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Week 14 Home Study Information

Highbury Fields School

Year 7-13 weekly home study

Week beginning Monday 29th June - curriculum week 14

 

Contents link list - click on the year group link to view the home study schedule:

 

Year 7 weekly home study

Year 8 weekly home study

Year 9 weekly home study

Year 10 weekly home study

Year 11 weekly preparation for further education (BTEC/A level)

Year 12 weekly preparation for Year 13 and higher education

Year 13 weekly preparation for higher education

 

 

 

Highbury Fields School

Year 7 weekly home study

Week beginning Monday 29th June - curriculum week 14

 

Subject

Work to be covered

 

English

The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier 

  • Continue reading the novel - focus on chapters 16 to 19.
  • Crafting Character tasks
  • Exploring the way the writer creates tone

 

Mathematics

Probability Tree Diagrams: with decimals and fractions

Use tree diagrams to find the probability of two independent events.

 

Science

Acids and Alkali Continued

Complete the tasks using the Google Slides to guide you through the work.

 

Art

Assessment of drawing skills: Still life drawing

Go to the Subject submission Piece section on the ILA to complete the task and get feedback on your work.

 

Resistant Materials

Design a Building Challenge

Complete the design tasks using the resources to guide you.

 

Textiles

Design Brief Challenge

Complete the tasks on the Slides provided.

 

Food

 

Design an Ultimate Sandwich

Complete the tasks using the Google Slides to guide you.

 

Drama

A Midsummer Night's Dream Lesson 3

Set design activities

 

Geography

Rivers

  • Lesson 7 - Causes of flooding
  • Lesson 8 - 2007 UK Floods 

 

History

Mary I: Was she bloody or just unlucky?

Complete the tasks provided, using the resources and worksheets available.

 

Music

Scales booklet:

Complete pages 22-24 of the work booklet.

 

PE

Keep Active

Read  and follow the instruction sheet on keeping active by completing some of the six suggested workouts.

 

Spanish

¿Qué tiempo hace?

(What's the weather like)

 

RE

What is Islamic of God? Complete the tasks before writing a response to the key question above.

Healthy body Healthy mind

Healthy Sleep - work through the activities to learn about healthy sleep habits.

 

Four frivolous things to quiet the mind:

http://weavesilk.com/

http://www.koalastothemax.com/

https://29a.ch/sandbox/2011/neonflames/

https://cat-bounce.com/

 

You might also like to…

Take part in Junior Model United Nations

Complete the activities on the ILA

 

Don’t forget to be researching careers and writing your CV or logging activities on Unifrog

https://www.unifrog.org/sign-in

 

 

 

 

Highbury Fields School

Year 8 weekly home study

Week beginning Monday 29th June - curriculum week 14

 

Subject

Work to be covered

 

English

The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton

  • Continue reading and analysing the novel using the audio instructions and Google Slides to guide your study.

 

Mathematics

Probability Tree Diagrams: with decimals and fractions

Use tree diagrams to find the probability of two independent events.

 

Science

Topic: Forces

  • Lesson 1: Pressure in solids
  • Lesson 2: Pressure in gases
  • Lesson 3: Pressure in liquids
  • Lesson 4: Moments

Go to the Subject Submission Piece and complete the task on forces in order to get feedback from your teacher.

 

Art

Art on Text

Complete the work and activities provided, following the steps on the Google Slides.

 

Resistant Materials

Design a Building Challenge 

Complete the design tasks using the resources to guide you.

 

Textiles

 

Design Brief Challenge

Complete the tasks on the Slides provided.

 

Food

 

Design an Ultimate Sandwich

Complete the tasks using the Google Slides to guide you.

 

Drama

The Tempest

Set design task.

 

Geography

Weather:

  • Lesson 7: Hurricanes formation
  • Lesson 8: Katrina & Haiyain

 

History

Living conditions in industrial towns:

What was public health like?

 

Music

Programme Music booklet

Complete pages 19-20 of the work booklet

 

PE

Keep Active

Read  and follow the instruction sheet on keeping active by completing some of the six suggested workouts.

 

Spanish

Una receta

(A recipe)

 

RE

How can a religious person use their religious book as a source of authority?

Complete the activities and work set using the resources to guide you.

 

Healthy body Healthy mind

Healthy Sleep - work through the activities to learn about healthy sleep habits.

 

Four frivolous things to quiet the mind:

http://weavesilk.com/

http://www.koalastothemax.com/

https://29a.ch/sandbox/2011/neonflames/

https://cat-bounce.com/

 

 

You might also like to…

Take part in Junior Model United Nations

Complete the activities on the ILA

 

Don’t forget to be researching careers and writing your CV or logging activities on Unifrog

https://www.unifrog.org/sign-in

 

 

 

 

 

Highbury Fields School

Year 9 weekly home study

Week beginning Monday 29th June - curriculum week 14

Subject

Work to be covered

 

English

Animal Farm by George Orwell

  • Read Chapter 6
  • Farm Hierarchy
  • Read Chapter 7
  • Empathetic writing

 

Mathematics

Higher 

Pythagoras 2D & 3D

 

Foundation

Pythagoras 2D

 

Science

All sets - Covalent Bonds

Work through the Slides on Covalent Bonds, following the written/recorded verbal instructions. Complete all tasks and worksheets.

 

Art

Hand Drawing

Complete the tasks on the Google Slides provided.

 

Resistant Materials

Dyson design challenge

Complete the tasks using the Google Slides to guide you.

 

Food

 

Design an Ultimate Sandwich

Complete the tasks using the Google Slides to guide you.

 

Textiles

 

 

Design Brief Challenge

Complete the tasks on the Slides provided.

 

Drama

Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Complete the Lady Macbeth rehearsal techniques.

 

Geography

Hydrographs and the Water Cycle

Complete all tasks, exploring these key topics.

 

History

The Blitz

What was it like in London and the 'Blitz spirit'?

Complete the activities exploring the key question.

 

Music

Salsa booklet

Complete pages 2-4 of the work booklet.      

 

PE

Keep Active

Read  and follow the instruction sheet on keeping active by completing some of the six suggested workouts.

 

Spanish

¿Cómo era? (How was it?)

Complete all tasks, beginning to build GCSE level knowledge of Spanish

 

RE

Risalah: prophethood

Use the Google Slides and pdf text book to guide you through the tasks and activities for this week.

 

Healthy body Healthy mind

Healthy Sleep - work through the activities to learn about healthy sleep habits.

 

Four frivolous things to quiet the mind:

http://weavesilk.com/

http://www.koalastothemax.com/

https://29a.ch/sandbox/2011/neonflames/

https://cat-bounce.com/

 

You might also like to…

Take part in Model United Nations

Complete the activities on the ILA

 

Join the School Book Club

Read a short story from the choices on the ILA and complete a piece of creative writing

 

Don’t forget to be researching careers and writing your CV or logging activities on Unifrog   

https://www.unifrog.org/sign-in

 

 

 

 

Highbury Fields School

Year 10 weekly home study

Week beginning Monday 29th June - curriculum week 14

Subject

Work to be covered

 

English

English Language

  • Complete the tasks, analysing famous speeches.
  • Consider how a writer can use verbal and non-verbal techniques to convey their ideas and point of view.

 

Mathematics

Foundation

Vectors continued: complex problems

 

Higher

Vectors continued: column vectors

 

Combined science

Biology: Topic 6

  • Use the Slides and your revision guide to learn about root hair cells, phloem and xylem tubes.
  • Complete the worksheets found in the folder once you have finished reading the Slides and answering all the questions provided.

 

Chemistry: Topic 8

  • Lesson 1: The Uses of the Fractions & Properties
  • Lesson 2: The Alkanes as an Homologous Series

 

Physics: Topic 8

  • Continue to work through the Google Slides, covering slides 19-42.
  • Cover the topics of Work and Power and complete the worksheets provided.

 

BTEC science

 

Unit 7: Health Applications of Life Science, Learning Aim A

A healthy lifestyle

Deadline for completing he work - 06/07  

 

Biology

 

Topic 6:

  • Use the Google Slides and your revision guide to learn about Transpiration.
  • Complete the worksheets found in the folder once you have finished reading the Slides and answering all the questions provided.

 

Chemistry

 

Topic 8:

  • Lesson 1 - The Uses of the Fractions & Properties
  • Lesson 2 - The Alkanes as a Homologous Series

 

Physics

 

Topic 7: Red Shift

Work through the Google Slides and worksheets provided.

Art

Expressive Drawing

Complete the tasks and activities on the Slides provided.

 

Business

Learning Aim C - Planning with and Limitations of Break Even Charts:

  • If you do not have a copy of the Revision Guide, there is an electronic copy in your Business Google Classroom.
  • If there isn't enough detail in the Revision Guide for you to fully understand the topic, look in the electronic copy of the Textbook, which is also in your Google Classroom (at the top of the page).

 

COPE

 

Cup Cakes – Module 4 section C

Complete the worksheets and tasks provided.

 

Drama

Component 3

  • Exam Preparation 2
  • Character Study 2

 

Food Technology

 

Revision and exam skills

Complete the tasks, using the Google Slides to guide your study.

Geography

  • Lesson 7: Changing rates of deforestation
  • Lesson 8: Causes of Amazon deforestation

 

Design and Technology

 

NEA

Complete the tasks for page 3 of the NEA.

Health and social care

Research and list positive and negative physical factors that affect a person's health and wellbeing.

 

Media

 

Set Product Analysis: Pokemon Go! - audience

Complete the week 4 booklet analysing the set product (gaming) with a focus on the target audience.

 

History

1.4: The Problem of Mary Queen of Scots

Complete the activities, following the instructions and Slides to help guide your study this week.

 

Music

Film Music

Completepages 21-22 of the booklet, writing your answers on the sheet provided.

 

PE

Keep Active

Read  and follow the instruction sheet on keeping active by completing some of the six suggested workouts.

 

RE

 

Complete the tasks and then respond the exam style question in full:

Explain two reasons why Hajj is so important for Muslims today.  In your answer you must refer to a source of authority and wisdom.    

 

Sociology

 

Crime Statistics

Complete the activities and work provided.

 

Spanish

¿Cómo era tu barrio? (What was your neighbourhood like?)

  • Complete the tasks and activities on the Google Slides.
  • Test your knowledge and understanding using the Google Quiz.

 

Healthy body Healthy mind

Healthy sleep: complete the tasks on the enrichment pages to help you learn about healthy sleep habits.

 

Four frivolous things to quiet the mind:

http://weavesilk.com/

http://www.koalastothemax.com/

https://29a.ch/sandbox/2011/neonflames/

https://cat-bounce.com/

 

You might also like to…

Take part in Model United Nations

Complete the activities on the ILA

 

Join the School Book Club

Read a short story from the choices on the ILA and complete a piece of creative writing

 

Don’t forget to be researching careers and writing your CV or logging activities on Unifrog

https://www.unifrog.org/sign-in

 

 

 

 

Highbury Fields School

Year 11 weekly preparation for further education (BTEC/A level)

Week beginning Monday 29th June - curriculum week 14

Subject

Work to be covered

 

English Literature

  1. Making the Leap to A-Level course - follow the audio instructions and work through the activities in the pack.

 

You can also read the course outline and handbook. Try to source some of the suggested reading and make a start on your wider reading - many of the texts are available for free online.

 

Mathematics

  • GCSE and A Level mathematics: https://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/ - questions by topic with videos and model answers, past papers with videos and models answers.
  • A Level mathematics: https://integralmaths.org/ tutorials, assessments and activities (needs a username and password, which I can set up if anyone is interested).
  • Past papers: https://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/ questions and answers by topic, past papers with answers. 

Biology

 

Work your way through the tasks in the document on cardiovascular disease. You will also need to refer to the document called “Mark and Peter's story”.

 

Chemistry

 

Topic 1:

  • Atomic structure and the periodic table
  • Electronic configuration

 

Physics

 

Complete the A Level Physics Transition Guide provided on the Google Classrooms.

 

Fine Art

  • Complete the Human Form Tasks to develop your Advanced Art skills.
  • Fine Art A-Level Preparation: complete some of the suggested extended reading.

 

Level 3 Business

  1. Complete the preparation tasks, readying yourself for the course. See the document titled “Open me first” for clear instructions.
  2. Read through the National Business textbook and complete the tasks/ activities set.
  3. Read the Progression to Level 3 Business document and make detailed notes.

 

Geography

  • Read through the specification and look at the examples of Geography Coursework to familiarise yourself with the course.
  • Have a look at the example Paper 1 and Paper 2 - have a go at answering some questions.
  • Complete the A-level Geography preparation task sheets (1 & 2) - there are lots of useful resources to use here.

 

Level 3 Health and Social Care

 

  • The first step is to read through the specification and make notes.
  • Use the links on the document provided to complete the induction and preparation tasks provided by Oxford University Press.
  • Follow the Google Slides introducing youtube Unit 5 when you will examine how to meet individual care and support needs.

 

History

The Civil Rights Movement in the USA is a key topic in Year 12 with lots of content to cover. Therefore, spend the rest of your time focusing on the History of Civil Rights in preparation for further study.

  • Focus on Chapter 3 of the booklet titled “Free at Last: Separate but Equal” - Charles Hamilton Houston and Thurgood Marshall Launch the Legal Challenge to Segregation (Pages 26-35)

 

Media Studies

Media Studies Bingo!

Complete the task, which will guide you to look at a wide range of exciting media platforms. From expanding your knowledge of female directors, to exploring foreign film or reading modern newspapers and blogs - this will develop your cultural knowledge and help prepare you for further study.

 

Music and Drama

  • Key Stage 5 Reading List for Drama and Theatre Studies
  • GCSE Music to A Level/BTEC transition tasks
  • Use the tasks and links provided to help you prepare for further music study.

 

PE

Keep Active

Read  and follow the instruction sheet on keeping active by completing some of the six suggested workouts.

 

Sociology

 

  • Complete some of the extended reading, considering the social structures depicted by this list of authors.
  • Explore the Subcultures Tasks - helping to bridge the gap between GCSE and Sixth Form.

 

Spanish

Making the leap to Spanish A Level

  • Complete the reading activities on page 5 of the A-level preparation guide.
  • Try some of the advanced level further reading provided.
  • * Write your own 'cuentos para niñas rebeldes'

 

Healthy body Healthy mind

Four frivolous things to quiet the mind:

http://weavesilk.com/

http://www.koalastothemax.com/

https://29a.ch/sandbox/2011/neonflames/

https://cat-bounce.com/

 

Healthy sleep advice and guidance is available on the Enrichment area. Explore the resources to learn about healthy sleep habits.

 

You might also like to…

Take part in Model United Nations

Complete the activities on the ILA

 

Join the School Book Club

Read a short story from the choices on the ILA and complete a piece of creative writing

 

Don’t forget to be researching careers and writing your CV on Unifrog

https://www.unifrog.org/sign-in

 

 

Highbury Fields School

Year 12 weekly preparation for Year 13 and higher education

Week beginning Monday 29th June - curriculum week 14

Subject

Work to be covered

 

English Literature

Unseen Poetry

Complete the tasks, developing your Paper 1 poetry analysis skills.

 

Mathematics

  • Statistics: finding critical values, exercise 7B, one-tailed test and two-tailed test, exercises 7C and 7D
  • Mechanics: connected particles, exercise 10E

 

Biology

 

  1. *Go to the Subject Submission Piece area on the Google Classroom and complete the Assessment Tasks on Topic 1,2,3 and 4. Type your answers on the exam paper. I will mark this and provide you with feedback.
  2. Complete the exam paper 2 provided. Mark and correct it using the markscheme

 

Chemistry

 

Complete the CPAC Revision and exam papers.

 

Physics

 

Gravitational Fields

Complete all tasks and activities required.

Art

Sculpture: Papier Mache

Complete all tasks, following the Google Slides.

 

Business

Complete any outstanding Unit 1 Coursework.

Health and social care

Unit 12 Reading: Q&A and Case Studies

 

History

Complete the further reading tasks - looking at articles written by William Thompson on Great Power Rivalries.

 

Psychology

Issues and Debates:

Reductionism versus Holism in Psychology.

 

Sociology

 

Criminal Statistics: the social construction of crime

Follow the instructions and complete all tasks provided.

 

Healthy body Healthy mind

Four frivolous things to quiet the mind:

http://weavesilk.com/

http://www.koalastothemax.com/

https://29a.ch/sandbox/2011/neonflames/

https://cat-bounce.com/

 

Healthy sleep advice and guidance is available on the Enrichment area. Explore the resources to learn about healthy sleep habits.

 

You might also like to…

Take part in Model United Nations

Complete the activities on the ILA

 

Join the School Book Club

Read a short story from the choices on the ILA and complete a piece of creative writing

 

Don’t forget to be researching careers and writing your CV on Unifrog

https://www.unifrog.org/sign-in

 

 

 

 

Highbury Fields School

Year 13 weekly preparation for higher education

Week beginning Monday 29th June - curriculum week 14

Subject

Work to be covered

 

Criminology

  • Start by watching the lecture provided - “Exploring the mind of a killer” with Jim Fallon.
  • Next, read the following articles on key Criminology issues:
    • Gender: “Women can be psychopaths too, in ways more subtle but just as dangerous” - click here
    • Policing:  “US police lineups are better at catching criminals than UK ones” - click here
  • Further resources are provided on the portal here.

Education

  • Start by listening to the talk with Ken Robinson - Do schools kill creativity?
  • Explore further relevant speeches and articles provided for you on the portal.

Engineering

  1. Begin by listening to “The future we're building - and boring” with Elon Musk
  2. Explore this vast industry, developing your knowledge by utilising the further reading which includes books, articles and blogs.
  3. All resources and links have been provided for you on the portal.

 

English

The British Library:

Responses to The Canterbury Tales

 

Fine Art

Sculpture: Papier Mache

Complete the tasks, developing your artistic skills.

History

  • Listen to the lecture ”Behind the lies of Holocaust denial” delivered by Deborah Lipstadt
  • Complete the further reading, using the links to online literature, articles and podcasts provided for you.

Law

  • Challenge: complete the further reading, using both fiction and non-fiction texts to provide you with a good grounding in the study and principles of law.
  • All resources are available here.

Media and Film Studies

Documentary - Platform Analysis Continued

Read the article/ watch the documentary and complete the following Issues and Debates essay: "Assess whether psychological research and other sources of information tell us whether Nature or Nurture are more important for human beings."

Medicine and Biomedical Science

  • Begin by looking at the Medicals Schools Council website, exploring the careers available and requirements you will need to progress.
  • Continue to develop your subject knowledge by completing the further reading, research, and watching the TED talks provided on the portal.
  • All resources are suitable for further biomedical study, medicine as well as for nursing and midwifery studies.

Politics & International Relations

Listen to the course podcast from London School of Economics, available here.

The most important thing is to engage with good quality online journalism (for example, the Guardian).

Psychology

Continue to work through the transition material - these resources focus on psychology but will help you with the transition in any essay based subject. 

  • Academic research, including making sense of reading lists and questions.
  • Academic writing, including the presentation and planning of longer written pieces. University mark schemes and what makes a ‘first class’ response.

Sociology

This week, try exploring some of the online journals to extend your knowledge of sociology:

The Sociological Review

The above, and lots more resources have been collated for you and are available here.

 

Healthy body Healthy mind

Healthy eating advice and guidance from the NHS

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/the-eatwell-guide/

 

Four frivolous things to quiet the mind:

http://weavesilk.com/

http://www.koalastothemax.com/

https://29a.ch/sandbox/2011/neonflames/

https://cat-bounce.com/

 

You might also like to…

Take part in Model United Nations

Complete the activities on the ILA

 

Join the School Book Club

Read a short story from the choices on the ILA and complete a piece of creative writing

 

Don’t forget to be researching careers and writing your CV on Unifrog

https://www.unifrog.org/sign-in

 

 

 

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