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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

Year 8

Autumn Term

Fiction and Non Fictional Writing of 20th and 21st Century texts

Travel Writing

 

Fictional Short Stories 20th and 21st Century range of genres

Spring Term

Fictional Short Stories

20th and 21st Century genres

 

Shakespeare study - Macbeth

Narrative Writing

 

Writing about Life and Speeches -

Florence Nightingale

Summer Term

Creative Writing

 

War Poetry Comparison – Wilfred Owen study

Unseen Poetry and comparison

 

19th Century Fiction – Dickens/Hardy/Shelley study

 

 

English  - Key Stage 4 Programme of Study

 

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Autumn Term

Fictional Writing

Writing Workshop

 

Literature – Dickens

A Christmas Carol

Elevate Language Paper 2 Reading and Writing

 

Elevate Language Paper 1

Reading and Writing

Non Fiction Reading Comparison and Language

Non Fiction Writing

 

Fictional Reading 20th and 21st Century Text

Spring Term

Accounts of Danger Language

19th Century Fiction

 

AQA Language Paper 1

Elevate Language Paper 2

Reading and Writing

 

Elevate Language Paper 1

Reading and Writing

Revision

Timed Essays

Romeo and Juliet/

Jekyll and Hyde

Inspector Calls/Poetry

Summer Term

Literature – Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet

 

 Inspector Calls

Language Revision

 

Conflict Literature

Seen and Unseen Poetry

Revision

 

 

 

English  - Key Stage 5 Programme of Study

 

Year 12

Year 13

Autumn Term

Teacher 1

Poems of the Decade

Teacher 2

Dr Faustus

Hard Times

 

Teacher 1

Shakespeare and Tragedy

Poetry Movement

Teacher 2

Coursework

Dr Faustus Revision

Spring Term

Teacher 1

The Colour Purple

Teacher 2

Hard Times

Teacher 1

Poetry Movement

Teacher 2

Poems of the Decade/Unseen

Summer Term

Revision

 

Coursework – Handmaid’s Tale

Coursework – Variety of texts

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.