Year 8Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2

RE

Click here to see further details

Why do promises matter? – CovenantsJudaismCan one person change the world?Why do we celebrate?Sanctity of Life

English

Click here to see further details

Exploring World War One

Poetry

Poetry and prose (both pre and post 1914) centred on war and conflict. Study of Wilfred Owen poems.

Comparing and contrasting WW1 poems.

Travel writing (Non-fiction)

Exploring various travel writing texts. Focus on style,

purpose, audience, language and form.

Wiring to persuade, entertain, describe and complain.

The Boy in Striped Pyjamas, John Boyne

Exploring the importance of context to a novel. Making comparisons to texts from ‘Myths and Legends’; i.e.

Fable with morals.

Exploring Horror/Gothic stories

Short extracts from various gothic novels and poems

(Dracula, Raven, The Woman in Black, etc.) and short

stories, e.g. The Monkey`s Paw.

W. Shakespeare – Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest
Focusing on Elizabethan Theatre, biography of W. Shakespeare and Shakespearean English. Getting an overview of plots, characters, settings and themes of the studied plays.
Novel Study
Focus on plots, settings, characters, descriptions, themes, language techniques and structure

Maths

Click here to see further details

Number properties 1/

Geometry and measures/

Number properties 2/ Algebra 1

Fractions, Decimals,

Percentages/

Approximation/ Algebra 2

Collecting & Interpreting Data/

Sequences and Graphs/ Ratio and proportion/ Scale and rates of

change

Shape Properties/ Algebra 3/ TransformationsAngles in Parallel lines and Polygons/Symmetry and ReflectionArea/Data Handling Cycle/Averages

Science

Click here to see further details

Search for the Philosopher’s

Stone – chemical reactions/A&E – cells, the human body and reproduction

Alien – forces and adaptationAlien/A&ESearch for the Philosopher’s Stone/A&ESearch for the Philosopher’s Stone/A&E/Energy Matters – renewable energy resources, Sc1 investigationsEnergy Matters

Technology

Click here to see further details

Electronics and robots/ sauce based foods/ bags – termly rotation on each. All pupils will be doing the Christmas cake competition during Autumn 2.

Art

Click here to see further details

Bronze/Silver Arts AwardBronze/Silver Arts AwardMemories/DreamsMemories/DreamsOwn self directed study on an artist of choice.

History

Click here to see further details

Slavery – Black people of the AmericasThe Industrial Revolution – The VictoriansWorld War One

Geography

Click here to see further details

Weathering and ErosionKenyaBrazil

Music

(Bronze/Silver

Arts Award)

Click here to see further details

Theory and notation programme4Chord Songs/ SongwritingPop band projectPop band projectPachelbel’s canon Theme and variationsRemix

French

Click here to see further details

In townFuture TownMy EnvironmentHolidaysFilm study

Computing

Click here to see further details

Understanding ComputersSensorsNetworksNetworks/ Computer Crime & cyber securityComputer Crime & cyber securityIntroduction to Python

PE

Click here to see further details

Football/ Netball Gymnastics/ Hockey/BadmintonRugby/ Netball/ Basketball/ Dance/ Indoor AthleticsAthletics/ Cricket/ Rounders/ Ultimate Frisbee/ Tennis/Volleyball

SMSVC & RE

Click here to see further details

Prejudice and Stereotypes/

Media and Body Image/

Hate Crime/ Self Harm

Bullying/ Social Media/

CSE/ Staving safe online/ Sexting

Money/Budgeting/Bills/B anks/Gambling

Relationships/Domestic

Violence/Family Issues

Charity/Reflection (Sponsored Walk)Citizenship
The Law and Police Processes
Thrive/Mental Health/Well-Being
The order of these units may vary in certain subjects depending on resources and weather.
WP Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com