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Year 7 Curriculum Overview

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW YEAR 7

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

 

 

MATHEMATICS

Place value and calculating

 

Negative numbers

 

Fractions & Percentages

Algebra

 

Statistics

Geometry – 2D and 3D shapes

 

Geometry – Lines and angles

ENGLISH

Desert Island Project

Diary writing, instructional; SP L

 

Introduction to Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

 

Heroes and Villains: moving image; descriptive writing; monologues

 

Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales: accent, dialect, Standard English and Middle English. Focus on prologue and character descriptions

Humbleton Village

A simulation unit, studying and writing a range of media and non-fiction texts.

 

Abomination (class reader): Dual narrative

HUMANITIES

HISTORY FOCUS

 

Elizabethan England

 

GEOGRAPHY FOCUS

 

India (including Plate Tectonics)

HISTORY FOCUS

 

Industrial Revolution

GEOGRRAPHY

 

The Geography of Britain

 

RE FOCUS

 

Eastern Religions

RE FOCUS

 

Stewardship

SCIENCE

Lab Safety

 

The particulate nature of matter

Pure and impure substances

 

Matter

Physical changes

Particle model

Energy in matter

 

 

Cells and organisation

 

The skeletal and muscular systems

 

 

Reproduction

 

Health

Atoms, elements and compounds

 

Chemical reactions

 

Energetics

 

The Periodic Table

Space physics

ART

Drawing Project:

Ways of seeing and recording

New art materials

Pop Art Project:

Andy Warhol & Roy Lichtenstein

Art engages with modernity

David Hockney Project:

How an artist sees the world.

How I see the world

Masks Project:

Role of masks in civilisations to present.

Research and design.

Final design.

Peace Poster Project

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

Enterprise Project

Work in teams to design and make a batch of Christmas products from a variety of materials to be sold at the Bazaar

Cooking and Nutrition – Healthy Meal Planning

Make informed ingredient choices to meet the needs of the target client. Cook a variety of savoury healthy and balanced dishes

 

Product Design – Pen holder Project

Design and make a unique and functional pen holder for 1-3 pens

FRENCH

Family

Houses and Home

Food and Drink

GERMAN

Personal Details

Family and Pets/animals

School

MUSIC

Stomp

World Music

Find Your Voice

PSHE

 

 

 

 

 

PE and GAMES

Gymnastics

Basketball

Rugby

Hockey

 

Dance

Athletics

Football

Netball

Swimming

Athletics

Tennis

Rounders

Cricket

Net/wall

COMPUTING

E-Safety

Social  networking/digital footprint/email/cloud

Networks and Internet

Digital Media

Coding CSS, HTML

TOPIC DAYS and VISITS

 

Visiting author – French Tapestry/ Buddhist Temple

 

London Parliament/Wells Cathedral

                 

 

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