Year 5 – 5th Feb 2018

Two weeks work including half term.

IGCSE – Business studies
Business Location
Government influence on business- economic and regional policy
Government influence on business – legislation and other controls
International trade and exchange rates
External Influences
Judging Success
class clips –
iGCSE – English Language 

Young and dyslexic Benjamin Zephaniah

Questions and Quiz

Between a rock and a hard Place – Aron Ralston

Questions and Quiz

A game of Polo with a headless goat

Questions and video

Lesson – Writing to argue, persuade or advise

Write an essay (20 marks)
Not all schools prepare young people for living in the real world.’ Explain your views on this statement.

GCSE History


The struggle for power 1924-28

Government control of education
The Cult of Stalin
Recap- Stalin’s rise to power and dictatorship
Writing  historically
Agriculture and collectivism
Changes in Industry
Life in Soviet Union in the 1930’s
The position of women and ethnic minorities


Microsoft word

Microsoft Excel

Spanish – 2 hours of lessons 4 hours practice

Kung Fu – Grading

Horse riding lesson

Ice Skating


Year 5 – 29 Jan 2018

iGCSE Business studies

 Multinational Companies

Factors influencing the choice of organistation

Factors of Production
Primary, secondary and tertiary activities

iGCSE English Language 

The Explorers Daughter – Kari Herbet

Worksheet 1 & 2

Explorers or boys messing about

Video  worksheet

Write a letter – Your local newspaper is collecting ideas on how to improve road safety in your area. Write a letter to the newspaper giving your ideas

GCSE History

The struggle for power 1924-28

The use of terror in the 1930’s

Propaganda, censorship and the cult of stalin

Crime and punishment – revision 1 & 2


Microsoft word – 2 hours

Microsoft excel – 1 hour

Spanish – 1 hour lesson, 2 hours practice

Volunteering – Young Leader – Beavers

Sport – Kung Fu,  2 mile run

Year 5 – 22 Jan 2018

On to the final few months of our Home Education Journey, we were aiming for two more subjects History and English Language, but road runner has decided that he would like to round his total qualifications to 8, so we are just starting on Business studies – A two year course in 4 months!  – Child-led education!

iGCSE Business studies
1. What is business activity
BBC Bitesize
2 Business objectives
BBC Bitesize

3.Sole traders, partnerships and franchises

4. Limited liability companies

BBC Bitesize
iGCSE English Language
 Descriptive Essays and write an essay
Danger of a single story – Chimanmanda Ngozi Adichie
Questions – Reading Comprehension Questions & Reading close analysis questions
 A passage to Africa George Alagiah
Questions – Reading Practice  & Language features
GCSE History
The Bolsheviks in power
Early consolidation of power
The execution of Tsar Nicholas ii and his family
The civil war 1981-21
Changes under the bolsheviks 1918-24
Why was the Tsar forced to abdicate
Chronological order February revolution
How did the Bolsheviks consolidate their power
Kung Fu
2 mile run
3 mile walk

1 hour Spanish lesson – 2 hours practice

volunteering – Young Leader – Beavers



18th January – 6 weeks

Revision, Revision , Revision.

Christmas, New Year, Birthday, visit to We the Curious and M Shed

Chemistry and Physics iGCSE’s Exams


27th November 2017- 2 weeks

Two weeks, 2nd week relaxed due to operation

 The revolution of 1917 – Russia in early 1917
The February revolution
The provisional government
The bolshevik revolution
lesson  & 2 hour study x 2
 Rates of reactions
end of topic questions
 3 videos on the chemistry videos
 4 past papers
experiment DVD- , 3 experiments per week to learn and memorise.
4 past papers
forces practice questions
 momentum questions
experiment DVD- , 3 experiments per week to learn and memorise.
Computer science
Python programming – 2 hour

Year 5 – 20th November 2017

GCSE History
Writing historically ,  writing analytical narrative
preparing for your exam –  revise and practice
one hour lesson,  test with tutor, and 2 hours practice
iGCSE Chemistry
end of  topic questions
exam style questions
acids , alkalis and salts
 1st 3 videos on the chemistry videos
1 past paper
 experiment DVD
iGCSE Physics
Practice questions
Experiment DVD
iGCSE Computer science
Python programming – 2 hour
Additional maths
Conquer maths
Sport – Kung Fu
Sixth form college interview

Year 5 – 13th November 2017

GCSE History
 The collapse of the soviet control in eastern europe 1985-92
Recap the end of the cold war1970-71
1 hour lesson – 2 hour coursework
iGCSE English
BBC Bite size  – Fiction text types 
iGCSE Chemistry
iGCSE Physics
past paper x 2
iGCSE Computer science
out put devices  – printers, sound, actuators, manufacturing objects, output in real life
Python programming – 2 hour
Additional Maths
Complete a whole section on conquer maths
Sport – Kung Fu
Volunteer – Young Leader Beavers – run a session on knots.

Previous Older Entries

%d bloggers like this: