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Y7 What’s So Special About Shakespeare – Michael Rosen. The Invisible Hand and Cold Fire – James Hartley Daily Writing Tips. A Shadow Bright and Distant – Jessica Cluess  Clockwork Angel – Cassandra Clarke Enchanted Air: Two Culture, Two Wings – Margarita Engle. Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience –  Patrice Vecchione
Y8 Goodnight Mr Tom – Michelle Mogorian. Private Peaceful – Michael Morpurgo. National Archives of War Letters Divergent Series by Veronica Roth. King of Shadows – Susan Cooper.  Shakespeare’s Spy – Gary L. Blackwood. Around the World – Matt Phelan. You Can Never Find a Rickshaw when it Monsoons – Mo Willems. The Not-For-Parents Travel Book  – Lonely Planet BBC News Website.
Y9 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini,  Life of Pi Yann Martel Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens, The Picture of Dorian Grey – Oscar Wilde Lailah’s Lunchbox – Reem Faruqi. Watership Down – Richard Adams For Everyone- Jason Reynolds. A Maze Me – Naomi Shihab Nye. Poetry Speaks Who I Am – Elise Paschen and Dominique Raccah
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Maths

Y7 Train Your Brain to be a Maths Genius Einstein the girl who hated maths
Y8 The number devil 50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know by Tony Crilly Mathematicians Are People, Too: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians, Volume 1
Y9 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Easy as Pi Mathematicians Are People, Too: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians, Volume 2 Why Pi?
Y10 Alex’s Adventures in Numberland What’s your angle Pythagoras? The Monty Hall Problem: Beyond Closed Doors by Rob Deaves The Math Book by Clifford A Pickover
Y11 REVISE Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics Higher Revision Guide (REVISE Edexcel GCSE Maths 2015)
REVISE Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics Foundation Revision Guide (REVISE Edexcel GCSE Maths 2015)
The Language of Mathematics by Keith Devlin Euclid’s Window: The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace by Leonard Mlodinow Closing the Gap: The Quest to Understand Prime Numbers by Vicky Neale The Code Book by Simon Singh

Science

Y7 Human Body: A Childs Encyclopedia
ISBN: 9780241323069
Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvelous Experiments
ISBN: 9780141375946
How Science Works: The Facts Visually Explained
ISBN-10: 0241287278
The Ecology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
ISBN-10: 0241350387
Sciance Lab
ISBN: 9780241343494
How Food Works: The Facts Visually Explained
ISBN-10: 0241289394
Y8 Space Visual Encyclopedia
ISBN: 9780241228432
The Science Book
ISBN: 9781409350156
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers who Changed the World Plants: Science in Infographics
ISBN-10: 1526303884
Knowledge Encyclopedia Human Body
ISBN-10: 9780241286852
The Human Genome: DK Essential Science
ISBN-10: 0789484153
Y9 Elements: A Visual Exploration
ISBN-10: 1579128955
Save the World: There is No Planet B: Things You Can Do Right Now to Save Our Planet
ISBN-10: 1787830349
Molecules: The Elements and Architecture of Everything
ISBN-10: 1579129714
No one is too small to make a difference: Greta Thunberg
ISBN-10: 0141991747
Y10 Suggested Revision Guides:
CGP Grade 1-9 Combined Science (AQA)
CGP Grade 1-9 Biology (AQA)
CGP Grade 1-9 Chemistry (AQA)
CGP Grade 1-9 Physics (AQA)
The Atom: The Building Block of Everything
ISBN-10: 1782405569
The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology
ISBN-10: 1593272022
Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Terms
ISBN-10: 9781473620919
Y11 Suggested Revision Guides:
CGP Grade 1-9 Combined Science (AQA)
CGP Grade 1-9 Biology (AQA)
CGP Grade 1-9 Chemistry (AQA)
CGP Grade 1-9 Physics (AQA)
Bad Science by Ben Goldacre Evolution: The Human Story
ISBN-10: 0756686733
Aliens: Science Asks: Is There Anyone Out There?: Science from the Other Side
ISBN-10: 9781781256817

Humanities

Y7 Horrible Histories- Rotten Romans. Roman Britain- Usbourne books. A Short History of England- Simon Jenkins chapter 1 &2. Horrible Histories- Smashing Saxons A Short History of England- Simon Jenkins chapter 3& 4. Horrible Histories Viscious Vikings A Short History of England- Simon Jenkins chapter 6. Horrible Histories Measly Middle Ages A Short History of England- Simon Jenkins chapter 7. Horrible Histories Measly Middle Ages A Short History of England- Simon Jenkins chapter 12 &13. Horrible Histories Terrible Tudors
Y8 A Short History of England- Simon Jenkins chapter 14& 15. Horrible Histories Terrible Tudors A Short History of England- Simon Jenkins chapter 17 & 18. Horrible Histories Slimy Stuarts A Short History of England- Simon Jenkins chapter 24 & 30. Horrible Histories Vile Victorians. A Short History of England- Simon Jenkins chapter 27. Horrible Histories Frightful First World War. World War I trench diaries and letters from the trenches. Horrible Histories Frightful First World War A Short History of England- Simon Jenkins chapter 29. Horrible Histories Woeful Second World War.
Y9 USA conflict at home and abroad Hodder textbook Civil Rights section. US conflict at home and abroad Pearson revision guide Civil Rights section. USA conflict at home and abroad Hodder textbook Civil Rights section. US conflict at home and abroad Pearson revision guide Civil Rights section. USA conflict at home and abroad Hodder textbook Civil Rights section. US conflict at home and abroad Pearson revision guide Civil Rights section. Superpower relations Hodder textbook. Superpower relations Pearson revision guide. Superpower relations Hodder textbook. Superpower relations Pearson revision guide. USA conflict at home and abroad Hodder textbook- Vietnam section. USA conflict at Home and Abroad Pearson revision guide Vietnam section.
Y10 USA conflict at home and abroad Hodder textbook Civil Rights section. US conflict at home and abroad Pearson revision guide Civil Rights section. USA conflict at home and abroad Hodder textbook Civil Rights section. US conflict at home and abroad Pearson revision guide Civil Rights section. Superpower relations Hodder textbook. Superpower relations Pearson revision guide. Superpower relations Hodder textbook. Superpower relations Pearson revision guide. USA conflict at home and abroad Hodder textbook- Vietnam section. USA conflict at Home and Abroad Pearson revision guide Vietnam section. USA conflict at home and abroad Hodder textbook- Vietnam section. USA conflict at Home and Abroad Pearson revision guide Vietnam section.
Y11 Crime and Punishment through time Hodder textbook. Crime and Punishment through time Pearson revision guide. Crime and Punishment through time Hodder textbook. Crime and Punishment through time Pearson revision guide. Crime and Punishment through time Hodder textbook. Crime and Punishment through time Pearson revision guide. Anglo Saxon and Norman England Hodder textbook. Anglo Saxon and Norman England Pearson revision guide Anglo Saxon and Norman England Hodder textbook. Anglo Saxon and Norman England Pearson revision guide
Pearson revision guides for all 4 units.

MFL

Y7 La Belle et la Bete
Gabrielle de Villenueve
Y8 Nicholas and The Gang (English)
Rene Goscinny
Petit Nicholas (French)
Rene Goscinny
Y9 Chocolat
Joanne Harris
The Return
Victoria Hislop
An A-Z of Spanish Culture
Pilar Orti
Le Petit Prince / The Little Prince
Antoine de Sainte-Exupéry
French and/or English version
Asterix
Y10 French short stories for beginners
https://www.amazon.co.uk/French-Stories-Beginners-Improve-listening-ebook/dp/B01MRQYEOV/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=french+short+stories&qid=1558521463&s=gateway&sr=8-2
Les aventures de TinTin A brief History of France
Cecile Jenkins
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ICT/Media

Y7 Introduction to Google Apps https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/topics/googleapps/ Kodu Game Lab https://worlds.kodugamelab.com/search?query=Tutorial Scratch Programming Tutorials https://scratch.mit.edu/help/videos/
Y8 3D Modelling with Sketch Up https://mastersketchup.com/sketchup-tutorials/#Sketchuptutorials KS3 Python Programming
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My Revision Notes: OCR Cambridge Nationals in Creative iMedia L 1 / 2: Pre-production skills and Creating digital graphics by Kevin Wells (Author) Cambridge National Level 1/2 Creative iMedia by Kevin Wells (Author), Victoria Allen (Author), Sarah McAtominey (Author), Tony Stephens (Author)
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Computer Science

Y9 CGP – GCSE Computer Science OCR Revision Guide – for the Grade 9-1 Course GCSE Computer Science for OCR Student Book Head First Python: A Brain-Friendly Guide, by Paul Barry Python Crash Course: A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Programming, by Eric Matthes
Y10 CGP – GCSE Computer Science OCR Revision Guide – for the Grade 9-1 Course GCSE Computer Science for OCR Student Book Head First Python: A Brain-Friendly Guide, by Paul Barry Python Crash Course: A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Programming, by Eric Matthes
Y11 CGP – GCSE Computer Science OCR Revision Guide – for the Grade 9-1 Course GCSE Computer Science for OCR Student Book
Reminder: Y6 Transition Evening for prospective students - Wednesday 18th September 5pm & 6pm