Year 9

Year 9 Curriculum – Week commencing 18 May 2020

Example timetable to support students and families to structure the week with new enrichment activities for session 5 each day. Each session is approximately 50 minutes.

Monday

Session 1: Joe Wicks workout (or other exercise activity) and 20 minutes of reading for pleasure
Session 2: Maths
Session 3: Science
Session 4: Option 1
Enrichment Activities: Option 3

Tuesday

Session 1: Joe Wicks workout (or other exercise activity) and 20 minutes of reading for pleasure
Session 2: Maths
Session 3: English
Session 4: Option 2
Enrichment Activities: WELLBEING

It is Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 and the theme is kindness.  Have a look at the supporter pack pages 7-13 for lots of different acts of kindness that you could carry out.

Wednesday

Session 1: Joe Wicks workout (or other exercise activity) and 20 minutes of reading for pleasure
Session 2: Science
Session 3: English
Session 4: Option 3
Enrichment Activities: ART

Choose a word from the following list and create a piece of art inspired by it. You choose the medium, size and style.

Home, Isolation, Lock down. Happiness, Family, Friends

Thursday

Session 1: Joe Wicks workout (or other exercise activity) and 20 minutes of reading for pleasure
Session 2: Maths
Session 3: RS
Session 4: Option 1
Enrichment Activities: CAREERS

Use the ‘Coronavirus key worker activity’ resource that has been emailed to you to explore different types of key worker jobs using the video and internet links in the resource.

Friday

Session 1: Joe Wicks workout (or other exercise activity) and 20 minutes of reading for pleasure
Session 2: Science
Session 3: English
Session 4: Option 2
Enrichment Activities: MUSIC

Listen to the Robin Hood Youth Orchestra play Kopanica (a traditional Bulgarian folk tune) very impressively during lockdown.   Can you spot any students from NES? Then focus purely on the music and allow your mind to wander.  What images come to mind as you listen?

Setting work: Teachers will set work once a week on Go4Schools and also directly to students by email.

Rewards: Students will be rewarded between 1 and 3 engagement points per subject per week to reward their effort and hard work.  These will be added to Go 4 Schools and will help each house to edge closer to winning the house cup!

Reading for Pleasure: Download our Reading at Home Guide for lots of helpful tips and support on reading at home and accessing the books that you are interested in and perhaps finding some new ones that you hadn’t discovered before!

NES Reads: Click here to listen to different teachers at Emmanuel read the fantastic book ‘Refugee Boy’ by Benjamin Zephaniah.  Listen out for the surprise in the last chapter.

Additional work:

If students are finding that they would like more work, then there are some really good things to do:

  1. Complete the extension activities in detail for the subject work that teachers are setting.
  2. Use self-testing techniques with the Summer 1 Knowledge Organisers for Years 7 and 8 to consolidate key learning and key knowledge for each subject area.  Click here.
  3. Go to BBC Bitesize for lots of fantastic videos and quizzes linked to learning for each year group
  4. Go to Oak National Academy for lots of free video lessons and resources to link to learning for each year group and/or extend learning in topics of interest.

Please direct any questions related to subject work to the class teacher who will support by email.

Please direct any general questions related to the curriculum or closure to:

Year 9: Mrs Woffindin-Taylor (SLT Link for Year 9) lwo@emmanuel.nottingham.sch.uk

The Nottingham Emmanuel School