The Year 7 Curriculum is designed to build on the skills, knowledge and understanding already developed at primary school. Students are familiarised with learning in each of the different subject areas but are also given opportunities to focus specifically on how they learn through their Core Skills lessons. Below is a summary of what is studied in each subject area.



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Year 7 - Art
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Year 7 is seen as a TEACHING and LEARNING year. The aim is to make sure a common art language is understood by all. The teacher will make sure skills are introduced, and students gain confidence in their abilities and understand importance of involvement in their education. Projects are open-ended…

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Year 7 - Computing
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN ICT [Word processing / Desktop publishing] Students will learn key simple and advanced word processing techniques that can be used to produce high quality documents. The skills will be transferable across any word processing software. Digital Applicat…

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Year 7 - Core Skills
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Introduction to the ELLI Dimensions Knowledge Understanding of the ELLI Dimensions. Skills Critical Curiosity Strategic Awareness …

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Year 7 - Drama
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY KEY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN ‘Darkwood Manor’ Students will learn and experiment with the following techniques: character development physical theatre mime …

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Year 7 - English
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY KEY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Transition unit and study of Beowulf (novel) Students will work on reading skills to follow up transition work: using PEA effectively vocabulary work …

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Year 7 - French
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY KEY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Introduction and dictionary skills Greetings, alphabet Numbers to 21, J’ai …ans, avoir with je/tu/il/elle Days, months, dates Family members Physical Descriptions …

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Year 7 - Geography
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY KEY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Mapping my place Includes map and graph skills needed for Geography at SNHS Map skills test - half term My patch project - End of term (project) SPRING …

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Year 7 - History
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY KEY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Unit 1: History Skills Understanding time – the difference between BC and AD Chronology Recognising different types of evidence Recognising the difference between Primary and Secondary sources …

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Year 7 - Mathematics
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY KEY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Unit 1 Pattern Sniffing Generate a sequence from a term-to-term rule; Triangular, square and cube numbers, simple arithmetic progressions. Prime numbers, factors (divisors), multiples, common factors, common multiples, highest common factor and …

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Year 7 - Physical Education
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY KEY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN In PE, students will cover a range of introductory and team building activities. They will go on to complete units in Health Related Fitness, Basketball and Hockey. In Games, students will learn about the principles of team play. The boys will cov…

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Year 7 - Science
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY KEY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Unit 1 Mrs GREN (Living things and life processes) Unit 2 Particle structure of matter Unit 3 The Solar system …

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Year 7 - Spanish
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY KEY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN During this term students will learn basic vocabulary to introduce themselves and talk about family, pets and their age. Greetings Alphabet Phonics …

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Year 7 - Technology
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Rota PROGRAMME OF STUDY KEY ASSESSMENT TASKS Food Skills covered include: Basic food skills Hygiene Safety Kitchen equipment 7 dishes are produced in this 9 week module, examples …

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