Preparation Work

Art

The Theme for year 12 is' Transformation'.

Definition: 'A marked change in form, nature or appearance appearance.'

Over the summer you should make drawings from direct observation from objects in the natural or man made world or from the human form. Work from life and not from pictures, visit a museum or gallery to add to your ideas and make your collection of drawings interesting.

Your Task: Fill a minimum of 2 double pages [4 sides] in your sketchbook with detailed drawings which show a wide variety of ideas, media and techniques. You could choose from combinations of the following media:

  • Gradations of pencil
  • charcoal
  • pencil and water colour
  • acrylic paint
  • biro and mark making
  • fine liner and wash

Use the following words as starting points for inspiration for your ideas: Deconstruction, erosion, decay, passage of time, ageing, distortion, erosion, embellish, beautify. Don't forget to annotate your drawings briefly to further explain your ideas.

Students will be sent more information in the next 4 weeks and can contact the Art Department for sketchbooks and further information about the holiday task.

Biology

Use the attached Transition Guide to do the following tasks:

  1. Pages 21 - 31 - Read the summary sheets on the key topics and complete the worksheets
  2. Pages 34 - 40 - Read the summary sheets and complete the worksheets
  3. Pages 43 - 50 - Read the summary sheets and complete the worksheets

Business

Read and complete the attached work.

Chemistry

Complete the attached work. Transition Guide also attached.

Economics

Attached is the preparation work for Economics.

French

Attached is a French grammar booklet, along with the summer work.

Geography

Attached is the preparation work for Geography.

History

Attached is some material for History.

Physical Education

Attached is the work and Topic Exploration pack for PE.

Physics

Attached is the transition guide for Physics. Front cover also supplied.

Psychology

Attached is the work for Psychology.

RS - Ethics

Please find out some information on Jeremy Bentham, Immanuel Kant, Joseph Fletcher & Thomas Aquinas.

You need to find out:

  • When did they live?
  • Where were they from?
  • What contribution do you think they made to ethics?

This information needs only to be brief - a few sentences per scholar.

RS - Philosophy & Buddhism

Attached is the work for RS covering Philosophy & Buddhism.