Unit Autumn Term One Telling Stories Autumn Term Two Writing stories November Exam Paper One Spring Term One Practising Poetry Spring Term Two Discovering Drama Summer Term One Perspectives and viewpoints June Exam Paper Two Summer Term Two Modern Novel Assessment Assessment Type Literature AO1/AO2/AO3 Paper 1:B Read the following extract and then answer both parts of the question. Language A01/AO2/A04/A05/A06 Paper 1 Creative reading and writing Literature AO1/AO2/AO3 Paper 2:B Compare how poets present ideas about X in a named poem and one of your choice Literature AO1/AO2/AO3 Paper 1:A Read the following extract and then answer the question that follows Language AO1/AO2/AO3/AO5/AO6 Paper 2 Viewpoints and Perspectives Literature AO1/AO2/AO3 Paper 2:A How does X present the theme/character of X in your text? English Language content and focus Identify and interpret information from non- fiction texts (AO1) 19 th, 20 th and 21 st Century fiction All English Language AO’s to be explicitly taught Compare writers’ ideas and perspectives, as well as how these are conveyed, across two or more texts (AO3) Analysing how writer’s use language structure and form in creative extracts (AO2) 19th, 20th and 21 st Century non fiction All English Language AO’s to be explicitly taught Intervention unit AO TBC dependant on exam responses (set accordingly) 9 Lord of the Flies A Twist in the Tale (Narrative) Revenge (Dramatic monologues) Blood BrothersYobs and slobs Teacher’s Choice (See stock list) 10 Frankenstein/Jekyll and Hyde Weather and Place (Paper One introduction) Anthology Conflict/relationships Shakespeare Macbeth Twelfth Night Romeo and Juliet Experiences of childhood (paper two introduction) Modern Novel Pigeon English Anita and me Never let me go 11 Unseen PoetryPaper One and Two revisionLiterature Revision Paper One and Two revision
The texts Pre 19 th Century novel Frankenstein Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Shakespeare Macbeth Twelfth night Romeo and Juliet Modern Novel Pigeon English Anita and Me Never let me go Poetry Exam board anthology
Assessment - 100% terminal exam Don’t let this be you!
What will we do? Curriculum - revisit skills regularly Assessment - focused on Assessment Objectives Homework - practise skills required for the exam. Track and review progress - ensure students know how they are getting on.
What can you do? Read with your child, especially non –fiction articles. Ask your child what they are reading and if they can tell you about the book. Check your child is completing homework, especially if the homework is reading.
What can students do? Attend Prepare Practise Participate Homework Seek help
What your teachers want you to know. Miss Ritson Read the texts!
What your teachers want you to know. Miss Goodwin. Work hard now. Don’t wait till year 11!
What your teachers want you to know. Miss Rowan Do your homework to consolidate understanding!
What your teachers want you to know. Miss Loughran Know your texts well enough to decide what you think of them!
What your teachers want you to know. Miss Stewart-Richardson Know the format of the questions and you are half way there!
What your teachers want you to know. Miss Ritson You get the grade you work for, not the grade you wish for!
What your teachers want you to know. Miss Morley Make your time count. The skills you acquire now are the ones you need for GCSE. Get used to the assessment objectives and get ahead of the game!
What your teachers want you to know. Mrs Durrant Take pride in your work. ‘Good enough’ is never good enough!
And finally from me Take advantage of your teachers. We are here to help and every one of us wants to help you to achieve your very best!