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Home Study

Homework should be written down in every students planner and can also be seen in on the show my homework website.

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Students should have their individual log in for the website to view the work they have been set. However, if they forget their log in they can still view the homework set by their teachers by clicking on the green homework calendar button on the website and selecting your year, subject, teacher and class.

 

KEY STAGE 3 – YEARS 7 & 8

Maths, English, Science – 2 x 30 minute pieces of independent study per week  – to be set in class, recorded in Achievement and Record book and on Show my Homework

MFL, Design & Technology – 1 x 30 minute piece of independent study per week

 

KEY STAGE 4 – YEARS 9, 10 AND YEAR 11

Students will be set one hour minimum a week per subject as per the timetable. Students and staff should discuss any clashes of deadline dates to avoid heavy work loads

Students have a minimum of 48 hours to complete each piece of homework.

KEY STAGE 5 – YEAR 12 AND YEAR 13

Year 12 – Minimum expectation is 4 hours a week per subject, this should include directed work as well as additional reading, research and preparation.

Year 13 – Minimum expectation is 5 hours a week per subject, this should include directed work as well as additional reading, research and preparation.

 

 

Where ICT is required as part of an independent study task, students may use an ICT room or the Discovery Centre at lunch times or at home study club after school on a Tuesday or Thursday in the Inclusion Department.

Year 7

Please see Show My Homework for current Home Study work

 

Form Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Canterbury DT English

French

Maths

Science

English Maths

Science

Durham DT Science

French

Maths English

Science

Maths

English

Exeter French

Science

Maths

DT

English Maths

 

Science

English

Norwich Science Maths

DT

English

French

Maths Science

English

York English Maths

DT

English

Science

Maths

French

French

Science

 

Half Term Tasks

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Half Term 1

(Sept - Oct)

Half Term 2

(Oct - Dec)

Half Term 3

(Jan - Feb)

Half Term 4

(Feb - Apr)

Half Term 5

(Apr - Jun)

Half Term 6

(Jun - Jul)

Art History ICT

Drama

Geography

RE

Music

 

Subject Project Title Project Summary
History Build your own Medieval Castle Students will be learning about the impact of the Norman Conquest in England, namely ways in which they are established their control within the country. Students will design, build and blog a Medieval castle following specific steps.
Geography Flooding Students will create a collage of a River or a River Landform and explain the key facts about its formation.
RE Religion and Art After exploring the importance of art and expression in a number of different religious groups, the students will create their own piece of art based on a specific theme including an explanation of their chosen piece.
ICT Binary - Data representation Students complete a workbook covering data representation in the form of binary.

They learn all about:

-different types of data

-What they know about binary, denary number systems and how they are different.

- How to convert numbers into binary and vice versa.

-Coding using binary

-Addition in binary

-how our letters are translated in binary

-How images are stored using binary and the difference in quality of image representation

Music Caribbean Music Research a genre of music from the Caribbean - find out about its history, musical characteristics and at least one famous artist or band from the genre.
Art Artist study Pupils can choose from one of the artists to study. They need to research their chosen artist and produce a fact file this can take any form, from a booklet, an informative poster.

To be successful it must include:

Important key facts about the artist’s life

You must have analysed and included picture of at least 2 key pieces of their work

When writing about the work you must talk about CONTENT PROCESS MOOD AND FORM .

You can choose from the following artists:

Giorgio Morandi

Paul Cezanne

Vincent van Gogh

Drama Shakespeare Explore You will be guided to research different aspects of Shakespeare’s life, and complete tasks such as a character profile, looking into plays that he wrote and the theatre at which his works are famous for being performed.
Year 8

Please see Show My Homework for current Home Study work

 

Form Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Canterbury Science

French

Maths

DT

Science Maths

English

English
Durham DT Maths

French

English

Science

Maths English
Exeter English French

DT

Maths

Science

English

Science

Maths

 

York English DT Maths

Science

English

French

Maths

Science

Half Term Tasks

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
Drama Geography Art History

Music

ICT RE

 

 

Subject Project Title Project Summary
History Who do you think you are? Students will be learning about their personal, family, local and national history. The extended learning project will demonstrate ways you can link your past into the present. Students are to research, plan and produce a scrapbook/ album that covers all the steps provided by the teacher.
Geography Russia Researching the physical and human aspects of the country and explaining how they influence each other.
RE Buddhism Meditation Garden Project The students will examine the significance of meditation in Buddhism.

Using the information gathered, they will then create their own meditation garden accompanied by an explanation about why each element included is important

ICT Networks Students complete a work book gathering information about networks.

They learn all about:

-          What a network is

-          types of networks

-          network topologies and their advantages and disadvantages

-          Local Area Networks VS Wide Area Networks

-          Protocols

-          Network security

-          Types of compression when transferring data across networks. (Lossy vs Lossless)

Music Popular Music Prepare a presentation on a group or solo artist, describing features of their style and explaining why they are important figures in pop music.
Art Pupils can choose from one of the artists to study. They need to research their chosen artist and produce a fact file this can take any form, from a booklet, a poster etc.

To be successful it must include:

Important key facts about the artist’s life

You must have analysed and included picture of at least 2 key pieces of their work

When writing about the work you must talk about CONTENT PROCESS MOOD AND FORM

You can choose from the following artists:

Loui Jover

Andrew Salgado

Juilan Opie

Drama The Perfect Play You will be guided to think about different elements of writing a perfect play, including stage and costume design as well as writing a scene.
Year 9

Please see Show My Homework for current Home Study work

X Y
Monday Maths

Option B (lesson 2)

English

Option B (lesson 2)

Tuesday English

Combined Science

Triple Science (Physics)

Maths

Combined Science

Wednesday Maths

Option A (lesson 5)

Option A (lesson 5)

Combined Science

Thursday Option C (lesson 1)

RE

Triple Science (Biology)

Maths

Option C (lesson 1)

Friday English

Combined Science

Triple Science (Chemistry

English

RE

Year 10

Please see Show My Homework for current Home Study work

Monday English

Science

Tuesday Option A (lesson 3)

Option B (lesson 2)

Wednesday English
Thursday Maths

Option C (lesson 5)

Friday Maths

RE

Science

Year 11

Please see Show My Homework for current Home Study work

Monday English

Option A (lesson 2)

Tuesday Maths

Science

Wednesday English

Option B (lesson 1)

Science

Thursday  Maths

RE

Friday  Option C (lesson 3)
Sixth Form

Please see Show My Homework for current Home Study work

Year 12

Minimum expectation is 4 hours a week per subject, this should include directed work as well as additional reading, research and preparation.

Year 13

Minimum expectation is 5 hours a week per subject, this should include directed work as well as additional reading, research and preparation.

 

 

Where ICT is required as part of an independent study task, students may use an ICT room or the Discovery Centre at lunch times or at home study club after school on a Tuesday or Thursday in the Inclusion Department.