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Key Stage Three

 

Year 7

Year 8

Term One: Autumn

Creative Writing

Writing to narrate

Animal Farm

Writing to argue and persuade

Term Two: Christmas

Wonder

Language analysis

Animal Farm

Inference and language analysis

Term Three: Winter

Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Writing to describe and critical evaluation

KinderTransport

Writing to Explain/Inform

Term Four: Spring

Nature poetry

Jungle Book

Analytical essay writing

Kindertransport

Summarising and synthesis

Poetry from Other Cultures

Term Five: Summer

Jungle Book

Class reader

Rights Anthology

Class reader

Year 9

Term One: Autumn

Conflict: Poetry and Non-Fiction Anthology

Comparison

Term Two: Christmas

Gothic: Creative Writing

Term Three: Winter

Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Writing to Persuade and analytical essay writing

Term Four: Spring

Identity: Modern Short Stories

Structure and Critical Evaluation

Term Five: Summer

Of Mice and Men

End of KS3 examination

Key Stage Four

AQA GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature

 

Year 10

Year 11

Term One: Autumn

GCSE English Literature paper 2, section B Love and Relationships poetry

Descriptive and Narrative writing

GCSE English Language paper 1 revision and mock examination

Term Two: Christmas

GCSE English Literature paper 1, section B A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

GCSE English Literature paper 1 revision and mock examination

Term Three: Winter

lGCSE English Literature paper 1, section A Macbeth

GCSE English Language paper 2 revision and mock examination

Term Four: Spring

GCSE English Literature paper 2 section A Blood Brothers by Willy Russel

GCSE English Literature paper 2 revision and mock examination

Term Five: Summer

Speaking and listening

English Literature consolidation

n/a

Key Stage Five

AQA A Level English Literature B

 

Year 12

Year 13

Term One: Autumn

Othello

Richard II

The Great Gatsby

Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

NEA - Rossetti and Feminist Critical theory

NEA - prose and Narrative theory

Term Two: Christmas

Othello

Richard II

The Great Gatsby

Unseen crime extract preparation

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

NEA - Rossetti and Feminist Critical theory

NEA - prose and Narrative theory

Term Three: Winter

Othello

Richard II

The Great Gatsby

When Will There be Good News?

Othello revision

NEA - prose and Narrative theory

 

Term Four: Spring

Othello

Richard II

The Great Gatsby

When Will There be Good News?

Revision of paper 1:

  •  
  • Richard II
  • The Great Gatsby

Revision of paper 2:

  • Unseen extract
  • Rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • When Will There Be Good

 

Term Five: Summer

NEA - Rossetti and Feminist Critical theory

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

n/a

  AQA A Level Language and Literature

 

Year 12

Year 13

Term One: Autumn

Introduction to Stylistics

 

Imagined Worlds: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

 

Remembered Places: ‘Paris’ anthology

Writing About Society: ‘The Great Gatsby’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

‘Dramatic Encounters: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Term Two: Christmas

Imagined Worlds: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

 

Remembered Places: ‘Paris’ anthology

Writing About Society: ‘The Great Gatsby’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

‘Dramatic Encounters: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Term Three: Winter

Imagined Worlds: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

 

Remembered Places: ‘Paris’ anthology

 

Commencement of the NEA (non-examined unit)

Writing About Society: ‘The Great Gatsby’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

‘Dramatic Encounters: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Term Four: Spring

Imagined Worlds: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ by Margaret Atwood

 

Remembered Places: ‘Paris’ anthology

 

Poetic Voices: ‘Meantime’ by Carol Ann Duffy

Revision:

  • Imagined Worlds: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ by Margaret Atwood
  • Remembered Places: ‘Paris’ anthology
  • Poetic Voices: ‘Meantime’ by Carol Ann Duffy
  • Writing About Society: ‘The Great Gatsby’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • ‘Dramatic Encounters: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Term Five: Summer

Poetic Voices: ‘Meantime’ by Carol Ann Duffy

 

NEA (non-examined unit)

N/A