Year 7

For the topics and guidance for your revision, look at the information for each subject:

Drama - Greek Theatre

What should you revise?

For your assessment you will be required to create your own Greek Myth and perform it for your assessment. To prepare for this you will need to:

  • Research Greek Myths and Greek Gods
  • Make sure you understand how to use a Greek Chorus and how staging was used in Greek times
  • Recap how to use explorative strategies.

How you should revise

You will find information on explorative strategies on BBC Bitesize’s drama page and information on Greek Theatre on the website Ancient Greece for Kids. Use the internet to research Greek Myths. (There are some good videos on YouTube!)

Music - Music Theory and Listening

What should you revise?

  • The elements of music – tempo, dynamics, melody, structure, texture, pitch
  • Italian terms: Tempo – Largo, Andante, Allegro, Vivace, Rallentando; Dynamics – pianissimo, piano, mezzo piano, forte, fortissimo, crescendo, diminuendo
  • Timbres including instruments of the orchestra and orchestral sections
  • Rhythm – quavers, crotchets, minims, semibreves, rests, dotted notes and time signatures.

How you should revise

You will be given a revision worksheet and resources are available on Show My Homework.

Religious Education

What should you revise?

Community, Church (Hierarchy and Features), Baptism, Religious Festivals (Advent, Christmas & Epiphany), Jesus and the parables (project), Mary and Pilgrimage, Islam.

How should you revise?

You will be given a booklet covering all topics.

History - 1066 and William the Conqueror

What should you revise?

  • Who won the Battles of Fulford and Stamford Bridge?
  • The story of the Battle of Hastings including the build up to it and what happens
  • Why William was able to keep control focusing on the Feudal system, the Domesday Book and castles
  • The long term impact William had on England.

How should you revise?

Pupils will be given their exercise books to revise from (the teacher's choice).

Links and information will be provided on Show My Homework a week before the assessment.

IT - Searching the Internet

What should you revise?

For your assessment you must be able to identity different type of sources both primary and secondary. You will then be asked to judge the reliability, validity and bias of this information so should understand what these key words mean.

You will also need to understand what Boolean and other operators are (""/AND+/OR/NOT-) are and how they can be used to help you search the internet more effectively.

Maths

English

What do you need to revise?

  • Comprehension skills
  • Imaginative writing skills
  • Spelling, punctuation and grammar skills.

How can you revise?

Use your class book and have a go at some of the exercises and activities on the following pages:

Art - Drawing Assessment

What you should revise

The assessment will be a standardised drawing of brushes in a paint pot with cellotape. This will assess: shape, composition form and tone. Students can prepare for this by drawing still life objects which have strong ellipse shapes such as coke cans and tins.

How you should revise

Homeworks leading up to this will focus on this and resources are on Show My Homework.

Geography - Coasts

What you should revise

  • Types of coastal erosion
  • Difference between constructive and destructive waves
  • Erosional landforms at the coast and how they form e.g. cave, arch, stack, stump etc
  • The process of transportation e.g. longshore drift
  • Depositional features and how they are created e.g. spits
  • Holderness coast (why is it vulnerable and what have they done to reduce the risk of erosion)
  • Hard and soft engineering strategies e.g. groynes, beach replenishment.

How you should revise

  • A revision guide will be provided by your teacher
  • Use of exercise book
  • BBC Bitesize - Coasts.

Food Technology - Practical

What should you revise?

For your assessment you will be required to independently create your own fajitas. You will be required to demonstrate the correct and safe procedures when using a gas or electric hob. You will also be assessed on your use of cooking raw meat using the frying method.

How you should revise

You will be given the opportunity to observe a demonstration of the safe procedures that must be followed when using the gas or electric hobs. This will also enable you to observe the correct method that will create successful fajitas.

Conduct some independent research into different ingredients that you could include in your fajitas. Focus on different dressings and vegetables that could be included.

Physical Education

Athletics Assessment

Demonstrate a three phase warm up .Complete two athletics events with good technique . Be able to measure two events on the track and field. Finally analyse their performance highlighting strengths and weaknesses.

Cricket Assessment

Demonstrate a three phase warm up .Play in a small sided game demonstrating bowling , batting and fielding techniques. Knowledge and understanding of the key cricket terms.

Rounders

Demonstrate a three phase warm up. Show a variety of fielding techniques. Show control when striking and fielding. Demonstrate the ability to bowl and be able to catch with one hand and two.

Science

MFL - La familia

Family members, pets and physical description.

Design Technology

What you should revise:

Designing similar wooden products for different users.

How you should revise:

Bible Quote

“Everything that breathes, praise the Lord!”
Psalm 150:6

Word of the Week

Deficiency (noun)

Subject which uses this term: Biology

Meaning: A lack or shortage of something.

For example: "The blood test revealed she had a deficiency in vitamin C."

Thought for the Week

Joy

"Don't be afraid! I am here with good news for you, which will bring great joy to all the people."

2017-18 Options Booklet

Year 7 Prospectus

Year 7 Parents' Handbook

Sixth Form Prospectus

Sixth Form Outlines