Pupils are taught thematically, enjoying a broad range of literature, non-fiction texts and plays. This is a summary of topics that the department cover in Key Stage 3, from years 7 until 9.
Throughout both key stages, the English department aims to promote a love of reading and an appreciation of literature.
We develop opportunities that allow pupils to express their thoughts and ideas both creatively and imaginatively. We encourage wide-reading to develop understanding and knowledge about the subject.
The curriculum at key stage 3 builds upon and develops prior learning. Schemes of Learning are challenging, rigorous and enjoyable. Pupils are prepared thoroughly for key stage 4 and the expectations of GCSE.
At key stage 4 pupils follow both AQA English Language and AQA English Literature courses. Both courses are assessed through examination.
Pupils will have studied a range of texts and explored a range of skills including:
Year 11 Revision Timetable
'a reminder to pupils that this was available and given out at 'Revision Fest'. There is an expectation that pupils are using this tool to aid their revision as we move towards the exam season.