It’s really important you keep busy, whether you’re preparing for sixth form, college or apprenticeships.
See the links below for work for each subject, including transition to A level and fun stuff we’d love you to try out! We will be adding to this over the next week, so keep checking back.
Maths activities about money and finance
TED Talks from experts in every field. There’s even a talk on how you’ve probably been tying your shoelaces the wrong way!
BBC podcasts on lots of subjects:
Daily challenges in maths, science and engineering
Learn to cook on a budget
Daily PE lessons with Joe Wicks
Year 11 art and textiles
If you are continuing with art/ textiles next year at A level or Btec, we are uploading the first unit so that you can start to work on these. Any questions ask- ignore the dates. I know some of you have already been given this. If you are not continuing next year then please sew for pleasure- you have started the most work for this unit please keep going. Please send me photos of this or drop me an email. If you need us for any reason email- even if its just for a chat.
General English (for students not planning on studying English at KS5)
Application letter writing
Punctuation – be clear in your meaning
Please check OneNote and Teams
https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/physical-education/as-and-a-level/physical-education-7582/assessment-resources?f.Sub-category%7CF=Sample+papers+and+mark+schemes – Past papers and mark schemes for the A-level PE syllabus. Download a past paper, research the answers and then check what you’ve put using the relevant mark scheme.
https://www.brianmac.co.uk – A sports coaching website which contains an expanse of material relating to all aspects of the A-level PE syllabus.
https://www.teachpe.com/ – A comprehensive PE website covering all aspects of the course. This website is particularly useful for aspects of anatomy and physiology, psychology and biomechanics. Select the topic areas, go through the material and have a go at the quizzes.
Year 13 Resources
It’s really important you keep busy, whether you’re preparing for university, apprenticeships or the world of work.
See below for recommendations from each subject, but we’ve also included here some more general links to help you keep on learning!
Free courses on line on just about everything! https://www.futurelearn.com/
Onlie courses from universities and other institutions https://www.edx.org/
Suggested reading and resources from Oxford University, broken down by subject https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/courses/suggested-reading-and-resources
From inspiring novels to frank discussions of sexuality, these are the books students wish they had read to ease the transition to university and prepare for a new stage in their academic and personal live https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/news/17-books-you-should-read-or-university-chosen-students
TED Talks from experts in every field. There’s even a talk on how you’ve probably been tying your shoelaces the wrong way! https://www.ted.com/talks
Daily challenges in maths, science and engineering https://brilliant.org/daily-problems/
BBC podcasts on lots of subjects: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds
Learn to cook on a budget https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/student
Prepare for managing on a budget https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/students/student-budgeting-planner/
Year 13 Btec and A level Art- I have got a plan. Since we are not doing the exhibition at the moment could you please collect me a selection of your best images of your work and present them with an artist statement and info about where you will be going and what your plans are for the future. Make it look fantastic- we are going to use this on the art website as an online exhibition to show off your work and you. Send this to Mrs Davis and Miss Fowler. Thank you.
Please keep on being creative, Continue sewing, continue drawing, continue making this will be so good for your wellbeing and will prepare you for your university courses . Please keep in touch.
Please check OneNote and Teams
Are you thinking of doing a sport related degree or embarking on a career in the sports industry? We recommend the following websites:
https://www.jssm.org/ – Journal of Sport Science and Medicine. Research articles covering a wide range of topics in sport and exercise science.
https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rjsp20/current – Journal of Sport Sciences. Research articles covering a wide range of topics in sport and exercise science.
https://journals.lww.com/nsca-scj/pages/default.aspx – Strength and Conditioning Journal. Research articles and practical training advice