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.

November 2014

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3/11/2014

  • College: Year 12/13 Internal Assessments (until 07/11/2014)
  • Second Half Term Begins
  • Drama: Splendid Theatre Visit for Year 11 and 13
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4/11/2014

  • Media: Year 12 MEST2 Coursework Deadline 1
    First draft of research and proposal/research summary
  • College: College Open Evening
  • Gifted & Talented: The Big Draw: Arise & Sketch
    Toot Hill School's most promising Year 7 artists are participating in the national project Big Draw with a whole day of drawing activities.
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5/11/2014

  • Media: Year 13 MEST4 Coursework Deadline 1
    First draft of your first 1000 words
  • Music: Year 11 Music Exams
  • Mathematics: GCSE (Resit) OCR Linear Papers 1 and 3
    MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins (Foundation) / 1hr 45 mins (Higher). Non-calculator.
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6/11/2014

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7/11/2014

  • Media: Year 12 MEST1 Section A - Internal Assessment
    MEST1 - Assessment to take place in P5
  • Music: Year 8 Music Concert
  • Music: Choir Day
    Open to all year groups.
  • Mathematics: GCSE (Resit) OCR Linear Papers 2 and 4
    MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins (Foundation) / 1hr 45 mins (Higher). Calculator allowed.
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10/11/2014

  • Year 11: Internal Assessments (until 14/11/2014)
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11/11/2014

  • Art & Design: Year 8 GCSE Taster Session: Drawing Skills
    15:30-16:45. These sessions are in AR3 until 4:45 with Mrs Carter. They are for anyone who is not sure if they would like to take art as an option to give you a better idea of the option.
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13/11/2014

  • Media: Year 13 MEST3 Section B - Internal Assessment
    Identities in the Media Section B Question - P1 & P2
  • Year 9: Parents' Evening 1
    A and B bands.
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14/11/2014

  • Non-Uniform Day
    £1 donation for Children in Need (Year 7 Onesie & Pyjama Day)
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17/11/2014

  • Parent Forum
    19:00.Taking place in new college block (change of venue). Starts at 7pm.
  • Years 7 and 8 Internal Assessments
    See Year 7/8 Assessment pages for more details.
    (until 28/11/2014)
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18/11/2014

  • Art & Design: Year 8 GCSE Taster Session: Painting Skills
    15:30-16:45. These sessions are in AR3 until 4:45 with Mrs Carter. They are for anyone who is not sure if they would like to take art as an option to give you a better idea of the subject.
  • Year 9: Parents' Evening 2
    C, D and E bands.
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24/11/2014

  • Media: Year 11 GCSE Unit 1 Internal Assessment
    Section A - Print Advertising. Your assessment will take place in your lesson w/c 24.11.14
    (until 28/11/2014)
  • College: Year 13 Parents' Evening
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25/11/2014

  • Media: Year 12 MEST2 Coursework Deadline 2
    Final draft research and proposal/research summary
  • Art & Design: Year 8 GCSE Taster Session: Mixed Media Experiment
    15:30-16:45. These sessions are in AR3 until 4:45 with Mrs Carter. They are for anyone who is not sure if they would like to take art as an option to give you a better idea of the option.
  • 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.
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26/11/2014

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27/11/2014

  • Art & Design: Year 11 Art Internal Exam (until 28/11/2014)
  • Drama: A2 Drama Performance
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28/11/2014

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