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English Curriculum

5 Year Curriculum Overview

Knowledge

Year

7

8

9

10

11

HT 1

Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson

(Creative Reading/Writing/

Speaking and Listening)

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

(Creative Reading/Writing/

Speaking and Listening)

 

Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte Film and Novel

Comparing Texts

Conventions of Tragedy: Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet/Macbeth

(Literature P1)

 

Language Paper 1 & 2: Revision and Exam Strategy

 

HT 2

Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson

(Creative Reading/Writing/

Speaking and Listening)

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

(continued 2/3 weeks)

The Gothic ‘Dracula’ Play script:

Creative Reading/Writing/

Speaking and Listening

Descriptive Writing

Narrative Writing

 

A Christmas Carol

(Literature P1)

Literature Paper 1: Revision and Exam Strategy x 3

 

Interleaving Unseen & Anthology Poetry P2 x 2

HT 3

The Voice: Non-Fiction Reading/Writing/

Speaking and Listening

‘Survival’:

Non-fiction Reading/Writing/

Speaking and Listening

Animal Farm, George Orwell

Exploring Allegory and Political Context

Creative Reading and Writing (Language Paper 1)

Literature Paper 2 and interleaved Mock Exam improvements

HT 4

The Voice: Non-Fiction Reading/Writing/

Speaking and Listening

The Tempest, William Shakespeare

 

Non-Fiction Comparisons: attitudes and viewpoints

Writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives – Reading and Non-Fiction Writing (Language Paper 2)

Revision: Interleaved (all papers using Mock Exam data)

HT 5

Shakespeare (Twelfth Night)

The Book Thief, Markus Zuszak

Contemporary Novel Themes, issues and ideas

Power and Conflict: Poetry Anthology (AQA Literature P2)

Comparing Anthology Poems and Responding to Unseen Poetry/Exam Strategy

(Literature Paper 2)

Revision: Interleaved (all papers using Mock Exam data)

Literature Exams

HT 6

Twelfth Night (completion)

Poetry Taster (Heritage and Contemporary)

The Book Thief, Markus Zuszak

Contemporary Novel -Themes, issues and ideas

Contemporary Drama: An Inspector Calls

(AQA Literature P2)

An Inspector Calls Essay Questions/Exam Strategy

(Mock Exam)

Spoken Language Presentations

Language Exams

 

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Respect:

We are well behaved and considerate to all staff and students in our learning community.

Ambition

We are hard working and have an ambitious attitude to succeed and achieve.

Responsibility

We take ownership and act with
integrity; we always do the right thing.