In Year 9 students make choices as to the subjects they study in key stage 4 (Years 10 and 11). Therefore the skills, knowledge and understanding that is required is much closer to that of key stage 4, to help students consider if a subject is "for them". Some subjects begin teaching key stage 4 material in the summer term in preparation for this transition.


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Year 9 - Art
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Year 9 is seen as a year where students should be EXPANDING and CHALLENGING themselves through taught courses. The aim is to allow students greater freedom to build on the skills and confidence gained in Yr 7 and 8 and begin to have greater opportunity to push the projects in the direction they wis…

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Year 9 - Computing
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN ICT / Word Processing formatting documents using styles adding images and captions sharing documents in Google Drive Digital Applications / Web Design …

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Year 9 - Drama
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN ‘From Antigone to Rosa Parks’ Students will learn about Classical Greek theatre in order to explore the themes of law and civil disobedience. The presentation of a piece of devised theatre that adheres to the structure of Greek tragedy. …

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Year 9 - English
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Novel study ("The Woman in Black" or "Of Mice and Men" or "Stone Cold") Students will work on understanding text and writers’ ideas, techniques and viewpoint social, cultural and historical understanding of text …

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Year 9 - French
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Revision module: Questions words ‘ keys verbs including “to be”, “to have”, “to like”, “to go”. 3 tenses: present, past, close future School / employment: School subjects. …

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Year 9 - Geography
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Country study of Brazil Coursework study of Birchill, Centenary Park Includes with a field visit. Year 9 Exam paper on Brazil and the Amazon - half term. Coursework study of Birchill ideas - end of term …

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Year 9 - History
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Unit 1 – CSI LONDON – Who killed these women? What problems did 19th Century London face? Unit 2 – Did the Empire make Britain Great? Race for the Empire. How tobacco, sugar & tea …

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Year 9 - Mathematics
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Unit 1 Pattern Sniffing – Recognise and use Fibonacci type sequences and quadratic sequences Calculate with roots and with integer indices Unit 2 Investigating Number Systems – Specify error intervals due to truncation or rounding …

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Year 9 - Physical Education
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN In PE, students will develop their knowledge, understanding and skills in Health Related Fitness/Dance Aerobics, Basketball, Handball and Hockey. In Games, students will learn about the principles of team play. The boys will cover Rugby and the girls…

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Year 9 - Science
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TERM PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS AUTUMN Biology Plant nutrition and biomass Fit and Healthy Chemistry Reactions of Metals and Metal Compounds and Patterns of Reactivity …

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Year 9 - Technology
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Rota PROGRAMME OF STUDY ASSESSMENT TASKS Food Students given the design brief “Wrapping and Filling” Examples of the dishes made in this module include swiss roll, pizza whirls, pasties, …

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