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.

September 2014

MTWTFWE
1

1/9/2014

  • Start of Autumn Term
2 3

3/9/2014

  • Year 11: Year 11 Intervention Evening (Invite only)
4

4/9/2014

  • Year 10: Year 10 Intervention Evening (Invite only)
  • Years 7 & 10 Individual and Achievement Photos
5 6
8

8/9/2014

  • Year 7: MidYIS Tests (until 12/09/2014)
9

9/9/2014

  • Year 6 Open Evening 1
10

10/9/2014

  • Year 6 Open Evening 2
11

11/9/2014

  • Year 6 Open Evening 3
12

12/9/2014

  • Gifted & Talented: Workshop on Personal Statement Preparation
    13:15-14:30. Admissions tutor from Magdalen College Oxford will be delivering a workshop on how to prepare a good personal statement for a UCAS application.
13
15 16

16/9/2014

  • Art & Design: KS3 Homework Club
    15:30-16:30. For help with your art project please come to the drop in sessions with Mrs Carter in AR3. Everyone is welcome even is you have a different Art Teacher.
17

17/9/2014

  • College: Years 12 and 13 Parents' Information Evening
18

18/9/2014

  • Achievement Evening KS4
19

19/9/2014

  • Drama: West Side Story
    2:30.Rehearsals start
20
22 23

23/9/2014

  • Art & Design: KS3 Homework Club
    15:30-16:30. For help with your art project please come to the drop in sessions with Mrs Carter in AR3. Everyone is welcome even is you have a different Art Teacher.
  • Year 8: Homework Club
    15:30-16:30. In PC1
24 25

25/9/2014

  • Student Review Day
26

26/9/2014

  • Modern Foreign Languages: European Day of Languages 2014
    We'll be celebrating the different languages spoken around the world with events and fun activities throughout the day - keep posted for more details and get involved!
27
29

29/9/2014

  • Achievement Evening KS3
30

30/9/2014

  • Art & Design: Year 7 & 8 Printmaking Club
    15:30-16:45. Year 7 & 8 Printmaking club runs for an hour after school in AR3.
       

View the calendar in full

Design & Technology News

View all news stories