Year 11

Year 11 - Function and Specialisation

The students in Year 11 have been investigating the development of cities and the impact that growth has had on the area. The group was divided into small teams to develop a case study of a city of their choice. They were asked to investigate why the city has grown and the impact that has had on the city. The students then developed a Google Slide presentation to share their findings with the group.

Year 11 - Investigating Disparities

Year 11 students have been investigating the idea of disparities and what the causes of them can possibly be. The group researched the city of New York to locate two areas that demonstrate the economic disparities well. They then explored a range of data and images to help them to come to a conclusion of why New York showed disparities. After the initial research the students wrote an extended piece of writing to discuss their findings.




Year 11 - Civil Rights Leadership Conference

Students in 11i took part in a "Civil Rights Leadership Conference" in which each person represented an individual that was important to a civil rights movement in the past. These placards represent a few of the leaders that were chosen and the short biography that was presented at the beginning of the conference. Students then engaged in a discussion which covered the advantages and disadvantages of various strategies when fighting to make a change in society. They discussed the roles of passive resistance, violent opposition, legal changes, and social media in relation to different movements. It was a great conference and all the students exhibited respectful behavior and an interest in promoting a more peaceful future

Year 11 - Function and Specialisation

The Year 11s have been focusing on the function and specialisation a specific city of their choice. They were asked to explore the development of the city and suggest what issues have been caused by the change. The group also looked at the environmental sustainability of the city as a base for the next assignment which focuses on positive change in urban environments. Examples of the presentations along with images are below.

Year 11 - Objectif du Développement Durable

Les élèves de classe 11 ont créé des présentations sur un Objectif du Développement Durable de leur choix . Ces objectifs, créés par le PNUD, "sont un appel mondial à agir pour éradiquer la pauvreté, protéger la Planète et faire en sorte que tous les êtres humains vivent dans la paix et la prospérité." Ce travail a été réalisé dans le cadre de l'unité sur les inégalités présentes dans le monde. Le but étant de mettre en valeur les nombreuses initiatives en place dans le monde afin de le rendre plus égalitaire.

Year 11 - Disparities

Year 11 have been investigating at why disparities occur within New York. They initially looked at migration and the growth of cities and how this can cause division, but they also explored historical changes and prejudices. They have been using a variety of data and images to come to conclusions. The final outcome was an essay to explain the interconnected reasons for disparities within New York, examples of these reports are below.