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The Marlborough Science Academy

Year 7

Here are some extension tasks which you may enjoy.

PDF versions of each item are available to download at the bottom of the page.

Natural history museum colouring pages 

classics - a greek odyssey with bettany hughes 

If you are interested in Greek Mythology you may enjoy this programme.

Follow the link to watch A Greek Odyssey with Bettany Hughes

There are 6 episodes to watch

blue planet

What are the consequences of global warming, the changing of the world we live in and the choices we make?


1.Write a paragraph on how we should help our environment.

Related subject areas are Geography and Science


2.Join BBC iplayer for free. Test your knowledge on the Planet Earth II by taking the quiz.

Reduce, reuse, recycle 

sustainability and recycling 

Exploring fiction - Respect! by michaela morgan 

Respect! by Michaela Morgan

 Click here to read the opening chapter of Respect!

Set around World War 1, this book is based on the true story of Walter Tull, a professional footballer and the first Black officer to lead white British soldiers into battle.

Once you have read the chapter you can do the following:


1. Walter’s father was born in Barbados. Can you find out 3 facts about Barbados?

2. How do you think it felt for Walter and Edward to be the only Black children in the home?

3. Life was very different in Victorian London than it is today. Click here to visit the Museum of London website and take a virtual tour of Victorian London and complete the challenges if you can.

4. If you would like to borrow the book from the LRC please let us know.