Independent learning is the ability to self-motivate and self-manage one’s own learning. This requires a learner to understand the goal and then plan and complete a series of actions to successfully achieve it, ideally with little or no supervision.

Our aim is to develop our students to be independent learners so that they are skilled and equipped for their future learning, career and life challenges.

A successful independent learner can

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To develop these skills, we will

  • Raise awareness and highlight the importance of these skills across school
  • Support these skills through the pastoral and additional support teams
  • Develop a suite of KS3 Subject based Independent Learning Tasks
  • Provide clear, advance information regarding expectations and deadlines relating to “key pieces of work that students are required to complete as part of their courses in KS4 or KS5
  • Feedback and report on these skills to students and their parents


Y7 Independent Learning Tasks 2023-24


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Half term 1 Half term 2 Half term 3 Half term 4 Half term 5 Half term 6
Applied Learning
Art Art_ILT_1.pdf
Computing Computing_ILT_1.pdf
Core Skills Core_Skills_ILT_1.pdf
Design Technology Complete one task:
D&T_ILT_Food.pdf, or
D&T_ILT_Product_design.pdf, or
D&T_ILT_Textiles.pdf
Complete one task:
D&T_ILT_Product_design.pdf, or
D&T_ILT_Textiles.pdf, or
D&T_ILT_Food.pdf
Complete one task:
D&T_ILT_Textiles.pdf, or
D&T_ILT_Food.pdf, or
D&T_ILT_Product_design.pdf
Drama Drama_ILT_1.pdf
English English_ILT_1.pdf English_ILT_2_Private Peaceful.pdf English_ILT_3_sportsperson.pdf
French
Geography
History History_ILT_1_Timeline.pdf History_ILT_2_Domesday.pdf
History_ILT_4_Becket.pdf History_ILT_5_Black_Death.pdf
Mathematics Maths_ILT_01.pdf
Maths_ILT_02.pdf
Maths_ILT_03.pdf
Maths_ILT_04.pdf
Maths_ILT_05.pdf
Maths_ILT_06.pdf
Maths_ILT_07.pdf
Maths_ILT_08.pdf
Maths_ILT_09.pdf
Maths_ILT_10.pdf
Maths_ILT_11.pdf
Maths_ILT_12.pdf
Music
Pe
Re Re_ILT_1.pdf
Science Science_ILT_1_Cells.pdf Science_ILT_2_Fascinating_elements.pdf Science_ILT_3_Star_lifecycle.pdf
Spanish


Results of Independent review - carried out November 2023

ILT_review.pdf