The Ripley Academy

Subject Topics Spring Term 2 Key Stage 4

Listed below is an outline of our Key Stage 4 curriculum content in subject areas for the half term from 6th January until 14th February 2020.

  Year 10 Year 11
English A Christmas Carol An Inspector Calls / A Christmas Carol revision
Maths Rules of Indices. Standard Index form. Changing the subject of a formula. Preparation for mock exams. Review of areas of development using past examination questions.
Science
  • Forces
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inheritance
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Quantitative Chemistry
  • Radiation
DT Mini NEA lighting project and theory study for mocks NEA, completing the final project and theory
Food Food Choice and theory study for mocks Completing the NEA and theory
Computing Data representation. Algorithms Algorithms recap Unit
iMedia Pre-Production Skills  
French Town and country lifestyles Course summary and revision
Spanish Interests and influences Course summary and revisio
GCSE PE Sports Psychology Respiratory and cardiovascular systems
Core PE
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Table Tennis
  • Unihoc.
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Table Tennis
  • Unihoc.
HSC Component 1 Task 1 assessment and factors affecting development Component 2 Task 2 assessment, HSC services and Designing support plans
Psychology Psychological problems Psychological problems and content revision
History Treating injuries during the First World War Preparation for Mock Exam 3 / revision
Geography Coasts Exam revision and pre-release Issue Evaluation
RE Judaism Practices Existence for God and Revelation, then Revision
Music Area of Study 4: Film & Video Game Music, Solo Performance and Free Composition Composition 2: Brief set by OCR and exam practice for all of the areas of study
Drama Component 1: Devising Component 3: continuing to explore the set text DNA Component 2: Text in Performance Component 3: Focus on Section B - Live Theatre Evaluation
Art Students are working on coursework. They are researching different artists/photographers, and are using these as inspiration and influences for future pieces of work. Exam preparation. Students have been choosing a theme to base a project around. They will then start researching different artists/photographers, and are using these as inspiration and influences for future piece of work, ready for the exams.
Photography Students are working on coursework. They are researching different artists/photographers, and are using these as inspiration and influences for future pieces of work. Exam preparation. Students have been choosing a theme to base a project around. They will then start researching different artists/photographers, and are using these as inspiration and influences for future piece of work, ready for the exams.
PSHE Personal financial choices and consumer rights Revision techniques / personal financial choices and consumer rights / Technology intervention