Business Education

S1 - http://www.businessstudiesonline.co.uk/Break/Cadburys/productiongame.htm

Test you skills and knowledge.

S2 - http://www.businessstudiesonline.co.uk/Break/CafeTycoon/CafeTycoon.htm

Test your skills and knowledge.

S3 Admin & IT - http://www.teach-ict.com/gcse_new/gcse_ict_quizzes.htm

Scroll down and do the section on Spreadsheets.

S3 Business Management  - http://www.businessstudiesonline.co.uk/live/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=58&Itemid=29

Work through the topics.

S4 Business Management - http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zpsvr82

Revise and complete sections on the bitesize website.

S4 Business Admin - http://www.teach-ict.com/gcse_new/gcse_ict_quizzes.htm

Scroll down and complete the section on Legislation.

S5/6

Higher Business Management - http://www.sqa.org.uk/pastpapers/findpastpaper.htm?subject=Business+Management&level=H

 

Scholar Login

Business Management Past Papers

Administration & IT Past Papers

 

Attempt the 2014 past paper.

Higher Admin - http://www.sqa.org.uk/files_ccc/AdministrationandITSQPH.pdf

Attempt the questions.

Computing Science

S1

Using Notepad and HTML develop a web page or site detailing the recent weather disruption.  the Webpage should include background and font colours.  It should have a brief paragraph stating the area you are in and how much snow has fallen.

Pupils should try and capture an image of the snow and include this on the page.

If creating a website, you should include hyperlinks to each of your pages.

S2

Pupils can log into their CS First account and continue to work through any of the projects not yet completed in class.

S3

Computer Games Development

Students can review a game based on any of the Genre's discussed during class lessons.

Students should use the Technologies section in BBC news to investigate any recent Gaming news.  

S4

National 5 students should use the course notes to help them answer various National 5 Computing Science questions.  Both are accessible using the links below.  They can also use any of the SQA papers to assist in their exam revision.

All pupils can access the Edmodo site and login using their details which have been provided in class.  Here we will add specific teacher led tasks and pupils can submit their work and receive timely feedback during any school closure days.  

S5/6

Higher students should select the Higher link to access the SQA's website and complete any of the past/specimen papers they have to offer.  Pupils can check their progress using the marking schemes provided.

All pupils can access the Edmodo site and login using their details which have been provided in class.  Here we will add specific teacher led tasks and pupils can submit their work and receive timely feedback during any school closure days.  

Advanced Higher Students

Students should access Scholar and work on their theory knowledge to prepare for their exams.

Design and Technology

S1 Design Task   – CD storage

Note: This task should take approximately 3 periods. Therefore complete one task for each ‘Snow day’.

Problem situation

Many people have a collection of CDs. These may be music CDs or CDs for storing software etc. If there is no place to store the CDs then they can easily fall over into a disorganized mess!

Brief

Design a device for storing up to 15 CDs. The device must be stable and attractive and arrange the CDs in a way that would make is easy to identify each one. Wood, metal or plastic can be used in the design.

Task 1

Sketch out 2 or 3 ideas for a CD storage device.

Think about how they could be arranged

Explain each idea with short notes.

Task 2

Select your best idea.

Explain why you have chosen it.

Sketch out any improvements.

Draw a 3D rendered view of the final idea (remember to include dark and light shading and a suitable background).

Your final submission should contain 3 pages. 1 page of ideas, 1 page of development/improvements and 1 page with a final idea fully rendered.

 

S2 Design and Technology Activities

Note: This task should take approximately 3 periods. Therefore complete one task for each ‘Snow day’.

FAMOUS DESIGNERS

Select a famous designer/architect from the list below.

Philippe Stark, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Ron Arad, Michael Graves, Ettore Sotsass, Verner Panton,

Arne Jacobsen, Charles Jencks, Frank Lloyd Wright or a Designer/Architect of your own choosing.  

Task 1

Produce an A4 fact sheet on your selected designer that contains the following information.

·        A neat title

·        A picture and description of at least two of their designs

·        An explanation of what you think of their designs

·        Include Photos or sketches

Text can either be typed or handwritten.

Task 2

Produce an A3 poster on your selected designer that advertises an exhibition of their work. Include;

 ·       A snappy exhibition title

·        A picture or pictures which encapsulate the mood of the exhibition

·        Details of dates and location

·        Any other relevant information

Web resources for the S2 Famous Designer poster are shown below.

For Charles Rennie Mackintosh go to http://www.crmsociety.com/ and click on the ‘About Mackintosh’ tab then ‘Glasgow Style’.

For Verner Panton go to http://www.vernerpanton.com/

For Ron Arad go to http://designmuseum.org/design/ron-arad

For Michael Graves go to http://www.michaelgraves.com/ and click onto the Michael Graves Design Group section of the page to see some of his products.

There is also some information on Michael Graves at http://www.alessi.com/en/1/64/michael-graves

For information on Ettore Sottsass and the Memphis design group,

go to http://www.design-technology.info/designers/page13.htm

There is a link on this page to a website with more information on Ettore Sottsass. 

For Arne Jacobsen go to http://www.arne-jacobsen.com/en/arne-jacobsen

Alternatively use any accurate information you can source from reliable websites on these or other Designers.

Image search – “museum exhibition posters” for examples of the form your poster could take.

 

S3 Design and Manufacture

Complete the following tasks:

If you don’t know the answers, try searching on the internet – you will find plenty of references.

Wood tools and processes

1. Sketch the following marking out tools and explain what they are used for.

a) Try square

b) Marking gauge

2. Sketch the following cutting tools and explain what they are used for.

a) Tenon saw

b) Coping saw

3. Sketch a jack plane, name all its parts and explain how and what it is used for.

4. Make up two storyboards to explain how to cut i) a housing joint ii) a mortice and tenon joint.

5. Explain, how to prepare a piece of timber for turning between centers on a lathe.

6. Explain using sketches, the steps in preparing a piece of work prior to varnishing and how to successfully achieve a good finish using varnish.

 

7. Name two alternative wood finishes and describe, how to apply them, and the process of clean-up after use.

 

S4 

N4/5 Design and Manufacture

You should all be working on completion of all aspects of unit work folios and completing all sections possible using manual methods.

Alternative for N5 candidates, work on past papers or other relevant revision materials provided electronically or other hard copy resources.

N4/5 Graphic Communication

You should all be working on completion of all aspects of unit work folios and completing all sections possible using manual methods.

Alternative for N5 candidates, work on past papers or other relevant revision materials provided electronically or other hard copy resources.

 

S5/6

N5/Higher Design and Manufacture

You should all be working on completion of all aspects of unit work folios and completing all sections possible using manual methods.

Alternative all candidates can work on past papers or other relevant revision materials provided electronically or other hard copy resources.

N5/Higher Graphic Communication

You should all be working on completion of all aspects of unit work folios and completing all sections possible using manual methods.

Alternative all candidates can work on past papers or other relevant revision materials provided electronically or other hard copy resources.