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Year 11

What we are learning this term in Year 11

The project this half term will be to design and make food for a 5th birthday party. Students will be involved in planning and making suitable healthy choices. These might include finger sandwiches, mini wraps, mini pizzas, flapjacks and fruit kebabs.

English Pupils will be studying the Shakespeare play ‘The Tempest’
English – Home learning opportunities Use the BBC Bitesize website to improve skills, vocabulary and comprehension.
Maths Pupils in 11BD will be completing their final two units of the AQA Maths Entry Level Certificate – Measure and Number. After this is completed the pupils will be focusing on their GCSE Maths learning and use of functional maths.
Maths – Home learning opportunities Use the website My Maths to further learning.
Science Information coming soon
Science – Home learning opportunities Information coming soon
Computing Pupils to complete the controlled assessments and practice key skills for their computing accreditation.
Computing – Home learning opportunities Pupils can use a series of websites to enhance their skills at home.

www.abcya.com

www.reviseict.co.uk

www.helpkidzlearn.com

www.shinylearning.co.uk

and for e-safety for your young people you can find information HERE

WRL Pupils will be completing a unit about Work experience. They will learn how to prepare, how to plan and how to have a successful interview.
Mental Wealth Pupils in 11BD will be completing their AQA Unit Award in Mental Health. Pupils will learn ways of maintaining good mental wealth.
PE Pupils in year 11 will either be completing the OCR Entry Level Certificate in PE or Transition Challenge.

This half term pupils will be focusing on fitness involving performing, designing and analysing a fitness circuit.

Food Technology The project this half term will be to design and make food for a 5th birthday party. Students will be involved in planning and making suitable healthy choices. These might include finger sandwiches, mini wraps, mini pizzas, flapjacks and fruit kebabs.
Food Technology – Home learning opportunities Draw pictures of suitable birthday foods or cut out pictures from food magazines or print off the internet. Make birthday invitations.



 


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Year 10    2016-2017

10HH DATE: 04/04/17

10HH have been doing really well with their golden mile and have enjoyed going out most days to complete 2-3 laps of the school field.  So far Taylor and Didi are in the lead with 4.35 miles each.  It has been so lovely getting out in the Spring sunshine for a bit of exercise.

Most people in our class find it quite to walk this far so it is an enormous achievement that they have done so well.  Brilliant work 10HH – keep up the footsteps!


10BD DATE: 6/1/17

Today in Mental wealth we learnt the excitement, joy and pleasure you can get from working as part of a dynamic team. Three groups created a bridge across two tables with only a small amount of resources. Each bridge was able to hold over 500kg of weight.


10ALP DATE: 16/11/16

10ALP had a fantastic time with the army on Thursday afternoon taking part in activities and challenges linked to Hamlet and other areas of their learning. They enjoyed crawling through all the camouflaging area and practising their target skills!


 

10BD DATE: 12/10/16

Today pupils in 10BD used two applications – Paint.net and Publisher – to create their own wanted posters. They had to demonstrate their ability to:

  • Choose appropriate Fonts for a task
  • Choose appropriate effects for a task
  • Save files in correct places

10BD DATE: 5/10/16

In 10BD’s mental wealth lessons we have been discussing, debating and engaging with the ‘best’ and ‘hardest’ things about being human. Pupils broke into three groups – one group of ladies, and two of men. They then created short plays and presentations – highlighting the wonderful things and the difficulties of being different sexes. Pupils demonstrated confidence, teamwork and co-operation.


10HH DATE: 23/9/16

In the bright September sunshine we released our class butterflies into the memorial garden which still has lots of flowers for them to drink  nectar from.  All the pupils loved seeing the beautiful coloured butterflies and each pupil even managed to hold them before they flew away – a magical end to our class butterfly project.

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