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21/05/18

Retweetd From Benny Bonsu

BBL FINAL MENTEES Extremely proud of our first year A’Level Media Studies students from for their first LIVE hosting at the finals at yesterday and a massive to their supportive parents 📸🎥 https://t.co/rrApgwwaUd

18/05/18

Sat classes for Y11 https://t.co/X3Xww6QmN6

14/05/18

Nothing to fear - we’ve got this. When students are taught well and prep hard, exams take care of themselves with much less stress and pressure.

14/05/18

French warmups Tues 8am. Lots of science staff free too for Biology prep. After school loads on including boosters for PE. Get after it, Y11.

14/05/18

Exam season starts today. Warmups daily at 8am. Boosters daily from 3.30pm. Get after it, Year 11.

11/05/18

Retweetd From HAGR Performing Arts

A clarinet, recorder and kanoon (traditional Turkish string instrument) playing a trio arrangement of Hall of the Mountain King! https://t.co/22Qwff6WR9

09/05/18

Retweetd From Kim Barclay

Even the Queen loves it https://t.co/PVzNeBlGFv

08/05/18

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Do you want a job where you look forward to getting after a bank holiday? and you will! Train to teach with and love the job you do! Find out more about our routes into teaching -> https://t.co/TP37zVF2TW https://t.co/HvxZOHkemq

07/05/18

Wow.

05/05/18

All in a day’s work 😀

04/05/18

Retweetd From Middle Park Police

Patrols along Eltham Road following a series of robberies results in one male youth arrested with a knife. Thanks to help from Harris academy teachers. https://t.co/jfjzlvi8jl

04/05/18

Retweetd From HAGR Performing Arts

Well done year 10 drama on acing your practical exams this week! Bring on year 11

01/05/18

Love raising money for charity and we raise thousands each year. But not through non-uniform days, sorry.

27/04/18

Retweetd From HAGR Performing Arts

Y8s teaching Y7s how to Samba! https://t.co/WQIBYfEIVX

27/04/18

Retweetd From Sadiq Khan

London is the best city in the world, full of opportunity, and one of the safest. But too many of our young people are being senselessly lost to knife crime. Share our video today and help us carry a new message. https://t.co/8tPFZG0zd4

27/04/18

Retweetd From HAGR Performing Arts

2nd round of drama mocks and they are looking fantastic. Strong hopes for the real exams next week. Good luck year 10s! https://t.co/Ivgea6mOU5

26/04/18

Like.

26/04/18

Retweetd From Greenwich Netball

Well done to all our Year 8 Netball teams who took part in our annual tournament today. Congratulations to who won the competition, winning all their matches and who finished runners up. Well done ladies 👏🏼🥇🏆🥈 https://t.co/RZqYlQwgg4

26/04/18

Hard working Y11 at voluntary extra English session with Mr M this morning before school. Sprint into your greatness! https://t.co/6tswnijSfC

25/04/18

best twitter analysis of any text. Seriously, bravo. What you doing next with all this time now on your hands?! (Power and Conflict Cluster, nudge nudge)

Harris Academies
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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.