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 2014

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1/10/2014

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2/10/2014

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7/10/2014

  • 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.
  • Art & Design: Year 7 & 8 Printmaking Club
    15:30-16:45. Year 7 & 8 Printmaking club runs for an hour after school in AR3.
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9/10/2014

  • Music: Year 7 Concert
  • Music: Jazz Day
    This is a great introduction to jazz and blues for our budding young musicians. See the music department for details.
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11/10/2014-12/10/2014

Sunday
  • 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 15/10/2014)
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15/10/2014

  • 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 18/10/2014)
  • Art & Design: AS/A Level Art Trip
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18/10/2014-19/10/2014

Saturday
  • 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 21/10/2014)
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20/10/2014

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21/10/2014

  • 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.
  • 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 24/10/2014)
  • Art & Design: Year 7 & 8 Printmaking Club
    15:30-16:45. Year 7 & 8 Printmaking club runs for an hour after school in AR3.
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23/10/2014

  • Year 7: Parents' Evening 2
    For specific tiers: details TBC.
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24/10/2014

  • Gifted & Talented: NSEA Championships 2014
    2014 Championships Addington Manor 24th - 26th October
    (until 26/10/2014)
  • Non-Uniform Day
  • End of Half Term
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