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Year 10

Subject

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Maths

  • Measures and accuracy (Number)
  • Estimation and approximation
  • Calculator methods
  • Measures and accuracy
  • Equations and inequalities (Algebra)
  • Solving linear equations
  • Quadratic equations
  • Simultaneous equations
  • Approximate solutions
  • Inequalities
  • Circles and constructions (Geometry)
  • Circles( Arc length and sector area)
  • Circle theorem
  • Constructions and loci
  • Ratio and proportion (Ratio and proportion)
  • Percentage change
  • Factors, powers and roots (Number)
  • Surds
  • Graphs 1 (Algebra)
  • Equation of a straight line
  • Linear and quadratic functions
  • Kinematic graphs
  • Handling data 2 (Statistics)
  • Averages and spread
  • Box plots and cumulative frequency graphs
  • Scatter graphs and correlations.
  • Calculations 2 (Number)
  • Calculating with roots and indices
  • Standard forms
  • 3D shapes
  • Volume of prisms
  • Volume and surface area

English

 

  • Romeo and Juliet
  • English Languge paper 1 Section A&B (3 weeks)
  • Conflict poetry analysis with paper 2 Question 5 – creative writing
  • Paper 2 English languge section A
  • Paper 1 section B Creative Writing 3 (Weeks)
  • Conflict poetry and Curious Incident of the Dog in the night
  • Unseen poetry

Single Science

  • Motion and Forces
  • Conservation of Energy
  • Waves
  • Light and the EM spectrum
  • Radioactivity
  • Astronomy
  • Energy and Forces
  • Forces and their effects
  • Static electricity
  • Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Particle Model
  • Forces and Matter
  • Students will then undertake their Physics GCSE exam in May
  • Cells
  • Genetics
  • Natural selection

Combined Science

  • Atomic structure
  • Periodic table
  • Ionic bonding
  • Covalent bonding
  • Types of substances
  • Calculations involving masses
  • States of matter
  • Chemical change
  • Extracting metals and equilibrium
  • C1 Mock exam
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  • Motion and Forces
  • Conservation of Energy
  • Waves
  • Light and the EM spectrum
  • Radioactivity
  • P1 Mock exam
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  • Review of:
  • Cells
  • Genetics
  • Natural Selection

MFL

 

  • Life at school/college
  • Travel and tourism
  • Education post-16
  • Social issues
  • Healthy/unhealthy living
  • Marriage/partnership
  • Technology in everyday life
  • Social Media
  • Mobile Technology

History

 

  • Germany 1918-1945
  • The Cold War
  • Norman Britain

RE

Paper 1: Christianity: Religion and Ethics

  • Belief, marriage and the family, Living the religious life, Matters of life and death
  • Religion, peace and conflict (Islam)
  • Islamic beliefs
  • Crime and Punishment

Computer Science

  • Basics of programming in C++ including input, output, variables, selection using if, while, do…while and for loops, randomisation and arrays
  • What is a computer?
  • Input and output devices
  • Fetch-execute cycle and the Von-Neumann architecture.
  • Data representation of text and graphics using binary
  • Hexadecimal
  • Translators
  • Intermediate C++ including functions, scope, parameters, structs, file access and working with multiple files
  • Algorithms (bubble sort, merge-sort, linear search, binary search, Huffman coding and Run length encoding)
  • Representing algorithms using Flowcharts and Pseudocode
  • C++ practice, intervention and further development
  • Software testing
  • Refinement based upon testing
  • Applications
  • Operating systems
  • Utilities

IT (CiDA)

  • Decomposing games
  • Game programming using GDevelop
  • Sprites, movement and collision detection
  • Variables and scores
  • Game types and structures
  • Game design
  • Assessed project: game design
  • Assessed project: game making
  • Testing
  • Advertising and video making
  • Assessed project: game testing and promotion
  • Assessed project: review
  • Web development (preparation for the practical exam)

Design Technology – Resistant Materials

  • Project based research, development and presentation
  • Independent research primary and secondary
  • Creating and justifying project based design given a series of themes and criteria

Design Technology - Textiles

  • Garment Construction, pattern cutting skills
  • Manufacturing & production
  • Design Development & Research
  • Decorative techniques, materials and processes
  • Evaluation & Modifications for production.
  • Unit 1 students create a proposal in response to a Design brief ( 2 hour Written Examination 25%)
  • Unit 2 Students complete an outcome in response to a Design brief ( Internal Assessment 25%)
  • Unit 3 Students are assessed on the production of various skills development project and portfolio ( Internal Assessment 50%)

PE

V-Cert Health and fitness

  • Unit 1 – Principles of health and fitness (internally assessed coursework)
  • Unit 2 – Healthy lifestyles (internally assessed coursework)
  • Unit 3 – Preparing and planning for health and fitness (Externally assessed exam)
  • Unit 4 – Develop a personal health and fitness programme (internally assessed coursework)

Core PE

  • Boys – Rugby, Futsal, Basketball, Table tennis, Cricket, Softball
  • Girls – Badminton, Basketball, Fitness, Volleyball, Softball, Rounders

Business Studies

  • Market research and data Collection
  • The marketing mix
  • The wider business environment
  • Enterprise and the entrepreneur
  • The business plan
  • Market research and data Collection
  • The marketing mix
  • The wider business environment
  • Enterprise and the entrepreneur
  • The business plan
  • The structure of business activity
  • Employment and retention
  • Organisation and communication
  • The structure of business activity
  • Employment and retention
  • Organisation and communication

Art

 

  • Researching artists and their techniques
  • Developing drawing skills
  • Experiencing and developing skills in a range of 2D media
  • GCSE Fine Art assessment objectives
  • Composition
  • Photography and digital media
  • Developing ideas
  • Refining ideas
  • Producing a personal response

Performing Arts

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Unit 3: Acting skills

  • Learners take part in regular workshop activities designed to develop their acting skills. The technical acting skills that learners develop are as follows:
  • Their use and control of voice, including:
  • articulation, projection, breath control, learning lines, pitch, inflection and modulation, tone and vocal colour, phrasing, pace, use of pause.
  • Their use and control of movement, including:
  • balance, coordination, movement memory, spatial awareness, weight placement, focus and control, relaxation, pace, energy and dynamics, gesture, facial expression, trust.

Unit 2: Preparation

  • Performance and Production
  • Learners are required to develop a performance piece from a script.
  • Learners will take part in activities that explore and develop performance material.

Music

 

  • Garage band guide/sequencing
  • Introduction to solo performance
  • Introduction to the music industry
  • Composition / Arrangement
  • Developing solo performance (review and critique)
  • Introduction to the music industry part 2
  • Videoing sequencing / compositional process
  • Introduction to ensemble performance
  • Exam preparation for the industry unit
  • Concert planning: An introduction
  • Developing ensemble performance (review and critique)