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Year 10

  Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Art and Design
(AQA)
Drawing techniques within portraiture Painting techniques within Portraiture Final portraiture outcome in response to a chosen artist. Pop Art- Introducing the theme of Pop Art and personal responses. Critical and contextual research work. Development of ideas.
Business Studies
(Edexcel)
The dynamic nature of business
Risk and reward
The role of business enterprise
Customer needs
Market research
Market segmentation
The competitive environment
Business aims and objectives
Business revenues, costs and profits
Cash and cash-flow
Sources of business finance
The options for start-up and small businesses
Business location
The marketing mix
Business plans
Business stakeholders
Technology and business
Legislation and business
The economy and business
External influences
Child's Play, Learning and Development
(BTEC)
Unit 1 Patterns of child development Unit 2 Promoting children's development through play.
Understanding how play promotes children's development in early year settings
Unit 2 Understanding how different play opportunities promote children's development Unit 2 Understand how play is structured in early years settings
Design and Technology
(OCR for Textiles, 3D, Graphics. AQA for Food Prep. Edexcel for Engineering)
‘Typography & me’ project – Introduction project involving the creative illustration of your name or initials.
Title page – Developing the skills of illustration and an awareness of on-trend fonts and graphic styles
‘Bunny Repeat Print’ Project – To develop illustration skills and your awareness of trends in current graphic design, key terminology and required analysis skills. Learning how to use composition, colour and Photoshop skills in order to make a commercially viable graphic print.
‘Simply Nature’ Project– Developing illustration skills by using single lines to create innovative and eye-catching graphic images of natural forms.
‘Favourite Foods & Delicious Drinks’ Project – Developing your modelling skills by creating 4 card and/or paper illustrations of your top 4 favourite foods and drinks.
‘Colour Theory & On-trend Monoprint’ Project – Basic terminology, colour emotion theory and understanding the use of colour when illustrating for commercial design.
‘Typography Theory & Innovative Menu’ Project – Understanding font anatomy and learning from existing on-trend products and typographers in order to design your own innovative menu. 
CONTD: ‘Typography Theory & Innovative Menu’ Project – Understanding font anatomy and learning from existing on-trend products and typographers in order to design your own innovative menu.
‘Mini Cereal Box’ Project – To design and make a commercially viable prototype mini cereal box for a child which includes the development of a unique character based on the styling of an existing children’s book illustrator of your choice.
Coursework (60%)
Primary research for Bristol Zoo project (Mindmap, photographs, photo analysis, replications)
Coursework (60%)
Primary research (existing products, summary of intentions) & secondary research (Illustrator research, image analysis, replications and evaluations)
Coursework (60%)
Secondary research (Illustrator research, image analysis, replications and evaluations) & ideas and development

Drama
(OCR)

Monologues/Horror Stimulus – Aberfan. Live review. Stimulus and portfolio mock. Stimulus mock. Practitioners Component 2 mock. Component 1. Component 1
English
(AQA)
20th Century Fiction – Language Paper 1 Literature Paper 1 – Macbeth + Jekyll and Hyde Literature Paper 1 – Macbeth + Jekyll and Hyde Literature Paper 2 – Modern Texts + Poetry Anthology Literature Paper 2 – Modern Texts + Poetry Anthology Mock Revision
English and Media Studies
(OCR)
Introduction to Media Moving Image Media: TV Crime Drama Moving Image Media: Music videos Promoting Media: Advertising and Marketing; Film Industry Print Media: Music Magazines Creating Media: Magazine production
Ethics and Philosophy
(AQA)
Beliefs - Hinduism and Christianity Belief - Hinudism and Christianity
Formative
Belief - Hinudism and Christianity
Formative
Beliefs - Hinduism and Christianity Relationships and families
Religious views on conflict, peace and terrorism
Relationships and families
Religious views on conflict, peace and terrorism
French
(AQA)
Me, my family and friends Technology in everyday life Free time activities Customs and Festivals Home, town, neighbourhood and region Social issues
German
(AQA)
Me, my family and friends Technology in everyday life Free time activities Customs and Festivals Home, town, neighbourhood and region Social issues
Geography
(AQA)
Challenge of resource management Urban issues and challenges / human fieldwork Urban issues and challenges Physical landscapes of the UK Physical fieldwork / revision
History
(Edexcel)
Medicine In Britain Anglo Saxon and Norman England Weimar and Nazi Germany
Mathematics
(AQA)
Formulae and functions, Working in 2D, Probability and measures and accuracy Equations and inequalities and
Circles and constructions
Equations and inequalities, Circles and constructions, Ratio and proportion, factors, powers and roots Factors powers and Roots and handling data 2 Working in 3D and Calculations Graphs 1 and Pythagoras, Trig and vectors
Music
(OCR)
Theory, musical elements and performance Concerto through time Rhythms of the World
Performance and composition
Rhythms of the World
Performance and composition
Film and computer game music
Conventions of pop
Pop Ballads
Solo Artists
Groups
Performance and Composition
Photography
(Edexcel)
Portraiture Urban Photography Close up collections Links to critical studies Development work and finalisation of unit
GCSE Physical Education
(Edexcel)
Theory - Paper 2: Health and performance
Practical - Trampolining /Rugby
Intro lesson
Physical, social and emotional health
Lifestyle choices
A sedentary lifestyle
Trends in physical health issues
A balanced diet
Optimum weight & energy balance for maintain a healthy weight
Hydration
Dietary manipulation for sport

Theory Change wk 6 - Paper 1: Physical training
Identification and treatment of injury
Injury prevention in physical training
Practical - Netball / Handball
Performance enhancing drugs
Test on Health and Performance
Test on Physical training
Test marking and *iact

Theory Change - Paper 1: Anatomy and physiology
Skeletal system structure, components, function and classification of bones
The vertebral column and joints. Classification of joints.
Joints and movement, ligaments and tendons.
Muscle types, location and role of muscles.
Antagonistic muscle pairs and muscle action.
Fast and slow twitch muscle fibres.
How the muscular and skeletal systems work together.
CV system function and components of the system. Blood and its components.
How the heart pumps blood and blood pressure.
Blood shunting/redistribution of blood flow. 
Respiratory system components and functions. Structure of alveoli.
How the CV and respiratory systems work together.
Oxygen debt.
Rest work and exercise.
Christmas & catch up
Practical Football / Lacrosse

Short term effects of exercise on the systems.
Long term effects of exercise on the systems.
Test on Anatomy and physiology
Test marking and *iact

Theory Change - Paper 1 – Physical training
Health, exercise, fitness & performance.
The relationship between fitness & health.
Components of fitness- health.
Components of fitness – skill.
Fitness tests.
Principles of training
Principles of training
Practical - Table tennis/Gaelic football
Thresholds
Methods of training
Test

Theory Change - Paper 2 – Sports Psychology
Test marking and feedback
Classification of skills
Practice structures
Goal setting
Guidance
Feedback
Mental preparation.
Practical  - Athletics / Cricket ?
Use of data across topics
Use of data across topics
Test
Test marking and *iact

3 weeks to:
• Catch up any missed work or lessons due to time/PD days/ARD/trips etc
• Revise Year 10 content
• Specifically focus on data analysis questions across units
• Exam technique
• Start PEP planning when ready

Completion of all PEP sessions and planning booklet & fitness testing
Science
(AQA)
• Plant biology 1
• Inheritance & evolution
• Bonding & structure 1 & 2
• Introduction to forces 2
• Waves & their features
• Plant biology 1
• Inheritance & evolution
• Bonding & structure 1 & 2
• Introduction to forces 2
• Waves & their features
• Chemical changes
• Particle model of matter
• Diseases
• Quantitative chemistry
• Electricity
• Cell transport
• Homeostasis 1
• Plant biology 1
• Energy changes
• Rates & equilibrium
• Radiation 
• Cell transport
• Homeostasis 1
• Plant biology 1
• Energy changes
• Rates & equilibrium
• Radiation 
Sociology
(AQA)
The sociological approach.
• Studying society: what is society, what happens in society? How does society work? Key Sociologists and theory.
• Key concepts: how do Sociologists describe and explain society?
The sociological approach and research methods.
• Primary research
• Secondary research
• Evaluating research
• Sampling
• Theoretical perspectives and choice of research methods
Families
• Definitions of ‘family’
• Different types of family
• Theoretical perspectives and the family
• Roles within the family
• Family diversity
Families and research methods
• Changing relationships in the family
• Cultural and social class differences
• Research methods in the context of studying families. 
Education
• The function of education in society
• Social class and educational achievement.
• Gender and educational achievement
Education
• Ethnicity and educational achievement
• Social policy and education
• Research methods in the context of education.
Spanish
(AQA)
Me, my family and friends Technology in everyday life Free time activities Customs and Festivals Home, town, neighbourhood and region Social issues
Travel and Tourism
(BTEC)
Unit 1 - The UK Travel and Tourism Sector Unit 2 UK Travel and Tourism Destinations  Revision - Unit 1 - The UK Travel and Tourism Sector Unit 2 UK Travel and Tourism Destinations