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The Basildon Academies

Home Learning

In this section you will find support for students who are working from home. These can be used alongside or to supplement the work packs that have been posted home. 

If you are unsure about elements of student work, please do contact the Remote Learning Team for advice during school hours and we will endeavour to get back to you as quickly as possible.

Any written work can either be completed in the students exercise book or emailed back to the remote leads listed below. The exercise books will be collected upon the students return to school and any emails will be forwarded to the relevant teacher.

Lower Academy

Year 7 – Ms S Forecast:
 sforecast@basildonacademies.org.uk 

Year 8 – Ms V Oddy:
voddy@basildonacademies.org.uk

Year 9 – Mr S Knowles:
sknowles@basildonacademies.org.uk

Upper Academy

Year 10 – Ms N Abraham:
nabraham@basildonacademies.org.uk

Year 11 – Mrs T Smith:
tsmith@basildonacademies.org.uk

Year 12 & 13 – Ms K Charman:
kcharman@basildonacademies.org.uk

If you need to escalate a query at any point or need more general Home Learning advice, please do contact the cross-site lead:

Cross Site Senior Lead – Ms S Rayner:
srayner@basildonacademies.org.uk

 

DODDLE - Years 7-11

GCSEPOD - YEARS 7-11

OPEN LEARN - OPEN UNIVERSITY RESOURCES FOR SIXTH FORM STUDENTS

Seneca - yEARS 9-11 & SIXTH FORM

SIXTH FORM

PiXL

https://students.pixl.org.uk

PiXL School Number: 102950
Password: Indep104

Year 12 & 13 students should access the PiXL Independence booklets. They will find subject-specific booklets to work through independently and help identify their own gaps in knowledge.  Students should use the DTT template to identify gaps and create a plan about where they will find this information from.

These details can also be used for Year 11 students to access Year 11 into 12 progression booklets via the PiXL 6 Gateway folder.


Free revision app that covers every major GCSE and A Level:
http://www.gojimo.com/free-revision-app-exam-revision-help/student-home/

Useful support for extended writing in any subject:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/gothedistance/academicwriting


History Schemes of Work:

Tudors: 
https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/history/AQA-70411C-70421C-SOW.PDF

Germany:  
https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/history/AQA-70412O-70422O-SOW.PDF


A Level Science:

Biology 

https://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/as-and-a-level/biology-7401-7402

https://www.senecalearning.com/blog/a-level-biology-revision/

https://mathsmadeeasy.co.uk/a-level-biology-revision/


Chemistry

https://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/

https://mathsmadeeasy.co.uk/a-level-chemistry-revision/

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/as-and-a-level/chemistry-7404-7405

https://www.senecalearning.com/blog/a-level-biology-revision/


Physics

https://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/

https://mathsmadeeasy.co.uk/a-level-physics-revision/

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/as-and-a-level/physics-7407-7408

https://www.senecalearning.com/blog/a-level-biology-revision/

TWINKL - FREE ONLINE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

A message from Twinkl;

Parents, carers and teachers are looking for ways to ensure the continuity of education during school closures so that no children miss out on valuable learning time.

To support you during this period, Twinkl is offering every parent and carer access to all Twinkl resources with a One Month Ultimate Membership, totally free of charge

Setting this up is really easy to do - go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

It’s easy to arrange access yourself through our website. If you do have any questions please get in touch with our TwinklCares team. As we are supporting people globally please bear in mind that we are receiving a large number of enquiries so please only get in touch if your enquiry is of an urgent nature at twinklcares@twinkl.co.uk

You can also visit our website - www.twinkl.co.uk

AROUND THE WORLD - yEARS 7-9

ENGLISH

Young Writers Competitions
https://www.youngwriters.co.uk/competitions/KS3-4

Year 10 Resources

    Literature Revision
    An Inspector Calls +Poetry Extension Booklet
    Sign of 4 + Macbeth Extended Booklet
    Unseen +Poetry Revision Guide
    Suggested Resources

Key Stage 4 & 5 

The National Theatre will be  uploading a play a week to their website.
www.nationaltheatre.org.uk

April 2: ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ by Richard Bean, starring James Corden. Read review.

April 9: ‘Jane Eyre’, adapted by Sally Cookson. Read review

April 16: ‘Treasure Island’, adapted by Bryony Lavery. Read review.

April 23: ‘Twelfth Night’ by William Shakespeare, starring Tamsin Greig. Read review.

MATHS FOR yEARS 9-11  

Videos and tutorials
If your students get stuck during their practice, then the following might help:

  • Seneca - free online tutorials for age groups. All the maths content is here.
  • Khan Academy - an abundance of videos from the US for all ages groups. All the maths content is here.

SCIENCE

Science Practical Booklet
Practical activities that our students can safely carry out whilst at home.

    Science Practical Booklet - Home Learning

Spot the International Space Station

    Spot the International Space Station

Free Science lessons for all:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqbOeHaAUXw9Il7sBVG3_bw

https://www.stem.org.uk/home-learning

Science and Maths support and resources:
https://www.primrosekitten.com/

Bring Science into your home with The Royal Institution:
https://www.rigb.org/families/experimenta

Summer 2021 Revision

   KS4 GCSE Biology Cell Biology Booklet                                                      
    KS4 GCSE Biology Coordination and control Booklet
    KS4 GCSE Biology Ecosystems Booklet
    KS4 GCSE Biology Health, disease and medicines Booklet
    KS4 GCSE Biology Inheritance, evolution and variation Booklet
    KS4 GCSE Biology Photosynthesis Booklet
     KS4 GCSE Biology Transport systems Booklet
     KS4 GCSE Chemistry Chemical analysis Booklet
     KS4 GCSE Chemistry Chemical and allied industries Booklet
     KS4 GCSE Chemistry Chemical changes  Booklet
     KS4 GCSE Chemistry Earth and atmosphere Booklet
     KS4 GCSE Chemistry Energy changes Booklet
     KS4 GCSE Chemistry Organic chemistry Booklet
      KS4 GCSE Chemistry Rate and extent of chemical change Booklet
      KS4 GCSE Chemistry Structure bonding and the properties of matter Booklet
      KS4 GCSE Chemistry Atomic structure and the periodic table Booklet
      KS4 GCSE Physics  Atomic structure Booklet
      KS4 GCSE Physics Energy Booklet
     KS4 GCSE Physics Forces and Motion Booklet
      KS4 GCSE Physics Forces Booklet
      KS4 GCSE Physics Light and electromagnetic waves Booklet
      KS4 GCSE Physics Particle model of matter Booklet
      KS4 GCSE Physics Waves in matter Booklet
      KS4 GCSE Physics Magnetism and electromagnetism Booklet
      KS4 GCSE Physics Space physics Booklet
     KS4 GCSE Physics Electricity Booklet

February Half Term Support - Past Papers

   Half Term Revision Biology Paper 2 Foundation
   Half Term Revision Biology Paper 2 Higher
   Half Term Revision Chemistry Paper 2 Foundation
  Half Term Revision Chemistry Paper 2 Higher
    Half Term Revision Physics Paper 2 Foundation
   Half Term Revision Physics Paper 2 Higher

ART

CATERING

See what you can cook for your family:
www.jamieoliver.com/features/category/get-kids-cooking

DRAMA

We are delighted to offer the access of Digital Theatre+ to families of our students also. The entire family can have access to watch the world’s finest theatre productions anywhere, anytime.

All you need to do is:

  1. visit the website https://www.digitaltheatreplus.com/education
  2. Sign In: Where it states 'Email' type BUA
    Password is bua123

GCSE Drama Resources Key Stage 4

GCSE Drama - Blood Brothers - Student Booklet

Easter Break Activities

ENRICHMENT

Learn Sign Language
British Sign Language are currently offering their course with certification for a donation of your choice, find out more at https://www.british-sign.co.uk/

Life Skills
Learn vital digital skills for work and life, for free athttps://idea.org.uk/

Online Activities & Quizzes
Fun activities, games and resources to teach children about money:
https://natwest.mymoneysense.com
Home indoor activity ideas to learn new skills, whilst having fun:
https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors/?
Boredom Busters: 110 Fun At-Home Activities for Families & Kids:
https://familyeguide.com/boredom-busters-110-fun-at-home-activities-for-families-kids-2/

A range of subject quizzes at https://www.educationquizzes.com

Resources
Free Science, Business and Geography resources from BP:
https://bpes.bp.com/resources/list/secondary#

The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition
An opportunity for young Commonwealth citizens to share their thoughts, ideas and experiences on key global issues and have their hard work and achievement celebrated internationally.
https://www.thercs.org/the-qcec

Virtual Tours
Visit some of the most amazing museums and galleries in the world at
https://www.familydaystriedandtested.com

Virtually experience Walt Disney World attractions within an interactive 360º video environment:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYyJUEtYv-ZW7BgjhP3UbTg

GEOGRAPHY

HISTORY

LANGUAGES

LITERACY

Listen to a different audio book each day with David Walliams: https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

PE

READING

Audible Stories from Amazon

'Instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help kids continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.'

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

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