Year 9 and 10 – Writing Homework – Due Monday 20th November


Ensure that you include all of the features of an article and follow the success criteria:

  • Headline
  • Subheadings
  • Formal language
  • Technical accuracy (paragraphs and punctuation)
  • Use of the raise your game facts
  • Use of the high level vocabulary

Year 9, 10 and 11 Writing Homework – Due 6th November



Success Criteria:

Use the Raise your game facts. You could also use the ‘Prison, me – no way!’ talk from a couple of years ago.

Ensure that it is a Speech
• a clear address to an audience• effectively linked sections

• phrases that make it clear that an audience is being addressed

• a clear sign off e.g. ‘Thank you for listening’.

Write to persuade
• formal• the introduction and main body only include your point of view

• evidence / statistics

• present tense

• modal verbs: could / should / would / may

• phrases to add information: also / in addition / furthermore

• causal conjunctions

• the conclusion states your view again and says what should happen now

Remember TECHNICAL Accuracy:

  • Remember to paragraph your work.
  • Use full stops and capital letters.
  • Try to use ambitious vocabulary.

Year 9/10 Reading Task – Half Term – Due Tuesday 31st October

Hopefully you all have bought a copy of the text now.  However if you don’t a link to an online copy is below.


  • Read Stave 3 of A Christmas Carol.
  • You will be tested on your understanding of this after half term.

To help you, here is a link to an online revision guide.


Year 9/10/11 Writing HW – Due 16th October


Success Criteria:

  • A formal letter with all the correct features: Two addresses, correct salutations, date
  • Paragraphs – Remember TiPToP
  • Full Punctuation
  • Accurate spelling
  • Use of the Raise your game facts
  • Use of the 5 words listed:   affection; sanctuary; crusade; explicit; underlying

Mrs Bradbury’s Classes – Spellings 9BY, 10A and 11E

9BY and 10A

Spellings- Learn the spellings below and find out the definition

Due: 9/10/2017

1.  Patriarchy
2. Euphemism
3. Intertextuality
4. Enigmatic
5. Remorse
6. Poignant
7. Microcosm
8. Sombre
9. Turmoil
10. Pathos


Year 11

Spellings- Learn the spellings below and find out the definition

Due: 9/10/2017

1. Depravity

2. Diabolical

3. Tyrant

4. Hierarchy

5.  Savage

6. Jacobean

7.  Regicide

8.  Monarchy

9. Duality

10. Equivocation

AO3 – Reading Homework – year 9 and 10 – Due Monday 9th October

Research interesting facts about how the Victorians celebrated Christmas, using these websites;

Answer these questions, with FULL responses:

1.What food or drink was commonly present during Victorian Christmas celebrations?

2.What did people usually do on Christmas day in the mid to late 19th century?

3.What Victorian traditions still exist in our Christmas celebrations today?

4.What presents were commonly given?