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  • Words of the Week – H

    20th January 2020
    Year 7: Hence- as a consequence; for this reason. "many vehicle journeys (and hence a lot of pollution) would be saved" Year 8: Hypothesis- a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a...More
  • Words of the Week – G

    13th January 2020
    Year 7: generate- produce or create. "changes which are likely to generate controversy" Year 8: guarantee- a formal assurance (typically in writing) that certain conditions will be fulfilled, especially that a product...More
  • Words for the Week – F

    6th January 2020
    Year 7: Function- an activity that is natural to or the purpose of a person or thing. "bridges perform the function of providing access across water" Year 8: Fundamental- a central or primary rule or principle on which...More
  • Words of the Week – E

    17th December 2019
    Year 7: Export- send (goods or services) to another country for sale. "nearly all the bananas produced were exported to Britain" Year 8: Evaluate- form an idea of the amount, number, or value of; assess."the study will...More
  • Words of the Week – D

    13th December 2019
    Year 7: derive- obtain something from (a specified source). "they derived great comfort from this assurance" Year 8: distinct- recognizably different in nature from something else of a similar type. "the patterns of spoken...More