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Year 7

 

ENGLISH

 

 

Autumn 1 & 2

Spring 1 & 2

Summer 1 & 2

 

 Desert Island Project: Diary writing and instructional writing, plus speaking and listening opportunities.

 

Heroes and Villains Unit: a study of the moving image; descriptive writing; monologues.

 

 

 Introduction to Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

 

Humbleton Village: a simulation unit: studying and writing a range of media and non-fiction texts.

 

Language Change: Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales: a study of accent, dialect, Standard English and Middle English; focus on the prologue and the character descriptions; comparison essay.

 

Holes – Class reader: developing inference and deduction; narrative writing.

MATHS

 

Numbers and the number system    

Counting and comparing    

Calculating  

Visualising and constructing   

Investigating properties of shapes   

Exploring fractions, decimals and percentages   

 

Algebraic proficiency: tinkering 

Proportional reasoning  

Pattern sniffing  

Measuring space  

Investigating angles  

Calculating fractions, decimals and percentages 

Solving equations and inequalities

Calculating space 

Checking, approximating and estimating 

Mathematical movement 

Presentation of data  

Measuring data  

SCIENCE

The Particle Model, Pure and Impure Substances

Forces and Motion

Living Systems

Atoms, Elements and Compounds

Levers, Moments and Pressure

Diet, Respiration and Health

Reactions

Electricity and Electromagnetism

Genetics and Evolution

HUMANITIES

Religion and the natural world (Stewardship)

 

Knowing our World: Key Map Skills and  Ordnance Survey Maps

 

1066-1509:  Development of Church,  State and Society in Medieval Britain

 

People and their Money: Population and Economic Activity

 

1509-1745:   Development of Church,  State and Society in Tudor and Stuart Britain

 

Where are the answers to life’s big questions? (Sikhism)

570 – 1750: Islamic and/or Mughal Society

 

Where in the World 1? Regional Study: Kenya, Africa

 

How might beliefs affect my thoughts, ideas and actions? (Rules)

FRENCH

Family- personality, personal descriptions, family activities

House and Home- types of house, rooms, furniture

Food and Drink- likes/ dislikes of foods, food in different cultures

GERMAN

Personal details

Family and pets- family members, pets/ zoo animals, colours

School- subjects, opinions, times

ART

Drawing Project

Ways of seeing and recording

New art materials

Pop art project  Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein

 

Art engages with modernity

 

New art materials

David Hockney project

 

how an artist sees the world

 

how I see the world

Masks project

 

Role of masks in civilisations to the present

 

Research and design of masks

Masks project cont’d

 

Creating the final mask design

 

Peace poster project

 

 

MUSIC

Stomp

Find Your Voice

World Music

COMPUTING

 

E Safety/ Social networking/ digital footprint

 

Game design

Digital media (video)

 

Digital media (audio- Music with Video

Coding CSS, HTML

PE

Basketball, gymnastics, rugby, football (rotation)

Athletics, dance, netball, football

Athletics,Swimming

 

Striking: (Rounders, Cricket)

 

Net/wall: (Tennis)

RESISTANT MATERIALS

Travel Game (collaborative CAD project with computing)

Graphic Communication inc Orthographic, Isometric and Perspective drawings.

Explore properties of Acrylic. Design make small product.

FOOD & TEXTILES

Investigation and cooking of Medieval Food

Trashion Project. Clothes from rubbish

Design and make a textile bag

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