Independent Learning

At Lea Valley Academy, we believe that independent learning is important in:

  • Reinforcing positive attitudes to work
  • Encouraging self -organisation and self -discipline
  • Reinforcing, broadening and extending the school curriculum
  • Developing home/school partnership
  • Preparing students for life opportunities and experiences

Independent Learning Policy

 Year 7

Option/Project Timetable

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Week of
9/11/20

English–SPAG workbook pages 1 ,2 Plurals

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths-  MyMaths Angles

Project 2 see project timetable

Science

English –SPAG workbook page 3 Plurals

MFL Unité 7 - Les goûts et les couleurs/ Module 2 Qué haces en tu tiempo libre & Expresiones de frecuencia

Maths- MyMaths Angles

History The Norman Conquest page 4,5 Geography describing distributions pattern

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
16/11/20

English – pages 4, 5 prefixes and suffixes

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths- MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

Project 2 see project timetable

Science Energy  (Page 129 - 131)

English – page 6 prefixes and suffixed

MFL Unité 8 - Tu as un animal?/Module 2 Qué tiempo hace? & Las Estaciones

Maths-MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

History Feudal System Geography describing a line graph

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
23/11/20

English – pages 7, 8

prefixes and suffixes

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths- MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

Project 2 see project timetable

Science Light (Page 162 - 164)

English – page 9 prefixes and suffixes

MFL Unité 9 - Ma grand-mère est une hippie!/Module 2 Qué deportes haces?

Maths- MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

History Domesday Book page 6, 7 Geography comparative writing

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
30/11/20

English – pages 10, 11 comparison

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths- MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

Project 2 see project timetable

Science Properties of Light (Page 165 - 168)

English- page 12 silent letters

MFL Possessive adjectives + Conjunctions - page 3/Module 2 - Los días de la semana & Algunas Preguntas

Maths- MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

History Norman Punishment Geography Explaining physical processes

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
7/12/20

English – page 13 vowel sounds, page 14 C sounds

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths- MyMaths graphs and sequences

Project 2 see project timetable

Science Assessment Revision (Booklet)

English- page 15 I before E rules

MFL Interrogative words  page 3/Module 2  - Palabras muy frecuentes

Maths- MyMaths graphs and sequences

History Black Death page 26, 27 Geography Explaining physical Geography

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
14/12/20

English-page 16, 17 commonly misused words

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths-My Maths graphs and sequences

Project 2 see project timetable

Science Maths Skills (Booklet)

English-page 18, 19 commonly misused words

MFL Adverbs page 3/Moduel 2 - Algunas Preguntas & Palabras muy frecuentes

Maths-quizzes on MyMaths graphs and sequences

History How the plague came Geography explaining physical processes

RE choose a task from the menu

Year 8

Option/Project Timetable

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Week of
9/11/20

English–SPAG workbook pages 1 ,2 Plurals

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths-  MyMaths Angles

Project 2 see project timetable

Science

English –SPAG workbook page 3 Plurals

MFL Quand? + C'était comment? /Module 2 - Con qué frecuencia?

Maths- MyMaths Angles

History Slavery page 80, 81 Geography-Describing distribution patterns

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of 
16/11/20

English – pages 4, 5 prefixes and suffixes

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths- MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

Project 2 see project timetable

Science Electricity (Page 185 - 190)

English – page 6 prefixes and suffixed

MFL Des informations touristiques /Module 2 - Qué tipo  de música te gusta?

Maths-MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

History Reasons for slave trade Geography Describing a line graph

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of 
23/11/20

English – pages 7, 8

prefixes and suffixes

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths- MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

Project 2 see project timetable

Science Energy Transfer (Page 132 - 134)

English – page 9 prefixes and suffixes

MFL Tu as voyagé comment? + Un voyage/ Module 2 - Opiniones

Maths- MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

History Colonies in India page 82 Geography Comparative writing

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of 
30/11/20

English – pages 10, 11 comparison

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths- MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

Project 2 see project timetable

Science Energy Resources (Page 135 - 137)

English- page 12 silent letters

MFL Qui a volé la Joconde?/ Module 2 - Me gustan las comedias

Maths- MyMaths fractions, decimals, percentages

History Empire under Victoria page 83 Geography explaining physical processes

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of 
7/12/20

English – page 13 vowel sounds, page 14 C sounds

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths- MyMaths graphs and sequences

Project 2 see project timetable

Science Renewable and Non-renewable energy (Page 213 + Booklet)

English- page 15 I before E rules

MFL Les mots essentiels/ Module 2 - ¿Qué hiciste ayer?

Maths- MyMaths graphs and sequences

History Slave rebellions Geography Explaining physical geography

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of 
14/12/20

English-page 16, 17 commonly misused words

Project 1 see project timetable

Maths-My Maths graphs and sequences

Project 2 see project timetable

Science Maths in Science (Booklet)

English-page 18, 19 commonly misused words

MFL Possessive adjectives Conjunctions - pg 2/Module 2 - Palabras muy frecuentes

Maths-quizzes on MyMaths graphs and sequences

History voting reform page 101 Geography Explaining physical processes

RE choose a task from the menu

Year 9

Option/Project Timetable

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Week of
9/11/20

English– pages 24, 25 various punctuation

Project/Option 1 see project timetable

 

Maths-  Hegarty Angles

Project/Option 2 see project timetable

 

Science

English –page  26 various punctuation

 

MFL Home, town, neighbourhood and region pg 64/ Relationships with family and Friends pg 56

Maths- Hegarty Angles

History Appeasement page 122 Geography Pie Charts

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of 
16/11/20

English – pages 27 brackets, dashes,

Project/Option 1 see project timetable

 

Maths- Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

Project/Option 2 see project timetable

 

Science The microscope, cells and orgnisation  (page 1-7)

English – page 28 hyphens

MFL Home, town, neighbourhood and region pg 65/Relationships with family and Friends pg 57

Maths-Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

History The Blitz  

Geography Describing geographical pattern

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
23/11/20

English – pages 29, 30

apostrophes

Project/Option 1 see project timetable

 

Maths- Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

Project/Option 2 see project timetable

 

Science Nutrition, energy, digestion( pg 8 - 13)

English – page 31 apostrophes

MFL Negative form pg 30/Masculine and Feminienounspg 5

Maths- Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

History role of women Geography-Explaining physical processes

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
30/11/20

English – pages 32, 33 inverted commas

Project/Option 1 see project timetable

 

Maths- Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

Project/Option 2

see project timetable

 

Science The skeleton, Muscular system (Pg 14-17)

English- page 34 mixed questions

MFL The present tense pg 30/ the indefinite article pg 7

Maths- Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

History Stalingrad Geography-explaining physical processes

RE choose a task from the menu

 

Week of
7/12/20

 

 

 

English – page 35 mixed questions
Project/Option 1
see project timetable

 

Maths- Hegarty graphs and sequences
Project/Option 2 see project timetable

Science Gas exchange system (page 18-21)
English- page 36 mixed questions

MFL The perfect tense pg 30/Regular present tense verbs pg 8
Maths- Hegarty graphs and sequences

History Pearl Harbour Geography assessing extent of impacts
RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
14/12/20

English-page 37,38 nouns, articles, pronouns

Project/Option 1 see project timetable

 

History Atomic Bomb Geography assessing extent of impacts

RE choose a task from the menu

Maths-Hegarty graphs and sequences

Project/Option 2 see project timetable

 

 

MFL Talking about   future  pg 27/Irregular present tense verbs pg 9

Maths-Hegarty graphs and sequences

Science Reproductive system (page 23-27)

English-page 39,40 nouns, articles, pronouns

 

 

Year 10

Option/Project Timetable

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Week of
9/11/20

English- page 12 summarising

Options see options timetable

 

Maths-  Hegarty Angles

Options see options timetable

 

Science

English – pg 13 summarising

MFL The home pg 29/ Grammar - Preposition pg 72

Maths- Hegarty Angles

History Berlin Crisis 1961 Geography-Pie Charts

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of 
16/11/20

English – page 14 audience and purpose

Options see options timetable

 

Maths- Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

Options see options timetable

 

Science Model of Atom (page FT 177 and HT 204)

English – page 15 audience and purpose

MFL What you do at home pg 30-31/ Opinions pg 4

Maths-Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

 

History knowledge organiser page 2, 3 Geography- describing a line graph

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
23/11/20

English – page 16 info and entertaining texts

Options see options timetable

 

Maths- Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

Options see options timetable

 

Science Isotopes (page FT 178 and HT 206)

English – page 16 info and entertaining texts

MFL talking about where you live pg 32/ The Home pg 31

Maths- Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

History Cuban Missile Crisis Geography- explaining opportunities (Rio)

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
30/11/20

English – page 18 argue, persuade, advise

Options see options timetable

 

Maths- Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

Options see options timetable

 

Science Nuclear equation (page FT 179 and HT 208)

English- page 18 argue, persuade, advise

MFL  Talking about where you live pg 33/  Talking about where you live pg 29

Maths- Hegarty fractions, decimals, percentages

 

History knowledge organiser page 4, 5 Geography explaining challenge (Rio)

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
7/12/20

English – page 20 writer’s viewpoint

Options see options timetable

 

Maths- Hegarty graphs and sequences

Options see options timetable

 

Science Half life (page 190 / HT 209)

English- page 21 writer’s viewpoint

MFL Shopping pg 34-35/ Talking about where you live pg 30

Maths- Hegarty graphs and sequences

History knowledge organiser page 6, 7 Geography Evaluating the effectiveness (Rio)

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
14/12/20

English-page 22 examining non-fiction Options see options timetable

 

History knowledge organiser page 7, 8 Geography Evaluating the effectiveness (Rio)

RE choose a task from the menu

 

Maths-Hegarty graphs and sequences

Options see options timetable

 

 

MFL More shopping pg 36/ What to do pg 52

Maths-Hegarty graphs and sequences

 

 

Science Iradiation and contaminsation (page FT 181 / HT 211

English-page 23 examining non-fiction

 

 

 

Year 11

Option/Project Timetable

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Week of
9/11/20

English– pages 4, 5 writing well

Options see options timetable

 

Maths-  Top 10 topics Paper 1

Options see options timetable

 

Science Energy and electricity (page  148-172) Triple (page 1-26)

English – page 6 writing well

MFL Environmental problems pg 42/ Evironmental Problems pg 42

Maths- Top 10 topics Paper 1

History Hyperinflation  Geography –Pie Charts

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of 
16/11/20

English – page 7, 8 reading with insight

Options see options timetable

 

Maths- Top 10 topics Paper 1

Options see options timetable

 

Science Partical model of matter/Atomic structure  (page 173-181) Triple (page 27-43)

English – page 9 spelling

MFL Environmental problems pg 43/ Evironmental Problems pg 43

Maths- top 10 topics Paper 1

History Knowledge organiser page 3, 4 Geography –describing a line graph

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
23/11/20

English – page 75 Question 5

Options see options timetable

 

Maths- Top 10 topics Paper 2

Options see options timetable

 

Science Cell Biology and Organisation pg1-29 Triple page 1-35

English – page 75 Question 5

MFL Present tense pg 80-82/ Problems in Society pg 44

Maths- Top 10 topics Paper 2

History knowledge organiser page 5, 6 Geography –explaining opportunities (Rio)

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
30/11/20

English – page 76 exam

practice

Options see options timetable

Maths- A02 questions on number

Options see options timetable

 

Science Infection response  & Bioenergetics Pg 30-43 Triple Pg 37-56

English- page 77 exam practice

MFL Perfect tense pg 83-84/ Problems in Society  pg 45

Maths- A02 questions on number

History knowledge organiser page 7, 8 Geography- explaining challenges (Rio)

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
7/12/20

English – exam practice page 80

Options see options timetable

 

Maths- A02 questions on Algebra

Options see options timetable

 

Science Atomic structure / Properties of matter Pg 81-107 Triple pg 1-34  English- exam practice page 81

MFL Future tense pg 87/ Contributing to Society pg 46  
Maths- A02 questions on Algebra

History knowledge organiser page 9,10 Geography-evaluating effectiveness (Rio)

RE choose a task from the menu

Week of
14/12/20

English- exam practice page 82

Options see options timetable

 

History knowledge organiser page 10,11 Geography- evaluating effectiveness (Rio)

RE choose a task from the menu

Maths-A02 questions on Geometry

Options see options timetable

 

MFL Negative form pg 89/ Contributing to Society pg 47

Maths- A02 questions on Geometry

 

 

 

Science Quantitative chemistry/ energy change Pg 108-128 Triple pg 35-63

English- exam practice page 83