Year 8 Home Learning

On this page you will find a comprehensive list of all the subjects being studied by our year 8 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

Approximately 50 minutes per week

Drawing, Artist research, Photography

Computer Science

Approximately 50 minutes per week

Data representation, E-Safety, Cyber Spies, Brain Hack, Cyber Security, Internet and Web, Internet of Things, Random Coding, Making Websites and Big Data

Dance

Approximately 50 minutes per week

Choreography, Musical Theatre, Contemporary

Design Technology

Approximately 50 minutes per week

Polymers, Metals, Woods, Cutting, measuring and refining tools when working with materials, Health & Safety, Social & Environmental Issues, Logos & Trademarks and Product analysis.

Drama

Approximately 50 minutes per week

Research Project A – Favourite performer; Research Project B – History of Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton; Research Project C – History of The Empire Theatre, Liverpool – all details in Google Classroom. Class Code: hacfdjf

BBC Bitesize GCSE Drama (AQA) – work through.

Script-writing challenge – join the Year 8 Google Classroom for further activities (see above for class code).

English

Approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes per week

Literacy, Poetry, The Big Write and Lord of the Flies.

Food

Approximately 50 minutes per week

French

Approximately 50 minutes per week

Introductions, Self, Family and Friends, School, Home and Local Area

Geography

Approximately 1 hours and 40 minutes per week

Cold environments, Africa

History

Approximately 1 hours and 40 minutes per week

The campaign for Women’s Suffrage, Weimar and Nazi Germany

Mathematics

Approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes per week

Differentiated topics based on the needs of each class.

Music

Approximately 50 minutes per week

KS3 drama and music research project; asks set on Sam Learning to do with music notation and recognising key terms, instrument information and listening examples.

PE

Approximately 50 minutes per week

Indoor Athletics Indoor challenges. Home study booklet task. Rules & regulations tasks. Athletics theory task. Boccia Challenges. Individual challenges. Olympic Day preparation tasks. Tennis tasks.

RE

Approximately 50 minutes per week

Traditions and values that underpin different faiths. Buddhism: Introduction, Four Noble Truths, Eightfold Path, Meditation

Science

Approximately 3 hours and 20 minutes per week

Photosynthesis and Chemical Reactions

Spanish

Approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes per week

Free Time, Food, Healthy Living, Holidays