Curriculum Overview – English

Year Group

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Year 7

  • The Twits
  • Fantastic Mr Fox
  • The Magic Finger
  • Opening to a story
  • Poetry-The Highwayman
  • Play reading-Odysseus and the Enchantress
  • Non -fiction-Media News letters

Year 8

  • Oliver Twist
  • Skellig
  • Mr Stink
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Poetry – Macavity To a Cat
  • Player reading- Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Diary of Anne Frank
  • Newspapers /Media

Year 9

  • Holes
  • War Horse (ASC)
  • Magic Finger (ASC choice depending on group)
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Poetry-The Lady of Shallot
  • Non–fiction- Victorian Workers

Year 10

  • Of Mice and Men
  • Macbeth
  • Functional Skills
  • AQA Unit award
  • Ascentis Functional Skills
  • Blood Brother’s and Stone Cold (staff choice)
  • Original Writing
  • Media Advertising
  • Functional Skills
  • Ascentis Functional Skills

Year 11

  • Boy in the Striped Pyjamas /Michael Morpugo novel/ Hunger Games
  • Functional Skills
  • Ascentis Functional Skills
  • Novel-Stone Cold
  • Functional skills-revision
  • Exams
  • Transition work
  • College visits

Exams:  Yr 11: Functional Skills: Entry 1-3 and/or Level 1