Leeds City Academy


Peak Performance

What is Peak Performance?

Peak Performance is our enrichment learning programme to help develop your knowledge and skills further. 

All students should complete an hour of Peak Performance each day, using the timetable below:

Monday - Developing your experience

Tuesday - Developing your knowledge

Wednesday - Developing your imagination

Thursday - Developing your potential

Friday - Developing your mastery

Monday - Experience

The British Museum - The Museum of the World

Enrichment Task Explanation - Loom Video

Tell us what you learned - Microsoft Form


TED-ED Talks

Enrichment Task Explanation - Loom Video

Tell us what you learned - Microsoft Form


Live Zoo Webcams

Link: https://www.countryliving.com/uk/wildlife/countryside/g31784857/live-animal-webcam-zoo/

Loom: https://www.loom.com/share/248b0b41d9fb493f97653496c88bcb89

Red Zone: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=hVjqNZ9lykuF20pD70bdXJyA9AJAPsJPoC1-mspH7q5UQzNZUkVSRU1JU1lPNVk3R0pKTE9SNDlPRi4u 


NASA Image and Video Library

Link: https://images.nasa.gov/ 

Loom: https://www.loom.com/share/02bce1b9556b420ebd3083653bfc9df4 

Red Zone: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=hVjqNZ9lykuF20pD70bdXJyA9AJAPsJPoC1-mspH7q5UQUM4REpZUkw0U09TSDcyRE9WQVhORTZBOS4u


Chester Zoo virtual visit

Link https://www.chesterzoo.org/virtual-zoo-2/

Loom https://www.loom.com/share/89ded75903fa42d0a7b458addcc85421

Red zone - https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=hVjqNZ9lykuF20pD70bdXJARcgjKLVpPqAuxcekTm21UMzFDN01VSFQ3S042WEFMSFFKU0YzTlBCTS4u


Music Nuggets – knees, clap, click

Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pYF0vqgLfg&feature=youtu.be

Loom: https://www.loom.com/share/2bde021c2770440f8398a2e3f8c65413 

Red zone https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=hVjqNZ9lykuF20pD70bdXJARcgjKLVpPqAuxcekTm21UN043M0syWjI5Uzg0VENZNlJESEpCVDhRRi4u


Natural History Museum

Link https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6w4ihPqk5_LcpNpSpAoEVwsCRdUb9y-z

Loom https://www.loom.com/share/7e8c3a03973d48109f792257aa6f5f60

Red zone - https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=hVjqNZ9lykuF20pD70bdXJARcgjKLVpPqAuxcekTm21UQzhYSjA0RDBYVTlVUE0wWU9MVDZYMDNGUS4u

Tuesday - Knowledge

Was ‘Black Beard’ really real? - Loom Video

Did a 13 year old girl really save France? - Loom Video

Who was Richard the Lionheart? - Loom Video

Was Dracula a real person? - Loom Video

Were the assassins from Assassin’s Creed real? - Loom Video

Wednesday - Imagination



Thursday - Potential

 You can find out everything you need to know about apprenticeship on the Amazing Apprenticeships website: -


 Read and watch videos about the NHS Apprenticeships: -


 Career Ready – Masterclasses and Industry insight

Year 7 – Inspire Masterclass

What motivates you and how does this link to your future career?



Year 7 – Inspire Insight



Year 8 – Aspire Masterclass



Year 8 – Aspire Industry Insight



Year 9 – Explore Masterclass



Year 9 – Explore Industry Insight



Year 10 – The Future Work of Masterclass




 Year 7 Lesson Plan – Research jobs and careers



Year 8 Lesson Plan – Research skills and jobs



Year 9 Lesson Plan – Help with preparing for your future career



Year 10 – Getting ready for your Post 16 choices



Year 11 – Preparing for a Vocational Course



Year 11 – Preparing for A Levels



Barclays Life Skills




Virtual Assemblies / Virtual Tours – Year 10 / Year 11


Elliott Hudson – 6th form

EHC assembly.mp4


Leeds City College



Leeds Sixth Form College



Notre Dame 6th form



UTC Leeds



Roundhay 6th form


Friday - Mastery

Mastery – checklist for students

It is important that you set aside time each week to reflect upon your learning and complete any outstanding work.

Have you:

Missed any live lessons this week? If so, go onto your class Team and watch the recorded video.

Been set any GCSE pods? If so, ensure you have completed these so your teacher can see what you know and what you are struggling with.

Been set any Microsoft Form assignments? If so, ensure you have completed these to the best of your ability so that your teacher can support you with your learning.

Found it difficult to understand your lessons this week? If so, email your class teacher to ask any questions, you can also go onto your class Team and re-watch the lesson.

Completed all work set? If so, use one of the website links provided to develop your mastery further.

  1. Oak National Academy lessons https://www.thenational.academy/
  2. BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
  3. Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/
  4. Twig education https://www.go.twigeducation.com/covid19-global
  5. Teachit https://www.teachitenglish.co.uk/coronavirus/english-resources
  6. Duolingo https://www.duolingo.com/
  7. White Rose maths https://whiterosemaths.com/