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Year 7

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Mathematics Whole numbers and decimals
Fractions, Decimals and Percentage
Mental Calculations
Written and calculator methods
Whole numbers and decimals
Fractions, Decimals and Percentage
Mental Calculations
Written and calculator methods
Expressions and formulae
Graphs
Equations
Sequences
Ratio and proportion
Measure, perimeters and area
Angles and 2D shapes

Transformations and symmetry
Constructions
3D shapes
Statistics Everyday maths
English Poetry and Place

Primary focus: Paper 2 Literature encouraging students to examine what makes poetry distinctive and how a range of poets use devices to explore place.

End of term assessment: analysis of an unseen poem.
Tales of the Unexpected - Short story anthology

Primary focus: Paper 1 Language reading skills embedded throughout including analysis of how writers use language and structural features to shape meaning.

End of term assessment: narrative writing

Shakespeare – ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Primary focus: Paper 1 Literature introducing students to Shakespeare and creative approaches to the text.

End of term assessment: analysis of an extract.

PR summative Assessment

Inspirational People

Primary focus: Paper 2 Language challenging what makes people inspirational and evaluating viewpoints and perspectives.

End of term assessment: constructing an argument and Spoken Language presentation.


Creative Writing

Primary focus: Paper 1 Language developing the skills from Term 1 and looking closely at how writers craft and applying these skills independently.

End of term assessment: descriptive writing

PR summative
Assessment

Modern play

Primary focus: Paper 2 Literature building on the skills of stagecraft and performance in Term 3 and examining how modern plays present and challenge themes.

End of term assessment: analysis of an extract used as a stimulus for transformational writing
Science Biology: Cells and respiration
Chemistry: Particles and matter
Physics: Energy
Biology: Cells and respiration
Chemistry: Particles and matter
Physics: Energy
Biology: Plants & photosynthesis
Chemistry: chemical reactions
Physics: Forces
Biology: Interdependance
Chemistry: Periodic table
Physics: electricity
Biology: Interdependance
Chemistry: Periodic table
Physics: electricity
Inheritance & evolution                                 project work
Art Foundation unit- tone Foundation unit – colour Foundation unit - pattern Islamic Art- deeper learning of colour and pattern linked to Religious and Non- Western Art. Islamic Art- deeper learning of colour and pattern linked with independent designs and mixed media Islamic Art- deeper learning of colour and pattern linked with independent designs and mixed media
Design & Technology
(2 terms per project on a carousel until the end of term 4 of Year 8, so different TG's will be doing these in different terms)
Engineering – Nightlight Materials Studies - Jon Burgerman keyring, solomons seal wooden puzzle, acrylic graffiti keyring, This is me Photo Holder Graphics – Chocolate bar & foam board clock Materials - Jon Burgerman inspired laser cut key rings, Wooden puzzles, Pop Art inspired Textiles key rings and graffiti inspired thermoformed key rings Food - Pizza Toast, Flapjack
Pasta Salad, fruit salad
Where there are only 4 sides of the year, Textiles and 3D Design will be combined to a create a NEW course called Materials
French Tout sur moi
All about me
Mon monde perso
Family, School, Friends
Autour de moi
At my house
À table        
Food
Mon quartier
My neighbourhood
Ça, c’est mon truc         Interests, music and clothes
Geography Introduction to Geography and map skills Rivers Weather and Climate UK London Natural Resources Africa
Physical Education Baseline Assessment. House Sport Education. Invasion/Net-Wall Games Unit 1. Health and Fitness. Swimming. Invasion/Net-Wall Games Unit 2. Aesthetic Activities. OAA. House Athletics. Striking and Fielding Games. Invasion/Net-Wall Games Unit 3. Athletics.
Music Singing, Instruments of the Orchestra, Rhythm, Last Night of the Proms, Fanfars and Remembrance, Danse Macabre, Peter and the Wolf Learning ukuleles, singing, ensemble performance, pitch and learning basic keyboard skills Learning how to read and interpret graphic scores, National Anthems
Ethics & Philosophy Ethics, Religion and the Universe Physical symbols of faith (Sikhism, Hinduism, Islam and fundamentalism) What did the Buddha teach about suffering?   (Buddhism) Worship and the Trimurti (Hinduism) The life of Jesus and religious analogies
Chronicles of Narnia (Christianity)
PSHE - positive relationships in the 21st Century
History Norman conquest Castles and crusades Medieval life Tudors English Civil War Who are the British?
Drama Truancy Acting Skills Storytelling Frankenstein - Scripted Spies Ghosts and Horror
Computing Powerpoint
Lego Robots
Powerpoint
Lego Robots
Spreadsheets
Binary
Spreadsheets
Binary
E- Safety E-Safety
Testing
Binary

 

Year 7 Enrichment

 

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Mathematics KS maths club runs weekly KS maths club runs weekly KS maths club runs weekly KS maths club runs weekly KS maths club runs weekly KS maths club runs weekly
English Creative Writing club Dickens Museum trip (in the past)     Shakespeare performances
Stratford residential
 
Science After school science club After school science club After school science club After school science club After school science club After school science club
Art   Christmas Card competition        
Design & Technology If students fail to complete practical outcomes in the designated curriculum time, DT staff offer after-school enrichment sessions in order that completed items can be taken home. In addition, Textiles offer workshops to interested/invited students targeted at either KS3, KS4, KS5 or combined and family groups including parents.
French Year 7 Spelling bee (EDL)
MFL Club
MFL Christmas Market
MFL Club
Pen Pal letters
MFL Club MFL Club
Pen Pal letters
MFL club MFL Club
Year 7 Opale Coast Trip (Every other year)
Pen Pal letters
Geography Contour model house completion   Microclimate investigation around school.   Geology rocks club and Bristol field trip to We The Curious Afican masks
Physical Education PE and sports extra-curricular clubs timetable
Music Junior voices (Choir for Years 7 & 8) open to all students. Theatre and concert trips. Opportunties for those learning a musical instrument: Wind band/Swing band/Orchestra/Flute Ensemble/Clarinet Ensemble/Saxophone Ensemble/Brass Ensemble/Guitar Ensemble
Ethics & Philosophy            
History  
Caerphilly castle trip often runs in term 6
      Caerphilly castle trip
Drama KS3 Drama club.
Please note, on years where we do a whole school performance, this will be starting after the show and not in September.
KS3 Drama Club KS3 Drama Club KS3 Drama Club KS3 Drama Club KS3 Drama Club
Computing            

Year 7 Suggested Reading & Websites 

 

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Mathematics www.hegartymaths.com
www.mymaths.co.uk
www.hegartymaths.com
www.mymaths.co.uk
www.desmos.com
www.hegartymaths.com
www.mymaths.co.uk
www.hegartymaths.com
www.mymaths.co.uk
www.hegartymaths.com
www.mymaths.co.uk
www.hegartymaths.com
www.mymaths.co.uk
English KS3 wider reading lists KS3 wider reading lists KS3 wider reading lists KS3 wider reading lists KS3 wider reading lists KS3 wider reading lists
Science Bitesize KS3 Revision guides Bitesize KS3 Revision guides Bitesize KS3 Revision guides Bitesize KS3 Revision guides Bitesize KS3 Revision guides Bitesize KS3 Revision guides
Art Tonal circle -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaPQhEJpOQg Sir Terry Frost -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kutXRfBCdxs Op Art -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKhLO6RFhzI
Writing on the Wall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m86ae_e_ptU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdOxBCpk39c How to draw Islamic Art
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0HbJWT1XHU
Austins Butterfly
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqh1MRWZjms
Design & Technology http://www.technologystudent.com/ - focus on Health and Safety, Forming Techniques           

www.pinterest.com

www.google.com

www.1001fonts.com
www.pinterest.com
www.google.co.uk (image search)
www.pinterst.com
www.behance.net/konahin
   
French
www.linguascope.com
www.memrise.com
Couleurs: describe a picture from Monet
http://www.mespetitsbonheurs.com/comptines-et-poesies-pour-apprendre-a-dire-les-jours-de-la-semaine/

Literacy
Jacques Prevert: Poeme en sortant de l’ecole http://pedagogite.free.fr/poesie/sortant_ecole.pdf
(+ check singing versión on youtube)
Home- bedroom: cut from magasines pictures of kitchen/ bedroom to créate home – bedroom
http://lakanal.net/poesie/dansparis.htm poeme Dans Paris
Jacques Prevert: Oiseau Poem
www.languagesonline.org.uk Poeme: http://forums-enseignants-du-primaire.com/topic/12794-poesies-sur-le-theme-de-la-ville/ Theme park: http://www.parcasterix.fr/
Geography OS maps. WWF free rivers Met office app.
Nat Geo kids
  Nat Geo kids  
Physical Education         E-Safety E-Safety
Testing
Binary
Music SFSkids.org
Youtube.com
bbc.co.uk
Quizlet.co.uk
Kahoot.co.uk
Youtube.com
bbc.co.uk
Quizlet.co.uk
Kahoot.co.uk
Ethics & Philosophy            
History http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories book : the Measly Middle ages, stormin Normans
Horrible histories TV series
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories book : the measly middle ages
Horrible histories TV series
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories book : the measly middle ages
Horrible histories TV series
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories book : The terrible Tudors
Horrible histories TV series
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories book : The Slimy Stuarts
Horrible histories TV series
Film: Cromwell
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories book : The Rotten Romans, The Cut Throat Celts,
Horrible histories TV series
Drama       Phillip Pullman – Frankenstein script.    
Computing