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Year 12 Information

Year 12 Information

In the event of a closure, students will be provided with distance learning tasks to complete which will be communicated through Class Charts for students and parents and set on Google Classroom (https://classroom.google.com/(link is external) ) in addition to paper-based resources.  

Class Charts Parents User Guide

 

Applied Science

All students have access to textbooks and to the Google Classroom Y12 Applied Science .  You will be set around 30 minutes of Science work for every Applied Science lesson on your normal school timetable, with additional self-study tasks.  Your work will be posted on your Class Charts page, and will also appear on the Google Classroom. Please plan your time carefully and do the work, if possible, on the day of your normal lesson.  Your teachers will want to see what you have done - use your teacher’s email address to send them your work, or photos of what you have done. If you are stuck, or have any questions, please email your teacher.  Your teachers - unless they are ill - will reply to your emails within 24 hours. Year 12 will have priority on teachers’ time.

 

Biology

All students have access to textbooks and to the Google Classroom Y12 Biology 19-21.  You will be set around 30 minutes of Science work for every Biology lesson on your normal school timetable, with additional self-study tasks.  Your work will be posted on your Class Charts page, and will also appear on the Google Classroom. Please plan your time carefully and do the work, if possible, on the day of your normal lesson.  Your teachers will want to see what you have done - use your teacher’s email address to send them your work, or photos of what you have done. If you are stuck, or have any questions, please email your teacher.  Your teachers - unless they are ill - will reply to your emails within 24 hours. Year 12 will have priority on teachers’ time.

 

BTEC Sport

Students are to complete the work set for specific units by their class teacher.  This will be set through ClassCharts and direct the students to their appropriate Google Classroom as per the codes below;

Please contact the class teacher via the ‘chat’ or ‘comment’ functions which will allow either the class teacher themselves, or a member of the teaching team to respond within 48hrs.

 

Chemistry

All students have access to textbooks and to the Google Classroom Y12 Chemistry.  You will be set around 30 minutes of Science work for every Applied Science lesson on your normal school timetable, with additional self-study tasks.  Your work will be posted on your Class Charts page, and will also appear on the Google Classroom. Please plan your time carefully and do the work, if possible, on the day of your normal lesson.  Your teachers will want to see what you have done - use your teacher’s email address to send them your work, or photos of what you have done. If you are stuck, or have any questions, please email your teacher.  Your teachers - unless they are ill - will reply to your emails within 24 hours. Year 12 will have priority on teachers’ time.

 

Core PE

During this time away from the Academy, students are encouraged to take regular daily physical activity to ensure that they stay healthy as part of an active lifestyle.  Within the students packs that have been brought home there are a number of suggested tasks and challenges to encourage them to stay healthy and active during this period.  All the tasks are designed to cover the Knowledge, Skills and Character pillars to reflect what is taught in the Academy covering the PE curriculum and have been selected so that either no or minimal equipment is required.  This resource is also available online at (insert weblink when decided where resources are being uploaded)

 

English 

Students will complete a daily English activity (40 minutes) set on ClassCharts. The activities for each day will be outlined on both classcharts and google classroom and set by their individual teachers. This will involve re-reading of their core texts; lessons; context project based work and booklets (all accessible on Google Classroom which students use already). 

 

Fine Art

Please continue to develop your Personal Investigation projects at home. Your teacher’s can be contacted for support via Google Classroom and email. Use your Knowledge Organiser and Literacy books to support written work.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z6hs34j is an additional resource to support you.

 

Health and Social Care 

Students will be asked to continue with their current unit 5 assignment - Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs. Students will have their assignment tasks logged on Class Charts weekly, however all tasks will be placed onto Google Classroom, this will also be used for submission of assignment tasks. Further support and contact can be made through Google Classroom in the Stream, where answers and questions can be addressed. A response will be delivered within a 48 hour window.

 

History

The students are currently studying AQA GCE History.  They are studying the American Dream Reality or Illusion 1945 - 1980.  They are also studying Tudor England 1485 - 1603. Finally, their NEA (coursework) is on the acquisition of female suffrage 1832 - 1928.  In the event of closure students will be provided with activities to complete using their issued textbooks. This will include reading, activities, exam questions. For their America Unit they will be investigating the tenure of Kennedy.  

 

Philosophy and Ethics

 

Students will be set tasks at the beginning of each week to complete via classcharts. Accompanying resources will be provided on Google Classroom, the code for which will be posted on classcharts. Work can be submitted via Google Classroom as an uploaded document. For further support, please contact us through Google Classroom.

 

Psychology and Sociology

 

Students will be set a series of daily tasks at the beginning of each week to complete and submit via Class Charts with resources being provided on the Google Classroom. Please submit work via the ‘submit’ button on Google Classroom in the form of uploaded documents or photographs of work completed. Work may take the form of completing Seneca tasks (links can be found on the Google Classroom), working from the textbook (Psychology textbook links are online on the Google Classroom), paper based booklets which students have been provided with or completing other tasks such as watching a video or answering questions.

 

For support, please contact us via the Google Classroom.