English Course Content

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English

Year Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Year 7 ‘Boy’ by Roald Dahl, ‘Holes’ by David Almond

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Introduction to Shakespeare and Poetry

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‘Point Blanc’ by Alex Rider, The Island Project

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Year 8 ‘Stone Cold’ by Robert Swindells,

Travel Writing

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General Fiction Writing,

Writing Non-Fiction

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ by William Shakespeare, Love and Relationships Poetry

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Year 9 ‘Of Mice and Men’ by John Steinbeck,

Personal Impressions

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‘Macbeth’ by William Shakespeare,

Power and Conflict Poetry

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Pre- 20th Century Stories,

specific GCSE English Language prep

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