Drama

Topics studied in Year 10

Practitioners – Brecht, Stanislavsky and Berkoff.

Characterizations skills and character development.

The Crucible – Characters, Social, historical and cultural content, themes.

Component 1 – performers reflection / Portfolio

Developed performance skills looking specifically at physicality and vocal skills.

Topics to revise in the summer holidays

The Crucible

Learn Monologues

Rehearse Component 1 performance ready for exam

Best methods to use when revising for this subject

Re-read The Crucible

Complete ‘The Crucible’ summer booklet.

Where possible – meet up with your group to run rehearsals for Component 1.

Complete individual rehearsals working on your monologue

 

 

English Language and Literature

Topics studied in Year 10

Literature:

“An Inspector Calls”

“Macbeth”

Power and Conflict Poetry

 

Language:

Paper 1 – 20th Century Reading and Prose Writing

Paper 2 – 19th and 20th Century non-fiction reading

Paper 2 – Transactional Writing

Topics to revise in the summer holidays

Literature:

Key themes, quotations and context for “An Inspector Calls” and “Macbeth”.

Key themes, quotations, context and links between poems in the poetry anthology

 

Language:

Read a range of texts, both fiction and non-fiction

Produce creative writing (write a review of a film you see, write a newspaper article about a theme in a book you have read, write a story, write a description of somewhere you go)

Best methods to use when revising for this subject

Literature:

Mind-maps – link character, theme, context, quotations

Come up with your own essay questions

Create a table of links between poems

 

Language:

Write work and self-assess

Share work with friends and peer-assess

Look up new words in a thesaurus/check spellings in a dictionary

Learn a range of synonyms

 

 

Science

Summer Homework

Geography

Compulsory homework

Optional

  • Museum of London exhibition- The city is ours
  • Natural history museum- Visit the Red zone! Click here to download.

 

History

Topics studied in Year 10

Crime and Punishment in Britain c1000 – present

This should cover Medieval England (1000 – 1500), Early Modern England (1500 – c1700), 18th-19th Centuries, and recent times (c1900 – Present)

For each era, this should cover:

Definitions of crime

Attitudes and influences to C&P

Law enforcement

A significant case study for that era

Whitechapel c1870 – 1900: Crime, policing and the inner city

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1919 – 39

This should cover The Weimar Republic 1918 – 29, Hitler’s rise to power 1919 – 33, Nazi Control and dictatorship 1933 – 39 and Life in Germany 1933 – 39.

Topics to revise in the summer holidays

Crime and Punishment, Weimar and Nazi Germany

Spain and the New World c1490- c1555

Best methods to use when revising for this subject

Produce a clear timeline of the developments of Crime and Punishment

Produce flow charts of the key aspects of C&P in each era and how it reflected the values of that society.

Research and produce detailed notes using the “Spain and the New World” reference book as a guide.

Take careful note of the spellings of the difficult key term

 

PE

Topics studied in Year 10

Components of Fitness

Health, Fitness and Well-being

Fitness Testing

Somatotypes

Warm up and Cool downs

Effects of Exercise

Methods of Training

·         Types of training

·         Training intensities

Principles of Training

Sports Psychology

·         Arousal

·         Ethical Conduct

·         Goals and Target Setting

·         Guidance and Types of Feedback

·         Direct and Indirect Aggression

·         Information Processing

·         Introvert and Extrovert Personality Types

·         Skill and Ability

Socio-Cultural Differences

·         Performance Enhancing Drugs

·         Spectator Behaviour

Commercialisation of Physical Activity and Sport

·         The Media

·         Technology

·         Sponsorship

Factors Affecting Participation

Topics to revise in the summer holidays

Components of Fitness

Health, Fitness and Well-being

Fitness Testing

Somatotypes

Warm up and Cool downs

Effects of Exercise

Methods of Training

·         Types of training

·         Training intensities

Principles of Training

Sports Psychology

·         Arousal

·         Ethical Conduct

·         Goals and Target Setting

·         Guidance and Types of Feedback

·         Direct and Indirect Aggression

·         Information Processing

·         Introvert and Extrovert Personality Types

·         Skill and Ability

Socio-Cultural Differences

·         Performance Enhancing Drugs

·         Spectator Behaviour

Commercialisation of Physical Activity and Sport

·         The Media

·         Technology

·         Sponsorship

Factors Affecting Participation

Best methods to use when revising for this subject

Use text book to answer questions at the end of each chapter.

Use exercise book to read over and mind map key topic areas.

Learn definitions of components of fitness by use of post it notes.

Use past papers to re write answers to long 9 mark questions.

Use GCSE bitesize PE to test yourself in topic areas of concern.

 

 

Dance

Topics studied in Year 10

Technical Skills within a warm up, corner work and centre exercises

Physical skills throughout Solo Phrases

Solo Phrases Performance

Expressive skills throughout Trio Performance

Trio Performance

Anthology 1: Shadows

Anthology 2: EOE

Anthology 3: A Linha Curva

Anthology 4: Artificial Things

Written Paper Section C

Written Paper Section A

Topics to revise in the summer holidays

Solo Phrase Performance (x2)

Trio Performance

Key words linking to technical, physical and expressive skills and their definitions

Writing motifs linking to past performances or stimulus

Stimulus and structure key words and definitions

Section C (IDE structured questions)

Anthology knowledge

Best methods to use when revising for this subject

Rehearse to music with a 105BPM

Rehearse with music with trio if possible

Use glossary and flash cards to ensure spelling and definitions are correct

Watch anthologies or genres of interest and write a motif using RADS

Read through the stimulus section of your AQA book

Re-visit and answer Section C questions, thinking about IDE structure

Watch anthology clips and analyse using lighting, set, staging, costume, accompaniment and RADS

 

Music

Topics studied in Year 10 Music

Solo Performance

Ensemble performance

Group Composition – Instrumental focus

Free Composition – Developing and extending ideas

Conventions of Pop:

Film Music and composers

The elements of music

Concerto through time

Instruments of the orchestra

Keys and Chords

Recognising rhythm

Notation

Topics to revise in the summer holidays

Prepare for solo performance

Revise Glossary and key words

Reinforce knowledge of instruments of the orchestra

 

The elements of music and related key words

 

Rock n Roll – 12 bar blues

Rock Anthems – Technology

Pop Ballad – chord inversions

Solo Artists – Use of texture

 

The periods of music  – features and composers

 

Film Music – descriptive essay writing

 

 

 

Best methods to use when revising for this subject

 

Rehearsal and regular instrumental practice.

 

Listen to a range of pop songs and write out structure and musical features

 

Create flashcards for key features and composers for periods of music

 

Use you tube to listen to film clips and make notes on Musical features

 

Use you tube /dso kids website to revise instruments of the orchestra.

 

Revise key terms from Glossary

 

 

Use GCSE bitesize

 

 

Russian

Topics studied in Year 10 Topics to revise in the summer holidays Best methods to use when revising for this subject

·         Каникулы

Weather, accommodation, activities

·         Город

Directions, places, transport

·         Школа и работа

Subjects, opinions, uniform, future plans, jobs.

·         Еда  и магазины

Food and drink, meals, shops and shopping, prices.

·         Семья

Members of the family, jobs, physical and character description, house and home.

·         День

Times, daily routine, what other people do.

 

·         All of the topics covered in year 10 to check that you have a sufficiently wide vocabulary bank for each one.

·         Speaking exam questions.

·         Look through the sheets for each topic and select high frequency vocabulary to learn. Make vocabulary lists.

·         Write a short answer for each topic area. Practise with use of a dictionary.

·         Write down answers for the speaking questions. Use the vocabulary from the questions to form the responses.

·         Look at the exam board website https://qualifications.pearson.com

and look at sample questions and model answers.

 

 

French

Topics studied in Year 10 Topics to revise in the summer holidays Best methods to use when revising for this subject

·         Moi

Likes/dislikes, family, friends, leisure, famous people,

·         Mon Temps Libre

TV and cinema, going out, what you did, reading, sport, technology

·         La ou j’habite

Finding the way, places, town versus countryside, France, accommodation

·         Allons y

Shopping for food, making plans, travel arrangements, clothes, special occasions, fashion

·         Collège

Time, uniform, school day, rules, plans

·         Mode de Vie

Food and drink, body, what is wrong, healthy lifestyle

 

 

·         All of the topics covered in year 10 to check that you have a sufficiently wide vocabulary bank for each one.

·         Grammatical structures – especially perfect and imperfect, present and future tenses, adjective formation and use, pronoun use, time phrases.

·         Look through sheets and exercise books for each topic and select high frequency vocabulary to learn. Make vocabulary lists.

·         Write a model answer each topic area.

·         Use BBC Bitesize to practise listening type activities.

·         Write answers for the speaking exam. Check that you have used all tenses and given opinions with suitable justification. Look at the exam board websitehttps://qualifications.pearson.com

and look at sample questions and model answers.

 RE

Topics studied in Year 10

·         Christian Beliefs and Teachings

·         Christian Practices

·         Human Rights and Social Justice

·         Islamic Practices

Topics to revise on the summer holidays

·         Islamic teachings: Allah, Tawhid, Prophets, Angels etc.

 

Best methods to use when revising for your subject

·         Flash cards (for keywords)

·         Mind maps

·         Students to buy a GCSE AQA Religious Studies 9-1 revision guide (GCP) £5.69

 

 

 Product Design

Topics studied in Year 10

Material Properties (Plastics, metals, woods, composites, paper/ card and smart materials)

Material manufacturing / forming processes for metal, plastic and wood.

Environmental concerns when designing and manufacturing (6Rs, product lifecycle, recycling and designing for maintenance).

Electronic and mechanical components.

Presentations techniques (Isometric, perspective, exploded drawings, third angle orthographic and colour rendering).

Anthropometrics and ergonomics.

Quality control and assurance.

Scales of production.

Computer Aided Design and Manufacture (CAD / CAM)

Topics to revise over the summer holidays

Read the coursework guidance in the revision guide. (Provided for every student).

Prepare for the WJEC coursework, commencing on the first week of September.

Best methods to use when revising for your subject

The revision guide provided.

WJEC Product Design past papers:

http://www.wjec.co.uk/qualifications/qualification-resources.html?subject=DesignandTechnology&level=GCSE&pastpaper=true

 

Construction

Topics studied in Year 10

 

Timber joints

Types of Timber

Timber tool skills

Domestic electrics

Electrical wires

Plug wiring

Health & Safety in Const.

Brick Bonds

Bricklaying

Topics to revise over the summer holidays

 

VAT

Price listing

Job roles

Legislation

Best methods to use when revising for your subject

 

Use Class folders

Observing actual industrial events

looking around home

 

DEC

Topics studied in Year 10

 

REVIT software

Sustainability

Building regulations

Legislation

Project planning

Architecture styles

Topics to revise over the summer holidays

 

Scale

Diagrams/ Blueprints

Building budgets

Energy efficiency

Best methods to use when revising for your subject

 

Take digital folder home

Access online revision book

 

Food and Nutrition

Topics studied in Year 10

 

Dairy

Eggs

Cereals

Fruit and vegetables

Meat, poultry, and fish

Sugars

 

 

Topics to revise over the summer holidays

The main nutrients presented in the form of information sheets. Examples given to the students and discussed before the end of term.

Best methods to use when revising for your subject

Producing spider diagrams.

Post it notes.

BBC bitesize.

 

Maths

Homework to be completed by the 8th September 2017 :

Set 1 – http://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/resources/completing-the-square.pdf

Sets 2, 3 and 4 – Year10_AlgebraSurds_5ADay

Sets 5 & 6 – Foundation Year 10 Summer Homework

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