Year 12 Home Learning

On this page you will find a comprehensive list of all the subjects being studied by our year 12 students and the topics that they will be covering for the remainder of the Summer term. There are also links to various online platforms that will be used as part of our home learning provision.

Art & Design

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Specific and individual research tasks on artists/designers and photographers. Drawing tasks with visual aides provided by teachers. Photography shoots and editing techniques. Related study essays. Practical tasks set where students have equipment

Business Studies

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Completing of tasks for Unit 8 Assignment 1 The Recruitment and Selection Process. Investigating the HR strategy used within a selected business.

Childcare

Minimum of 15 hours per week

Completing this years coursework, units 3, 4 and 7. Preparation for next years units, research how maths and literacy are supporting in early years settings. Start or update you CV with your skills and qualities and work expereince you have gained from your placements so far.

Dance

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Akram Khan, Sutra, Solo choreography, Half term tests, Christopher Bruce & Pulcinella.

Design Technology

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Starting NEA coursework; Finding a suitable project, identification of potential problems and analysis, Client profiling , individual research. Theory work; Industrial Practices, Efficient use of materials, Computer Systems, Digital Design, Modelling.

Drama

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Goldoni – complete list of tasks using resources provided in March; research on Commedia dell’arte; essay-writing using structures, finish reading and annotating play. Live Theatre – writing up notes on all productions seen this year, essay practice, watching NT Jane Eyre and beginning to compile notes; watching other NT productions as directed in Google Classroom.

English

Minimum of 5 hours per week

English Language

Paper 1 (expect Section B), Paper 2 and NEA.

English Literature

All aspects of Paper 1 and NEA.

Film Studies

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Component 1 – Hollywood 1930 – 1990 – Vertigo & One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Component 1 – Contemporary American Mainstream Film – La La Land & Beasts of the Southern Wild

Food Technology

Recipes to try at home.

Geography

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Human – Changing Place. Physical – Water and Carbon. NEA preparation

Health and Social Care

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Singles and doubles – Unit 2 – Roles and responsibilities of professionals in the industry, whistle-blowing, monitoring of staff. Unit 10 – Research into local settings. Doubles – Unit 4 – An introduction to research methods. Unit 14 – Research into Type 2 Diabetes.

History

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Russian History 1917-24, Wars of the Roses, German Anti-Semitism 1848-1945.

ICT

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Unit 1: Information Technology Systems: Learning Aim F – Issues Online behaviour Moral and ethical Equality and accessibility Global & environmental Legislation Learning Aim A – Digital Devices in IT systems Devices, uses and functions Mainframes, server technology Peripheral devices and media Characteristics and implications.

Mathematics

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Modelling in mechanics, Constant acceleration, Forces and motion

Further Mathematics

Consolidation of previous material

Media

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Unit 8 – Responding to a Commission- Understanding a Commissions Requirements, How to build a Proposal in response to the commission.

Music

Minimum of 5 hours per week

A Level – Jazz project – looking at the history of jazz within music and historical context. Researching genres of jazz and detailing typical features, listening to examples and analysing the features used, focusing on the harmony, tonality, instrumentation and techniques, use of blues scale, improvisation, riffs, extended chords, tempo, rhythms used and rhythmic devices including syncopation.

Western Classical Tradition, focusing on general listening examples from Baroque/Classical/Romantic and analysing a range of pieces.

Revision of topics covered including harmonic/rhythmic/melodic devices, chords, keyt signatures, and cadences, instrumental techniques, key terms diary, structures, ornaments, and modulation.

BTEC – continuing preliminary preparation work for externally set exam unit 2 – Profesisonal Practice in the Music Industry. Planning a concert, looking at advertising, health and safety concerns, ticket sales, line up of acts, refreshments, sound and lighting needs, rehearsals, props, costumes, budgeting and insurance/copyright compliance needs.

PE

Minimum of 5 hours per week

A-Level PE

A Level – Anatomy & Physiology -Stability and Centre of Mass, Levers & general revision. Acquistition of Skill – classification of skill, practice methods, feedback, guidance, transfer & motivation. Socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport – Commercialisation and the media in Sport.

BTEC Sport

BTEC Unit 1 – Cardiovascular system BTEC – Unit 1: Anatomy &Physiology – Cardiovascular system. Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being – Research training methods, notes on dietary needs, skill & health related fitness task & muscular Strength worksheet. Unit 5: Application of Fitness Testing – Components of Fitness, Methods of Training & Methods of Testing components of fitness.

Psychology

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Forensic Psychology and Research Methods.

RE – Philosophy & Ethics

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Kanian Ethics, Utilitarianism, Business Ethics. Augustine’s teachings on human nature.

Science 

Minimum of 5 hours per week on each Science

BTEC Applied Science

The Digestive system, The lymphatic system

Biology

Mass Flow in Humas (Haemoglobin, heart structure), Mass flow in plants (translocation and transpiration), Biodiversity, Investigating Biodiversity, Population Ecosystems and sampling techniques.

Chemistry

Alkenes, paper 2 topics

Physics

Circular Motion, Simple Harmonic Motion

Sociology

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Wealth, Welfare & Poverty, Sociology of Education, Theory & Methods

Spanish

Minimum of 5 hours per week

All aspects of AQA A-Level Year 1 Spanish

Textiles

Minimum of 5 hours per week

Specific and individual research tasks on artists/designers and photographers. Drawing tasks with visual aides provided by teachers. Photography shoots and editing techniques. Related study essays. Practical tasks set where students have equipment (sewing machines) Hand applique