KS3 Summer Revision materials

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.

July 2014

MTWTFWE
1

1/7/2014

  • Year 6 Induction Day 2
2

2/7/2014

  • PSHE & Citizenship: Year 9 PSHE Day
    Enterprise Day
  • Gifted & Talented: Nottingham Trent University open day
    A great opportunity to find out about a local university, courses, finance, accommodation, application process. Suitable for students who will be the first in their family to apply to university
  • Year 6 Parents Evening 1
    Tutor sets 7.1 to 7.7
3

3/7/2014

  • Philosophy & Ethics: Y9 Beth Shalom Trips
    Updated date
  • Year 6 Parents Evening 2
    Tutor sets 7.8 to 7.14
  • Gifted & Talented: Preparation for applying to study Medicine
    Guidance on the UKCAT and BMAT tests
4

4/7/2014

5
7

7/7/2014

  • Year 7/8 Tier Interviews (until 11/07/2014)
8

8/7/2014

  • 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.
  • Gifted & Talented: Applying to Study Medicine at university
    4-5pm in room B2 with Dr Ritzmann (consultant paediatrician at the QMC)
9

9/7/2014

10

10/7/2014

  • Gifted & Talented: Preparing your UCAS personal statement for Medicine
    A seminar on personal statement preparation with support from year 13 students
11

11/7/2014

  • Music: Year 7 Music Concert
  • Non-Uniform Day
12
14

14/7/2014

  • Activities Week for Years 7, 8 and 9 (until 18/07/2014)
  • College: Year 12 Work Experience (until 18/07/2014)
15

15/7/2014

16 17 18

18/7/2014

  • End of Summer Term
19
21

21/7/2014

  • INSET Day
22 23

23/7/2014

  • Summer School
    Toot Hill Extra - see www.toothillextra.co.uk for more details.
    (until 01/08/2014)
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28 29 30 31    

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