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Year 8

Year 8

Autumn 1 & 2

Spring 1 & 2

Summer 1 & 2

ENGLISH & DRAMA

Gothic Horror Unit (pre-1914 fiction): reading of a range of short gothic horror texts

Conflict Unit: WW1 focus – autobiographical texts; WW1 poetry

Research socio-historical context; study of the play Romeo and Juliet

Love and Relationships poetry: an analysis of and responses to the effects of language choices

Homelessness Unit: Class Reader: Stone Cold. Reading with inference and deduction.

The Apprentice: Writing a marketing campaign for a new confectionary product; writing to inform and persuade

MATHEMATICS

Number- Standard Form (Surds)

Probability

Ration, Proportion & Rates of Change

Algebra

Statistics

Geometry- Transformations and Constructions

Geometry- Pythagoras (Trigonometry)

SCIENCE

Waves

Metals and Other Materials

Earth and Atmosphere

Gas Exchange and Respiration

Forces

Plants and Interdependencies

HUMANITIES

20th Century conflict – Suffragette movements and WW1 (Hist)

Did Jesus save the World? (Prophesy, Incarnation, Agape, Salvation) (RE)

Adventure Landscapes (Geological Processes) (Geog)

Slavery through time (Hist)

Humanist World Views (including Human Rights) (RE & Cit)

Geography skill and Festivals (Geog)

FRENCH

My town- places in town, visiting places, weather, Somerset Tourist Guides

My holidays- holiday destinations, transport, holiday activities, times, planning a future holiday

My routine- routine verbs, 24 hour times, celebrity interview

GERMAN

Hobbies/ Sport- how often you do leisure activities, TV programmes

Food and Drink- likes/ dislikes of different foods

My town- places in town, describing places

ART

Peace poster. Drawing project

Self portrait

Printmaking and new art materials

 

 

 

 

Year 8

Autumn 1 & 2

Spring 1 & 2

Summer 1 & 2

MUSIC

Variation

Jazz Improvisation

Musical Futures

COMPUTING

Computational thinking – binary and logic

Introduction to hardware

Digital creative media – image manipulation

Multimedia content and web design

Coding: Code academy, Microbit Coding. Introduction to Python

PE

Basketball, gymnastics, rugby, football

Athletics, dance, netball, football

Athletics,

Swimming,

Striking: Rounders, Cricket

Net/wall: Tennis

DT

Keep Sake Box Project

Bake Off Project

Pastries

Multicultural meals

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