Form Tutors - Mr Joe Garrett and Mrs Thokozani Katimba

Year 7 Curriculum Newsletter and Timetables Term 3
Year 7 curriculum Newsletter term 3.pdf
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For this term, we are looking at short stories (fictional writing), literature from around the world and poetry. Short stories(fictional writing) helps in enhancing comprehension and writing skills.  In literature around the world, we will look at some short stories and poetry written in various different parts of the world. They reflect the culture and life of people in a number of different countries. We are also going to look at punctuation, letter writing (informal or friendly letters) and paragraphing.


In term 3, we are learning sequences, coordinates. We will also learn about construction and later look at shapes and geometric reasoning. Below are some pictures of students during a lesson on sequences.


This term we were learning the physics part of the syllabus; measurement, forces and energy. The pictures below show students measuring mass using a mass balance and forces using spring balance

The pictures below show students' use concepts of elastic potential energy to make a propeller for a bottle boat. The Materials were rubber bands, bottle and pieces of trees.


Students this term have been presenting on the French immediate future and past tenses, selling and buying food.


This term we are learning about different types of communications and how to communicate effectively using modern Technology.  


In practical, students are working on graphic manipulation and document creation basics. 


This term in year 7 History we are going to be looking at different African empires. Going through in chronological order, starting with the Ancient Egyptians to the Kingdom of Benin. Each time we want to gain an insight into the lives of people of these great empires and understand what life was like for them. At the end we will also introduce colonisation and the impacts that this has had on African history.

Year 7 - History - Scheme of Work.pdf
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This term in Geography year 7 will look at weather and climate. We are going to investigate different weather events and look at the reasons why they occur before shifting to climate, to focus on the global patterns of climate and to analyse how this is changing.

Year 7 - Geography - Scheme of Work.pdf
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This term in RE we are looking to study where our beliefs in God come from. Looking at the reasons why people have faith in a greater being and using this to become more aware of our own faith.

Year 7 - RE - Scheme of Work.pdf
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This term in French we are looking at  the description of sporting activities using verbs faire and jouer, describing your house and where you live (village, town, city, mountain side, lakeside, suburb etc.), and finally discussing the immediate future tense.


This term we are exploring the power of the human voice. We are learning how to mimic sounds through beat boxing, creating rhythmic music without any instruments and composing songs that communicate various messages.   

Life Skills

During term 3, year 8 have been learning about marriage, family life, how can a person contribute to family life, friendship. how to deal with gambling, what influences our spending food and water.


In PE we are focusing on a combination of techniques that allow for the students to build endurance as athletes. Building strength and flexibility first comes with the ability to perservere in times of hardship. One must first cultivate discipline of mind.