In order to support X22 students in preparing for GCSE science we have bought all students a beautiful workbook. Extended study will be set each Monday due in the following Monday from this workbook. We have also worked incredibly hard to provide a range of online support which can be found here: https://sites.google.com/xpschool.org/gcsescience/home
I have attached the plan for the next 6 weeks.
I would really appreciate your support with students completing extended study for the deadline assigned.
Students have made an excellent start to our new expedition looking at the rise of Hitler and the Nazi Party in Germany. This week we have examined the problems facing Germany after WW1, specifically the Treaty of Versailles, hyperinflation and the Great Depression. See below for their beautiful books and notes!
Students have been given an image of a propaganda poster from 1932 to annotate with their thoughts on the posters’ message and purpose. This is due next Thursday (7th February) where we will discuss students findings and prepare for an assessment.
Some beautiful work produced from our students last week: we went to Leeds Art Gallery to view a range of artwork (something for everyone). What was impressive was seeing our students carefully observe the Artwork and doing some lovely studies from them. Much better seeing real works of Art rather than viewing it on a computer or phone.
Celebration of Learning will be next week: to view work from their first expedition. Their skills are developing and I can already see a difference in craftsmanship and quality!
The Celebration of Learning for X22 students will be on the 6th and 7th February. Students will be presenting their art work and discussing how they have chosen to represent last term’s guiding question: Who were the Vikings? The evening will begin at 5.30pm with a short introduction by our students followed by an opportunity for parents to view all students’ artwork and speak to students about the process and thinking behind their work.
Skipper students will present their work on Wednesday6thFebruary and Admiral students on Thursday 7th February.
X22 have an Art deadline for the combined Art and History expedition ‘Who were the Vikings?’
The deadline is on Friday 21st December: study sheets and final product needs to be handed in on this day.
You should have the following:
– 8 images that will help them with the guiding question ‘who were the vikings’, stuck in to your sketch book and annotated.
– 1 tonal study, annotated
-1 coloured pencil study, annotated
-1 charcoal study, annotated
-1 paint study, annotated
-2 x linear ideas
-Narrative for product
I am available on a Wednesday for extended study if students would like to work in PO8, also they can do it on other days but I am around to help on a Wednesday. Art folders can also be taken home to complete work, this should allow them to meet the deadline.
A massive well done to all students in C22! All C22 students shone tonight across all three rooms. We are really proud of the preparation, effort and intelligence that occurred in all debates. What we asked of all students was not easy, and all students rose to the challenge.
Above all, we must highlight the incredible respect and compassion students showed each other.
‘There is more to us than we know, and if we could only made to see it, perhaps for the rest of our life, we will be unwilling to settle for anything less.’ Kurt Hahn