WELCOME TO YEAR 7/8

Form Tutor - Mr Doney


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English

We're currently looking at Descriptive Writing. Our next topics will include Diaries and Journals, Myths and Legends and Leaflets and reports.

 

We will build skills in reading comprehension and writing, whilst improving spelling and presentation.

 

 


Maths

Year 7 will look at integers, introducing equations, geometry and data handling.

Year 8 look at simultaneous equations, geometry and data handling.

 

 


Science

The main focus this term is Physics:

Year 7's focus is measurements, forces and motion, energy transfers and the Earth and Beyond.

Year 8 will look at speed, sound, light and magnetism.

 

 


History

For the first half term we'll look at the Age of Exploration and complete a research project about a famous explorer. After half term the theme shifts to Geography and we'll learn about population and growth.

 


French

We'll study vocabulary for life around school, sports and hobbies, likes and dislikes and home life. We will strengthen speaking and listening skills, reading and writing.


Chinese

Our students have been learning further vocabulary and more written and spoken communication skills.


Art

Our students will work on collage, then make sculptures from clay.

In Music we build on composition using melody and harmony with major and minor chords.

 


Life Skills

In Life Skills, students have been learning about the dangers of smoking, alcohol and drugs.  They have enjoyed creating role plays about peer pressure.

 


Swimming

Year 7/8 will continue to swim until half term, then move on to building Athletics skills in preparation for the inter-school Athletics competition. We'll also study fitness and cricket skills.


ICT

This term we're looking at using Publishing packages, then move on to databases and Excel