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10/12/17

Only sleet forecast for Eltham. Seems north of London have some bother but we think we're ok. https://t.co/wByOfvGwbA

09/12/17

Boys, you ought to watch this. Real men have the right kind of courage. https://t.co/9TwMeUabvY

09/12/17

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ALL OF THESE 💗 But especially number 3, number 6 and number 9. In that order. https://t.co/7NqiQfTqqL

09/12/17

We kicked off our Sept with this mantra and a question to all staff: 'No burnout. Ever. What do we need to change?' Openness and honesty is crucial. No elephants! For us it's about creating and maintaining systems that allow leaders to lead, teachers to teach, kids to learn.

08/12/17

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07/12/17

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06/12/17

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05/12/17

Year 11 - follow Brilliant! https://t.co/RuFnZwb9Au

02/12/17

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So proud of all our acts tonight . Well done! https://t.co/q183WNle28

30/11/17

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Our practice rooms are buzzing and full of music making this morning https://t.co/RbhOQrq5O6

28/11/17

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GCSE pupils: follow for revision videos on anthology poems, lit texts, and language papers. https://t.co/hw9YQlKrSH

28/11/17

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Notice that Macbeth is rather missing the point here: the prophecy can "commence in a truth" and still be harmful or treacherous to him. Maybe his ambition is blinding him to a clear reading. Not for the last time.

27/11/17

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George McMillan, Principal, spoke to about last week. Read more: https://t.co/9l21oJpS1u https://t.co/xClCy9I9ms

27/11/17

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26/11/17

Retweetd From ✨ Miss Hacker ✨

Here’s a little Sunday morning riddle for you all ☺️ does anyone know the answer? (The clue is in the punctuation...) https://t.co/jxQLIiN2mp

24/11/17

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Today I conquered my fear of public speaking by presenting to 117… https://t.co/okpkR9tXHF

24/11/17

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What an incredible day ! I'm very proud to work with such a dynamic group of trainee teachers! https://t.co/lOcJgog3QN

23/11/17

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A really unique opportunity to discuss learning with the lovely students - how should teachers be trained? “Be happy!” https://t.co/1b68xxpWjK

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Design Technology

Deadline: Fri 27th Oct

Homework task:

Materials research and revision.

Wood.

Complete all of the investigative questions given out in class in full sentences.

  1. Which type of hardwood would be suitable to make tough kitchen surface tops from? The surface would have to withstand shocks and wear.
  2. If mahogany proves too expensive to use what would be an ideal substitute?
  3. Give two examples of suitable hardwoods that may be used to make quality garden furniture?
  4.  A manufacturer of intends to create wooden sailing boats. Suggest a suitable hardwood?
  5. Explain why European oak is not normally joined together with iron and steel fittings?
  6. Name one property of Teak which makes it difficult but not impossible to use?
  7. Why is Western Red Cedar a suitable material to use in the construction of children's playgrounds?
  8. Name a softwood that is water resistant?
  9. Explain what happens to Afrormosia if is placed in contact with iron in damp conditions?
  10. Name a hardwood which is both elastic and strong. This type of hardwood is also durable and does not split easily?

A successful homework task will…

  • Be neatly presented in the blue IL booklets.
  • Be written in full sentences with a justification given for EVERY response.
  • Where extra research has had to be used in order to answer the questions this should be identified my noting the name of the research undertaken.

Deadline: Fri 11th Nov

Homework task:

Materials research and revision.

Polymers.

Complete all of the investigative questions given out in class in full sentences.

1. Which type of plastic would be suitable to manufacture washing up liquid bottles from?
2. Give two reasons as to why acrylic is used to make external signs?
3. Name a suitable plastic used to transport medical supplies on board ships?
4. A manufacturer intends to sell mechanical miniature children's cars. It has decided to make part of the gearing system from plastics. Which tough plastic with a good bearing surface would you recommend?
5. Give two reasons as to why guttering and drainpipes are made from Rigid PVC?
6. Name one property of acrylic that may prove to be a disadvantage?
7. The handles of mild steel screwdrivers made in the school workshop need to be protected through the process of dip coating. Which plastic could be used? The same plastic is used to insulate electrical wires.
8. Name a suitable plastic used in the boat industry to make small rowing boats?
9. Which transparent plastic is used to make the windows of garden sheds? Explain why you think it is preferred to glass?
10. Gear systems need to be self lubricating, resistant to oil and have good fatigue resistance. Name a suitable plastic?

A successful homework task will…

  • Be neatly presented in the blue IL booklets.
  • Be written in full sentences with a justification given for EVERY response.
  • Where extra research has had to be used in order to answer the questions this should be identified my noting the name of the research undertaken.

 

Deadline: Thurs 24th Nov

Homework task:

Exam questions-Practice.

Complete the 5 AS Level exam questions set by Miss Aldrich in full.

A successful homework task will…

  • Be neatly presented in the blue IL booklets.
  • Be written in full sentences with a justification given for EVERY response.
  • Use as much technical language as you can to show-off your theoretical knowledge of Resistant Materials up to now.