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Glossary of subjects that you will hear in secondary school

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This vocabulary sheet can tell you the words for lessons at school. We have included some suggested colours if you are planning to colour-code your timetable.

Brackets containing a painters easel, paints and paintbrush Art
      
A lesson where you paint, draw and create different artwork.
Brackets containing a magnifying glass, a flower and a cat Biology
      
A lesson where you learn about the things that live on earth including animals and plants.
Brackets containing a magnifying glass, bunsen burner and test tube Chemistry
      
A lesson where you learn about different chemicals and their properties.
Brackets containing a desktop computer keyboard and mouse Computing
      
A lesson where you work on computers.
Brackets containing a hammer and a saw Design and Technology (DT)
      
A lesson where you design and make things out of wood, metal and plastic.
Brackets containing two face masks, one happy and one sad Drama
      
A lesson where you can pretend to be different people and read plays. The lesson may include acting, singing and dancing.
Brackets containing the letters A B C English
      
A lesson where you learn about the English Language. You will read different books and poems and write your own stories.
Brackets containing a carrot, a cupcake and a saucepan Food Technology
      
A lesson where you learn about different foods and food hygiene. You will practice cooking different things.
Brackets containing a speech bubble and a french flag French
      
A lesson where you learn to read, write and speak the French language.
Brackets containing a globe of the world Geography
      
A lesson where you learn about the world and how people live in it.
Brackets containing a speech bubble and a German flag German
      
A lesson where you learn to read, write and speak the German language.
Brackets containing a crown, a castle and a longboat History
      
A lesson where you learn about the past and things that have already happened, for example, World War 1.
Brackets containing a ruler, simple shapes and a mathematics sum Maths
      
A lesson where you learn about shapes, work with numbers and use calculators.
A speech bubble with flags from different countries inside Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)
      
A way to talk about the different language learnt in school such as French, German, Spanish (see above).

 

Brackets containing music notes Music
      
A lesson where you learn about music. You might play different musical instruments.
Brackets containing a ball, a skipping rope and gym pumps P.E. or Games
      
A lesson where you play different sports, for example, netball, running, football.
Brackets containing a magnifying glass, lightning bolt and person pushing block Physics
      
A lesson where you learn about things like electricity and different types of energy.
Brackets containing the earth and a person pointing to themself PSHE, Citizenship and Life Skills
      
A lesson where you talk about health, news and your community.
A person filling in a numbered list Registration
      
This happens every day. Your teacher will check that you are at school.

 

Brackets containing symbols from different religions Religious Education (RE)
      
A lesson where you learn about different religions. Sometimes known as Religious Studies or RS.
Brackets containing a lightning bolt, magnifying glass and test tube Science
      
A lesson where you learn things about biology, chemistry and physics (see above).
Brackets containing a speech bubble and a Spanish flag Spanish
      
A lesson where you learn to read, write and speak the Spanish language.
Brackets containing a hand sewing thread into fabric Textiles
      
A lesson where you learn how to sew, design and make things from material.
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Please note: this is a generic information sheet relating to care at Sheffield Children’s NHS FT. These details may not reflect treatment at other hospitals. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professionals’ instructions. If this resource relates to medicines, please read it alongside the medicine manufacturer’s patient information leaflet. If this information has been translated into another language from English, efforts have been made to maintain accuracy, but there may still be some translation errors. If you are unsure about any of the guidance in this resource or have specific questions about how it relates to your child, always ask your healthcare professional for further advice.

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