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Virtual Taster Day Hub

Wednesday 1st July 2020


Live Sessions

These live sessions are all taking place on Wednesday 1st July. 
Because they are live, you will need to tap/click the link to join the session before it is scheduled to start.

Feel free to ask questions during the session, but please don't share your full name in the chat.

You can find the times and details of each session in the boxes below - tap/click the subject names below
to take you directly to the subject's box.

A-Levels
Art 
Building Services (Plumbing, Engineering, Mechanics, Electrical Installation)

Care & Early Years (Health & Social Care, Child Care, Criminology)
Hair, Beauty & Make-Up
Maths 
Media, Business & ICT
Science
Sports & Public Services 


Pre-Recorded Sessions

These sessions have been pre-recorded so you can jump right in and access them now!
Construction Trades
Catering
Inclusive Learning


If you have any questions that couldn't be answered at the taster session please drop us an email here; it may take us a while to answer your email if we are super busy but don't worry we will get to everybody!

Frequently Asked Questions - Check the FAQ to see if your question has already been asked and answered.
Get In Touch - Couldn't find your answer in the FAQ? Send us an email.

Just tap or click the picture below to open up taster information. 

A-Levels
 

A-Level Overview Video

 

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 Live Session Schedule


A-Level Sociology, Politics, History, Psychology, EPQ and English

A-Level Humanities & English - Taster Day Q&A

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link
1.30pm-2.15pm -    Live Session Link

A-Level Art & Design

Take the opportunity to speak to our spectacular Art Team about future study and career prospects, and share your work.

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link
1.25pm-2.20pm -    Live Session Link

A-level Maths

Love by Numbers: Maximise success on dating websites (with maths!)  

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link
2.15pm-3.00pm -    Live Session Link

A-level Maths

Wingman: Learn Why WWII Planes Were Shot in The Wings (with maths!) 

11:45am-12:30pm -    Live Session Link
1:30pm-2:15pm -    Live Session Link

A-Level Science

The sessions below are all Q&A-based sessions to enable you to ask any questions you may have about your chosen course.
They are all the same session so you will only need to choose one at a time that is most convenient for you.

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link

11:45am-12:30pm -    Live Session Link

1pm-1:45pm -     Live Session Link
 
1:45pm-2:30pm -    Live Session Link

Resources

Please check the attachment section at the bottom of the page to download resources for each of the subjects below:

Biology
English Language & Literature

EPQ 
History
Maths

Psychology
Politics
Sociology

 

ARt & Photography
 

 

Hello and welcome to the Art department!

We want to give you a warm welcome from the whole department: Derval, Joe, Jonny, Kay, Paul and Roger. It’s unfortunate you are not with us in college today, but we are hoping that our video clips give you a little sense of the department and what we are about and get you excited for September. The Instagram page we have set up will give you an opportunity to both showcase your own work as well to be able to view your fellow students' work.

These are our taster day activities:

Activity 1: Please start by viewing our departmental video giving you an introduction to the department.

 

 

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Activity 2: Back To Your Future Selves

The art department will explain how your career pathway and interests inform how your course will look and feel.

Please ‘drop in’ to one of our two webinars, here teachers will be on hand to answer any questions you have about next year. Once you have joined the webinar there is an option to chat and ask questions via text at the top.

Live Session Schedule

Take the opportunity to speak to our spectacular Art Team about future study and career prospects, and share your work.

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link
1.25pm-2.20pm -    Live Session Link

Activity 3:

Students to submit 3 examples of work and a piece of writing (could be annotation for your artworks or writing from a different subject.)

For this you have 2 options, you can submit previous work OR you can create new pieces based on the theme of ‘lockdown’ (your personal experiences of the last 3 months in isolation) these can be in any medium! (drawing, painting, photography, graphics, sculpture, collage etc!)

Please submit your work to your tutor for next year. Addresses below:

Entry Level 3 art: kay.woolner@shc.ac.uk

Level 1 art: joe.ludkin@shc.ac.uk

Level 2 art OR photography: jonathan.mainley@shc.ac.uk

Level 3 art OR photography: derval.fitzgerald@shc.ac.uk

Level 3 graphics: jonathan.mainley@shc.ac.uk

LASTLY!

We’d love you to submit via DM your favourite piece to our Shooters Hill Instagram page. @shootershillart where we will be showcasing students work over the coming days. So please look on there to see yours and your peers’ art.

We look forward to seeing you in September!


You can check out some of the amazing work our students have created here - Students Artwork

 

Building Services (Plumbing, Engineering, Mechanics, Electrical Installation)
 

Our staff and students got together to make this video, we hope you like it.

 

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Live Session Schedule

The sessions below are all Q&A-based sessions to enable you to ask any questions you may have about your chosen course.
They are all the same session so you will only need to choose one at a time that is most convenient for you.

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link

11:45am-12:30pm -    Live Session Link

1pm-1:45pm -     Live Session Link
 
1:45pm-2:30pm -    Live Session Link
 

Resources

Plumbing - Please check the attachment section and download the activity and guidance notes.
Mechanics - Please check the attachment section and download the activity and guidance notes.
Electrical Installation - Please check the attachment section and download the activity and guidance notes.

 

Care & Early Years (Health & Social Care, Child Care, Criminology)
 

 

Live Session Schedule

Criminal Minds:
Containing elements of Public Services, Criminology and Media, learn about recognising criminals, crime scene preservation, and representations of violence in the Media.

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link
1:30pm-2:15pm -    Live Session Link

Clap for Our NHS Heroes – A True Celebration or A Conspiracy?
Containing elements of Public Services, Criminology and Media, learn about the work our front-liners do, the impact on our Nation and the political conspiracies behind it.

11:45am-12:30pm -     Live Session Link 

Social Distancing Through Social Media:
Containing elements of Public Services, Health & Social Care, Business and Media, Take a look at how care provision is adapting to an online world, and how businesses and public services are exploiting social media.

2:15pm-3pmLive Session Link
 

Link to Kahoot
Teachers will share the code to this game during the live stream.
Link to Word Wall
Teachers will ask you to use this link during the live stream.

 

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Catering & Hospitality 


Couldn't make it in to the Catering tasters or just recently thought of catering as an option? 
Not to worry, we​​​​​ have a quick overview video to tide you over until enrolment.
 

 

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Construction trades 


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We hope you have a really happy and successful time when you join Shooters Hill Sixth Form College in September 2020 for your construction course.

To help you gain an insight into some of the topics that will be covered on your course, please see below.

* Please note - You do not need to send us your answers, but it would be beneficial if you research the questions and the areas covered below

 

Safety signs – what are the 4 main types of signs and what do they mean- why are their shapes and colours different?

Health and Safety –

  • What does PPE stand for and can you think of any examples used for construction activities
  • What is meant by the term ‘Risk Assessment?
  • What are the 5 points on a risk assessment?
  • Why is important to keep your working area clean and tidy when carrying our practical tasks

 

Careers

What do you hope to achieve once you have gained your construction qualifications? 

  • An apprenticeship – have you applied for any?
  • Work for a company
  • To have your own business
  • To go to university to get a degree

Tools

Can you think of the different tools used for:

  • Brickwork
  • Carpentry
  • Painting and decorating
  • Plumbing
  • Electrics

 

Transferable skills –

Having strong Maths and English skills are very important for anyone working in the construction industry – can you think of different examples where you would use:

  • Maths/numeracy
  • English - reading and writing

 

What other skills do you think will be needed to be successful in your chosen career?

 

Stay safe and well – the Construction Trades team look forward to seeing you in September 2020

 


Other Activities

Click the links to download some fun activities we have put together for you, enjoy!

Carpentry & Joinery - Please check the attachment section and download the activity and guidance notes.
Construction Trades Quiz - Please check the attachment section and download the activity.

 

Hair, beauty & Make-Up
 

Live Session Schedule

Smokey Eyes:
Learn how to create some of the most popular eye make-up designs, at home.

11:45am-12:30pm -     Live Session Link

Hair Tutorials:
Quick and Easy Tips To Make Your Hair Look Fab in Five

1:30pm-2:15pm -    Live Session Link


Resources
Hair, Beauty & Make-Up - Please check the attachment section at the bottom of the page.

 

Inclusive learning 

Couldn't make it in to the tasters or just recently thought of IL as an option? 
Not to worry, we​​ have a quick overview video to tide you over until enrolment.

 

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maths
 

Live Session Schedule

Love by Numbers:
Maximise success on dating websites (with maths!)  

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link
2.15pm-3.00pm -    Live Session Link

Wingman:
Learn Why WWII Planes Were Shot in The Wings (with maths!) 

11:45am-12:30pm -    Live Session Link
1:30pm-2:15pm -    Live Session Link

Resources
Maths - Please check the attachment section at the bottom of the page.

 

Media, Business & ICT
 

Live Session Schedule

Criminal Minds:
Containing elements of Public Services, Criminology and Media, learn about recognising criminals, crime scene preservation, and representations of violence in the Media.

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link
1:30pm-2:15pm -    Live Session Link

Clap for Our NHS Heroes – A True Celebration or A Conspiracy?
Containing elements of Public Services, Criminology and Media, learn about the work our front-liners do, the impact on our Nation and the political conspiracies behind it.

11:45am-12:30pm -     Live Session Link 

Social Distancing Through Social Media:
Containing elements of Public Services, Health & Social Care, Business and Media, Take a look at how care provision is adapting to an online world, and how businesses and public services are exploiting social media.

2:15pm-3pmLive Session Link

 

Science
 

Our staff and students got together to make this video, we hope you like it.

 

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Live Session Schedule

The sessions below are all Q&A-based sessions to enable you to ask any questions you may have about your chosen course.
They are all the same session so you will only need to choose one at a time that is most convenient for you.

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link

11:45am-12:30pm -    Live Session Link

1pm-1:45pm -     Live Session Link
 
1:45pm-2:30pm -    Live Session Link

Resources

Level 2 - Please check the attachment section at the bottom of the page.
Level 3 - Please check the attachment section at the bottom of the page.
A-Level - Please check the attachment section at the bottom of the page.
 

 

Sports & Public Services 

 

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Check out our new fitness suite!

 

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Live Session Schedule
Fitness Fanatics:
Learn How to Develop Your Own Fitness Regime and Maintain It

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link

2.15pm-3.00pm -    Live Session Link


Criminal Minds:
Containing elements of Public Services, Criminology and Media, learn about recognising criminals, crime scene preservation, and representations of violence in the Media.

11am-11:45am -     Live Session Link
1:30pm-2:15pm -    Live Session Link

Clap for Our NHS Heroes – A True Celebration or A Conspiracy?
Containing elements of Public Services, Criminology and Media, learn about the work our front-liners do, the impact on our Nation and the political conspiracies behind it.

11:45am-12:30pm -     Live Session Link 

Social Distancing Through Social Media:
Containing elements of Public Services, Health & Social Care, Business and Media, Take a look at how care provision is adapting to an online world, and how businesses and public services are exploiting social media.

2:15pm-3pmLive Session Link

Resources
Sports & Public Services - Please check the attachment section at the bottom of the page.