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.

Maths

YEAR 8 SCHEME of WORK
Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Number Algebra 2D Geometry Proportional reasoning 3D Geometry Statistics
Indices BIDMAS. Factorisation Rounding and estimating Fractions Using negative number inequalities. Algebra manipulation Equations

Constructions Angle Area and Perimeter (including compound shapes)

 

Percentages, fractions and decimals. Ratio and rate speed, distance and time 3D shapes and nets. Circumference of a circle. Surface area and volume Data  (collecting, organising and representing). Range & median.

 

Knowledge Organisers for Maths can be found by clicking on the links below:

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term

 

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 

 

Knowledge Organisers for English can be found by clicking the links below:

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term

 

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

 

Knowledge Organisers for French can be found by clicking the links below:

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term

 

Science

YEAR 8 SCIENCE CURRICULUM
TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3 TERM 4 TERM 5 TERM 6

Separation Techniques

Sound

Ecosystem processes

Reproduction

The Periodic Table

Light

The Earth

Adaption & inheritance

Adaption & inheritance

Electricity & Magnetism

Electricty & Magnetism

Metals & Acids

Motion & Pressure

Revision

End of year Exams

Big Practical Project

 

Knowledge Organisers for Science can be found by clicking the links below:

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term

 

Art

YEAR 8 ART CURRICULUM
TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3 TERM 4 TERM 5 TERM 6
Scale, perspective Artist research Fine painting skills Collage Skills Construction skills Artist research

 

Design Technology

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

 

Knowledge Organisers for Geography can be found by clicking the links below:

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term

 

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

 

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

 

Knowledge Organisers for Music can be found by clicking the links below:

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term

 

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.

 

RPE

YEAR 8 RPE 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 for RPE can be found by clicking the links below:

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term