English

This is a key element of the curriculum which develops learners’ skills in reading, and in writing, speaking and listening for different audiences and purposes. Time is set aside for focused work on literacy.

 

Programme of Study

English – Key Stage 3 Programme of Study

Year 7

  • Autumn Term – Fiction and Non Fictional Writing of 20th and 21st Century texts
  • Spring Term – Fictional Short Stories 20th and 21st Century genres (Shakespeare study – Macbeth)
  • Summer Term – Creative Writing – War Poetry Comparison – Wilfred Owen study

 

English  – Key Stage 4 Programme of Study

Year 9

  • Autumn Term – Fictional Writing – Writing Workshop – Literature – Dickens – A Christmas Carol
  • Spring Term – Accounts of Danger Language – 19th Century Fiction – AQA Language Paper 1
  • Summer Term – Literature – Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet – Inspector Calls

 

Year 10

  • Autumn Term – Elevate Language Paper 2 Reading and Writing – Elevate Language Paper 1 – Reading and Writing
  • Spring Term – Elevate Language Paper 2 – Reading and Writing – Elevate Language Paper 1 – Reading and Writing
  • Summer Term – Language Revision – Conflict Literature – Seen and Unseen Poetry

 

Year 11

  • Autumn Term – Non Fiction Reading Comparison and Language – Non Fiction Writing – Fictional Reading 20th and 21st Century Text
  • Spring Term – Revision – Timed Essays – Romeo and Juliet – Jekyll and Hyde – Inspector Calls/Poetry
  • Summer Term –  Revision

 

English  – Key Stage 5 Programme of Study

Year 12

  • Autumn Term – Teacher 1 Poems of the Decade – Teacher 2 Dr Faustus Hard Times
  • Spring Term –  Teacher 1 The Colour Purple – Teacher 2 Hard Times
  • Summer Term – Revision – Coursework – Handmaid’s Tale – Coursework – Variety of texts

 

Year 13

  • Autumn Term – Teacher 1 Shakespeare and Tragedy / Poetry Movement – Teacher 2 Coursework / Dr Faustus Revision
  • Spring Term – Teacher 1 Poetry Movement – Teacher 2 Poems of the Decade / Unseen
  • Summer Term – Teacher 1 Revision – Teacher 2 Prose Revision

 

Further information about the programme of study for English can be obtained from the Faculty Leader, Mrs. L. Redfern.

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