Year 11 resources

Year 11 – Updates

Please look at the PSHE resources – https://www.waltonledale.lancs.sch.uk/curriculum/what-are-students-learning-now/pshe

Please look at the Thought for the Week – https://www.waltonledale.lancs.sch.uk/curriculum/thought-for-the-week

These resources are updates – for some subjects you need to look back at previous weeks - https://www.waltonledale.lancs.sch.uk/curriculum/what-are-students-learning-now/other-curriculum-maps

 

English

 

Maths

A- Level Students: Those of you preparing for A-Level maths will need to focus on your high-level algebra skills as well as Trigonometry and trigonometric graphs. https://mei.org.uk/bridging_tests <- This link contains some ‘bridging’ tests that will help you focus on the transition from GCSE to A-Level. The solutions are also on that page. It is a very good idea that you try some of them.

 

GCSE Students: Keep your algebra and fraction skills sharp. Your Mathswatch accounts will remain live for as long as you need them. https://corbettmaths.com/  is an alternate source you could use.

Science

 

Computer Science

Preparing for further work/study in ICT, Enterprise and Computer Science:

The Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award, known as iDEA, is an international programme that helps you develop digital, enterprise and employability skills. You will complete a series of online challenges known as badges. By earning enough of these badges, you will receive an industry recognised award – which looks great on your CV. iDEA is the digital and enterprise equivalent of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

To sign-up, follow the guide at: http://mr.moorcroft.online/y9/iDEA

(This guide has been designed for year 9 pupils, so when asked for an organiser code, add ‘WLD-Y11’. You do not need to complete step 3.)

If students or parents have any questions, they should contact Mr J. Moorcroft: j.moorcroft-jones@waltonledale.lancs.sch.uk

Enterprise

ICT

 

French

A-Level French

 

For those of you considering taking French A-Level, you will find a useful pack of materials posted on Teams.

 

You can also click the link below for a variety of interactive materials for French A-Level (audio and visual). You will be able to see which resources are free to download. https://www.teachitlanguages.co.uk/ks5-french-topics

 

Geography

 

Food & Nutrition

Produce a photographic portfolio of all the foods that you have made ready to take to college.  You could turn this into your own unique cookbook add notes, ideas of your own and modifications you could do to adapt the recipes.   Practice your making skills breads, sauces, cakes, and pastries are some starting points.  Your outcomes can be photographed and put into your portfolio.  If you can’t get the ingredients, then watch you tube clips of how different products are made and make notes. 

There is ‘The Great British Bake off’ and Jamie Olivers ‘keep cooking and carry on’ TV programme on every day.  Free to watch on all 4 

History

This week year 11 will be continuing to research significant changes in the 19th century and developing their A-Level preparatory research by looking specifically at electoral reform in the UK. Within their class areas on teams learners will find a sheet with key questions, as well as links to resources to help them research and reflect on British electoral reform during the 19th century.

 

RE

There I an interesting activity if you are considering further study in Religions, philosophy, sociology

http://www2.open.ac.uk/openlearn/philosophy/castle-forest-island-sea.html

You can also find out more about different philosophers here.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zwxm97h/revision/1

 

Art

 

 

 

Technology

Use resources on Teams (Design Technology - GCSE) look under Revision Materials, and work through each of the units. Each unit in turn is sub divided giving you many of hours of self-learning using the PowerPoints and then completing the worksheets and homework sheets as sample questions. There are answer sheets included to. Used responsibly this allow you to self-check your learning. There are even some sample GCSE papers for you to have a go at.

Graphics

Use resources on Teams (Design Technology - GCSE) look under Revision Materials, and work through each of the units. Each unit in turn is sub divided giving you many of hours of self-learning using the PowerPoints and then completing the worksheets and homework sheets as sample questions. There are answer sheets included to. Used responsibly this allow you to self-check your learning. There are even some sample GCSE papers for you to have a go at.

Performance

 

GCSE PE

 

Core

PE

 

Preparing for Work / Further Education

 

Year 11 - Updates, Events and Opportunities –

Remember applications are still being taken

Runshaw College - Year 11 Offer Holders’ Virtual VIP event - Monday the 8th June – https://www.runshaw.ac.uk/virtual-offer/

Cardinal Newman College - Newman Beginnings Link - https://www.cardinalnewman.ac.uk/school-leavers/newman-beginnings/

Preston College - https://www.preston.ac.uk/coronavirus-update-important-information-for-parents-guardians-and-learners/information-for-school-leavers/

Blackburn College - Virtual Open Event Wednesday 17th June - https://www.blackburn.ac.uk/events/

Virtual Jobs Fair –National Careers Service - Facebook - Monday, 8 June 2020 from 13:00-14:00 https://www.facebook.com/events/263508164730959/

Royal Navy - https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalNavyRecruitment https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers

https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalMarinesOfficial/videos

Apprenticeships - https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch

https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/real-stories/apprentice

 

Money

My Personal Finance Skills

https://mypersonalfinanceskills.org/free-online-financial-education-sessions-2/

Staying safe from financial scams

Moving on from school

My future finances

Making decisions and risk

 

Various useful resources and information

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