Year 4 – 21st August 2017

Two weeks  work- school holidays

iGCSE English –  How to read and write poetry – Why is a poem a poem, rhythm and metre.
iGCSE English–  Poems subject and themes, analysing poem – unknown girl by Monica Aliv
iGCSE Physics – light and sound – polarised light, concave and convex mirrors, investigate skills, refraction of light, total internal reflection and the critical angle
Optical fibres , sound waves, ear damage, end of topic questions, exam style questions
phone apps, oscilloscope and sound wave- make noises , whistle etc…
Experiments
1. Introduce the concept of a transverse wave by drawing attention to a wave pulse as a displacement at right angles to the direction of travel along a rope
2. Ripples
3. See that light travels in a straight line
4. Making a ray box
5. Using Prisms
6.  observing the diffraction of  light with sun light
7. mirror writing
8. measuring speed of sound with a stop watch
9.see sound
10.   Use different instruments to demonstrate loundness, quality and pitch of sound produced ( variety of small instruments up attic in tree draws on left)
GCSE History
Writing better history
Preparing for exams
Past paper 1
iGCSE computer science
Binary systems  – binary data, bits and bytes, binary and deanery, counting in binary, convert binary to deanery, convert deanery to binary, hexadecimal, hexadecimal and deanary, hexadecimal and binary, how heidecmal is used.
Sport – Kung Fu – Grading, Run x 3, stand up paddle boarding
Holiday – North Devon 3 Nights
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Year 4 – 14th August 2017

School holiday slighter week
iGCSE english –  Dialogues and assignment 4
iGCSE Physics –  Developing investigative skills, superposition and hearing, end of topic questions
iGCSE physics–   the electromagnetic spectrum
watch
GCSE History
 How did the police make it more difficult  to investigate the ripper case, did the city and met police work well together, conclusions. visible learning and revise & cementing your knowledge.
 Asking questions – whitechapel workhouse , recap
Maths 
Additional Maths- Quadratic formula  – https://www.mathsonline.com.au/students/lessons/2/6215
Sport
Run x 3, swimming , laser quest, Kung Fu

Year 4 – 7th August 2017

School holidays lighter week
iGCSE English – Anthology pieces
iGCSE physics – exam style questions
iGCSE Physics- waves – longitudinal an transverses waves, waves energy transfer, amplitude, frequency , wavelength and period, relationship between speed , frequency and wavelength, refraction, refection and diffraction
GCSE History
Difficulties of policing whitehall – gangs, prostitution, immigration.  How the police tried to catch the ripper
Police organisation within whitehall –  and investigative policing in Whitechapel
Sport – Kung Fu, Home Ed teen bowling, running x 3 – 5 mile Waterfall walk

31st July 2017 – Year 4

School holidays – lighter workload
Camping 2 nights – walks, camp fire and Kayaking
iGCSE English Language –   How writers of non -fiction create meaning and how to answer a question about non – fiction.
OCR Additional Maths – simultaneous equations
GCSE History -Tensions in Whitechapel  – evaluating usefulness coat method
What was whitechapel like – the working of the met police, the organisation of policing in whitechapel.
Sport – Kung Fu, horse riding lesson, run 1 x 2 miles , 1 x 4.5 miles, 5 mile waterfall walk hike
History – World War II – film – Dunkirk

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