|Year 8||Autumn 1||Autumn 2||Spring 1||Spring 2||Summer 1||Summer 2|
|RE||Why do promises matter? – Covenants||Judaism||Can one person change the world?||Why do we celebrate?||Sanctity of Life|
|English||Exploring World War One
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.
Focus on plots, settings, characters, descriptions, themes, language techniques and structure
|Maths||Number properties 1/
Geometry and measures/
Number properties 2/ Algebra 1
Approximation/ Algebra 2
|Collecting & Interpreting Data/
Sequences and Graphs/ Ratio and proportion/ Scale and rates of
|Shape Properties/ Algebra 3/ Transformations||Angles in Parallel lines and Polygons/Symmetry and Reflection||Area/Data Handling Cycle/Averages|
|Science||Search for the Philosopher’s
Stone – chemical reactions/A&E – cells, the human body and reproduction
|Alien – forces and adaptation||Alien/A&E||Search for the Philosopher’s Stone/A&E||Search for the Philosopher’s Stone/A&E/Energy Matters – renewable energy resources, Sc1 investigations||Energy Matters|
|Technology||Electronics and robots/ sauce based foods/ bags – termly rotation on each. All pupils will be doing the Christmas cake competition during Autumn 2.|
|Art||Bronze/Silver Arts Award||Bronze/Silver Arts Award||Memories/Dreams||Memories/Dreams||Own self directed study on an artist of choice.|
|History||Slavery – Black people of the Americas||The Industrial Revolution – The Victorians||World War One|
|Geography||Weathering and Erosion||Kenya||Brazil|
|Music||Theory and notation programme||4Chord Songs/ Songwriting||Pop band project||Pop band project||Pachelbel’s canon Theme and variations||Remix|
|French||In town||Future Town||My Environment||Holidays||Film study|
|Computing||Understanding Computers||Sensors||Networks||Networks/ Computer Crime & cyber security||Computer Crime & cyber security||Introduction to Python|
|PE||Football/ Netball Gymnastics/ Hockey/Badminton||Rugby/ Netball/ Basketball/ Dance/ Indoor Athletics||Athletics/ Cricket/ Rounders/ Ultimate Frisbee/ Tennis/Volleyball|
|SMSVC & RE||Prejudice and Stereotypes/
Media and Body Image/
Hate Crime/ Self Harm
|Bullying/ Social Media/
CSE/ Staving safe online/ Sexting
|Charity/Reflection (Sponsored Walk)||Citizenship
The Law and Police Processes
|The order of these units may vary in certain subjects depending on resources and weather.|