English

 

Curriculum Intent Statement

Key Stage 3

 

Year 7

Year 8

 

 

Wk. no.

1/2

Topic

Assessment

Topic

Assessment

 

1

1

Main Teacher:

 

Modern Heroes and Villains A05/6 Writing

WS 1-8

SLS 1-3

Second Teacher:

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

Novel 1 (HOLES) RS  1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

Narrative Writing

WS 1-8

Pre: Descriptive Writing

Main Teacher:

 

NF Reading and Writing Historical Diaries

RS 1-5, 7, 8

WS 1, 4, 7

SLS 1-3

Second Teacher:

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

(4 - Short Story Collection) RS 1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

Mini Reading SOL

Roald Dahl

RS 1-3

Pre: RS1-5, 7

 

2

2

 

 

 

3

1

F: Narrative Writing

 

 

4

2

 

F: RS1-5, 7

 

5

1

 

 

 

6

2

 

 

 

7

1

S: Narrative Writing

 

 

8

2

 

S: RS1-7

 

Half-term break

 

9

2

Main Teacher:

 

Class Novel

A Monster Calls

RS1-8

WS 1, 4, 7

Second Teacher:

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

Novel 1 (HOLES) RS 1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

Narrative Writing

WS 1-8

 

Pre: Extract Question

Main Teacher:

 

A Woman’s Place

Reading Lang/Lit Hybrid

RS 1-5, 7, 8

WS 1, 4, 7

SLS 1-3

Second Teacher:

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

(Short Story Collection) RS 1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

Mini Reading SOL

Roald Dahl

RS 1-3

Pre RS1-5, 7

 

10

1

 

 

 

11

2

 

F: RS1-5, 7

 

12

1

F: Extract Question

 

 

13

2

 

 

 

14

1

 

 

 

15

2

S: Extract Question

S: RS1-7

 

16

1

 

 

 

Christmas break

 
 

17

2

 

Main Teacher:

 

Survival!

Non-Fiction Reading and Writing

RS1-5,7

WS1-8

SLS 1-3

Second Teacher:

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

Novel 2: (Kestrel for a Knave) RS 1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

 SSPS /Technical Accuracy

WS 5-8

Pre: NF Writing

Main Teacher:

 

Shakespeare Study:

Romeo & Juliet

RS 1-5, 7, 8

WS 1, 4, 7

SLS 1-3

Second Teacher:

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

Novel 4 – (Refugee Boy)  RS 1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

William Shakespeare in the Jacobean Era (Post 1601)

RS 8

Pre: Extract Question

 

18

1

 

F: Extract Question

 

19

2

F: NF RS1-5, 7

 

 

20

1

 

 

 

21

2

S: NF Writing

S: Whole Play Response

 

22

1

 

 

 

Half-term break

 

23

2

Main Teacher:

 

Place Poetry

RS 1-8

WS 1, 4, 7

SLS 1-3

Second Teacher:

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

Novel 2: (Kestrel for a Knave)  RS 1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

 SSPS /Technical Accuracy AO6

WS 5-8

Pre: Single Poem Response

Main Teacher:

 

Identity Poetry

RS 1-8

WS 1, 4, 7

SLS 1-3

Second Teacher:

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

Novel 4 – (Refugee Boy) RS 1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

William Shakespeare in the Jacobean Era (Post 1601)

RS 8

Pre: Single Poem Response

 

24

1

F: Single Poem Response

 

 

25

2

 

F: Single Poem Response

 

26

1

 

 

 

27

2

S: Comp Poetry Response

S: Comparative Poetry Response

 

28

1

 

 

 

Easter Break

 
 

29

2

Main Teacher:

 

Shakespeare’s Heroes & Villains

RS 1-8

WS 1, 4, 7

SLS 1-3

 

Second Teacher

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

Novel 3 (Hunger Games)  RS 1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

Who was William Shakespeare?

RS 8

Pre: Extract Question

Main Teacher:

 

Editorial Writing

RS 1, 3, 4, 5, 7

WS 1-8

SLS 1-3

Second Teacher:

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

(6 - Collection of Brothers Grimm Original Folk Tales) RS1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

Narrative Writing

WS 1-8

 

Pre: NF Writing

 

30

1

 

 

 

31

2

 

 

 

32

1

S: Extract Question

S: NF Writing

 

33

2

 

 

 

Half-term break

 

34

1

Main Teacher:

 

19th Century Fiction

Language Reading

RS 1-8

WS 1, 4, 7

SLS 1-3

Second Teacher

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

Novel 3 (Hunger Games)  RS 1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

Who was William Shakespeare?

Context AO3

RS8

NF Reading RS1-5, 7

Main Teacher:

 

Modern Play Study -

The Crucible

RS 1-5, 7, 8

WS 1, 4, 7

SLS 1-3

 

Second Teacher:

Reading Cannon – Comprehension and Love of Reading Activities

(6 - Collection of Brothers Grimm Original Folk Tales) RS1-3

Subsidiary Unit –

Narrative Writing

WS1-8

Pre: Extract Question

 

35

2

 

 

 

36

1

 

F: Extract Question

 

37

2

F: NF Reading RS1-5, 7

 

 

38

1

 

 

 

39

2

S: NF Reading RS1-7

S: Whole Play Response

 

40

1

 

 

 

 

Key Stage 4

 

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

1/2

Lit Week 1

Lang Week 2

Assessment

Lit Week 1

Lang Week 2

Assessment

Lit Week 1

Lang Week 2

Assessment

1

Novel Study

Of Mice and Men

 

HAP – To Kill a Mockingbird

Literature AO1 – 3

Pre: Novel (Extract)

Literature Paper 1:

19th Century Novel

Introduction to ACC

(AO1 – 3)

 

 

Paper 2:

Non-Fiction Reading

(AO1-3)

 

ACC Pre

Literature Paper 1 Revision:

Shakespeare’s Macbeth

 (AO1 – 3)

 

Paper 1: 20th Century Fiction

Reading & Writing

 (A01 – 6)

 

Macbeth KT

2

 

 

 

1

F: Novel (Extract)

 

F: Macbeth

2

 

F: ACC Extract

 

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

1

S: Novel (Whole)

 

 

2

 

S: P2 Reading

S: Lang P1

 

 

1

OMAM/TKAMB Continued…

The Adventure of English

History of a Language

(AO1)

 

Literature Paper 1:

19th Century Novel

Introduction to ACC

(AO1 – 3)

Paper 2:

Transactional Writing

(AO5/A06)

 

 

 

NF  Writing KT

Literature Paper 1 & 2 Revision:

Poetry Anthology & Unseen Poetry

(AO1 – 3)

Paper 2 Revision

Non-Fiction

Reading & Writing

(A01 – 6)

 

2

Novel KT

 

 

1

Pre: Shakespeare

 

 

2

 

 

Mock 1

1

Shakespearean Tragedy:

Key Character Study and Contextual Knowledge

F: Shakespeare

 

Paper 2:

Poetry Anthology

(AO1 – 3)

S: ACC

Mock 1

2

 

S: Paper 2 FULL

 

1

S: Shakespeare

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Shakespearean Tragedy:

Key Character Study and Contextual Knowledge

(AO1 – 3)

Creative Prose Writing & Technical Accuracy

(AO5 – 6)

Pre: Creative Prose

Paper 2: Unseen Poetry (AO1 – 2)

Paper 1: 20th Century Fiction

Reading

 (A01 – 4)

 

 

Pre: P1 Reading

Intervention Week

 

2

TAOE KT

ACC KT

Literature Paper 2 Revision:

19th Century Novel, ACC OR Blood Brothers

 (AO1 – 3)

Paper 1:

 Fiction

Reading & Writing

(A01 – 6)

ACC KT

1

 

Paper 2:

Poetry Anthology

(AO1 – 3)

 

F: P2 Read

2

 

 

 

1

S:Creative Prose

S: P1 Reading

F: P2 Writing

2

S: Shakespeare

S: Anthology

S: Anthology

 

 

1

Social Responsinbility in Literature

(AO1 – 3)

Focus on format i.e. Play, Novel, Poetry.

Non-fiction and transactional Writing

Focus: Social Resposibily

(AO5 – 6)

Pre NF Writing

Paper 2: Unseen Poetry (AO1 – 2)

Paper 1:

 Fiction Writing

Descriptive/Narrative

 (A05 & AO6)

 

Anthology KT

Literature Revision:

‘Planning for People’

Paper 2 Revision

Non-Fiction

Reading & Writing

 (A01 – 6)

Anthology KT

2

Tragedy KT

F: Unseen

 

1

 

Paper 2:

Poetry Anthology

(AO1 – 3)

 

 

2

 

 

 

1

S: NF Writing.

S: Paper 1 FULL

Mock 2

2

S: Extract Q

 

 

 

 

 

1

Exploring Grammar

(Lang A05/A06

Lit AO4)

 

*Assessments will be a series of 10 cumulative Grammar quizzes which are peer-assessed.

 

Responsibility KT

Literature Paper 2:

Post 1914 Play

Introduction to AIC

(AO1 – 3)

Paper 2 19th and 21st Century Non-Fcition Reading & Writing

 (AO1 – 6)

 

Lang Skills KT

Intervention Week

Intervention Week

 

2

 

 

AIC KT

1

 

F: P2 Reading

EXAMS & BOOSTERS

‘Planning for People.’

2

 

 

1

 

S: AIC

 

 

2

Identity Poetry

& Poems from Other Cultures

(AO1 – 3)

 

19th & 21st Century Non-Fiction  Study: Extracts

(AO1, 2 & 3)

Non-Fiction KT

AIC Continued…

Paper 2: 19th and 21st Century NF Reading & Writing

(AO1 – 6)

AIC KT (AO1 & 3)

EXAMS & BOOSTERS

‘Planning for People.’

1

 

 

2

 

Literature Paper 1

Shakespeare’s Macbeth

(Focus AO1: Understanding)

R: Anthology

1

F: P2 Reading

Paper 1: 20th Century Fiction

Reading & Writing

 (A01 – 6)

Exam: Lang Paper 2

2

 

 

1

S: PFOC (comp)

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pupils at Key Stage 4 study the AQA English Language and English Literature courses. Please follow the link below for further details.

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/gcse

There are documents below for helpful tips:

Books with Hooks booklist.pdf
Comics manga and graphic novels booklist.pdf
Gifted and talented booklist.pdf
Non fiction booklist ages 8-11.pdf
Non fiction booklist ages 12.pdf
ROGO Top tips for parents to encourage reading enjoyment.pdf