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15/11/19

And away they go! Year 11 are safely on route! https://t.co/eVy7JgMQqC

15/11/19

According to children who are bullied are more likely to experience depression and anxiety, health complaints and decreased academic achievement. https://t.co/d8bulWoQZO

15/11/19

Retweeted From Mr Beezy

Today was the finale of one of my mentorship programmes at and I decided to surprise the boys with a guest visit from comedian he spoke to them about what it takes to be successful and how you have to grind for what you want https://t.co/OkETaaB4CL

14/11/19

Retweeted From Mr Beezy

Looking forward to the day ahead, I’ll be finishing my mentorship programme at with a special surprise for the boys I’ve been mentoring, it’s going to be a great day

13/11/19

Retweeted From Meridian High School

Magic Breakfast - free breakfast available to students. Ensuring that no child is too hungry to learn https://t.co/v4gGUAXHaA

12/11/19

PSHE - today Year 10 had a special assembly on radicalisation and extremism . Delivered by https://t.co/l7Rta5Zyys

11/11/19

Today, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, observed the two-minute silence to remember those who have given their lives in service of their country https://t.co/2JuON0RVni

08/11/19

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Wonderful Year 8 parents evening with so many happy parents and carers tonight. So proud of our teachers, making such a positive difference to our students learning.

08/11/19

As part of PSHE this week Years 8 & 9 had the opportunity to watch a fantastic theater performance on the topic of Knife Crime delivered by in collaboration with https://t.co/dlvhDg4FBu

07/11/19

Looking forward to seeing our Year 8 Parents and carers this evening! https://t.co/8bSPQwkE96

06/11/19

4th - 8th November. A safe space for young people to get support develop skills and have fun available https://t.co/eKKtZI5EQH

06/11/19

Retweeted From Centreofchange

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06/11/19

Reminder to all Year 8 parents and carers for tomorrow - see you there! https://t.co/d9AaHZg4eK

05/11/19

Check out "Employment Advice Clinic for Croydon Parents - Broad Green Library" https://t.co/uXViDCxFnH

05/11/19

National Stress Awareness Week this week 4th - 8th November! A range of support and therapies available and https://t.co/CigH3zFZ3S https://t.co/QtBhPFpFSC

04/11/19

Retweeted From Careers within GLF

History Teacher required in Croydon Start date: January Hours/Contract: Full time/permanent Salary: MPR/UPR (Outer London - potential of a small TLR for an experienced teacher to add capacity to the subject leadership) Apply today! https://t.co/eVGUfqs12g https://t.co/xtHeXujfQw

04/11/19

Retweeted From BBC Young Reporter

Want to find out more about opportunities for young people to share stories, report with and attend and events? Register to receive our updates and invitations for your school, college or youth organisation 👉 https://t.co/VQ9r09cq3c https://t.co/A4TbkY2wN7

04/11/19

- Supporting mental health and well being https://t.co/gMQS6p696H

Resistant Materials

What is Resistant Materials for at Meridian High School?

Introduction of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics club has enlightened and broaden the knowledge and understanding of the pupils. It has motivated our girls to be more involved in Design and Making process.

Why does Resistant Materials as a subject matter?

The subject allows pupils to think, design and make creatively. It helps them to understand the materials around them and prepare them for future careers in jobs like: Engineering, Mechanics, Carpenters etc.

What does Resistant Materials help young people to achieve?

As stated by Steve Jobs, "Design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service". This subject gives pupils fantastic opportunity to express themselves through their design and making skills. It builds appreciation for their environment and enhances their imagination.


Topics covered in Year 7:

  • Properties of materials
  • Tools and machines
  • Health and Safety

Topics covered in Year 8:

  • Properties of materials
  • Processes
  • Tools and machines
  • Health and Safety

Topics covered in Year 9:

  • Research
  • Properties of materials
  • Manufacturing
  • Processes
  • Production
  • Tools and machines
  • Health and Safety

Topics covered in Year 10:

  • Client profile and Target Market
  • Product Analysis
  • Research
  • Properties of materials
  • Manufacturing
  • Processes
  • Production
  • Tools and machines
  • Health and Safety

Topics covered in Year 11:

  • Sustainability
  • Client profile and Target Market
  • Product Analysis
  • Research
  • Properties of materials
  • Manufacturing
  • Processes
  • Production
  • Tools and machines
  • Health and Safety

Qualification title:

Technical Award Level 1/2 (Equivalent GCSE Grade)

Additional learning resources:

  • Access to ICT
  • Use of Internet for research
  • Access to textbooks