In preparation for the year 7 and 8 internal assessments students should be revising from their books and online resources.

For information on the content that they should be revising please see below:

Year 7

Food Technology

  • The names of equipment you have used and their uses e.g. Scales- to weigh ingredients.
  • Health and Safety in the kitchen
  • What’s the difference between baking, grilling and frying?
  • What products would you produce in an oven?

Product Design

  • The name of tools and equipment that we have used and their uses.
  • Health and safety in the workshop.
  • How do we safely use the pillar drill, fret saw and belt sander?
  • Examples of a soft wood, hard wood and manufactured wood.
  • What does MDF stand for?
  • Why do we have packaging and what is normally included on it?
  • The meanings of key words: Aesthetics, Function, Safety, Materials, Annotation, Mood Board.

Textiles

  • The names of tools and equipment that we have used and their uses.
  • The different parts of the sewing machine.
  • The different stitch types.
  • What does upcycling mean?
  • Examples of materials that use synthetic and natural fibres and the difference between the two types of fibre. Difference between natural and synthetic fibres and example materials.

Year 8

Food Technology

  • The names of equipment you have used and their uses e.g. Scales- to weigh ingredients.
  • What is an eat well plate and what information is normally on it?
  • Find examples of food for each section of an eat well plate.
  • What is a balanced main meal?

Product Design

  • The name of tools and equipment that we have used and their uses e.g. Belt Sander- to remove rough edges.
  • How do we safely and accurately use the pillar drill?
  • Common types of wood, metal and plastic.
  • What is a specification and what does it contain?
  • The meanings of key words: Aesthetics, Function, Safety, Materials, Annotation, Mood Board.

February 2016

MTWTFWE
1

1/2/2016

  • Year 7/8 Progress Interviews (until 11/02/2016)
2

2/2/2016

  • Year 8: Option Information Evening
  • Year 7, 11 and 13 Year Group Photos
3 4

4/2/2016

5 6
8

8/2/2016

  • Year 8: Year 8 Options Taster Day
9 10

10/2/2016

  • Theatre Production (until 11/02/2016)
11

11/2/2016

  • End of Half Term
12

12/2/2016

  • INSET Day
  • History: Year 11 Poland trip
    55 year 11 students are visiting Kracow and Auschwitz
    (until 15/02/2016)
13
15 16 17 18 19 20
22

22/2/2016

  • College: Year 12/13 Internal Assessments (until 26/02/2016)
  • Second Half Term Begins
23

23/2/2016

  • Year 8: Parents' Evening 1
    Tiers a, b, c, d, k, l and m
24 25 26 27

27/2/2016-28/2/2016

Sunday
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