Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Year 8

Students follow a broad curriculum in the traditional subjects of English, Maths, Science, Humanities, Modern Foreign Languages, IT, Physical Education. Students are set by ability in the core subjects of English, Maths and Science.

English

YEAR 8 ENGLISH CURRICULUM
Terms 1 & 2 Terms 3 & 4 Terms 5 & 6 

19th Century Novel  

   A Christmas Carol/Oliver Twist                    

     Shakespeare Romeo & Juliet         Poetry & Creative Writing 
Continued English Language banding tasks throughout the year 

Maths

Science

Art

YEAR 8 ART CURRICULUM
TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3 TERM 4 TERM 5 TERM 6 
Scale, perspective artist research fine painting skills college skills construction skills artist research 

Design Technology

MFL

YEAR 8 MFL CURRICULUM
TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3 TERM 4 TERM 5 TERM 6
Identity Paris Free time/being connected Where I live Talents & future plans Revision & Exam Skills 

Geography

YEAR 8 GEOGRAPHY CURRICULUM
TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3 TERM 4 TERM 5 TERM 6
Tectonic processes World Development  River processes and landscapes Coastal processes and landscapes Population and urbanisation Resource supply and demand

History

YEAR 8 HISTORY CURRICULUM
TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3 TERM 4 TERM 5 TERM 6 
Industrial Revolution World War I Hitler’s Rise to power and Nazi Germany The Holocaust World War II End of World War II and the aftermath

ICT

Music

YEAR 8 MUSIC CURRICULUM
TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3 TERM 4 TERM 5 TERM 6
Rhythm & Pulse Instruments of the orchestra Elements of Music Elements of Music Film Music World Music 

PE

YEAR 8 PE CURRICULUM
TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3 TERM 4 TERM 5 TERM 6
Theory - Antagonistic Pairs, structure of the skeleton, classification of bones Theory - Antagonistic ~Pairs, structure of the skeleton, classification of bones Theory - Methods of training Theory - Methods of training Theory - Effects of diet, activity levels, work, rest and sedentary lifestyles Theory - Effects of diet, activity levels, work, rest and sedentary lifestyles 
Sports that groups may participate in at different points throughout the year: Table tennis, basketball, hockey, rugby, netball, fitness, gymnastics, tennis, cricket, rounders and athletics 

RE

YEAR 8 RE CURRICULUM
TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3 TERM 4 TERM 5 TERM 6
What is morality? What does it mean to be a Buddhist? Is religion dangerous? Is religion dangerous? What problems are there in modern society? What problems are there in modern society?

Knowledge Organisers

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Assessment Point 1: 

English

Geography 

Science 

French

Music

RPE