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.

March 2015

MTWTFWE
1
2

2/3/2015

  • Parents' Forum
    19:00.
3 4 5

5/3/2015

6 7
9

9/3/2015

  • SCITT School Experience Week
    See www.teachnottinghamshire.co.uk
    (until 13/03/2015)
10

10/3/2015

  • Drama: GCSE Practical Exam
    9:00-15:30.
  • College: Year 13 Finance Information Evening
  • Drama: GCSE External Exam
11 12 13 14

14/3/2015-15/3/2015

Saturday
  • Mathematics: Happy Pi Day!
    Pi is the number 3.14..., most famously used in the formulae for the area and circumference of a circle. We're celebrating Pi day in maths lessons with various activities based around the circle.
16 17 18

18/3/2015

  • Student Review Day
19

19/3/2015

20

20/3/2015

  • Gifted & Talented: BMAT and UKCAT tests
    8:45-12:30. A workshop for aspiring medics in Year 12 on preparing for the BMAT and UKCA tests. This session will be run by ex Toot Hill student Oli Stubbs, who is in his first year studying Medicine at Cambridge
21

21/3/2015-22/3/2015

Sunday
23

23/3/2015

24 25

25/3/2015

26 27

27/3/2015

  • End of Spring Term
28

28/3/2015-29/3/2015

Saturday
  • Gifted & Talented: Year 10 Italy trip
    Students from Year 10 Geography will be visiting Naples
    (until 31/03/2015)
30

30/3/2015

  • Toot Hill Extra Adult Workshops
  • Toot Hill Extra Year 7 Enrichment Day
  • Easter Holiday (until 10/04/2015)
31

31/3/2015

  • Toot Hill Extra Year 7 Enrichment Day
    Super Cook
       

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