Year 8

Year 8

Assessment 1

18 November 2015

Assessment 2

15 January 2016

Assessment 3

18 March 2016

Assessment 4

May/June 2016

LLW: PD

Topic 7

  • Extended writing task on Smoking.
  • Alcohol Case study.

LLW: Employability

Topic 5

Entrepreneur questions and write up.

LLW: Citizenship

Topic 2

An Ideal Citizen in an Ideal world write up.

Due to the nature of this subject, pupils will not complete and end of year examination.  As a result, tracking four will be an average of tracking 1-3.

PE:

Invasion games (hockey/Football)

 

  • Pupils should know elements that make up an invasion game and suggest dimensions that could be changed.
  • They should demonstrate hand eye coordination and develop control when dribbling and passing the ball.

PE:

Invasion games (netball/rugby)

  • Focus on developing their knowledge of principles of attack and defence.
  • Begin to outwit opponents and create and move into space.

PE:

HRPE

  • Can recognise that we have muscles and that they cause movement
  • Can identify a skill and health related component of fitness
  • Have an awareness of a method of training and how to make training more demanding.

PE:

Athletics

  • Co- ordinate their body parts in running jumping and throwing events.
  • Describe differences between sprinting and long distance events.
  • Recognise when they do not perform a skill, event or attempt correctly.

English:

Talking and Listening

  • Paired discussion

English:

Reading

  • Creative response to a literary text – eg poem, novel

English:

Writing

  • Functional writing – eg recount, letter, leaflet

English:

End of year exam  - 3 sections comprising reading, writing and punctuation

History

Battle of Hastings

 

Test

History

Bayeux Tapestry

 

Reading Test

History

Black Death

 

Test

History

End of year exam

 

A summary of the topics studied throughout Year 8 also including the design of a Coat of Arms

Art and Design

Folder and Sketchbook Decoration

Making a Folder and using squared lettering to label it. Creating a design on the front of the Sketchbook.

Art and Design

Ceramics

Tropical Fish created using Slab Technique.

Art and Design

Mixed Media

Sea Painting created using a variety of media.

Art and Design

I.C.T.

Aquarium Poster created using Microsoft Word

Mathematics

Test 1

  • Understanding Number
  • Decimals

Mathematics

Test 2

  • Measuring
  • Negative Numbers
  • Graphs

Mathematics

Test 3

  • Handling Data
  • Averages

Mathematics

End of year exam

  • A summary of all topics covered during the year.

 

French

Vocabulary tests

  • Classroom instructions
  • Classroom items

French

Writing assessment

  • Je me présente – introduce yourself in French

French

Speaking assessment

  • Ask and answer questions
  • (greetings

/name/

age/where you live/nationality

French

End of year exam

Reading and Writing exam based on all year 8 topics

Technology

Drawing test

  • Reproducing shape drawn using isometric paper.

Technology

Egg Protector

  • Production of a card model that can withstand a fall from 20m

Technology

Solidworks

  • Use of the Software and understanding of tools to draw an iPod

Technology

End of year exam

  • Covers all theory and practical for the year in a written exam
Geography
  • What is geography Test?

Geography

  • Routes and Directions Test
Geography
  • Symbols and Grid references test

Geography

  • June Exam

Weather and Climate

Home Economics
  • Introduction to Home Economics Test
Home Economics
  • The cooker   Test
Home Economics
  • The Eatwell plate   Test
Home Economics
  • June exam on all topics covered during the year