Lower School Curriculum

Year 7

  • Baseline Assessment
  • Novel – A Christmas Carol (considering changing to Lord of the Flies)
  • Writing to persuade – Analysis of non-fiction and persuasive texts
  • Shakespeare – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Literary non-fiction – Character and setting

Year 8

  • Gothic fiction
  • Poetry
  • Novel – Animal Farm
  • Shakespeare – Much Ado About Nothing

 Year 9

  • Novel – a choice from: Heroes, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, The Woman in Black, Of Mice and Men and The Best Short Stories -GUY DE MAUPASSANT
  • Travel: Non-fiction and literary analysis
  • Shakespeare – Macbeth
  • War: Non-fiction poetry and literary analysis
  • Dystopian fiction
  • Writer’s perspectives


GCSE Curriculum

Exam Board: AQA

 Year 10

  • An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestley
  • English Language paper 1 – Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  • Anthology Power and Conflict Cluster

Year 11

  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • English Language paper 2 – Writer’s Viewpoints and Perspectives
  • Unseen Poems
  • Anthology Power and Conflict Cluster

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English Literature.

English Language.