Welcome to Year 10. Pupils are supported by: Mr. Mills, Mrs Usher and Miss Mills. In our class we enjoy learning new things and particular like hands on experiments. We always try hard and set high expectations for ourselves and the school.
Firstly, a huge well done for the Year 10 pupils in the class who sat the first mock exams last term and did really well to cope with exam conditions. I hope this spurs them on to continue to want to achieve and help with their revision.
This term we will be looking at a variety of topics relating to GCSE qualifications.
In English, we will be delving into the world of poetry under the theme of ‘Power and Conflict’ We will be analysing the poems, looking at language features and comparing them to one and other.
Maths last term focused on lots of different topics from number to shape. We will be having a big push on fractions, decimals and percentages this term and apply our number skills to a variety of problem solving activities to aid our understanding of exam questions.
Chemistry is about understanding the Periodic table and looking at the structure of an atom. We have begun to look at group numbers and how they relate to the structure of different elements.
Chemistry is about understanding the Periodic table and looking at the structure of an atom. We have begun to look at group numbers and how they relate to the structure of different element
At the bottom of each paragraph is a link to the GCSE Bitesize pages for each topic. This will really help the pupils recap what they have learned and build up knowledge for future lessons. There is a quiz at the end of each topic.
World Book Day
We came off the topic of Macbeth for a week and focused on descriptive writing. A Native American came in to talk about their life and culture and shared some stories with our class. As a result, we looked at a Native American story (The Story of Giants) and wrote our own version to go on display in school.
In addition, we have created Non-chronological reports about Native Americans and some of us have even made our own Tipi’s like the ones shown below.
This term we will be undertaking a Science week and this will give the pupils chance to complete some different and fun scientific experiments.
Our class has 9 pieces of homework to choose from each term and they are arranged in a noughts and crosses grid. The minimum expectation is to complete at least three of them in a line, row of diagonal. The homework focuses on learning that we have done this term and will build on existing knowledge.
Please take a moment to take a look below at some of the fantastic work we are doing in school.