Fieldwork to the York Dungeons will be on Monday 12th March for both Admiral and Skipper. The coach will be leaving promptly at 8.30am and students will require a packed lunch for the visit. Students should wrap up warm and wear comfortable shoes becasue as part of the fieldwork experience we will spend some of the time outside. We intend to arrive back for 3.30, traffic depending.
On Friday, in year 9, we hosted an expert from Doncaster museum talking to us about crime and punishment in the medieval period, linking to our current humanities expedition ‘I fought the law and the law won!’ Year 9 had the opportunity to handle and observe artefacts, alongside dressing-up in medieval clothing!
Student should re-read the chapters handed to them in class which include the artilleryman (Book 1 Chapter 11 and Book 2 Chapter 7) and must examine how the artilleryman changes. Students must ‘track’ the text (select and highlight key points) and write a brief summative answer of how/why they believe he’s changed, using quotations to support their answer.
Due for Tuesday 30th November. Research popular extracurricular activities in Spain and write 10 bullet points in English about them. You can do this as a googledoc and share if you prefer. Any problems please see Mrs Sprakes.
Students have been set 3 study tasks to complete over the half-term holidays.
Reading book 1 of ‘War of the Worlds’ with the texts that all students have been given. Students will also need to respond to the comments made on their historical essays and complete their final draft, alongside typing up their solider empathy responses from their books.
Historical essay about the causes of WW1 is due Friday 30th September. Your essays must be improved following critique and fully completed to include all arguments (imperialism, nationalism, militarism, alliances, plus and introduction and a conclusion).