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24/02/21

Science at home: Choose one of these three experiments or why not have a go at all of them! How do butterflies drink? Why do slugs and snails need slime? Or, Do leaves have different colour pigments? Send us your photos to media.org https://t.co/VsSPtfBU5u

23/02/21

We have some exciting opportunities to join our teaching team . You can find out more about the roles and apply online here: https://t.co/f6OhwbfCkK https://t.co/AP08j3XDxN

12/02/21

Students took part in activities this week for Safer Internet Day. Read more here> https://t.co/C4MLdyDJ9D

12/02/21

Our annual Spelling Bee took place virtually this week and we are excited to share the winners with you! Find out who won from each year group here> https://t.co/TF5k4U6pCl

12/02/21

Some had real pianos and others used virtual piano’s, the results were fantastic! https://t.co/oLxpVoKid8

12/02/21

Y8 have been studying The Blues this term and were tasked with sending in a video of them playing the walking bass line! Mrs Powell was very impressed! Well done to Isabella and Natalie for playing it in such a short amount of time! https://t.co/2nw3tPQTgF

12/02/21

Have you heard about the BAFTA Awards and BAFTA online game competition? https://t.co/VtiP2WY87o Open to all 10-18 year-olds. Have a go and share your entries with school! https://t.co/V1LdCoDfEx

11/02/21

Here's another activity you could try...can you amaze your family with a toothpick star? https://t.co/xpAjEXm1TS

11/02/21

Thank you for sharing your timelapse Lucy! https://t.co/v102dpk9j4

11/02/21

In Science this week, our year 8 students have been investigating refraction. Great work everyone! https://t.co/OQQl8rIFAR

11/02/21

Science Club at home: Do strawberries have DNA? Why not see for yourself in this weeks Science Club activity! Send your photos/videos to media.org https://t.co/fx4TO1quYd

10/02/21

Students (and teachers!) have been taking part in our Faculty Spelling Bee finals this week, concluding with Year 10 on Friday. We are looking forward to announcing the winners at the end of the week...wish them luck!

09/02/21

Critical thinking is as important as ever during remote learning - Question, evaluate and reflect on the online content you see. See more Top Tips from https://t.co/4B4a1xX6Dc https://t.co/VVG8n7YuTp

09/02/21

“What could you do if someone shared something online which you don’t think is true?” This continue the conversations about online safety by using these resources for parents and carers https://t.co/4gc9iEJXtg https://t.co/q6VHMnKXbg

09/02/21

You receive a direct message from a close friend with a picture of some designer sunglasses that say 50% off and a long link to a website you don’t recognise. What do you do? Test your online safety skills with the quiz from https://t.co/kCJojH5cCT https://t.co/Dh8Dpkij8X

09/02/21

Today is Safer Internet Day and we are working with organisations across the UK to make . Join us and find out more at https://t.co/FT50xEfbGE https://t.co/fGq43phInL

08/02/21

Some more fantastic looking recipes our students have made over the weekend, well done everyone! https://t.co/4R7g0gulgG

05/02/21

We certainly have some impressive bakers here ! Well done to the students in B9MSE for taking part in this weeks faculty challenge, these look amazing! https://t.co/nE6znDuNvR

05/02/21

Retweeted From UK Safer Internet Centre

This we are holding a live event with FC to talk about the importance of reliability online. Tune into the UKSIC channel at 1:30pm on the 9th February for your chance to see the team support . https://t.co/Jqogr161J5 https://t.co/YWf2g0ol1P

05/02/21

Jordan in Year 9 has produced this fantastic timeline of medicine in Britain for his History work this week. Well done Jordan! https://t.co/4vyK8xHbUJ

Home Learning Resources

Subject Overviews
All subjects content is set out as a long term plan of learning.  

Click here to view the Subject Overviews

Knowledge Organisers
Knowledge organisers are provided online to students to encourage independent study and revision to support learning. Each subject provides an overview of the content for their subject and it is collated in a booklet for your reference. 

Click here to access the Knowledge Organisers

Google Classroom
All home learning and in class work will be set using Google Classroom.

Click here for more details

PiXL SupportPixl Apps
PiXL offer a range of applications available across many Apple and Android as well as via a web browser on desktop/laptops.

PiXL have created subject activities you can do from home with grids for English, Maths, Science, Geography, History and MFL. You can download these from the PiXL page on the website (link below).

Click here to view our PiXL page

Examination Guides
Below are some bespoke guides to support in preparing for exams at the end of Year 11, as well as offering support and guidance on issues such as revision strategies and mental health.

Year 9 KS4 Examination Guide

Year 10 KS4 Examination Guide

KerboodleKerboodle
All students can access a Science textbook. Home learning in Science will be set using Kerboodle. A login will be provided by the Science team.

Login to Kerboodle

Kerboodle Instructions for Parents and Carers

Oak National AcademyOak National Academy
Oak National Academy is an online classroom and resource hub. It provides teachers with free lessons and resources for pupils aged from 4 to 16, from reception to year 11.

Click here to access Oak Academy

Sam LearningSam Learning
An online platform with subject specific content and resources which will have quizzes, tasks and activities set by teachers. This will be integrated via Google Classroom. A login will be provided by Mrs Powell.

Introduction to SAM Learning

SAM Learning Flyer

Click here to login to SAM Learning


MemriseMemrise
Students can log on to www.memrise.com in order to revise the vocabulary and topics seen in their MFL lessons. They will need to create an account, which is free. Teachers also upload specific links on Google Classroom as part of students' independent home learning.

Reading Lists
Evidence shows that students whose parents encourage time and space to read at home, often outperform students who do not read regularly.  With this in mind, please find our Reading lists below.

KS3 Reading List

KS4 Reading List

Scholars' Reading List

Spelling 
Spelling is hugely important as a skill for life. We encourage all learners to refine their spelling by practising at home. A useful activity at home is to test your child on commonly misspelled words. We will be holding spelling bees as a way to celebrate students’ learning.

Commonly Misspelled Words

We hope that you find these resources a useful addition to your home routine for your child. It is advised that you find a quiet space for students to complete their extended learning activities, away from noise and distraction. If you do not have access to a computer at home, you can visit your local library where there will be IT facilities that can be used by young people.