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.

June 2016

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6

6/6/2016

  • Year 7 and 8 Assessments (until 17/06/2016)
  • Second Half Term Begins
  • Mathematics: FSMQ Additional Maths Exam
    13:25-15:25. AFTERNOON. Duration: 2 hours.
7 8

8/6/2016

  • Mathematics: Statistics 1 Exam (Y12)
    8:45-10:15. MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins.
9

9/6/2016

  • Mathematics: GCSE OCR Linear Papers 2 and 4
    8:45-10:30. MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins (Foundation) / 1hr 45mins (Higher). Calculator allowed.
10 11
13

13/6/2016

  • College: Year 12 Return after AS Exams
  • Year 9: Student Achievement Interviews (until 17/06/2016)
14 15

15/6/2016

  • Mathematics: Further Pure 1 Exam (Y12 FM)
    8:45-10:15. MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins.
  • Mathematics: Pure Core 3 Exam (Y13)
    8:45-10:15. MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins.
16

16/6/2016

17

17/6/2016

  • Mathematics: Pure Core 4 Exam (Y13)
    13:25-15:25. AFTERNOON. Duration: 1hr 30mins.
18
20

20/6/2016

  • Year 10: Internal Assessments 2
    See Year 10 page for details.
    (until 24/06/2016)
21

21/6/2016

  • Mathematics: Mechanics 1 Exam (Y12 FM)
    8:45-10:15. MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins.
22 23

23/6/2016

  • Gold DofE Practice Walk (until 25/06/2016)
  • Art & Design: Summer Art Exhibition
24

24/6/2016

  • Mathematics: Decision 1 Exam (Y13)
    13:25-14:55. AFTERNOON. Duration: 1hr 30mins.
  • Mathematics: Further Pure 2 Exam (Y13 FM)
    8:45-10:15. MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins
  • Year 11: Year 11 Prom
25
27

27/6/2016

  • Information Evening for Prospective Y4/5 Parents
  • Year 6 Orientation Morning 1
    9:30-11:30.
  • Mathematics: Mechanics 2 Exam (Y13 FM)
    8:45-10:15. MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins
28

28/6/2016

  • Year 6 Orientation Morning 2
    9:30-11:30.
29

29/6/2016

  • Mathematics: Decision 2 Exam (Y12 FM)
    8:45-10:15. MORNING. Duration: 1hr 30mins.
  • College: College Induction Days (until 30/06/2016)
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