting triangles and take some pictures of you making it and a photo of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as srobinson@castlefordacademy.com.Link to Lesson 14
25th JanuaryComplete the lessons on Man Made Fibres in the booklet. Read through the information and complete the questions and the activities from the booklet.Link to Lesson 15
1st FebruaryMake one of the Cheesecake recipes (choose between the Lemon & Orange cheesecake) 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.comLink to Lesson 16
8th FebruaryIMPORTANT INFORMATION – IF YOU WERE IN SCHOOL YOU WOULD NOW MOVE FROM TEXTILES TO FOOD SO YOU NEED TO GO TO THE YR7 HOME LEARNING FOR TEXTILES. THIS WORK IS FOR THE PUPILS THAT ARE MOVING FROM TEXTILES TO FOOD.

Complete the Staple Foods lesson from the booklet. Read through the information & complete the activities. You might need to use the internet to help you to sort the examples of foods into the correct countries.