Year 8

 

Our Year 8 follow the curriculum content as below:

  English

 Autumn Term: Victorian and Gothic (reading and writing fiction and non-fiction; gothic study)

 Spring Term: Poetry Odyssey (a range of poetic styles and forms from throughout the ages)

 Summer Term: Othello

  Maths

 1. Percentages (non-calculator);

 2. Algebra;

 3. Sequences;

 4. Graphs

  Science

 1. Photosynthesis;

 2. Energy Stores;

 3. Metals and their Reactions

 4. Science in society

 5. Classification

 6. Motion;

 7. Forces and calculations;

 8. Waves

 9. Acids and Alkalis;

 10. Electricity;

 11. Ecology

  History

 1. Slavery and Civil Rights;

 2. WW1; Dictatorship inc Holocaust

  Geography

 1. Russia;

 2. China and India ;

 3. Africa;

 4. The Middle East

  Religious Studies

 1. Animal Rights;

 2. Planet Earth;

 3. Human Rights and Social Justice

  MFL

 1. Jobs;

 2. House and Home;

 3. Ordering food;

 4. Holidays

  Art

 1. War and Conflict;

 2. Architecture;

 3. Tropical

  Music

 1. The Orchestra;

 2. Film music;

 3. Band Legends;

 4. World Music: India;

 5. Songwriting;

 6. Dance Music

  Drama

 1: Practitoners;

 2. Murder Mystery;

 3. The Lamplighter;

 4. The Importance of Being Ernest;

 5. Oh! What a Lovely War;

 6. 12 Angry Men

  Design and Technology

1. Material Properties;

2. Cams and types of movement;

3. Electronics;

4. Levers and Linkages;

5. Gears and Pulleys

  Food

Foods from around the world

Foundation Skills and Techniques

Equipment

Dietary Requirements 

  PE

 Invasion games;

 Basketball;

 Fitness;

 Handball;

 Rugby;

 Badminton;

 Hockey;

 Swimming;

 Athletics;

 Striking and fielding;

 Tennis

  Global Citizenship (PSHSRE)

 1. Drugs and alcohol;

 2. Careers;

 3. Emotional wellbeing, discrimination and diversity;

 4. Digital literacy;

 5. Identity and relationships

  Digital Studies

 1. Functional Skills: Excel, PowerPoint and Word;

 2. Python

 3. Netwoking

 4. Digital representations