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.

October 2016

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3 4 5

5/10/2016

  • Year 10: 'What's Next?' Fair - Derby
6

6/10/2016

  • Year 8: Hagg Farm Visit 1
    Students must check where they are to meet on the morning of their departure and arrange for collection on their return.
    (until 09/10/2016)
7 8

8/10/2016-9/10/2016

Sunday
  • Year 8: Hagg Farm Visit 2
    Students must check where they are to meet on the morning of their departure and arrange for collection on their return.
    (until 12/10/2016)
10 11 12

12/10/2016

  • Year 8: Hagg Farm Visit 3
    Students must check where they are to meet on the morning of their departure and arrange for collection on their return.
    (until 15/10/2016)
  • Year 7: Parents' Evening 1
    For tiers TBC
13 14

14/10/2016

15

15/10/2016-16/10/2016

Saturday
  • College: Oxbridge Early Entry Deadline
  • Year 8: Hagg Farm Visit 4
    Students must check where they are to meet on the morning of their departure and arrange for collection on their return.
    (until 18/10/2016)
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17/10/2016

  • Year 11: Work Experience (until 21/10/2016)
18

18/10/2016

  • Year 8: Hagg Farm Visit 5
    Students must check where they are to meet on the morning of their departure and arrange for collection on their return.
    (until 21/10/2016)
  • Music: Year 7 Music Concert (PM)
19 20

20/10/2016

  • Year 7: Parents' Evening 2
    For tiers TBC
21

21/10/2016

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24

24/10/2016

  • Toot Hill Extra: Primary and Adult Workshops
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29/10/2016-30/10/2016

Sunday
  • Second Half Term Begins
31

31/10/2016

  • College: Year 12/13 Internal Assessments 1 (until 04/11/2016)
         

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