Chilton Trinity School

Year 8 Interim Assessments

Week commencing 29/01/24

D&T

Topics:

Material properties and characteristics /CAD CAM /2D design functions / Metals properties and characteristics / Making techniques using the material / Machinery and hand tool recognition / Sustainability / 3D sketching /

Defining function, Ergonomics, aesthetics and anthropometrics / Health and safety 

 

 Recommended Revision:

There is a fantastic mobile app here for you to download and use to revise: 

http://www.technologystudent.com/despro_flsh/mobapp1.html 

Or follow the link to the general site and click on the correct links for the topic areas 

Joints and Fittings Index Page (technologystudent.com) 

GCSE Design and Technology - AQA - BBC Bitesize links to specific pages for learning

 

Food and Nutrition

Topics:

Food provenance / Sustainability and security of food /Food waste / Diet through life, allergies and intolerances / Raising agents / Dextrinisation 

 

Recommended Revision: 

Nutrition, digestion and excretion - KS3 Biology - BBC Bitesize 

 

Drama

Topics:

Group work contributions, Use of performance skills

Scripted Performance. Assessed on:

  • Group work
  • Range, use of and application of Performance skills
  • Achievement of artistic intentions

 

Recommended Revision:

In Class preparation and rehearsal. 

A Midsummer Night's Dream - KS3 English - BBC Bitesize

GCSE Drama - BBC Bitesize

GCSE Drama - BBC Bitesize

Knowledge Organisers 

 

English

Topics:

This assessment will give students an opportunity to complete a piece of imaginative creative writing. 

 

Recommended Revision:

Fiction writing revision: Fiction writing - KS3 English - BBC Bitesize 

Spelling revision: Spelling - KS3 English - BBC Bitesize 

Punctuation revision: Punctuation - KS3 English - BBC Bitesize 

Grammar revision: Grammar - KS3 English - BBC Bitesize 

 

French

Topics:

School /Likes and dislikes /Animals/pets /Free time  /Describing yourself and others 

 

Recommended Revision:

KS3 French - BBC Bitesize

The world's best way to learn French - Duolingo

GCSE French Revision | Quizlet

 

Geography

Topics:

GLOBAL BIOMES and AFRICA 

 

Recommended Revision:

Unit 1 and 2 Geography Knowledge Organisers  

Class exercise books 

The following websites: 

Ecosystems - Internet Geography

Biomes - location of global ecosystems - Ecosystems - AQA - GCSE Geography Revision - AQA - BBC Bitesize

 

History

Topics:

Unit 1: Industrial Revolution

Unit 2 : Jack the Ripper

Unit 3:The causes of the French Revolution

 

Recommended Revision:

Unit 1, 2 and 3 History Knowledge Organisers  

Unit 1 and 2 History booklets  

The following websites: 

When was the industrial revolution? - BBC Bitesize 

Housing, overcrowding and crime - Crime and punishment in Whitechapel, c.1870-c.1900 - Edexcel - GCSE History Revision - Edexcel - BBC Bitesize 

History KS3 / GCSE: The French Revolution - BBC Teach 

 

Maths

Topics:

Equations /Sequences /2D/3D shapes /Nets, plans and elevations /Volume and surface area /Fractions, decimals and percentages /Rounding numbers /Ordering decimals /Ratios /Best buys/recipes 

Straight line Graphs 

 

Recommended Revision:

Knowledge Organisers 

Your exercise book 

KS3 Maths - BBC Bitesize

KS3 Maths - BBC Bitesize

Corbettmaths – Videos, worksheets, 5-a-day and much more

Maths Genie - Free Online GCSE and A Level Maths Revision

 

Music

Topics:

Samba Music /Reading rhythmic notation /Ensemble (Group) work /Presentation of performance

Guitar /Reading guitar TAB/ Tonality/Rhythmic notation ·

Keyboard/Reading traditional notation/ Tonality /Melody and harmony notation

 

Recommended Revision:

Learning Resources (sharepoint.com)

 

Religious Studies

Topics:

Unit 1: What are morals?

Unit 2: How did Sikhism begin?  

 

Recommended Revision:

The Trolley Problem - YouTube 

Kant's Axe - YouTube 

Facts about Islam – KS3 Religious Studies – BBC Bitesize - BBC Bitesize 

Resources - RE:quest (request.org.uk) (sermon on the mount) 

Key facts about Sikhism – KS3 Religious Studies – BBC Bitesize - BBC Bitesize 

Life in a Sikh community – KS3 Religious Studies – BBC Bitesize - BBC Bitesize 

 

Spanish

Topics:

Family, friends and descriptions /Pets /Likes and dislikes /Physical description /Personality 

 

Recommended Revision:

KS3 Spanish - BBC Bitesize

The world's best way to learn Spanish - Duolingo

Spanish Flashcards | Quizlet