Media Wall
01438 222500    |    

English

Curriculum Map 

KS3 

Subject: 

Y7 Content 

Y7 Key Assessment 

Y8 Content 

Y8 Key Assessment 

Y9 Content 

Y9 Key Assessment 

Autumn 1 

Children’s Literature 

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Stormbreaker or Silverfin. 

Characterisation literature essay 

Modern Play 

The Boy in Striped Pyjamas. 

Letter writing 

Shakespeare Study 

Hamlet, Julius Caesar or Richard III 

Extract literature GCSE task 

Autumn 2 

Narrative Writing 

Narrative writing from a picture stimulus 

Warring Worlds 

Unseen poetry analysis 

Non-Fiction Unit 

GCSE Language Paper 2 Section A paper 

Spring 1 

Pre-1914 Novel Study 

The Jungle Book. 

Extract analysis 

Pre-1914 Gothic Study 

Extract analysis 

Dystopian Fiction 

Noughts and Crosses, The Hunger Games or Divergent 

Descriptive writing from a picture stimulus 

Spring 2 

Travel and Tourism 

Descriptive writing from a picture stimulus 

Crime and Punishment 

Newspaper article writing 

GCSE Novel Study 

Lord of the Flies 

Characterisation/Theme literature essay 

Summer 1 

Introduction to Shakespeare 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night or Much ado about Nothing. 

TBC 

Modern Novel 

Refugee Boy. 

Characterisation/theme literature essay 

GCSE Novel Study 

Lord of the Flies 

Year 9 Reading and Writing examinations 

Summer 2 

Introduction to Poetry 

Year 7 Reading and Writing examinations 

Power, Protests and Politics 

Year 8 Reading and Writing examinations 

Power and Conflict Poetry 

TBC- comparative essay? 

 

Year 10 

Autumn 1 

Autumn 2 

Spring 1 

Spring 2 

Summer 1 

Summer 2 

Content 

Modern Drama ‚Äď An Inspector Calls.¬† Focus on whole text and extract analysis¬†

Pre 1914¬†novel ‚Äst

Focus on whole text and extract analysis 

Pre 1914 novel - Focus on whole text and extract analysis.   

Poetry Anthology and unseen poems 

Transactional writing and analysing modern non fiction 

Analysing pre 1914 nonfiction texts. Speech writing 

Assessment 

30 mark exam style question in controlled conditions 

30 mark exam style question in controlled conditions 

30 mark exam style question in controlled conditions 

30 mark exam style question in controlled conditions 

 

Year 10 mock ‚Äď Language Paper 2¬†¬†

Lit Paper 2 mock 

Speaking and listening recorded assessments 

 

Year 11 

Autumn 1 

Autumn 2 

Spring 1 

Spring 2 

Summer 1 

Summer 2 

Content 

Shakespeare ‚Äď Romeo and Juliet/Macbeth etc.¬†Focus on whole text and extract analysis¬†

 

Analysing prose fiction and writing creatively 

Revision Year 10 Lit ‚Äď poetry and modern drama¬†

Revision Year 10 Language ‚Äď nonfiction and prose ‚Äď reading and writing¬†

Revision/exam technique 

Left 

Assessment 

30 mark exam style question in controlled conditions 

Language Paper 1 mock and Literature Paper 1 mock 

Both Language Papers/Lit Paper 2 walkthroughs 

Both Language Papers and Lit Paper 2 

External exams