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Year 8

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Mathematics Whole numbers and decimals
Fractions, Decimals and Percentage
Decimal Calculations
Powers and Roots
Expressions and formulae
Graphs
Equations
Sequences
Ratio and proportion
Measure, perimeters and area
Angles and 2D shapes
Transformations and scale
Constructions and Pythagoras
3D shapes and Trigonometry
Statistics
Probability
Everyday maths
English War Poetry

Primary focus: Paper 2 Literature encouraging students to engage with a collection of WW1 poetry and make connections across the anthology.

End of term assessment: comparison of two poems from the anthology.
Novel – ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Primary focus: Paper 1 Language consolidating reading skills and extending analysis whilst studying a challenging novel.

End of term assessment: Section A
Reading




Shakespeare – ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Primary focus: Paper 1 Literature deepening students’ appreciation of how and why Shakespeare presents love and conflict.

End of term assessment:
analysis of an extract with links to the whole text.

PR summative Assessment

The Weird and Wonderful

Primary focus: Paper 2 Language exploring different representations of the weird and wonderful in the 19th Century.

End or term assessment: creating a non-fiction response.




Modern play – ‘Dr Korczak's Example’

Primary focus: Paper 2 Literature introducing challenging themes related to the whole school Holocaust programme and Human Rights.

End of term assessment: an extended thematic essay.
Argument and Debate

Primary focus: Paper 2 Language examining how writers and speakers use rhetorical devices to argue and persuade.

End of term assessment: Spoken language presentation responding to a topical statement.

PR summative
Assessment

Science Biology: Cell & respiration, Plants & photosynthesis
Chemistry: Particles, chemical reactions
Physics: Energy, waves, Forces, electricity
Biology: Cell & respiration, Plants & photosynthesis
Chemistry: Particles, chemical reactions
Physics: Energy, waves, Forces, electricity
Biology: Cell & respiration, Plants & photosynthesis
Chemistry: Particles, chemical reactions
Physics: Energy, waves, Forces, electricity
Biology: interpdependance, inheritance & evolution
Chemistry: periodic table, waves
Physics: Energy, waves, Forces, electricity
Biology: interpdependance, inheritance & evolution
Chemistry: periodic table, waves
Physics: Energy, waves, Forces, electricity
Project work
Art Mexican Day of the Dead- observational skulls Mexican Day of the Dead – pattern and design Mexican Day of the Dead-Independent design and multi-media work Mexican Day of the Dead-Independent design and multi-media work Mexican Day of the Dead - links to Frida Kahlo Mexican Day of the Dead - links to Frida Kahlo
Design & Technology
(2 terms per project in Y8/9, 3 terms in Y7 with both on a carousel, so different TG's will be doing these in different terms)
Engineering – Nightlight Textiles - Matisse inspired cushion Graphics – Chocolate bar & foam board clock 3D DesignBug house Food - Pizza Toast, Flapjack
Pasta Salad, fruit salad
Where there are only 4 side of the year, Textiles and 3D Design will be combined to a create a NEW course called Materials - Jon Bergaman inspired laser cut key rings, Wooden puzzles, Pop Art inspired Textiles key rings and graffiti inspired thermoformed key rings
German
(Second Language)
ich über mich
All about me
Schule
School
Famile und Freunde
Family and Friends
Meine Umgebung und die Welt
My area and the world
Mein Zuhause
My house
Meine Freizeit
My freetime
German
(Main Language)
Essen und Einkaufen
Food and shopping
Gesundheit
Health
Die Ferien Wir gehen aus Nach der Schule Austausch
Spanish
(Main Language)
La Gente Vamos a salir… Mis Vacaciones La Comida De Moda Un Viaje a Barcelona
Spanish
(Second Language)
Vamos En el instituto En mi familia En Casa El Tiempo Libre El la ciudad
French
(Second language)
C’est parti!
All about me
Famille et Copains
Family and Friends
Chez moi
At my house
On va en ville
Town
Ma journée
My Day
On s’amuse Hobbies and Interests
French
(Main language)
Famille et domicile
Family and home
Temps libre
Free time
Les sorties
Going out
Manger et boire Eating and Drinking Voyages et vacances Les copains
Geography Tectonics Population Global snowball Coasts Problem Planet Asia (Human and Physical)
Physical Education Invasion Games Unit 1. House Sport Education. Invasion Games Unit 1. House Sport Education.

OAA. Net-Wall Games Unit 2.

Invasion Games Unit 2. Aesthetic Activities.

House Athletics. Striking and Fielding Games.

Net-Wall Games Unit 2. Athletics.

Music Wimoweh and South African music, Calypso Music and music from the Caribbean Composing music for adverts and developing ukulele, singing and ensemble skills The Blues and Reggae ensemble band performances
Ethics & Philosophy Prejudice (racism, gender equality, UNCRC) Prejudice term 2 - Genocide education Do we live again?
Hinduism
Islam in the modern world Rights education Family, sex and contraception
History Agricultural revolution and Industrial revolution Empire and Slavery Empire and Slavery Chartism and suffragettes Independent project on Explorers

Crime and punishment
Drama Relationships Melodrama Runaways Woman in Black - Scripted Political theatre - Brecht Little Sister
Computing Baseline Tests
Binary
Binary
Flowol
Testing
Flowol
Small Basic
Small Basic
Electronics
Electronics Electronics
Testing

 

Year 8 Enrichment

 

 

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Mathematics KS3 maths club runs weekly KS3 maths club runs weekly KS3 maths club runs weekly UKMT Junior Maths Challenge
KS3 maths club runs weekly
KS3 maths club runs weekly KS3 maths club runs weekly
English Bletchley Park trip (in the past)
Media and film making
Creative writing club
Live streamed performance
Stratford residential later in the year
    Opportunity for Theatre trips Creative Writing club
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       Clay Skulls
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.
German Year 8 Celebrity Poster Competition (EDL)
MFL Club
MFL Christmas Market
MFL Club
Pen Pal letters
MFL Club MFL Club Pen Pal letters MFL Club MFL Club
Year 8/9 Rhineland Trip (Every other year)
Pen Pal letters
Spanish Year 8 Celebrity Poster Competition (EDL)
MFL Club
MFL Christmas Market
MFL Club
Pen Pal letters
MFL Club MFL Club
Food Tasting
MFL Club MFL Club
Year 8 Malaga Trip
French Year 8 Celebrity Poster Competition (EDL)
MFL Club
MFL Christmas Market
MFL Club
MFL Club MFL Club MFL Club MFL Club
Geography Volcano house competition       Whole School project on reducing plastic  
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. Opportunities for those learning a musical instrument: Wind band/Swing band/Orchestra/Flute Ensemble/Clarinet Ensemble/Saxophone Ensemble/Brass Ensemble/Guitar Ensemble
Ethics & Philosophy   Miss Wetherall - CPD and sessions/opportunities to engage in surveys        
History         Project award badges for extra independent research.  
Drama KS3 Drama Club KS3 Drama Club KS3 Drama Club KS3 Drama Club KS3 Drama Club KS3 Drama Club
Computing            

Year 8 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 Spectre opening scene https://youtu.be/6tMKqQPQcks DOD and symbols https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oj7nsq48BcQ Grim Fandango -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuLVXGGgrtk Frida Kahlo brief history https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfbLR15Bh74
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfLKcyYKKtU
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBwNVuoKPSU
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.lego.com
www.google.co.uk (image search)
www.pinterst.com
www.behance.net/konahin
   
German
www.linguascope.com
www.memrise.com
Term 1 Essen und Einkaufen
Food and shopping Year 8 Celebrity Poster Competition (EDL)
MFL Club http://www.lerndeutsch.org.uk
http://www.languagesonline.org.uk/
http://www.goethe.de/lrn/prj/gad/eue/deindex.htm

http://german.net/exercises/tenses/present/
Ich muss ins Krankenhaus: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6xP46MbOQ0
http://www.lerndeutsch.org.uk
http://www.languagesonline.org.uk/
Nein Mann Lied: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBjDZMJUduo)
Berlin Fashion Week: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kGjbm4mkk8
‘Ich mach’ heute ein Grillfest’ Hörverständnis
Germany’s Next Top Model: http://www.youtube.com/user/GNTMoffiziell
Eastenders Kleidung Activity: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3R2bFDQ2GC4qbCRBQQdvFZ0/makeover
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/buying-clothes-in-dresden/3565.html
Linguascope
http://www.tvspielfilm.de/
Top 10 Sendungen in Deutschland
Berndt das Brot:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8a-JvVZaO4k
Term 6 Austausch MFL Club
Year 8/9 Rhineland Trip (Every other year)
http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/saf/prj/sig/soc/soi/enindex.htm
http://www.germany.travel/de/staedte-kultur/staedte/staedte.html

Spanish
www.linguascope.com
www.memrise.com
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/talking-about-your-daily-routine/2035.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IV2xTA5QHU
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/363102788679525794/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/11751649002566013/
http://www.menudospeques.net/recursos-educativos/poesias/poesias-amistad-amor/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/442337994622852869/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/316800155009361539/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/502362533405529068/

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/49821139598748997/
http://desmotivaciones.es/3732343/-quieres-ir-al-cine
http://pacomova.es/principales/la_calle.htm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/tutors/topics/invitations.shtml
NAVIDAD: http://pacomova.es/principales/la_navidad.htm
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/552676185492419406/

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/345721708867271156/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/mis-vacaciones-anteriores-pt-1-3/8603.html
(there are three parts to this one)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJb1bBpyWSo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ggc2i_fOIVM
http://pacomova.es/principales/el_verano.htm
http://bibliopoemes.blogspot.co.uk/2008/06/poemas-infantiles-del-verano-y-las.html
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/averroes/recursos_informaticos/andared01/poesia/poemas/maria/poema141.html


http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/mividaloca/ep13/video_only_ep13.shtml
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/420805158904634148/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/la-comida-espa-ola/8530.html
http://www.menudospeques.net/recursos-educativos/poesias/poesias-alimentacion/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/420805158905671611/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/420805158905101419/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/420805158905139952/


http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/la-comida-y-la-ropa/8594.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/clothes-shopping/2071.html
http://elabrojoinfantil.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/poesia-ropa-de-invierno.html
http://esclavosdelamoda.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/normal-0-21-false-false-false-es-pe-x.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKd0qDx7nlI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRt2sRyup6A

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mbey8UcR_pk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Bwwlufcpx4
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/572942383816240902/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/402298179186157343/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcDmloG3tXU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XX5Youb8Hc0

French
www.linguascope.com
www.memrise.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EgMmMUN3a8E
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0yI_awpwNc
http://meteo.tf1.fr/
http://www.slideshare.net/TKPSMAIL/les-franais-clbres
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/434104851554371761/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8Tl9mZSWQ4 (Christmas song)
TV programmes (watch re-runs of various types of tv programme and news on the link below)

http://www.tf1.fr/
http://www.carrefour.fr/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6DZ_FzxzUk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvhk2VYcw7c
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NMmiMvGcWc
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/97601516898614286/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUCPpEoc_Q0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7dEfs5dat4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsWKqKDUI6M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7hw1h9Amgw
Geography Nat Geo kids BBC Bitesize KS3 Time for Geography
Nat Geo kids
Time for Geography Sky Oceon rescue  
Physical Education            
Music Youtube.com
bbc.co.uk
Quizlet.co.uk
Kahoot.co.uk
Youtube.com
bbc.co.uk
Quizlet.co.uk
Kahoot.co.uk
Youtube.com
bbc.co.uk
Quizlet.co.uk
Kahoot.co.uk
Youtube.com
bbc.co.uk
Quizlet.co.uk
Kahoot.co.uk
Youtube.com
bbc.co.uk
Quizlet.co.uk
Kahoot.co.uk
Youtube.com
bbc.co.uk
Quizlet.co.uk
Kahoot.co.uk
Ethics & Philosophy UNCRC       UNCRC NHS Public Health
History http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories books : Gorgeous Georgians
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories book : Vile Victorians
TV Series: Roots
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories book : The Barmy British Empire
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories book : Vile Victorians
Horrible histories TV series
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories book : Vile Victorians
Horrible histories TV series
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
https://spartacus-educational.com/
Horrible histories book : Vile Victorians
Horrible histories TV series
Drama   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89wis6V86gs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxzz31ww4M4
  The woman in black – Stephen Mallatrat BBc Bitesize
Many websited on Brecht
 
Computing