DIVERSITY WEEK FEBRUARY 2015 Monday Assembly Morning Lunch Wheelchair basketball – KS3 Tuesday LS – Diversity Focus Belief Carousel (Year 8) (Periods 1-4) Wednesday What you say makes a difference!!! Periods 1 and 2 Year 7 – SMa/LRa lead; PSHE follow up activities (Hall) Thursday US – Diversity Focus Workshop – ISLAM : what does it mean to be a Muslim in Suffolk today? Are all Muslims terrorists? Yr 10 (Hall) Year 10 Health and Social Care students serving lunch at Coopersfield Community housing 12pm Year 11 Health and Social Care students supporting at Fit Club at Dove Cottage at 2pm ASDAN Community Lunch for elderly (Dining Hall) Resources Centre – DVD – Hunchback of Notre Dame Resources Centre – DVD – Hunchback of Notre Dame Dining Hall– Asia and Pacific Ocean Dining Hall – British food Basketball Club – Wheelchair Basketball Travellers – Exploding the Myths – Debating Club – Mark Bennett Workshop : Amy drop in – ASD 1.45 – 3.45 (Boulter Room) Workshop : Ancient History – Examples of good Diversity – Charlotte Mortimer (Drop In – Resources Centre ) Dining Hall – Indian theme Afternoon Wheelchair basketball – Yr 7 Traveller awareness raising Year 9 (Periods 5 and 6) What you say makes a difference!!! Periods 5 and 6 Year 8 – Sma/LRa lead; PSHE follow up activities (Hall/Boulter) Evening Staff Training – Traveller Awareness through the Curriculum – Mark Bennett Friday Whole school quiz Damian – Disability Awareness session – Y11; Y9 (Periods 2 and 3) (Boulter Room) Workshop: Gender in Disney – Charlotte Mortimer (Drop In - ?) DIVERSITY WEEK – FACULTY/SUBJECT FOCI Subject Year Group Year 7 Art and Design Technology Year 10 Year 7 and 8 Year 9 Drama Year 10 and 11 Description of Activity/Foci GENDER: Art – Sexism. Why female artists are so rarely mentioned in art history. GENERAL DIVERSITY: DT using polymorph to make products for different people. RM – Building structures from recycled materials. AGE DIVERSITY : Textiles – Designing for elderly and disabled GENERAL DIVERSITY: Variety of scripts and forms of stimuli used reflect our multi-cultural society. GENERAL DIVERSITY: Challenging stereotypes through drama (particularly those based on age, gender and religion) GENDER: exploring play texts that tackle issues of feminism and women’s role in society and the theatre (e.g. ‘Top Girls’, ‘Playhouse Creatures’) English Year 7 CULTURAL DIVERSITY : Accent/Dialect & Black British Poetry French Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Children of the world – describing the family in different cultures. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Learning about French speaking countries. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: To complete a case study on French speaking families in Burkino Faso Geography Health and Social Care Year 7 Year 8 Years 9; 11 CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Working on settlement and the way societies have developed through migration. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Working on the impact of deforestation on different indigenous peoples. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Working on Globalisation. Years 10 and 11 AGE: Selected Year 10 and 11 students involved in the Debenham Project eg Year 10 supporting with the serving of the Coopersfield Lunch on Tuesday and Year 11 supporting with the Fit Club on Wednesday Year 8 CULTURAL DIVERSITY: To investigate the Aztecs and Empire. Outside the Diversity Week, the History Curriculum includes many areas re diversity , including the Islamic World and the crusades in Year 7; the changes in France during the French Revolution in Year 8; gender issues re women getting the vote in Year 9 and the black peoples of America in Year 9. Year 8 GENERAL DIVERSITY: Students will be working on a video advert for a sports shop. For their advert, they need to think about diversity and they need to incorporate elements suitable for our diverse community. These will include images, video, story, music, text and effects. Year 10 DISABILITY DIVERSITY: Students will be learning about the different learning devices and software to support disabilities. This will include the use of specialist input devices such as Braille keyboards, microphones, touch-sensitive data entry devices etc. There will also be discussions about software used to support people with learning disabilities. History ICT Years 7 and 8 Maths Years 10 and 11 GENERAL DIVERSITY: Q3 on the Media exam is about representation. We are focused on analysing how different groups of people are represented. At the moment both Year 10 & 11 are exploring the representation of status & class with practical photography work. In diversity week we will deconstruct the representation of social groupings in several film examples & consider positive discrimination. Years 7-9 ATTITUDES TO DISABILITY: Consideration as a Starter of role models who are excellent musicians with disabilities, such as Evelyn Glennie, a deaf percussionist. Media Studies GCSE Music GENERAL DIVERSITY: To investigate whether the 'ideal human proportions' described by Vitruvius around 30BC, and drawn in the famous picture of the 'Viruvian Man' by Leonardo DaVinci in 1487, are still relevant today. Pupils will use scatter graphs and statistical measures to investigate the arm span and height of individuals and compare them to proportions in the painting. PSHE RS Science Years 7 and 8 GENERAL DIVERSITY: Bespoke lesson on “What you say makes a difference!” to challenge prejudice and discrimination in language. Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY: Just completed a unit of Hinduism RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY: Just completed a unit of the importance of pilgrimage in different faiths . RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY: Working on a unit looking at the diverse beliefs of different world faiths on life after death. Year 8 GENERAL DIVERSITY: All classes will be set a Homework Challenge to present independent research on a key scientist who has to overcome or deal with prejudice and discrimination.
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