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Challenge work - Year 7 to 11

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Extra English Language


Extra English Literature

History of Computers The Internet Research Task

Nrich website – number investigations.

 Click here then:

Pick a topic that looks interesting, follow the link

Produce a poster showing what you have discovered

Help videos and practice questions for all year 7 & 8 maths topics are available on the Mathswatch website Ask your maths teacher for login details. – GCSE practice / extension.  Use the 5-a-day practice questions:

Numeracy – broadly designed for students aiming for Grades 1, 2 and 3.

Foundation – broadly designed for students aiming for Grades 3 and 4.

Foundation Plus – broadly designed for students aiming for Grades 4, 5 and 6.

Higher – broadly designed for students aiming for Grades 6 and 7.

Higher Plus – broadly designed for students aiming for Grades 8 and 9.

Free help videos for all GCSE topics are available on the website.

French Challenges

The recommendation for children under the age of 16 is to participate in 60 minutes of physical activity a day. This can include school PE, Extra-curricular sport, walking to the bus or school. We would like to take this opportunity to encourage students to take part in extra- curricular clubs and to try new sports.  See the latest extra-curricular timetable to try something new.

For more information please visit and read Guidelines for 5- to 18-year-olds

Extended Learning Booklet

Carry out market research on hats and embellishments. Assess the nutritional content of food recipes - make judgments and suggestions.

Make and adapt dishes from your course at home - get feedback and evaluate your food.

Use books, You tube, visits, TV etc to research ingredients and food preparation in addition to classwork. Research your coursework using visits, TV, videos, books, trials and interventions.
One more challenge from homework sheet or develop one further idea From your 4 choices select another or develop your choice further. Develop one aspect of your work creating 3D maquetter / models.

Look for creative opportunities for further photo shoots to explore your theme.

Create a personal journal

Who were the medieval Kings and Queens?

What did they do?

What did Henry I do?

Research Queen Victoria.

What were her greatest achievements and downfalls?

What was India like under British rule?

How did Britain recover after WWI?

How did Britain recover after WW2?

What were JFK’s greatest achievements?

Who was the best US president and why?

How influential was Elvis Presley?

What issues does the USA have with civil rights today?

Complete all past paper exam questions for international relations and Depth Study.

See SW for any past papers or visit AQA online.

What are the capital cities of African nations?

What impact does engineering have on coastal erosion?

Where in the world would you consider emigrating to and why?

Choose a capital city and make a travel brochure.

Is capital punishment justified in some countries?

Is Scarborough in decline as a tourist resort?

Research an earthquake case study of your choice.

Why do some countries do earthquake drills?

How has Berlin been restored to be the capital city of a united Germany?

Research a specific river course.

What does ‘Water Aid’ do?

Research Dubai and its development.

What can be done to increase recycling.


Is Climate change and Global warming happening, or is it a myth?

Why should International law try and protect Antarctica?

What are the effects of a tropical storm?

What happened in the Somerset floods of 2014?

Complete all past paper exam questions for GCSE Geography (new specification)

See TC for any past papers or visit AQA online.

Explain 6/10 key facts about Plasterzote foam.

Describe what are sustainable forests

To describe in detail your favourite electronic gadget giving reasons why.


Choose a household mechanism. Using notes and sketches describe how it works.

Explain the life cycle of plastics. From raw materials to the end of product life cycle.


Scale of production


Explain the term ‘one off production’ giving examples of products.


Explain the term ‘batch production’ giving examples of products.


Explain the term ‘continuous production’ giving examples of products.

To collect practice examination questions from MH.