Year 7 Summer School
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Unit: How far did the Black Death change the medieval world?
In this lesson, you will learn about what the Black Death was and how the Silk Road became responsible for spreading it across the world.
In this lesson, you will learn about how Medieval people changed their everyday life to try and prevent the Black Death from infecting them.
In this lesson, you will explore how life changed for the survivors of the Black Death and how some peasants benefited from it.
In this lesson, you will look at the consequences of the Black Death and conclude just how far life changed due to the Black Death.
Unit: Why was the world opening up to Elizabeth I and her people?
In this lesson you will learn about the tensions between Elizabeth I's England and Philip II's Spain and how these tensions helped to push the Elizabethans to expand their horizons.
In this lesson you will learn about who the Elizabethan Privateers were and their actions in South America and the Caribbean.
In this lesson you will learn about Elizabethan connections to the Islamic world.
In this lesson we'll explore why your data is valuable to others and why it's important to keep it safe. You'll look at what data companies such as social media platform collect about you and what they use it for. We'll also look at how the law tries to keep your data safe.
In this lesson you will become aware of how humans can be a weak point in the system. We'll look at the social engineering tactics deployed by cybercriminals to dupe users into giving away data that could lead to further crime.
In this lesson you will explore the concept of hacking and the techniques used by hackers to exploit computer systems. We'll also look at the consequences of hacking and what laws are in place to act as a deterrent.
In this lesson we will learn about malware and the different categories of malware, as well as understanding how they work and the damage they can do.
In this lesson we'll look at the risks that cyberthreats pose to a network, followed by an exploration of some common methods of defending the network against attacks, such as firewalls and anti-malware.
6. Under attack
This is the final lesson in the unit, you will apply the knowledge you have gained this unit by playing a game called Under Attack where you will have to defend a network from incoming threats. You will also research the available career choices in cyber defence.
This lesson explores the pentatonic scale. You will use the pitches of the pentatonic scale to improvise and compose simple question and answer phrases in a 3/4 time signature.
This lesson explores how to read pitch in the treble clef from which you will perform the first two phrases of 'Amazing Grace' using the F major pentatonic scale.
This lesson explores how to play the final two phrases of 'Amazing Grace'. You will also explore how to perform a simple left hand accompaniment.
This lesson explores how to communicate expression in music. You will play all four verses of 'Amazing Grace' and use dynamics and legato and staccato articulation to help shape your performance.
This lesson recaps all the musical understanding from lessons 1 - 4 in this unit.
This lesson explores the use of the pentatonic scale in folk music around the world and considers how to compose an effective question and answer phrase ending on the tonic and dominant.
7. To be able to compose balanced pentatonic question and answer phrases, understanding the role of the tonic and dominant scale degrees
This lesson explores what makes a musical question and answer phrase, including balanced phrases and the use of the tonic and dominant. You will compose balanced question and answer phrases in 3/4 and also begin to notate your composition using staff notation.
This lesson explores a range of dynamic markings, explaining how composers use them to shape melodies. You will also learn how to add your own dynamic markings to your compositions.
This lesson explores different accompaniment styles. You will then compose and perform your own left hand accompaniment on a keyboard.
Not all music is in 4/4 with balanced phrases! This lesson explores simple and compound time signatures, which are then explored through composition and performance.
This lesson explores how composers use balanced melodies in compositions, in order to help you create longer 4 and 8 bar balanced melodies.
This lesson explores countermelodies by listening to and performing 'Swing low, sweet chariot' before composing a countermelody for it.
In this lesson we are going to use the 1st and 3rd persons singular of the verb 'estar' to say where someone is. [1/2]
In this lesson we use the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person of 'tener' to say what people have.
In this lesson we revisit the verb 'tener' and learn about plural nouns and how to use the plural indefinite article.
In this lesson we are going to revise how to say what people have, using the verb 'tener' with plural nouns and plural indefinite articles. This lesson includes the use of a site called Quizlet, which you will need to ask your parent or carer to help you with. Oak National Academy are not responsible for third party content.
In this lesson we are going to use the infinitive and 3rd person singular of -ar verbs to say what people do.
In this lesson we are going to use the infinitive and 3rd person singular of -ar verbs to say what people do. This lesson includes the use of a site called Quizlet, which you will need to ask your parent or carer to help you with. Oak National Academy are not responsible for third party content.
In this lesson we will use the 1st and 3rd person singular of -AR verbs to say what people do. This lesson includes the use of a site called Quizlet, which you will need to ask your parent or carer to help you with. Oak National Academy are not responsible for third party content.
In this lesson we will be forming verbs in the present tense, in the 2nd and 3rd person singular form, as well as recapping the 1st person singular form. This lesson includes the use of a site called Quizlet, which you will need to ask your parent or carer to help you with. Oak National Academy are not responsible for third party content.
In this lesson, you will be learning all about mapmaking. We will learn what a map is and how mapmaking and map use has evolved over time. We will also be looking at how technology has impacted on mapmaking and map use today.
In this lesson, you will be learning how we can locate places in the world using lines of latitude and longitude. You will learn how the world is divided into hemispheres and become familiar with the world's major oceans.
In this lesson we will explore the term map projections and investigate the positives and negatives of two different map projections.
In this lesson we will begin to look at OS maps and map symbols. This is the start of a series of lessons aimed at developing the skills of using OS maps.
In this lesson we will learn how to locate specific areas on OS maps and practice the skill of reading four and six-figure grid references.
In this lesson we will further develop our map skills by learning how to measure and calculate real-life distances on OS maps using scale.
In this lesson we will discover how to read directions on a map by studying the four and eight point compass. We will practice the map skills we have learnt so far in today's independent tasks.
In this lesson we will look at the different ways height can be represented on maps.
In this lesson, we will learn about using aerial and satellite images.
In this lesson, we will revisit map skills and learn how to write directions.
In this lesson we introduce balanced forces as forces of the same size in opposite directions. We also practice drawing free body diagrams.
In this lesson we learn what a resultant force is and how balanced or unbalanced force affect the motion of an object.
In this lesson we learn what gravity is, the difference between mass and weight, and how we can investigate mass and weight on earth.
In this lesson we will use an equation to calculate weight on different planets and explain why weight changes on different planets. We will also use the equation to calculate mass and gravitational field strength.
In this lesson we will investigate how the area of a parachute affects the speed it will drop at. We will formulate a hypothesis, carry out the investigation and describe the pattern.
In this lesson we will discuss the effect of frictional forces on speed and how design features can reduce these forces.
In this lesson we will use an equation to calculate the speed and learn about relative speed.
In this lesson you will describe the term ‘non-contact force’ and give examples. We will look at describing the forces of attraction between the Earth and moon and the Earth and the Sun. We will then describe the properties that affect the size of gravitational forces between different objects in the Solar system.
This lesson explores the forces of attraction and repulsion between magnets and how those forces can be explained using magnetic field lines; and how magnetic field lines can be plotted in a simple experiment.
This lesson describes what an electromagnet is and how an electromagnet can be made. We look at the key variables for an investigation into electromagnets.
This lesson explores pressure in liquids. We will deepen our understanding using the particle model.
The lesson looks at floating and sinking from the point of view of the forces involved. We will learn about upthrust and resultant forces.
This lesson explores phenomena of atmospheric pressure including how atmospheric pressure is caused using the particle model to deepen our understanding.
This lesson introduces what levers and pivots are. It also introduces calculating moments and how to increase the moment of a force.
This lesson introduces clockwise and anticlockwise moments. It also introduces a balanced object as one with clockwise moment = anticlockwise moment.
In this lesson we discuss changing the moment of a force to balance an object. We also calculate the correct distance or force for an object to be balanced.
The Oral Tradition
In this lesson, we will think about the reasons why we love to tell stories, and where stories come from.
In this lesson, we will learn about myths and folktales and look at examples from around the world.
In this lesson, we will look at the surprising history of the English language, and how it has changed from Old English to modern day English.
Creative Writing: short stories
In this lesson, we will be looking at what makes a good short story. We will be thinking about our own favourite short stories and what makes them so enjoyable as well as unleashing our imaginations and considering what we would find if we stepped through a window into another world!
In this lesson, we will be thinking about the narrative structure of short stories. We will learn all about Freytag's 'narrative pyramid' and the hooks writers use to engage their readers.
In this lesson, we will be looking at different character types before creating a biography for our own characters!
In this lesson, we will be thinking about how we can ensure a reader enjoys our writing. We'll be thinking about how we can make the sentences we write even better before we complete the activity this unit has been building towards. We will be writing our own short stories!
7Y/T Band: Unit: Order of operations
In this lesson we will be looking at priority of operation in different calculations.
In this lesson we will be looking at writing calculations from function machines.
In this lesson we will be looking at writing calculations using arrays.
In this lesson we will look at writing calculations with variables.