Year 7 student work

Year 7 subject work, links and resources can be found below. Students are encouraged to work following their school timetable wherever possible.

All Year 7 students should be reading fiction or non-fiction every day and a wide variety of resources are available on BBC Bitesize.

Digital book subscription available

Renaissance myON® Reader is a student-centred, personalised literacy environment that gives students access to more than 6,000 enhanced digital books. All Greenford students have been enrolled in myON Reader and have been emailed their login details by Ms Hetherington. You can login to myON Reader here.

 

Art

Introduction to Art: Day of the Dead

Students have been learning the formal elements of art and design (tone, colour, shape and form).

See ‘30 drawings list’ activity on google classroom. Instructions in document.

  • Google classroom code: a6enprz
  • Students can complete both homeworks on A3 or 2 x A4 pieces of paper which are on google classroom. Instructions and guidelines are given on google classroom.
  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z6f3cdm Please see ‘Art and design skills’ area.

 

Computing

Understanding programming (using Scratch)

Resources on Google classroom:

  • Tutorials (video and paper based)
  • Class exercises (Google Docs)

 

DRAMA 

Google Classroom code: bko7sqh
 

English

Novel study

Year 7 are in the middle of studying a novel:

Students to continue to read their class novel:

If students cannot access texts (online or library), they can read online summaries:

 

Reading activities:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1v8z0UoXULRQN34qDNGobauMnSSd268tU/view?usp=sharing

 

Skills builder booklet:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1by5JtltDqnsu7ienoSDKFFLHUrZwNyHu/view?usp=sharing

 

French

2.5 – School routine
2.6 – Uniform

Students should check Google Classroom for booklets and Powerpoints uploaded from their teachers for support.

www.quizlet.com : Students complete vocab learning of 2.5 and 2.6

2.5 - https://quizlet.com/gb/260009854/year-7-vlhw-25-flash-cards/
2.6 - https://quizlet.com/gb/260010223/year-7-vlhw-26-flash-cards/

https://www.languagesonline.org.uk/French/ET1/NewET1U8/Index.htm:
Students practise school routine when completing all tasks in ‘unité 8’.

www.senecalearning.com : Students complete assignments independently or
those set by their teachers on school and other grammar points.

 

 

Geography 

Population

Answer the following questions by drawing diagrams, drawing graphs or maps and taking notes.

Your answer to each question should be half an A4 page. Write each question as a subheading.

If you have completed some of these questions in lesson already- move onto the next question.

1. How has global population changed over time?
2. How is population distributed around the globe?
3. What is a population pyramid and what does it show?
4. How do I read a chloropleth map?
5. What is population density?
6. What are the challenges of living in a sparse area (rural)?
7. What are the problems with a country having a youthful
population?
8. What are the problems with a country having a ageing
population?
9. What are the solutions to these problems? - give examples
from countries around the world.
10. What is migration, immigration and emigration?
11. What are push/pull factors? Give several examples of each.
12. What are the characteristics of a slum (a densely populated
area)?
13. What are the challenges for housing, employment and
hygiene of living in a slum area?

Links and resources

The documentary 'Slumming It' by Kevin McCloud is very interesting for the geography of the Dharavi slum, but does use some inappropriate language in places. We advise parental discretion for the following link:

 

German

Topic 4 Free time hobbies

Students should check googleclassroom for set tasks, booklets and powerpoints uploaded. There are also links to Quizlet for learning/practising vocab.

www.quizlet.com : Students complete vocab learning of Unit 4 Free time via the links in Googleclassroom.

www.senecalearning.com : Students complete assignments independently or those set by their teachers on Freetime and other grammar points.

 

 

History

Tudors

Google Classroom code: sfor4r4
Tudor reading Questions and Answers

 

Mathematics

Graphs

Coordinates, horizontal and vertical lines, straight line graphs, real life graphs and time series.

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Adding and subtracting fractions, multiplying and dividing fractions, fraction of a quantity, percentages and FDP equivalences 

Equations

Solving equations, forming and solving equations

Links
www.mathsgenie.co.uk
www.vle.mathswatch.com
www.corbettmaths.com

 

Physical Education

Suggested topics / reading

  • Latest news in Sport
  • Quizzes on the sport you are learning, or a sport that interests you

Links and resources

 

Religious Education

Creation Stories

BBC Creation Stories text and video

1. Use the link above to make notes on the different creation stories mentioned in the clip – what are the key beliefs about creation within that religion.

2. Use the following clips on the Hindu and Christian creation story to create a story board of the key beliefs within each religion:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9yWwFWpbRo&safe=active
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teu7BCZTgDs

Then explain your opinion on it – do you agree with the beliefs of this story, why/why not?

3. Scientific views on creation - create a storyboard of the key features of the scientific theories:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcpB_986wyk 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtDTWYBTAGQ

Then explain your opinion on it – do you agree with the beliefs of this story, why/why not?

4. Comparison – what is similar and different between the religious and non-religious views on creation? Present your comparison as a Venn diagram or a table.

5. Evaluation – which theory/story is most believable and why? Ensure you give reasons to support your arguments.

 

 

Science

Topics

  • Cells, tissues and organs
  • Reproduction
  • Magnets

Google classroom code: x5ofy4f

Links on Google classroom on cells:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znyycdm/articles/zr69dxs
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znyycdm/articles/zmrtng8
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znyycdm/articles/zbpdqhv
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AXC2iU4biQ

Links on Google classroom on reproduction:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/z9fgr82/revision/1

Additional tasks:

  • Revision mats for both topics
  • Educake tests for both topics
  • Homework menu for a task on magnets

 

Spanish

Claro 1

2.5 Las Descripciones físicas
2.6 Mi carácter y relaciones

https://classroom.google.com: Students should check Google classroom for booklets and powerpoints uploaded from their teachers for support.

www.quizlet.com : Students complete vocab learning of all of unit 2 vocabulary, students have paper copies in their books.

2.5 Las Descripciones físicas
2.6 Mi carácter y relaciones

https://languagesonline.org.uk/Spanish/Cam1/Cam1Uni4/index.htm :
Students practise ‘Physical descriptions and ser’ when completing all tasks in ‘Caminos 1 unidad 4’.

www.senecalearning.com : Students complete assignments independently or those set by their teachers on physical descriptions and other grammar points.