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.

May 2015

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1/5/2015

  • Music: Y7 Battle of the Bands
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4/5/2015

  • May Day
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7/5/2015

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11/5/2015

  • Year 11: Exam Season Starts
  • College: Year 12 Study Leave (until 22/05/2015)
  • Year 10: Student Achievement Interviews (until 22/05/2015)
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13/5/2015

  • ICT: GCSE Unit 1 Exam (AM)
  • Mathematics: Pure Core 1 Exam (Y12)
    8:45-10:15. MORNING. No calculators allowed! Duration: 1hr 30mins.
  • Mathematics: Further Pure 3 Exam (Y13 FM)
    8:45-10:15. MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins.
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14/5/2015

  • DoE Bronze Walk (until 15/05/2015)
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16/5/2015-17/5/2015

Saturday
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18/5/2015

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19/5/2015

  • 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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20/5/2015

  • Mathematics: Pure Core 2 Exam (Y12)
    8:45-10:15. MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins.
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21/5/2015

  • ICT: GCSE Unit 3 Exam (PM)
  • Mathematics: GCSE OCR Linear Papers 1 and 3
    8:45-10:30. MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins (Foundation) / 1hr 45mins (Higher). Non-calculator.
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22/5/2015

  • Media: Year 12 MEST1 Examination
    0:00.
  • College: Year 13 Final Day
  • End of Half Term
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