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12/07/19

On the 1 & 8 July, pupils from School received training from our Mathematics specialist, they also had to run, cycle or row the distance between Headcorn to Lenham. They calculated their distance into (km) and (miles). One group achieved over 50km

10/07/19

Would you like to know more about being a VIAT Local School Governor? Come to our Governance Open Event on 22 July from 5pm to 7pm at Invicta Grammar School. We are looking for enthusiastic, committed individuals for both our primary and secondary schools. https://t.co/173eTIznvx

15/05/19

This Thursday Staff event: Teacher Learning Community

15/05/19

Thank you to those students who attended last nights first Student Learning Community

01/02/19

Open as normal Friday 1st February

28/06/18

Fantastic event today led by the Change4life Ambassadors from . Year 3 & 4 had a great time learning about healthy eating and the importance of being active.

22/06/18

With warmer weather forecast next week, we will be moving to a ‘blazers optional’ dress code from the 25th June until the end of term. All other uniform requirements unchanged.

07/06/18

The Lenham School Chess Club meets every Monday, Tuesday and Friday lunchtime in T Block – all are welcome! We are currently preparing for our next tournament. If you would like to join the club please speak to Mr Cairns. https://t.co/G6VIYkkW8I

23/03/18

Geography students on a visit to Juniper Hall in surrey developing new skills https://t.co/DxHgWOhNmt

22/03/18

Congratulations and thank you to students, parents and staff for a wonderful Cake Sale in aid of Macmillan, we are pleased to have raised an amazing £288! https://t.co/bKNq9Ss6VK

22/03/18

On a cold, blustery evening the U15 Girls Football played with passion and determination. The team at the top of the league, Marsh Academy, could not get the ball past our tremendous defence of Chantelle, Olivia and Chelsea with Rhiannon in goal. https://t.co/XIwtpLN2XC

22/03/18

During today’s break we are holding a Cake Sale for MacMillian Cancer Research, what an amazing job everyone has done in preparation https://t.co/e7IakQmKBH

21/03/18

Congratulations to our fantastic trampolining squad, 5 of whom made it through to the Kent finals on Sunday. Harry Russell finished a very impressive 2nd along with his U13 team in the boys Inter competition. https://t.co/vi9ClaUpXs

21/03/18

Great determination shown by our year 7 & 8 at the competition. All performed well rehearsed routines & represented the school with pride. https://t.co/OCPzNXmxNH

19/03/18

We currently have roles to Inspire, Support and Educate students, these can be viewed on the school website: https://t.co/WyGBfriPJX.

15/03/18

Our Sixth Form had to work in pairs today to produce a two course meal! Read more here; https://t.co/no7H29wJxr https://t.co/BmNAdRETN6

13/03/18

Fantastic Lacrosse tournament on our 3G pitch this morning.Our Year 9 leaders are doing a great job keeping score & timing the games. Well done to & East Borough Primary School for their amazing skills & outstanding sporting attitudes. https://t.co/kiPfTJy9m4

13/03/18

Our Year 8 evening is tonight at 6pm

12/03/18

Our very own Ms Munro led a fantastic day for the first event! https://t.co/HsTcyEfKD8

06/03/18

The Lenham School is open today Tuesday 6th March 2018

05/03/18

We have been told by Southern Water that they can not guarantee the water supply will be re-established to The Lenham School this evening. Please continue to visit our school website, Twitter or Facebook feeds for updates as we receive them.

05/03/18

Unfortunately we are closed today (Monday 5th March) due to a loss of water supply in Lenham

04/03/18

Due to a a loss of water supply in Lenham our ability to open the school might be affected due to health and safety. Please check our school website for an update on Monday morning: https://t.co/87MVrUCiMH

01/03/18

Please follow this link for learning resources due to severe weather; https://t.co/rTHDaAWnb8

01/03/18

The Lenham School will be closed on Thursday and Friday (1st & 2nd of March) due to adverse weather conditions.

28/02/18

Unfortunately we are closed again due to weather conditions. Our status is always posted on https://t.co/Vw5kpqHe8K by 7.00am.

27/02/18

Unfortunately due to bad weather, The Lenham School will be closed today. Our status is always posted on https://t.co/Vw5kpqHe8K by 7.00am. Kent radio stations KMFM, Radio Kent and Heart FM will broadcast a list of closed schools at regular intervals on their breakfast shows.

23/02/18

Year 8 boys learning about with a coach in their PE lesson yesterday https://t.co/KbaeNywVcI

21/02/18

Retweeted From Lenham Primary Sch

Our teachers enjoyed their handball training at this evening. Thank you!

19/02/18

Welcome back! Hope you had a lovely half term!

09/02/18

Have a lovely Half Term everyone! See you on the 19th of February

09/02/18

Chloe Barnes shows us the perfect swish technique in Mrs Morris' PE class, filmed by Jessica Lawrence 🏀 https://t.co/93flJ78yyP

07/02/18

9L having fun creating podcasts for their AQA ICT course. These students are using software to combine music, speech and special effects to create a sound file giving advice to young people on how to stay safe on the World Wide Web https://t.co/CZOiOKUJw4

06/02/18

We are holding assemblies all week to speak with our students about being safe online! Happy https://t.co/1A0hoVorKk

26/01/18

Gymnastics Club, Thursday, 3.30 - 4.30! https://t.co/LCKftAMCYb

16/01/18

Retweeted From LenhamRTC

Don't forget! Tonight is our Event! https://t.co/DDWDK4wqrm

04/01/18

Retweeted From LenhamRTC

Our first of the year will be on the 16/01/18. Complete an badge with the 'Fostering Creativity with the iPad' workshop! If you are interested please email: rtc.viat.org.uk https://t.co/0cqHD2aa2d

04/01/18

Welcome Back, hope you all had a fantastic holiday break!

20/12/17

Have a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! https://t.co/ntkb8GAlxz

20/12/17

Here's a glimpse at our Christmas Events, to see more click: https://t.co/IsWXSEyEsp https://t.co/loVip2Ln5h

Quality of the Curriculum

Curriculum Intent

To enable students to:

  • understand the world around them and the talents within them so that they can become fulfilled individuals and active compassionate citizens
  • become economically responsible and independent
  • understand and appreciate their own cultures and to respect the diversity of others
  • engage with the world within them as well as the world around them

To create:

Engaged learners who enjoy learning, make good progress and successfully develop their ability to become (Learner Profile):

•              Inquirers

•              Knowledgeable

•              Thinkers

•              Communicators

•              Principled

•              Open-minded

•              Caring

•              Risk-takers

•              Balanced

•              Reflective

 

Year 7 (Term 1)

September 2019 - 2020:

Curriculum Plan

Language and Literature

Mathematics

Science

Arts

Physical and Health Education

Design

Language Acquisition

Individuals and Society

Interdisciplinary Learning

PSHE and Enrichment

 

 

Knowledge /Skills

 

Reading, writing and speaking and listening of the play.

 

Decimals – all operations

Standard form

The Periodic Table, Group 1 elements, Group 7 elements, Group 0 elements

 

Developing Performance Skills

Developing drawing skills

Football - Dribbling and control of the ball

Netball – Footwork and passing

Rugby – passing and catching

 

PD- Producing a design brief and specification

 

FD- Weighing and measuring, lighting ovens and hobs

Name, age, numbers in French/German

Organise information chronologically and reach a reasoned judgement.

 

Teambuilding

Opportunities

Behaviour codes

Self confidence

 

 

Inquirers

Research Gang-Culture in preparation for context application

 

NRich tasks as extended start to lesson at the end of the week

Predict trends and patterns in the periodic table.

Investigating ways to develop characters

Investigating and experimenting with techniques and materials

 

Research task into past and present designers

Use Ipads to access interactive MFL games

Students use Ipads and QR code to investigate the four contenders following the death of Edward the Confessor. 

 

 

Inquire into new opportunities at secondary school

Students nurture their curiosity, developing skills for inquiry and research. Students know how to learn independently and with others. Students learn with enthusiasm and sustain their love of learning throughout life.

Knowledgeable

Context of the time, social, historical and cultural – Violence, social, gang-culture. Reading of the play

 

Using Primer Factorisation knowledge to solve HCF and LCM

Develop conceptual understanding of how atoms, elements and compounds are linked.

Performance skills; tableaux, split staging, characterisation

Considering the work of other artists

The importance of warming up

FD- hygiene and safety in the kitchen

Memorise accurate pronunciation and spelling of numbers 1 - 31

Sequencing activity of the events.

Ability to read direction and scale from a variety of maps.

 

Gain knowledge of expectations at secondary school

Students develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines. Students engage with issues and ideas that have local and global signi­ficance.

Thinkers

 

Mid-term assessment – extract and analysis question

 

NRich tasks as extended start to lesson at the end of the week

 

Predict trends and patterns in the groups of the periodic table.

Devising own theatre pieces and their structure.

Using knowledge and new skills to create own interpretations

 

E-safety – reporting abuse – analyse and take responsible actions on problems - CS

Match written descriptions to images using creative thinking skills

What makes a good King?

 

 

Considering new challenges and opportunities at secondary school

Students use critical and creative thinking skills to analyse and take responsible action on complex problems. Students exercise initiative in making reasoned, ethical decisions.

Communicators

 

Debate who is to blame

 

Converting Fractions and Decimals into one format

Working in groups to model principles of atoms, elements and compounds

Group communication building of paired work

Group and peer assessment

Question and answer in feedback sessions

 

Email French students in a partner school

Group activity to recreate the design of a Motte and Bailey castle.

 

Teambuilding opportunities

Students express themselves con­fidently and creatively in more than one language and in many ways. Students collaborate effectively, listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups.

Principled

 

Why did they do what they did?

 

 

 

Constructive criticism of each other’s work. Sharing resources and valuing materials.

 

 

Take responsibility for regular vocabulary learning at home to reinforce language learnt in class.

 

 

Understanding why behaviour codes are needed and self regulation

 

Students act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights of people everywhere. Students take responsibility for their actions and their consequences.

 

Open-minded

 

Statement and discussions in writing a speech using persuasive techniques.

 

Practical group work evaluating different points of view

Discuss art concepts and value different approaches.

 

 

Explore the differences between students’ family units

 

 

Open to others’ views

Students critically appreciate their own cultures and personal histories, as well as the values and traditions of others. Students seek and evaluate a range of points of view, and they are willing to grow from the experience.

Caring

 

Watch a video / read account. Write a restorative justice letter.

 

Peer-assessed, Independent mini tests to assess progress on each topic,

 

 

Peer support in reviews + reflection

Peer support when evaluating work.

 

 

Peer assessment and guidance

 

 

 

Respect towards each other

Students show empathy, compassion and respect. Students have a commitment to service, and they act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world around them.

Risk-takers

 

 

Acting the play out

 

Independent mini tests to assess progress on each topic

 

Performing

Experimenting with techniques and materials. Making mistakes.

Exploring various shooting and scoring techniques

 

Carry out a role play in the target language with a partner

Writing an essay

 

Making informed decisions

Students approach uncertainty with forethought and determination; they work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas and innovative strategies. Students are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change.

Balanced

 

Hot seating each character

 

 

 

Teaching and learning techniques from each other each other

 

 

Group work tasks

 

 

Respecting the views of others. Listening to peers

Students understand the importance of balancing different aspects of their lives—intellectual, physical, and emotional—to achieve well-being for themselves and others. Students recognise their interdependence with other people and with the world in which they live.

Reflective

 

Directed Individual Reflection Time. End of term assessment and DIRT

 

 

 

Self assessment and reflection of process.

Self, peer and group assessment.

Self-assessment on skills covered

 

Self-assessment

PEE paragraph to make a judgement on which they think is the best person for king.

 

Reflect on their behaviour and the impact on others

Students thoughtfully consider the world and their own ideas and experience. Students work to understand their strengths and weaknesses in order to support theirr learning and personal development.