Humanities Update

Week Beginning Monday 17th March


Once again thank you to everyone for their work during another hard week. With all the uncertainty at the moment, it is nice to see Year 11 and Post 16 students being provided with revision sessions, notes and high quality lessons.

It's another busy week, details of which are below. I hope everyone has a good week and let me know if I can help in any way.



This week in Humanities. . .

There is lots going on this week, so hopefully I have mentioned everything.

All Week

Writing Year 7 reports

Post 16 review week 2 (data and work scrutiny check) - please can I have a sample of marked work from all Post 16 classes at some point this week.

Sunday - Wednesday

LB accompanying Tillie Buxton and Keely May to the Battlefields of WW1


George Hamblin & Sasha Weeks (Post 16) visiting Auschwitz.

Post 16 Observation p1 of CS.


Year 8 visit to Dartmoor Zoo with JSP, JS, CB, MJS and AMW plus TA support.

All Year 12 A level students taking part in HE conference (part of the day)


Humanities Faculty Meeting - discussion of exam group progress before department time.


Geography department contributing to the Primary Science day.

Last day for the Exeter PGCE students.

Upcoming Dates

Week Commencing Mon 24th March

-Data entry for Go4Schools (all classes to have at least 2 sets of meaningful data in them)

Week Commencing Mon 31st March

-Year team meeting on Monday.

-BPCPD on Wednesday

-End of Term on Friday

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Quick and Easy Revision Ideas

There are a lot of good ideas being used to help students to revise, but it is always nice to have some new ideas to add to your repertoire. Here are some quick and easy ideas that can be adapted across the three Humanities subjects.

Business Cards

Using ipads to make word clouds

Making own crosswords (also literacy based)

Make printable worksheets including fill in the blanks with wordbanks & match ups

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UK EdChat March Magazine

The March issue of the free UkEdChat magazine can be found here

featuring articles on interactive whiteboards made easy; unhomework and various pedagogical ideas.

Previous issues can be found here