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.

July 2015

MTWTFWE
1

1/7/2015

2

2/7/2015

  • Year 6 Parents Evening 2
3

3/7/2015

4
6

6/7/2015

  • Year 7/8 Tier Interviews (until 10/07/2015)
7

7/7/2015

  • Philosophy & Ethics: Year 9 Beth Shalom Trip
  • Learning Support: Learning Support Review Meeting
    If you have any concerns about your child's learning needs and you would like to speak to a member of Learning Support then please contact school reception to arrange an appointment.
8

8/7/2015

  • Gifted & Talented: Year 7 Challenge morning
    8:45-12:00. A morning of exciting challenges for all of our Year 7 pupils. Lessons 1-4. Details will be shared in tutor sets.
  • Learning Lounge: Literacy Legends Trip (Years 7-9)
9 10 11
13

13/7/2015

  • T Festival
  • College: Year 12 Work Experience (until 17/07/2015)
  • Activities Week for Years 7, 8 and 9 (until 17/07/2015)
  • Modern Foreign Languages: German Exchange (Away)
14 15 16 17

17/7/2015

  • End of Summer Term
18
20

20/7/2015

  • INSET Day
21 22 23 24 25
27

27/7/2015

  • Summer School (until 31/07/2015)
28 29 30 31  

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