WELCOME TO YEAR 9

Form Tutor - Mr Mtema


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English

Throughout this half term Year 9 have blossomed as travel writers. They have developed their own writing styles as they produced bespoke travel writing articles. Year 9 have also delved into the craft of speech writing and are in the process of drafting a speech to Parliament. 


Maths

This half term students have learnt place value, ordering and rounding, expressions, equations  and formulae and finally congruence and properties of two-dimensional shapes 


Science

This half term, students have been learning about Energy in different topics; world energy needs which highlights that the main source of Energy is the sun. It also discusses the path of that energy. Then Photosynthesis which discusses how plants use the energy from the sun to make food and lastly the ecosystems which discusses how Energy flows from one organism to another. Below, pictures showing students role playing the process of photosynthesis and some posters the students made on different concepts they have learnt.


ICT


In ICT, we are learning a bout `Public information systems, cloud computing and document production. it has been a wonderful start of the term. students enjoyed producing their portfolio by capturing images using the camera and uploading in word.  

History


Geography

This term Year 9 have delved into the pros and cons of tourism. They have analysed what harms tourism and what promotes it and have thought creatively about how to create their own tourist attractions. 


RE


students have been looking at France and the French world, the immediate future tense and the past tense of reflexive verbs.

French

Students have been looking at France and the French world, the immediate future tense and the past tense of reflexive verbs


Art


Music


Life Skills

During Life Skills, year 9 have been learning strategies to deal with change.  They had some very interesting discussions and produced some great role plays.


PE


Swimming