Curriculum Overview

Subject Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11

English

• 19th Century Short Story
• Filial Relationship Poetry
• 20th Century Novel
• Revision
• Shakespeare
• 19th Century Short Story
• 20th Century Novel
• Romanticism Poetry
• Revision
• Shakespeare
• Power and Conflict Poetry
• Power and Conflict Poetry
• 20th Century Drama
• 20th Century Drama
• Revision
• Spoken Language
• 19th Century Novel
• Non-Fiction Study
• Power and Conflict Poetry
• 20th Century Drama
• Shakespeare
• Non-Fiction study
• Literature Revision
• Language Revision

Maths

• Place value and decimals.
• Mental and written methods.
• Introduction to Algebra.
• Fractions and Percentages.
• Sequences.
• Triangles and parallel lines.
• Units and measurement.
• Transformation of shapes.
• Ratio and proportion.
• Representing data.
• Constructions.
• Probability.
• Sequences and graphs.
• Percentages.
• Algebraic manipulation.
• Working with 2d shapes.
• Pythagoras.
• Working with 3d shapes.
• Solving equations.
• Bounds and bearings.
• Probability
• Representing data.
• Simultaneous equations.
• Calculations with number.
• Algebraic expressions.
• Angles and polygons.
• Collecting data.
• Fractions and decimals.
• Formulae and functions.
• Working with 2D shapes.
• Probability.
• Measures and accuracy.
• Equations and inequalities.
• Circles and construction.
• Ratio and proportion.
• Factors, powers and roots.
• Properties of quadratic graphs.
• Working in 3D.
• Grouped and bivariate data.
• Surds and standard form.
• Further graph work – gradients.
• Pythagoras and trigonometry.
• Combined events.
• Sequences.
• Units and proportionality.
• Revision.
• Revision of number basics.
• Revision of algebra basics.
• Revision of geometry basics.
• Revision of proportion basics.
• Revision of statistics.
• Revision of probability.
• Surds, standard form and bounds.
• Graph work.
• Further geometry.
• Proportional reasoning.
• Exam revision.

Science

• Cells
• Reproduction
• Body Systems
• Particles
• Elements, atoms & Compounds
• Reactions
• Acids & Alkalis
• Forces
• Sound
• Light
• Space
• Health & Lifestyle
• Ecosystem Processes
• Adaptation & Inheritance
• The Periodic Table
• Separation Techniques
• Metals & Acids
• The Earth
• Electricity & Magnetism
• Energy
• Motion & Pressure
• Key Concepts in Biology
• Cells & Control
• Genetics & Natural Selection
• Health, Disease & Medicine
• States of Matter
• Separating Techniques
• Atomic Structure & Periodic Table
• Bonding
• Acids & Alkalis
• Forces & Motion
• Waves & Energy
• EM Spectrum & Radioactivity
• Plant Structures & Functions
• Animal Coordination
• Exchange & Transport
• Ecosystem & Materials
• Calculations Involving Masses
• Chemical Reactions
• Fuels & the Earth
• Forces & Energy
• Electricity & Circuits
• Magnetism
• The Particle Model
• Cells
• Organisms & Energy
• Common Systems
• Atomic Structure & Periodic Table
• Different Compounds
• Separation Techniques
• Chemical Reactions
• Quantitative Chemistry
• Static & Current Electricity
• Motions & Forces
• Momentum & Energy
• Radioactivity

History

• The Tollund Man
• The Romans
• The Norman Conquest
• The Tudors
• The English Civil War
• The French Revolution
• The Slave Trade
• World War 1
• World War 2
• The Cold War
• The Industrial Revolution
• Who shot JFK?
• Kaiser Wilhelm II’s rule
• Growth of democracy
• Impact of WW1
• Weimar Germany
• Germany and the Depression
• Life in Nazi Germany
• Origins of the Cold War
• Development of the Cold War
• Germany and the Depression
• Life in Nazi Germany
• Origins of the Cold War
• Development of the Cold War
• Transformation of the Cold War
• Viking Invasion
• Hundred Years’ War
• The Slave Trade
• Colonisation in North America
• India under British control
• Impact of the World Wars
• Legacy of Empire
• Development of the Cold War
• Crises of the Cold War
• Collapse of Communism
• Post-Cold War work 1980 – 2000

Geography

• What is Geography?
• Map SKills
• Population
• Eco-systems
• Deserts
• Geographical enquiry methods
• Geographical enquiry analysis
• Development
• Structure of the earth
• Hazards
• Water cycle
• Rivers
• Landforms
• Geographical enquiry methods
• Geographical enquiry analysis
• Living world
• Urban Issues and challenges
• The challenge of natural Hazards
• The changing economic world
• UK Physical landscapes
• Controlled Assessment
• Water on land
• Revision & exam practice

Citizenship

• School Shura
• Campaigning/ Voting
• Rights and responsibilities
• Young people and the law-children’s rights
• Making the right choices
• Criminal justice system
• A diverse Britain
• Being balanced vs Extremism
• You and your money-managing
• Consumer rights/ responsibilities
• Internet safety
• Cyber bullying
• School council and leadership
• Active Citizens
• What is the media
• Media & drug abuse
• E-safety, netiquettes
• computer misuse act
• Relationship breakdown
• Role plays
• Why we have laws
• Racism, Prejudice and discrimination
• Learning pathways
• Careers guidance
• Political power in the UK
• Government
• Bringing about political change
• Principles and values in Britain
• Identity
• Media and the free press
• UK’s role – global organisations
• Engagement in society
• Taking citizenship action
• Advocacy of a key organisation
• Political power in the UK
• Government
• Bringing about political change
• Principles and values in Britain
• Identity
• Media and the free press
• UK’s role – global organisations
• Engagement in society
• Taking citizenship action
• Advocacy of a key organisation
• Pressure groups
• Parliament
• British Identity
• Rights and responsibilities
• Mass Media
• Sustainable development
• Pre-released topics

Religious Studies

• The Island
• Judaism: Beliefs and Practices
• Islam: Beliefs and Practices
• Buddhism
• Belief in God
• War and Peace
• Evil and Suffering
• Animal Rights
• Being a Muslim in Britain
• Islam: Beliefs and Practices
• Judaism: Beliefs and Practices
• Belief in God
• Matters of Life and Death
• Marriage and the Family
• Community Cohesion
• Natural Moral Law
• Situation Ethics
• Virtue Ethics
• Application of ethical theories
• Existence of God
• Evil and Suffering
• Religious Experience
• Sources of authority/wisdom
• Ideas about God
• Life after death
• Key moral principles
• Religious identity

French

• Greetings
• Classroom instructions
• Numbers & Alphabet
• Classroom instructions
• Family
• My town
• Rooms & furniture
• Time & Weather
• Daily routine
• Grammar
• School
• Food
• Hobbies
• Me, my family & friends
• Relationships with family & friends
• Home & Town
• Neighbourhood. & Regions
• My studies
• Free time activities
• Customs & Festivals in French speaking counties
• Life at school/college
• Travel & tourism
• Education. Post-16
• Social issues
• Healthy/unhealthy living
• Marriage /partnership
• Technology in everyday life
• Social media
• Gram. & transl.
• Spontaneity in writing & speak
• Interest & Hobbies
• Writing CA1
• Home & Area
• Writing CA2
• School & Educ.
• Speaking CA1
• Travel & Tour.
• Speaking CA2
• Media & technol.
• Work & Future plans
• Word issues & Environment

Arabic

• Alphabet Colours
• Days of the week
• Animals, food
• Past tense
• Present tense
• Duals & Plurals
• Connectives
• Comparatives
• Negatives
• Sports & school
• Hobbies
• Present & Future
• Time & routines
• Home & School
• Film & Cinema
• Holidays
• Accommodation
• Health & fitness
• Work
• Sports
• Food
• Negatives
• Media
• Travel
• Grammar
• Culture
• Sports
• Leisure
• All tenses
• Work
• Education
• Arab Culture+
• Translations
• Media and tech
• Arab culture
• Film & Cinema
• Local Area
• Social Media
• Future Work
• Exceptions
• Conditionals
• Festivals
• Celebrations
• Education

Urdu

• Introduction to the Urdu alphabet
• Shapes of letters
• Self-introduction
• Colours
• Days, week & months
• Animals
• Fruit & veg
• Short stories
• Weather – simple
• Time – simple
• Sports & leisure – simple
• Personal introductions
• Food & drink
• Weather
• Grammar tenses
• Countries & cities
• My local area
• Time
• My daily routine
• My free time activities
• My school
• Celebrations
• Self, family & Friends
• Interests & Hobbies
• Food & drink
• Review. tenses
• Travel & Tourism
• Prep writing CA1
• Writing CA1
• Social media & technology
• Celebrations & festivals
• Environment
• School & Education
• School & Educ.
• Speaking CA1
• Home & Area
• Speaking CA2
• Interests & Hobbies
• Writing CA2
• Healthy living
• Media & technology
• Local area amenities
• Work & Future plans
• Celebrations

Computer Science

• Problem Solving
• Programming
• Python Programming
• BBC Microbit Programming
• Data
• Computers
• Communication & The Internet
• Problem Solving
• Programming
• Python Programming
• Data
• Computers
• Communication & The Internet
• Problem Solving
• Programming
• Python Programming
• Data
• Computers
• Communication & The Internet
GCSE ICT
• Personal Digital Devices
• Connectivity
• Operating Online
• Online Goods & Services
• Online Communities
• Issues with ICTBTEC ICT
• The Online World (Exam)
• Design A Portfolio
• Create An Animation
• Creating Graphics
AS ICT
• Information, systems & Applications
• Structured TasksBTEC Creative Media
• Digital Media Sectors & Audiences
• Planning & Pitching A Digital Product
• Website Production
• Digital Games Production

Art

• Mix Media
• Colour Theory
• Artist Study
• Print Making
• Textiles
• Sketching
• Lino Print
• Observational Drawing
• Illustration
• Colour Theory
• Drawing
• Sketching
• Print Making
• Textiles
• Painting
• 3D Design
• Mix Media
• Illustration
• Observational Sketching
• Textiles
• Painting
• Water Colour Drawing
• 3D Design
• Graphic Design
• Collage
• Research
• Artist Study
• Personal Design
• Mix Media
• Textiles
• Graphic Design
• Illustration
• Painting
• Water Colour
• Photography
• Evaluation
• Annotation

Physical Education

• Fundamentals & Baseline Assessments
• Futsal
• Netball
• Gymnastics
• Learning Games (Tag Rugby, Basketball, Hockey)
• Fitness
• Table Tennis
• Rounders
• Tennis
• Athletics
• Theory: Warm Up, Cool Down, Basic Muscles & Bones)
• Futsal
• Netball
• Gymnastics
• Learning Games (Tag Rugby, Basketball, Hockey)
• Fitness
• Table Tennis
• Athletics
• Rounders
• Tennis
• Theory: Warm Up, Cool Down, Basic Muscles & Bones, Joints & Movement)
• Netball
• Hockey
• Fitness
• Table Tennis
• Athletics
• Rounders
• Tennis
• Theory: Warm Up, Cool Down, Basic Muscles & Bones, Joints And Movement)  Components of Fitness
• Netball
• Fitness Testing
• PEP (GCSE Coursework)
• Table Tennis
• Theory: Warm Up, Cool Down, Basic Muscles & Bones, Joints & Movement) Components of Fitness, Fitness Testing & the Body.
Core PE
• Sport For LifeGCSE PE
• Healthy active lifestyle
• Influences on your Healthy active lifestyle
• Physical Activity as part of your healthy, active lifestyle
• Your Personal Health & wellbeing
• Fitness
• Netball
• Football
• Netball Umpiring
• Climbing
• Personal Exercise Program

 

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