Class Based Provision

 

Year 7 set 2, 3, 4 and 8.4

Autumn- Second Half Term

Our next topic is the British Industrial Revolution. This is a non-fiction topic which includes what the changes were, how the changes impacted people's lives, inventions, significant people and places. We shall also be studying A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

In Science, we will be focussing on the Plant Kingdom.

In PE, sport will include hockey, rugby, netball /benchball, basketball and handball.

Music lessons will focus on keyboard skills which includes rhythm, pulse, notes and values.

Pupils will have Art and Design & Technology learning opportunities throughout the topic.

ICT is taught across the year, focussing on ICT skills and e-safety.

In Maths, pupils follow Kangaroo Maths. Please refer to the Maths area for an overview of teaching.

Teachers: Mrs Harvey (7.2), Miss Lander (7.3), Mrs Campbell (7.4 & 8.4)

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Year 8 set 2 and 3

Autumn- Second Half Term

Our next topic is RMS Titanic. This is a non-fiction topic, which includes when and where it was built, map work of its intended journey, who the passengers were and what happened to the ship. Non-fiction reading and writing will form the basis of pupil' English lessons.

Pupils will go swimming in PE lessons.

Music lessons will focus on introducing Blues music. Children will have the opportunity to compose a simple piece of music using lyrics and chords.

In Science, 8.2 will learn about body organs and respiration and 8.3 will cover safety in Science, using a microscope, plant cells and animal cells.

ICT is taught across the year, focussing on ICT skills and e-safety.

Pupils will have Art and Design & Technology learning opportunities throughout the topic.

In Maths, pupils follow Kangaroo Maths. Please refer to the Maths area for an overview of teaching.

Teachers: Miss Loftus (8.2), Miss St Claire (8.3)

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Year 9 (4) and 10 (4)

Throughout the year, Year 9 and 10 pupils in the Class Based provision will be following AQA Unit Awards, which support skill-based and independent learning. This will cover personal and home safety, food technology, personal well-being and life skills.  Practical Maths, English, Science and ICT will be taught. Pupils will have Art and Design & Technology learning opportunities throughout the topic. PE will include basketball, football and handball.

Teacher: Mrs Ashby

 

All classes have Nurture Group, which covers Citizenship (including Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural studies; and British Values). An RE and Modern Foreign Language Focus Day will take place during the year. We will be celebrating significant events and festivals during the school year.


Citizenship

Citizenship is a statutory National Curriculum subject.  We aim to help to provide pupils with the knowledge, skills and understanding to prepare them to play a full and active part in society at local, national and international levels.

In particular, Citizenship aims to foster pupils’ keen awareness and understanding of democracy, government and how laws are made and upheld. This should help to equip pupils with the skills and knowledge to explore political and social issues critically, to weigh evidence, debate and make reasoned arguments. It also helps prepare pupils to take their place in society as responsible citizens, to help manage their money and make sound financial decisions.