TERM
PROGRAMME OF STUDY KEY ASSESSMENT TASKS
AUTUMN
  • Transition unit and Myths and The Phynodderee. Students will work on reading skills to follow up transition work – using PEA effectively, vocabulary work, how writers achieve effects, and effective writing skills.
  • Analysis of writer’s language use.
  • Creative writing – diary entries or descriptive
  • Opportunities for speaking and listening throughout.
SPRING
  • Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet – students will work on analytical writing, think about historical context, character and creative writing and learn summary writing skills.
  • Non-fiction study – focusing on the Titanic – Students will study historical context and features of non-fiction writing and how to produce them for purpose and genre. They will work on comprehension skills.
  • Analytical writing and performance and hot seating opportunities for speaking and listening.
  • Writing in a variety of forms of non-fiction to be assessed for writing skills e.g. newspaper and magazine articles, recounts and letter writing.
  • Speaking and listening opportunities include hot-seating and P4C enquiry.
SUMMER
  • Novel study – one from a selection of four
  • Preparation for Year 7 Litfest.
  • Analytical writing about character, diary or speech writing.
  • Speaking and listening opportunities for assessment will include hot-seating and dramatic performance including of monologue.

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Year 7

The subject content that is taught in Y7 can be found below. It builds upon the skills, knowledge and understanding already developed at primary school. Our curriculum, however, is much broader and attempts to help young people develop the skills and att…

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