INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

How to use this page:

Parents can check on this page to see the work that has been set, when the online lessons are created and when work is due to be completed. Also, I have added the Google Classroom code for each class so you know how to check when work has been assigned. Hopefully, it will be useful and we will 

all be back in school as soon as possible!

Thanks. 

Mr. Rudd. 

Year 7R  
(Google Classroom code: xnfidsm)
Normal lessons are every Wednesday and Thursday
Wednesday 18th March - Online Lesson 1 - Watch the Educreations video I have made and answer the 3 questions. This is a mini-lesson to check all students can upload work. Due by Thursday 19th March. 
Thursday 19th March - Online Lesson 2 - Students to watch the ScreenCastify videos I created in YouTube and answer the four questions. One of these is an examination question. Due by Wednesday 25th March.
Homework (set on Thursday 19th March and due 26th March) - Castle Report. A written evaluation of their work during the project. Details on the Classroom. 
Wednesday 25th March - Online Lesson 3 - Prezi video created. Students have three tasks to do, which are highlighted in the video! Due by Thursday 26th March. 
Thursday 26th March - Online Lesson 4 - Students to create a FlipGrid video using the information about the symptoms of the Black Death. Due by next lesson. 
 
Wednesday 1st April - Online Lesson 5 - Cures of the Black Death. Spellings and questions can be found in my Prezi here! https://prezi.com/v/vqgyu2uxbcmv/
Thursday 2nd April - Online Lesson 6 - No lesson as could not get into school so please catch up on all outstanding work. Thanks!
Wednesday 8th April - Online Lesson 7 - Zoom lesson on consequences of the Black Death. 
Thursday 9th April - Online Lesson 8 - End of Black Death Kahoot Quiz!
Wednesday 29th April - Online Lesson 9 - Introduction religion in the medieval period, as well as the final Black Death spelling test. Create your own 'Doom painting' task set. 
Wednesday 6th May - Online Lesson 10 - Zoom lesson discussing the Doom paintings, Crusades spelling test and an introduction to the Crusades. 
Wednesday 13th May - Online Lesson 11 - Zoom lesson providing feedback to the research questions posed and also identifying reasons why people went on a Crusade.
Wednesday 20th May - Online Lesson 12 - Zoom lesson focusing on why the Third Crusade is so famous. Also, we introduced the idea of the online exam coming in June, as well as the video homework for the half-term project.
 
Wednesday 3rd June - Online Lesson 13 - Final Crusades lesson and outline of upcoming online exam. 
Thursday 4th June - Online Lesson 14 - Zoom lesson focusing on revision and exam questions. 
Year 7B 
(Google Classroom code: 2hxbvlg)
Normal lessons are every Tuesday and Thursday
Tuesday 17th March - Online Lesson 1 - Watch the Educreations video I have made and answer the 3 questions. This is a mini-lesson to check all students can upload work. Due by Thursday 19th March. 
Thursday 19th March - Online Lesson 2 - Students to watch the ScreenCastify videos I created in YouTube and answer the four questions. One of these is an examination question. Due by Tuesday 24th March.
Homework (set on Thursday 19th March and due 26th March) - Castle Report. A written evaluation of their work during the project. Details on the Classroom. 
Tuesday 24th March - Online Lesson 3 - Prezi video created. Students have three tasks to do, which are highlighted in the video! Due by Thursday 26th March. 
Thursday 26th March - Online Lesson 4 - Students to create a FlipGrid video using the information about the symptoms of the Black Death. Due by next lesson. 
Tuesday 31st March - Online Lesson 5 - Cures of the Black Death. Spellings and questions can be found in my Prezi here! https://prezi.com/v/vqgyu2uxbcmv/
Thursday 2nd April - Online Lesson 6 - No lesson as could not get into school so please catch up on all outstanding work. Thanks!
Tuesday 7th April - Online Lesson 7 - Zoom lesson on consequences of the Black Death. 
Thursday 9th April - Online Lesson 8 - End of Black Death Kahoot Quiz!
Tuesday 28th April - Online Lesson 9 - Introduction religion in the medieval period, as well as the final Black Death spelling test. Create your own 'Doom painting' task set. 
Tuesday 5th May - Online Lesson 10 - Zoom lesson discussing the Doom paintings, Crusades spelling test and an introduction to the Crusades. 
Tuesday 12th May - Online Lesson 11 - Zoom lesson providing feedback to the research questions posed and also identifying reasons why people went on a Crusade. 
Tuesday 19th May - Online Lesson 12 - Zoom lesson focusing on why the Third Crusade is so famous. Also, we introduced the idea of the online exam coming in June, as well as the video homework for the half-term project.
Tuesday 2nd June (part 1) - Online Lesson 13 - Final Crusades lesson and outline of upcoming online exam. 
Tuesday 2nd June (part 2) - Online Lesson 14 - Zoom lesson focusing on revision and exam questions. 
Year 9R
 (Google Classroom code: hh74x27)
Normal lessons are every Sunday and Wednesday
Sunday 15th March - Online Lesson 1 - Source Analysis focusing on evacuation. Students to also watch Blitz videos and make notes in their books. (Due Wednesday)
Wednesday 18th March - Online Lesson 2 - The Blitz. Comparing sources and writing an answer to an examination question. My lesson can be found here:
Part 1
Part 2
Students should upload their classwork via a Google Document so I can grade it. (Due Sunday)
Homework Project (Due April 2nd) - Create a 3D Anderson Shelter! Details are on the Google Classroom
Sunday 22nd March - Online Lesson 3 - Students to plan and create an information video for people during the war to advise them of how to stay safe (using the key areas of focus we have studied so far. A 1 minute video should be uploaded by the end of the lesson as evidence of their work. 
Wednesday 25th March - Online Lesson 4 - Zoom lesson about the Battle of El Alamein, followed by a short video and questions. Due before Sunday. 
Sunday 29th March - Online Lesson 5 - Research lesson focused on creating a brief (half-page) summary about the Battle of El Alamein. Prepare for the quiz on Wednesday!
Wednesday 1st April - Online Lesson 6 - Audio lesson. Students to listen my audio file and then answer the quiz questions. 
Sunday 5th April - Online Lesson 7 - The Magic at El Alamein. Research notes concerning military strategy and tricks. 
Wednesday 8th April - Online Lesson 8 - Online essay after watching the video. 
Sunday 26th April - Online Lesson 9 - Introduction to the nuclear weapons debate. Research task. 
Sunday 3rd May - Online Lesson 10 - Zoom lesson discussing the for and against arguments for the American use of the atomic bombs against Japan. 
Sunday 10th May - Online Lesson 11 - Explaining opinions about the use of
the atomic bombs. Dividing the students into groups for the online debate!
Sunday 17th May - Online Lesson 12 - Zoom lesson identifying the concept of a nuclear shadow, as well as discussing how to prepare the speeches for the online debate, to be held on May 31st. 
 
Monday 1st June - Online Lesson 13 - The online debate as to whether Truman was correct to use the atomic bombs against Japan. Parents are welcome to attend!
 
Wednesday 3rd June - Online Lesson 14 - Revision Zoom lesson so students are prepared for their assessment. 
Year 9B 
(Google Classroom code: 6xaw6p4)
Normal lessons are every Monday and Thursday 
Monday 16th March - Online Lesson 1 - Source Analysis focusing on evacuation. Students to also watch Blitz videos and make notes in their books. (Due Thursday)
Thursday 19th March - Online Lesson 2 - The Blitz. Comparing sources and writing an answer to an examination question. My lesson can be found here:
Part 1
Part 2
Students should upload their classwork via a Google Document so I can grade it. (Due Monday)
Homework Project (Due April 2nd) - Create a 3D Anderson Shelter! Details are on the Google Classroom
Monday 23rd March - Online Lesson 3 - Students to plan and create an information video for people during the war to advise them of how to stay safe (using the key areas of focus we have studied so far. A 1 minute video should be uploaded by the end of the lesson as evidence of their work. 
Thursday 26th March - Online Lesson 4 - Zoom lesson about the Battle of El Alamein, followed by a short video and questions. Due before Monday. 
Monday 30th March - Online Lesson 5 - Research lesson focused on creating a brief (half-page) summary about the Battle of El Alamein. Prepare for the quiz on Thursday!
Thursday 2nd April - Online Lesson 6 - Audio lesson. Students to listen my audio file and then answer the quiz questions. 
Monday 6th April - Online Lesson 7 - The Magic at El Alamein. Research notes concerning military strategy and tricks. 
Thursday 9th April - Online Lesson 8 - Online essay after watching the video. 
Monday 27th April - Online Lesson 9 - Introduction to the nuclear weapons debate. Research task. 
Monday 4th May - Online Lesson 10 - Zoom lesson discussing the for and against arguments for the American use of the atomic bombs against Japan. 
Monday 11th May - Online Lesson 11 - Explaining opinions about the use of the atomic bombs. Dividing the students into groups for the online debate!
Monday 18th May - Online Lesson 12 - Zoom lesson identifying the concept of a nuclear shadow, as well as discussing how to prepare the speeches for the online debate, to be held on May 31st. 
 
Wednesday 3rd June - Online Lesson 13 - The online debate as to whether Truman was correct to use the atomic bombs against Japan. Parents are welcome to attend!
 
Thursday 4th June - Online Lesson 14 - Revision Zoom lesson so students are prepared for their assessment. 
Year 1o IGCSE 
(Google Classroom code: nnns7am)
Lessons are usually Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday
Sunday March 15th - Online Lesson 1 - Students to make sure they are up to date on their Cuban Missile Crisis notes. 
Tuesday March 17th - Online Lesson 2 - Students provided with a Screencast of my lesson about the Prague Spring. They should also watch videos sent on the Google Classroom. 
Homework for Thursday 19th - Two explain questions about the Cuban Missile Crisis, each worth 8 marks each. These are examination questions. 
Thursday March 19th - Online Lesson 3 - Students to look in more detail at the Prague Spring, make notes of the key events and discuss the consequences for Cold War politics. Video created and link sent so students can watch and work alongside it. (Due Sunday).
Sunday March 22nd - Online Lesson 4 - Students to complete a timed essay on the key three events of the 1960s. This should take no more than 27 minutes to adhere to examination timings. 
Tuesday March 24th - Online Lesson 5 - Zoom lesson today. Students learnt about the thaw and the onset of detente. Notes to be made on the first part of Unit 5. 
Thursday March 26th - Online Lesson 6 - Students to read and take notes, then add them to the shared Google Doc. By Sunday. 
Sunday March 29th - Online Lesson 7 - Students to complete the quiz set on the Prezi video! Link can be found here
Tuesday March 31st - Online Lesson 8 - 'Explain two effects of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, 1968.' (8 marks). It is on page 83 of the textbook.
Thursday April 2nd - Online Lesson 9 - Mindmap of the detente essay. 
Sunday April 5th - Online Lesson 10 - Timed essay on detente. Please spend no more than 28 minutes on it. 
Tuesday April 7th - Online Lesson 11 - End of Cold War unit catch up work, detente essay and notes. Please check that you understand all key areas as we are moving on to Russia next term. 
Thursday April 9th - Online Lesson 12 - See above. Notes given out on Russia so students can begin their reading. 
Sunday April 26th - Online Lesson 13 - Start of Russia and the Soviet Union (1905-24). Zoom lesson at 11am.
Monday April 27th - Online Lesson 14 - Causes of the 1905 Revolution - Zoom lesson at 11am.
Tuesday April 28th - Online Lesson 15 - Guidance on answering Describe 6 mark exam question. Video sent and task set to be completed by Wednesday 29th. 
Sunday 3rd May - Online Lesson 16 - Nicholas and the Dumas. The October Manifesto. Describe question outline feedback. 
Monday 4th May - Online Lesson 17 - The Lena Goldfields Strike and the Land Reform for the peasants.
Tuesday 5th May - Online Lesson 18 - Recap of Unit 1 - Recall questions completed and two Describe questions set. 
Sunday 10th May - Online Lesson 19 - The actions of the Tsar between 1914-17.
Monday 11th May - Online Lesson 20 - The role of Rasputin and why the Russians turned against the Tsarina.
Tuesday 12th May - Online Lesson 21 - Social, economic and political impacts of the First World War leading to the February Revolution. 
Sunday 17th May - Online Lesson 22 - The idea of the Provisional Government - successes and failures. 
Monday 18th May - Online Lesson 23 - Zoom lesson going over Recall questions and introducing the structure of the 8 mark B question on Paper 2. 
Sunday 31st May - Online Lesson 24 - Zoom lesson with an examination focus. 
Tuesday 2nd June - Online Lesson 25 - Russia Unit 3 - Zoom session. 
Thursday 4th June - Online Lesson 26 - Russia Unit 3 - Zoom session. 

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