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Year 7 Curriculum

Subject

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Roald Dahl Short Stories

A Christmas Carol

Non Fiction Writing

 

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Writing Skills - The Seaside

 

Chaucer

Music

Ostinatos and riffs

(repeating patterns in music)

Christmas carol singing

Folk music

Instruments of the orchestra

The Blues

Song writing

Mathematics

Place Value

Addition and

Subtraction

Perimeter

Estimation and Rounding

Multiplication and Division

Area of rectangles and triangles

Factors and multiples

Fractions as a value

Fractions as part of a whole

Fractions as an operation

Order of operations

Basic rules of algebra

Expand and factorise

Substitution

Angles

Polygons

Symmetry and reflection

Coordinates

Mean

Two way tables

 

Science

Introduction to Science

Cells, tissues and organs part 1

Particles part 1

Energy part 1

Cells, tissues and organs part 2

Particles part 2

Energy part 2

Reproduction and variation part 1

Chemical reactions part 1

Forces and motion part 1

Reproduction and variation part 2

Chemical reactions part 2

Forces and motion part 2

Art

Vegetable Faces

(Drawing and Painting using Tone)

Identity

(Ceramic Portraits)

Kandinsky Abstract Sculptures

Fashion Misfits

Built Environment

 

 

Print Making

French

Making a start with conversation and vocabulary

Greetings, numbers, gender, alphabet, classroom vocab, instructions

Learning basic grammatical concepts

Birthday, adjectival agreement, colours, Christmas in France

Describing yourself and family

Family, friends and animals.

Describing personal and physical characteristics

 

Talking about where you live

Using the verb habiter to say where you live. Learning about French speaking countries. Saying what kind of house you live in and where.

Using other pronouns

Talking about what you do after school using the on part of the verb

Describing what is in your room using prepositions

Places in town

Using the verb aller to go

Ordering food in a snack bar

Saying what's in your town

Spanish

 

Greetings and introductions

School

My family and pets

Describing your house

Free time

Talking about your town

Geography

Micro climate and school environment survey

 

Geographical Skills

Rivers

Rivers and flood events / Development

Development

Coastal environments and tourism

History

What is History

 

The Norman Conquest

Black Death

Norman England

Magna Carta and Peasants’ Revolt

Norman England

Peasants’ Revolt and Thomas Beckett

Revision

Thomas Beckett

Revision

PE 1

Hockey

Handball

Sportshall Athletics

Athletics Field

Athletics Track

Softball

PE 2

Core Skills

Fitness

Gymnastics

Badminton

Ultimate Frisbee

Rounders

Religious Studies

What do people believe about God?

Sikhism

Islam

Islam

 

Christianity

The Life of Jesus

Drama

An introduction to Drama

Creating a vocabulary of simple explorative drama skills to be used throughout KS3. Learning basic skills and completing a short performance focusing on two of these.

At the Bus Stop

Exploring how to create realistic characters through script, gestures, voice and interaction with others by creating in groups a bus stop scenario of monologues.

Introduction to Shakespeare

Understanding a number of the themes and storylines in Shakespeare plays.

Study of the use of gestures and stage fighting in Romeo and Juliet to explore the themes of conflict and revenge..

Using Structure in Drama to explore social issues.

A scheme of work based on, the impact of substance abuse.

Students perform a short play

Called: ‘Protection’ time shifts such as flashbacks to explore plot and structure.

Alice in Wonderland

Understanding physical theatre and non-naturalistic drama and applying it to the classic story of Alice in Wonderland through a scheme of work in a work booklet.

Naturalism

Looking at different examples of Naturalism in Theatre and the practioners which use this technique. Performing a short play in this style.

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