Year 2 week 38 – 18th May 2015

Monday

Sport/Social – running club

Maths – Algebra Revision

Cat welfare – Psychology Assignment

IGCSE Biology – The circulatory System, arteries and veins

History – Edward and the Scots

IGCSE – Development studies -MDG – Education

English -Tonophones  and understanding context of some new words

Tuesday

Social – Scouts

Cat Welfare – Psychology Assignment

Documentary – Relationship between animal and man

Music – Guitar lesson

Psychology – Obedience

Politics – Looking at a local government consultation proposal

Wednesday

Spanish – Grammar

Maths –  Algebra revision

IGCSE Biology – Blood cells and lungs

GCSE Psychology – Revision

Cat Welfare – Psychology Assignment

History – Victorians – The Workhouse

Thursday

Maths- Area of composite shapes

History – The bubonic Plague, Serfs

Citizenship – The role of media in todays society

Gardening – Planting strawberry plants

Friday

Geography – Home Ed trip to Cardiff Bay – History of the bay, ecology of the bay – pond dipping, Boat Trip

 

 

 

 

Year 2 Week 33 – 13th April 2015

Monday

IGCSE Environmental Studies – Mining , open cast mines, what countries are mineral rich, looking what minerals are in Wales.

Animals- Super Vet

Maths – Algebra looking at some of dragon box questions and translating them to paper algebra.

Cat welfare – Fur – Guard Hair, secondary hair, sebaceous glands, arrector pili muscles,  papillae, apocrine sweat gland  and  Keratin

Spanish – Unit 1 lesson 6

Sport – Chepstow Harriers

Tuesday

Music – Guitar Lesson

GCSE Psychology – Gestalt’s theory of perception

History – Life in the 1980’s food and lifestyle

Politics – The main leaders, The UK election explained and election scenarios

Religion –  Where do I belong – social and personal identity.  What is Faith – different meanings of belief in, what faith means for religious people, how religious faith could be put into action.

Environment – research  – practical ideas that teenagers can implement to help protect the environment.

Social – Scouts

Wednesday

IGCSE – Biology – Variety of Living Organisms

Spanish – Unit 1 – Lesson 3

English – Poetry – The Romantic Era – Reading between the lines of Wordsworth – Guide to the Lakes, Lord Byron and John Keats.

Maths – Measurement-   Converting Units & speed maths

History – Life in the 1990’s food and lifestyle.

Cat Welfare – Fur and insulation

Thursday

Sport – Climbing

English – Extending Vocabulary exercise

Friday

IGCSE – Biology – Food and Nutrition – The Building blocks, Activity 

GCSE – Psychology – Comparing Gestalt and Gregory

IGCSE – Development studies – The Poverty Cycle, Millennium Eduction targets, Fresh water shortages

Animal – Super Vet

Maths – Measurements converting units and converting metric and imperial units

Sport/ Social – Friday night fun swim

Saturday

Sport – 5k Run

Fitness- 9 mile walk

Sunday

Strategy – Game of Chess

Year 2 Week 28 – 9th March 2015

Monday

Maths – Algebra, Algebra and  more Algebra

Physics –  Surface tension experiment

Cat Behaviour and Welfare – Assignment

Animal Behaviour and Welfare – Zoo animals, – Behaviour based husbandry and 3 common mistakes we make when thinking about captive wild animals

Business Studies – Developing a computer game, Marketing online, running an online business

RE and Ethics – Animal Welfare

Ecology – Ocean Ecosystems, Investigating small organisms, Locating phytoplankton

Sport/ Social – Chepstow Harriers

Tuesday

Social/ History – 10,000 BC

Maths – Algebra – Bracket work, double negatives

Spanish – Pronunciation

Music- Guitar lesson

GCSE – Psychology – Devising a study plan, How the eye works introduction and building a model eye

Animal Welfare/Psychology – Moral behaviour in animals, Using evidence to improve animal welfare

Social – Scouts

Wednesday

Maths – Algebra – working out the midpoint of a line

English – Creative writing, looking at different type of stories

Spanish –  Unit 1 Lesson 2 – Grammar

History – History of Celtic Britain – stone age to bronze age to iron age

Animal Behaviour and Welfare – Zoo welfare, conservation and ethics, Animal Use and Conservation, What drives animal behaviour.  End of Unit Test

GCSE Psychology – How we see, function of the eye cones and rods.

IGCSE Development Studies – Introduction , whats its all about the relationship between the political process, the economic process, the social process, the environmental process and sustainable development, looking at the Green Belt Movement and The Millennium Development goals.

Thursday

Sport/ Social – Climbing

Friday

The Big Bang Science Fair – Birmingham

Theatre Show – Ashton University – An Unwanted guest for dinner – interactive microbiology session, learning about basic bacteriology, including observing bacteria found in the mouth ( great one to get kids to clean their teeth)  Looking at food borne infection and how to prevent it.

Theatre Show BAE- Systems – showing a musical instrument you can play without touching, how lasers work, looking at magnets and dynamo’s

Theatre Show – #error404  with Fran Scott looking at computers input and output, what’s inside a large computer and how it is represented on the Raspberry Pi

The Psychology of foods stand – looking at how look, texture of surroundings and sound  can effect how a food tastesevan glasses

Virtual reality –  walking through the stand

Saturday

The Big Bang Science Fair – Birmingham

Theatre Show – Zap, crackle & Pop with Dr Marty JopsonMarty Jopson

A sparky Journey through the story of electricity.  From the Ancient Greeks, through to Faraday’s genius.

Lots of fun  and experiments with a Van De Graaff generator

Theatre Show – The Human Guinea Pig Show – Tom of ClassRoom Medics – Looking at different medical carers, a cardiologist looking at how the heart works and seeing an ultrasound of the heart and carotid artery. Looking at lungs, measurements that can be taken to look at health, looking inside the lungs and a biopsy of lung tissue

Theatre show  – Punk Science from the science museum, energy’s journey how it’s created and never destroyed

Lots and Lots of different stalls, including:-GyroEv

Puzzle solving

Psychology

Marine Biology

The Ears

Gyroscope

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