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This page is for information and is updated from time to time if new information becomes available - for further updates see Showmyhomework

Student Guidance
In the event of a school closure, please can all students and parents follow the advice and guidance outlined below.

A wide range of resources will be available to students via Showmyhomework in addition to other online platforms and websites. See the AGS Remote Learning Guide for more information.

Students can contact their teachers via Showmyhomework and email. For email addresses please visit Contact Us - Teaching Staff.

Useful links:
Showmyhomework (link to website)
How to access Showmyhomework without a log-on

In addition to completing the work set, please also encourage your child to spend some time every day self-quizzing. Please see the Guide to Self-Quizzing and 5 Habits of an Effective Learner for more information.

The Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award, known as iDEA, is a free international programme that helps you develop and demonstrate your digital, enterprise and employability skills.

Magazines
We have set up an account with Exact Editions which has given us access to quite a few digital magazines until September. The magazines available are: Chemistry World, New Internationalist, Geographical, Prospect, The Biologist, Resurgence & Ecologist, BBC History Magazine, BBC Music Magazine, BBC Science Focus Magazine and The World Today.
Please email agadmin@allertongrange.com for the log in details.

Reading
Students are encouraged, as much as possible, to read for pleasure. In addition to completing the work set here and on Show My Homework, please read everyday, both fact and fiction. This is a great opportunity to do as much reading as possible. The more words we read, the smarter we become!

Year 7 and 8 students have taken extra books from the school library. If any other student would like to do the same before school closes, please email Mr Donlon.

If you are a member of a library in Leeds you can access books, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers online - more information. Kindle also have a number of free classic books available, which can be read through the smartphone app if you don't have a Kindle device. Audible has a a range of free audiobooks available while schools are closed. 

Keeping Active
Joe Wicks, the Body Coach, is running 30 minute PE sessions Monday to Friay at 9 am on his YouTube channel to help to keep children (and their parents/carers) active. This starts on Monday 23 March.

Hand Exercises
A selection of hand exercises have been collated by one of the SEND Teaching Assistants. This is still in draft but is available for information as it may be useful to those currently working at home. Please remember, don't overdo it, if it hurts, don’t do it and ice afterwards if needed.

Lexonik
Lexonik Home Study is a place for parents to access resources, activities, support and advice on how to support children’s learning at home. Video resources are also available on the Lexonik YouTube channel.

Young Money and Young Enterprise resources
Young Enterprise focuses on skills development of young people aged 4 to 24. Access resources for home learning about money and financial matters.

Sixth Form
Year 12 and 13 students need to read the Guidance for Sixth Form Students document. Please check the subject specific information below for each of the subjects that are studying. Information about exams will also be put on the school website as it becomes available.

Subject Specific Information

ART:
Lessons tasks and support will be provided for all students in Art on Show My Homework. Documents will be attached to support students in their learning. Students can message their teachers via Show My Homework, if they require extra guidance.

COMPUTING and IT:
Details of the remote study plan for all year groups can be found in the Computing and IT Remote Study document.

DAHIT:
All DAHIT pupils have been provided with appropriate work packs.

DRAMA:
Details of the remote study plan for all year groups can be found in the Remote Study Drama document.
BBC Scriptwriting competition with the characters in isolation - deadline 12 noon on 30 March 2020.

EAL (English as an Additional Language):
KS3 EAL (Y7-9): Please follow instructions on Showmyhomework.

KS4 EAL (Y10-11): Please follow instructions on Showmyhomework.

ENGLISH:
Details of the remote study plan for all year groups can be found in the English Remote Study document.

GEOGRAPHY:
Details of the remote study plan for all year groups can be found in the Remote Study Geography document.

HAIRDRESSING:
Y10 and Y11 students - All students need to log onto Edmodo as normal and continue with their GCSE coursework. All the resources they require are in the following folder -
Folders/Y10-11 GCSE/ Design Brief for Y10 or Research project for Y11.
Miss Riley will be available as usual, all the time (inc weekends and evenings) via messages on Edmodo if they need assistance.
If students have 'Forgotten' their password or user name for Edmodo, they can send an email to pamriley@allertongrange.com

Y12 and Y13 - Have finished all their coursework apart from exam re-sits which will take place next week. All they have left then will be practical work which needs to take place in the salon.
Please can all students send a copy of their work to themselves via email or Edmodo.

HISTORY:
Details of the remote study plan for all year groups can be found in the History Remote Study document.

The History Department has an exciting opportunity that all students are encouraged to get involved in. The Schools History Project has created an essay writing competition in collaboration with the Peter Frankopan - historian and author of The Silk Roads – A New History of the World. All details have been uploaded onto Showmyhomework.

MATHS:
Details of the remote study plan for all year groups can be found in the Maths Remote Study document.

MFL (French, German and Spanish):
KS3 MFL (Y7-9): Please follow instructions on Showmyhomework. You can also use this time to revise all the pages of the KO that we have covered so far.

KS4 MFL (Y10-11): Please follow instructions on Showmyhomework.
Y11 students can also use this time to make sure you know your conversation questions for your speaking exam and revise the GCSE vocabulary from the AQA booklet, as well as making sure you know your KO.

KS5 MFL (Y12-13): Please follow the instructions on Showmyhomework.

MUSIC:
Details of the remote study plan for all year groups can be found in the Music Remote Study document.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

KS3: If your son/daughter is in KS3 (Years 7-9) then please access their PE research projects and quizzes through Show My Homework.

KS4:
Year 10 BTEC in Sport - To enable you to revise for your forthcoming exam please complete all the revision, classwork and tests set on Show My Homework.
Year 11 Cambridge Nationals Sports Studies: All of your assignment work will be set on Show My Homework, once this is completed you must email your work directly to your teacher for them to mark.
Year 12 Cambridge Technical in Sport & Physical Activity: All of your assignment work will be set on Show My Homework, once this is completed you must email your work directly to your teacher for them to mark.
Year 13 Cambridge Technical in Sport & Physical Activity: All of your assignment work will be set on Show My Homework, once this is completed you must email your work directly to your teacher for them to mark.

RELIGIOUS STUDIES:
Details of the remote study plan for all year groups can be found in the RS Remote Study document.

SCIENCE:
Details of the remote study plan for all year groups can be found in the Science Remote Study document.

SOCIAL SCIENCE:
All social science students are to log on to MICROSOFT TEAMS and follow instructions on their team site.
This includes ALL students of Business, Criminology, Economics, EPQ, Health & Social Care, Law, Psychology and Sociology.

TECHNOLOGY:
Lessons tasks and support will be provided for all students in Technology on Show My Homework. Documents will be attached to support students in their learning. Students can message their teachers via Show My Homework, if they require extra guidance.

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