English

Year 7:

Autumn Term 1

Autumn Term 2

Spring Term 1

Spring Term 2

Summer Term 1

Summer Term 2

Class reader: Skellig/Private Peaceful/Philosopher’s stone/Striped Pyjamas.

Into to PETE

Introduction to evaluate SITE/PECS

Functional & persuasive writing.

Researching a controversial subject; discursive essay; analysing speech; persuasive text of speech Room 101

Me, mine , myself

Autobiography and childhood based on a variety of exemplars.

Intro to AO4 evaluate


Creative Writing.

BBC 500 word short story voluntary

Compare 2 poems PETE


Short story unit.

The Vendetta.

Evaluate extract of choice

Develop SITE/PECS


Introduction to Shakespeare. Social, historical & cultural context of the ‘Smelly Elizabethans.’

Include PETE on ‘7 Ages of Man’ & write modern version

Analyse a sonnet of choice

















Year 8:

Autumn Term 1

Autumn Term 2

Spring Term 1

Spring Term 2

Summer Term 1

Summer Term 2

Class novel: ‘Of Mice and Men.’ 

R: Evaluate extract AO4

W: Either Transactional letter or Creative writing using novel as starting point

Class novel continued.

R: analysis of extract for tension 


Titanic module

R: research/selecting information

Hist context

W: newspaper article 

Other cultures. Play version of  ‘To kill a Mockingbird.’

R: evaluate extract

W: persuasive speech 

Short story unit Sherlock Holmes ‘Adventure of the Speckled Band.’

R:evaluate  extract

Select/infer information


Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’

Analysis of theme of love, incl hist context

R: extract

Essay

















Year 9:

Autumn Term 1

Autumn Term 2

Spring Term 1

Spring Term 2

Summer Term 1

Summer Term 2

Gothic madness.

Haunted house descriptive writing.

Tell tale Heart PETE. evaluate extract

Clashes and collisions.

War poetry/prose

 PETE comparing ‘Exposure’/’Light Brigade’

‘Macbeth’

Read & annotate 

Analyse short extracts for exam practise.

Hist context

Complete ‘Macbeth’

Continue Anthology poetry

 

Complete ‘Macbeth’

Continue Anthology poetry

S&L task for GCSE to be completed