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Year 7 exams Week of June 1st – June 5th 2015 A timetable will be sent home with final information nearer to the examinations. Please note some examinations will take place in the Hall and some in classrooms Students will need to bring the following equipment in a clear pencil case/plastic bag for all examinations Black pens Pencils Eraser Ruler Calculator Protractor Compasses Art Observational drawing of a tie or shoe on A3 completed in class Suggested revision resources Practice observational drawing at home, use tone, texture and detail English 1 x 1 hr written paper, mixture of essay and short answer questions Topics to be tested Reading skills reading for meaning / inference and deduction / language analysis Writing skills creative / descriptive Suggested revision resources Read a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction texts CGP ‘Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar’ workbook and revision guide (available through the College office) Geography 1 x 1 hr written paper, short answer questions Topics to be tested 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Geographical skills – grid referencing, symbols, compass directions, scale Fantastic places – Svalbard, deserts, Africa Weather – weather and climate, tornadoes, hurricanes Biomes/ the tropical rainforest Suggested revision resources BBC Bitesize Discovergeography.com Exercise books Revision lists will be provided by your teacher History 1 x 1 hr written paper to include mixed essay short answer questions with Primary sources and Timeline/chronology questions Topics to be tested 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Feudal System Religious Beliefs Monks and Nuns Wars of the Cross Crusades Suggested revision resources BBC History Website for KS3 Exercise books Revision notes from revision lessons Fact sheets ICT An interactive on-line assessment will be completed during an ICT lesson Topics to be tested 1. 2. 3. 4. Knowledge of basic programming including algorithms and flow charts ICT skills such as E-safety Modelling with spreadsheets Information Handling Suggested revision resources Practice skills and knowledge acquired throughout the year Maths 1 x 1 hr paper Non calculator short answer questions 1 x 1 hr paper Calculator short answer questions Topics to be tested (please note this is an indicative list only) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. Interpret charts and diagrams Calculate the median of a set of data Find the range of a small set of data Add pairs of two-digit numbers Add & subtract upto 100 Multiply and divide integers by 10 and 100 and 1000 Calculate a temperature rise across 0°C Find outputs of simple functions in words and symbols Recognise and use multiples and factors Identify numbers that have exactly 2 factors Extend written methods to HTU × U Extend written methods to HTU ÷ U Understand multiplication as it applies to whole numbers and know how to use Read and interpret scales involving decimals Consolidate and extend methods of calculation to include decimals Read x- and y-coordinates in all four quadrants Convert a larger whole number metric unit to a smaller unit, e.g. 3 kilograms to 3000 grams Find missing angles round a point Find missing angles on a straight line Calculate perimeters of rectangles Interpret real life graphs Calculate the perimeter of shapes made from rectangles Use fraction notation to describe parts of shapes Recognise the equivalence of fractions decimals and percentage Know and understand the word congruent Use standard column procedures to add and subtract decimals with up to two places Recognise and visualise reflection in a mirror line Understand that area is measured in square centimetres Convert a larger whole number metric unit to a smaller unit, e.g. 3 kilograms to 3000 grams Convert a smaller whole number metric unit to a larger unit, e.g. 3000 grams to 3 kilograms Substitute integers into simple formulae expressed in letter symbols Divide a quantity into two parts in a given ratio where ratio is given in worded form Suggested revision resources Mymaths BBC Bitesize Manga High KS3 revision guides (available from the College office £4) MFL 1 x 40 min reading paper 1 x 40 min writing paper Mixed essay/short answer questions and multiple choice section Topics to be tested Yr 7 Spanish – Places around town and School Yr 7 French – Places around town and opinions / frequency Suggested revision resources Relevant chapters in textbooks Notes in exercise book www.linguascope.com – for vocabulary revision and practice Music Continual assessment in lesson time in the Summer term Topics to be tested Composing Performing Listening RE 1 x 1 hr written paper essay questions Topics to be tested The question for end of year test will be based on 7.3 ‘The Saviour’. You will need to revise and know the answers to the following questions: 1. 2. 3. 4. What are the beatitudes? Why are the beatitudes important for Catholics? What does the word compassion mean? What examples do we have of Jesus showing compassion? 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. What does it mean to ‘love your enemies’? What does ‘blessed are the peacemakers’ mean? What does ‘turn the other cheek’ mean? What does ‘judge not and you shall not be judged’ mean? What does it mean to ‘do good to those who hate you’? What does it mean to ‘love God with all your heart’? Why should Christians follow the teachings of Jesus? How have people been inspired by the teachings of Jesus? Suggested revision resources Revision to be provided by the class teacher Science 1 x 1hr written paper with mixed essay/short answer questions including one 6 mark question Topics to be tested 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Safety and investigative skills Mixtures and separation Cells, tissues, organs and systems Sexual reproduction in animals Electricity Particle model Suggested revision resources CGP KS3 revision guide and workbook BBC Bitesize KS3 Science website KS3 Doc brown Science website (practice questions)