Lesson

learning skills

YEAR 7 LEARNING SKILLS COURSE

WINTER

TOPIC

1 Introduction- why study?
2 Getting Organised part 1
3 Getting Organised part 2
4 Getting Organised part 3
5 Clues and Ciphers Game
6 Strategies for Home
7 Personal audit of skills
8 Half term
9 Mind mapping
10 Mind mapping
11 Mind mapping
12 Using the library
13 In the holidays

SPRING

1 Reading Skills 1 Predicting
2 Reading Skills 2 Skimming/Scanning
3 Reading Skills 3 Close Reading
4 Reading Skills 4 Questioning and Visualizing
5 Reading Skills 5
6 Making Notes 1
7 Making notes 2
8 Graphic Organisers
9 Graphic Organisers
10 Study Skills Test

SUMMER

1 Revision Strategies 1
2 Revision Strategies 2
3 Revision Strategies 3
4 Revision Strategies 4
5 Personal Revision
6 Personal Revision
7 Exams Week
8 Cross Curricular Week
9 End of Year Review

YEAR 8 LEARNING SKILLS COURSE

WINTER

TOPIC

1 Introduction- What can I remember?
2 Getting Organised part 1
3 Getting Organised part 2
4 Thinking hats
5 Strategies for School
6 Strategies for Home
7 Personal audit of skills
8 Prep
9 Prep
10 How to use Google
11 Using the library databases
12 How to evaluate web sources
13 In the holidays

SPRING

1 Reading Skills 1
2 Reading Skills 2
3 Reading Skills 3
4 Making notes 1
5 Making notes 2
6 Using Web Tools
7 Problem Solving 1
8 Problem Solving 2
9 Problem Solving 3
10 Personal Audit of Skills

SUMMER

1 Revision Strategies 1
2 Revision Strategies 2
3 Mini Video Project 1
4 Mini Video Project 2
5 Mini Video Project 3
6 Mini Video Project 4
7 Mini Video Project 5
8 Mini Video Project 6
9 End of Year Review

YEAR 9 LEARNING SKILLS COURSE

WINTER

TOPIC

1 Introduction- why study?
2 Time Management 1
3 Time Management 2
4 Supercharging your Memory
5 Supercharging your memory
6 Personal audit of skills after 1st grading
8 Finding and Choosing Resources 1
9 Evaluating websites
10 Mind Mapping
11 Mind mapping
12 Using the library

SPRING

1 Reading strategies- Predicting
2 Reading strategies 2- Skimming and Scanning
3 Reading strategies 3- Close Reading
4 Reading strategies 4
5 Reading Strategies 5
6 Note taking 1
7 Note taking 2
8 Graphic Organisers
9 Graphic Organisers
10 No lesson

SUMMER

 1 Revision Strategies 1
2 Revision Strategies 2
3 Revision Strategies 3
4 Revision Strategies 4
5 Personal Revision
6 Personal Revision
7 Exams
8 Cross Curricular week
9 Preparing for GCSE