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English KS3 Curriculum Topics

 

Autumn Term
1

Autumn Term
2

Spring Term
 1

Spring Term
2

Summer Term 1

Summer Term 2 

Year
7

Story and
Context

Story and Context -
focus on
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Characterisation and Setting

Characterisation and Setting - focus on The Graveyard Book

Genre and Theme

Genre and Theme - focus on The Giver

Year
8

Perspective and POV

Perspective and POV- focus on Journey's End

Rhetoric

Rhetoric - focus on Animal Farm

Connotation, Symbolism and Imagery

Connotation, Symbolism and Imagery - focus on Lord of the Flies

Year
9

Representation

Representation - focus on Othello

Structure

Structure - focus on Heroes

Advanced Application of the Concepts

Advanced Application of the Concepts

 

English KS4 Curriculum Topics

 

Autumn
Term 1

Autumn
Term 2

Spring
Term 1

Spring
Term 2

Summer
Term 1

Summer
Term 2

Year
10

19th century novel: A Christmas Carol 

Continuation of A Christmas Carol

A selection of poems (five) from the Power and Conflict cluster

Language skills

Shakespeare: Macbeth

Continuation of Macbeth

Language skills

Another selection from the Power and Conflict cluster (five poems)

Unseen Poetry

Language skills

Modern Prose: An Inspector Calls

Language skills

SPOKEN LANGUAGE ENDORSEMENT

Year
11

Shakespeare: Macbeth

Spoken Language Endorsement

Continuation of Macbeth

Language paper skills

Spoken Language Endorsement

Revision of all set texts

Unseen Poetry skills

Language skills

Revision of all set texts

Unseen Poetry skills

Language skills

Revision

Revision