Autumn Term

 

Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Autumn 1

Autumn2

 

Spring 1

Spring 2

 

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Novel: A Monster Calls                                 AM

- understanding ideas, themes, character, plot

- writer’s methods: language, structure

- SPEED technique

(Lit P1 sec B)

- writing to describe (Lang P1 Sec B)

 

Introduction to Shakespeare

- background context

- extract work

- genres and methods

(Lit P1 sec A)

Introduction to Poetry

- poetic techniques

- themes, ideas, forms

- other cultures poetry

- Shakespeare’s sonnets

(Lit P2 sec B/C)

 

Play: Frankenstein (adapted by Pullman)

- play / stage directions

- language, structure

- writing to argue(Lang P2secB)

Writing: Horror Stories and the Gothic

- narrative structure

- horror/gothic genre

- senses, voice, setting

(Lang P1 Sec B)

Assessment week 5 of 7 (Autumn 2):

R: A.M.C. extract question (Lit P1 sec B)

W: descriptive writing (Lang P1 Sec B)

Assessment week 4 of 6 (Spring 2):

R: Macbeth extract question (Lit P1 sec A)

W: argument writing (Lang P2 Sec B)

Assessment week 5 of 7 (Summer 2):

R: Lang P1 style extract questions (Lang P1 Sec A)

W: narrative writing: horror (Lang P1 Sec B)

Year 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Novel: Trash                                                      SK          

- understanding ideas, themes, character, plot

- writer’s methods: language, structure

- SPEED technique

(Lit P1 sec B)

- writing to describe (Lang P1 Sec B)

 

 

Play: Merchant of Venice (William Shakespeare)

SR SOW

- writer’s methods: characterisation, structure

- understanding contexts – including tragedy genre

- play format / structure / stage directions

(Lit P1 sec A)

- writing to argue / persuade (Lang P2 sec B)

 

 

 

War Poetry

- forms of poetry

- war contexts

(Lit P2 sec B/C)

- Literary non-fiction (war diaries/ first person accounts)

(Lang P2 sec A)

Independent Book Study

- reading skills

- research / study skills

- narrative and descriptive methods / presenting information

(Lang P1 Sec A)

Assessment week 5 of 7 (Autumn 1):

R: Trash extract question  (Lit P1 sec B)

W: descriptive writing (Lang P1 Sec B)

Assessment week 4 of 6 (Spring 1):

R: M.O.V. extract question (Lit P1 sec A)

W: argument writing (Lang P2 Sec B)

Assessment week 5 of 7 (Summer 1):

R: war poetry comparative analysis (Lit P2 sec B/C)

W: narrative writing: war (Lang P1 Sec B)

Year 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Novel: Of Mice and Men                                 SA

- ideas, themes, character, plot, context

- writer’s methods: language, structure

- SPEED technique

(Lit P1 sec B)

- writing to describe (Lang P1 Sec B)

 

 

Play: Much Ado About Nothing  (William Shakespeare)                                                 SA/AM

- writer’s methods: characterisation, structure

- understanding contexts – including tragedy genre

- play format / structure / stage directions

(Lit P1 sec A)

- writing to argue / persuade (Lang P2 sec B)

 

 

GCSE Style Poetry   EC         

- method: language, structure, form, voice

- contexts

- comparing poems

- comparative SPEED

(Lit P2 sec B/C)

 

Viewpoints and Perspectives  SR/SK

- writing to persuade

- AFOREST etc

(Lang P2 Sec B)

- S&L skills: prep for exam (speech/Q&A)

(GCSE S&L)

Assessment week 5 of 7 (Autumn 1):

R: O.M.A.M. extract question  (Lit P1 sec B)

W: descriptive writing (Lang P1 Sec B)

Assessment week 4 of 6 (Spring 1):

R: M.A.A.N. extract question (Lit P1 sec A)

W: argument writing (Lang P2 Sec B)

Assessment week 5 of 7 (Summer 1):

R: poetry comparative analysis (Lit P2 sec B/C)

W: narrative writing: pic stimulus (Lang P1 Sec B)

                 

* NB: independent reading to take place throughout the year in Years 7, 8 and 9 – times to be decided by teacher – either one lesson per week / 10 mins per lesson etc. Range of reading activities and resources available to be used alongside this.

 

 

Autumn Term

 

Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Autumn 1

Autumn2

 

Spring 1

Spring 2

 

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Literature: Modern Drama (Paper 2A)

- An Inspector Calls (all groups)

 

Language: Paper 2

- Section A: comparing Literary non-fiction texts; Q4 practise in justifying opinions on a text

- Section B: writing to show point of view of on issues raised in AIC (socialism & Capitalism; inequality in gender and social class)

 

Literature: Anthology Poetry (Paper 2B) AND Unseen Poetry (Paper 2C)

- Love and Relationships (cluster 2) OR

- Power and Conflict (cluster 2)

 

Language: Paper 1

- Section A: understanding fiction texts; the methods used to create them and the effects on reader; language/structure methods

- Section B: descriptive and narrative techniques; practise in using an image as stimulus for descriptive writing; narrative structure

 

Literature: Shakespeare  (Paper 1A)

- Romeo and Juliet  OR

- Macbeth

 

Language: Paper 2

- Section A: identifying writers’ perspectives in Literary non-fiction texts

- Section B: writing to show point of view of on issues raised in R&J (Patriarchal society; parent-child relationships; fate) OR Macbeth (power; greed; fate); in both, Shakespeare on curriculum

 

* NB: work experience during Summer 2

Assessment week 5/7 (Autumn 2):

  • Literature: Paper 2 Section A
  • Language: Paper 2 Section A

Assessment week 4/6 (Spring 2):

  • Literature: Paper 2 Section B&C
  • Language: Paper 1 Section A

Assessment week 5/7 (Summer 2):

  • Literature: Paper 1 Section A
  • Speaking & Listening formal exams

Year 11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Literature: 19th Century Novel (Paper 1B)

- Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde OR

- A Christmas Carol

 

Language: Paper 1

- Section A: developing SPEED paragraphs to include alternative interpretations etc

- Section B: developing descriptive and narrative techniques; developing use of complex sentence and grammatical structures and vocabulary

 

 

Final content to be covered

- All Language and Literature sections

 

Final Revision of all topics

- Timed question practise

- model answers & AQA annotated answers

- rereading / revision materials / SPEED practise

- learning quotations

- revision tools: flash cards / mindmaps

 

Final Revision of all topics

As Spring term

External examinations

Assessment week 5/7 (Autumn 1):

  • Literature: Paper 2 Section B&C
  • Language: Paper 2 Section B

 

Assessment week 5/7 (Autumn 2):

  • Literature: Paper 1 Section B
  • Language: Paper 1 Section A

Assessment week 4/6 (Spring 1):

  • Literature: Paper 1 full
  • Language: Paper 1 full

 

Assessment week 4/6 (Spring 2) – FINAL MOCKS:

  • Literature: Paper 2 full
  • Language: Paper 2 full

Assessment week 5/7 (Summer 1):

  • Year 11 final predictions
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