Year 5 – 30th October

2 Weeks of study

GCSE History 
 The end of the cold war and flashpoint in super power relations 1979-84
Watch 13 days DVD
Blists Hill Victorian Town
Coalbrookedale Museum of Iron
RAF Cosford – Cold War museum
Spanish
2 x 1 hour lessons and 4 hours self study
iGCSE English 
2 past papers
iGCSE Chemistry 
hydrogen and water
reactivity series
tests for ions and gases
iGCSE Physics 
Revision
past paper x 2
Science
Enginuity Science Museum 
iGCSE Computer science
 input devices, touch screens, camera and microphone, barcode readers, scanners, sensors, control systems
Python programming – 4 hour
Additional Maths
The remainder and factor theorems and solving cubic equations
conquer maths – quadratics section
Sport 
Kung Fu
2 x 2 mile run
1 x 5 mile race
Horse riding
Volunteer
Young Leader – Beavers & Remembrance parade
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Year 5 – 16th October 2017

Two weeks including Half term reduced work
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GCSE History
 The cuban missile crisis
 The soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia 1968
Video on the Russian Revolution
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Spanish
1 Hour lesson and 2 hours self study
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iGCSE English
Assignment 6
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iGCSE Chemistry
 Group 7 elements , oxygen and oxides
 Experiment to see  reaction between calcium carbonate and HCL
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iGCSE Physics
 electromagnetic induction topic and radioactivity
Radiation videos
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iGCSE Computer science
solve a problem, repeat inputs, inside the cpu the fetch-execute cycle, register and buses, review
Python programming – 2 hour
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OCR Additional Maths
Solving simultaneous equations where one is linear and the other quadratic, exam practice
Start working through Khan academy on Quadratic formula
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Sport
Kung Fun – including a Kung Fu Display
Swimming
Running
Volunteering – Young Leader – Beavers

Year 5 – 9th October 2017

GCSE History
 Berlin 1958-63 –  Increased tension and the impact of the Berlin Wall
The crisis over Cuba

 

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Spanish
One hour lesson and 2 hours practice
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iGCSE English
Assignment 6
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iGCSE Chemistry
The periodic table
Electrons
Group 1 elements
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iGCSE Physics
Magnetism
Electromagnetism
Experiment – Play with magnets see how they react
Experiment  – Plotting magnetic fields using bar magnets and iron filings – make sure you complete the experiment sheet
Experiment – Make a magnet by stroking a needle with a magnet
Experiment making and electromagnet
Experiment – making an electric motor
Videos
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iGCSE Computer science
logical processing, simplify statements, logic circuits, truth tables and circuits – watch related videos
Python programming – 1 hour
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Additional Maths
The discriminant of a quadratic equation  and sketching a quadratic function
 Khan academy – Quadratic formula
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Sport
Kung Fu
Running
College Open evening

Year 5 – 2nd October 2017

GCSE History
Recap – the origins of the cold war
Writing historically
Cold War crises 1958-70  – The Berlin Crises 1961
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Spanish
Lesson and 3 hours practice
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iGCSE English
Writing to inform
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iGCSE Chemistry
 Metallic crystals
Electrolysis
Experiments – can water conduct electricity, what change does electricity cause in water and can electricity cause a chemical reaction
watch
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iGCSE Physics
 Ideal gas molecules and exam style questions
videos
Experiments – Pressure
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iGCSE Computer science
The processor – logic gates, the NOT gate, the AND gate, the OR and XOR gate, the NAND and NOR gates
Python programming – 1 hour
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Additional Maths
Solving quadratic equations, the difference of two squares solving a quadtratrc equation by completing the square solving a quadratic equation using the formula.
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Sport – Kung Fu
Sport – Horse Riding
Sport – Running
Volunteering – Young Leader – Beavers

Year 5 – 25th September

GCSE History
 The cold war intensifies  – the significance of the arms race soviet union v USA 1950 -58 the hungarian uprising 1956, international reaction to he soviet invasion of hungry
BBC Bitesize
Audio clips to download and listen to

International Relations 1945-1991

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iGCSE English
Past Paper
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iGCSE Chemistry
End of topic questions
ionic compounds
covalent substances
making molecules –  H2O, HCL, CO2, CL2 AND CH4
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iGCSE Physics
pressure
change of state
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iGCSE Computer science
TCP/IP, safety online, malware and hacking, protective software
Python programming – 1 hour
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Additional Maths
 manipulation of algebraic expressions  – completing the square
 solving quadratic equations
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Other
Sport – Kung Fu
sport – Running
Volunteering – Young leader Beavers
Spanish

Year 5 – 18th September 2017

History
The 1948 Berlin Crisis, the formation of West and East Germany
 The development of the cold war – us containment , consequences of the trueman doctrine, the marshall plan.
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Chemistry 
chemical formula and chemical equations
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Physics
Exam style questions
Density and pressure
Experiments 1-  to compare the densities of different liquids – 2  & 3- to show that water has pressure
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English 
Writing to inform – exam practice
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Computer Science
 Parity check , check digit and check sum, the internet, www, html, http
Python programming
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Additional maths
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Sport – Kung Fu
Sport –  7 mile hike
Volunteering – Young Leader – Beavers
Philosophy Group – Do we really own things?
Spanish – one hour lesson

Year 5 – 11th September 2017

History 
 
Super powers 
 
The development of the cold war – the impact of the truman doctrine and marshall plan, formation of com inform and comecon
 
Soviet expansion, how soviet control was carried out 1945-47, impact on us soviet relations, examination practice.
 
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Chemistry 
 
Experiments – Diffusion in Air, diffusion in liquid, diffusion in liquid using chemicals. 
 
Atomic structure , relative formula masses and molar volume of gasses 
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Physics
 
End of topic questions
 work  and power- work , gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy, power,  end of topic questions
 
energy resources and  electricity generation, renewable energy sources.
 
Task – list the disadvantages and advantages of different renewable and non- renewable resources in terms of pollution, cost time to replace renewables and response time – mini project
 
Videos
 
Experiment
 
estimating the energy transferred to potential energy in climbing a flight of stairs
 
creating craters
 
 
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English
 
 writing to inform – genre, purpose, audience,
Anthology – The last night from charlotte grey
 and  global warming
 
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Computer science
 
 data transmission, long or short distance, simple and duplex, types of cable, serial or parallel, data bus, transmission errors p 39
 
work through the data folder of the online version – folder 2 – communication- s
 
python programming
 
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Additional Maths
 
changing the subject of an algebraic expression and the solution of linear simultaneous equations
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Spanish 
One hour lesson
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Sport
10k run
Kung Fu
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