Year 8 Curriculum Evening (October, 2020)

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Summer Learning – Years 7, 8 and 9

SUMMER LEARNING – YEARS 7, 8 AND 9 Summer is a time for rest and relaxation; it’s also a time for developing curiosity and having cultural experiences.  Most pupils do have a dip in their learning over the holidays, so take our summer challenge. We’ll be emailing you interesting articles and podcast links once a Read More …

Science Homework #4: Year 8

Science Homework:  Year 8  (Mrs Downing)What is meant by variation?What is the definition of a species?How are polar bears adapted to the cold?Name three features you have inherited.Give an example of environmental variation.What resources do animals need from their habitat to survive and grow.Draw a food chain for the following organisms… rabbit, grass, hawk.What do Read More …

Science Homework #3: Year 8

Science Homework:  Year 8  (Mrs Downing) What does your body need oxygen for?Name one waste product produced by cells.List two organs in the circulatory system.What are the functions of the arteries, veins and capillaries?List three main parts of the blood.What is haemoglobin?Describe the different functions of bones.List three different types of joint.Muscles work in antagonistic pairs.  Read More …

Science Homework #2: Year 8

Science Homework:  Year 8  (Mrs Downing) What type of reproduction needs males and females?Name three male reproductive organs and describe their role.Name three female reproductive organs and describe their role.Explain how a sperm cell is adapted for swimming.Where does fertilisation occur?What is the function of the a) placenta b) the umbilical cord and c) amniotic fluid?About Read More …

Science Homework #1: Year 8

Science Homework:  Year 8  (Mrs Downing) What do all living things do?  List the 7 life processes.Draw a table to show the functions of five different organs in your body.Name and describe the job of three different plant organs.Draw and label an animal cell and describe the role of each part.Draw and label a plant cell.What Read More …

English Showcase Success!

English Showcase Success!The English Department had such a lovely evening with our Year 7 & 8 pupils and parents last night.  Really hoping you all enjoyed it too!  We were showcasing the pupils’ fabulous work done both in class and at home, over the last four weeks.  Our year 7s were exploring the experience of Read More …

Rocket Science at Turton

Rocket Science at TurtonPupils in the Year 8 science club have become space biologists by planting 100 rocket seeds that had spent several months on the International Space Station with Tim Peake, and returned to earth with Commander Scott Kelly on 2nd March. The pupils will be monitoring and recording the growth of these seeds Read More …