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ENGLISH

Overview

The KS3 Learning Map (shown under Course Content) has been designed to embed the full range of GCSE skills at KS3, as well as promote a passion and love for English Language and Literature. Ultimately, we aim for students to speak, read and write with enthusiasm and confidence whilst ensuring they are fully prepared for the challenges of GCSE.

If you have any questions, please email the Head of Department – Sharon Eales (seales@wigstonmat.org)

Course Content

Year 7

AUTUMN TERM

‘Boy’ by Roald Dahl, ‘Holes’ by David Almond + Literacy Skills

SPRING TERM

Introduction to Shakespeare and Poetry + Literacy Skills

SUMMER TERM

‘Point Blanc’ by Alex Rider, The Island Project + Literacy Skills

Year 8

AUTUMN TERM

‘Stone Cold’ by Robert Swindells,
Travel Writing + Literacy Skills

SPRING TERM

General Fiction Writing,
Writing Non-Fiction + Literacy Skills

SUMMER TERM

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

Year 9

AUTUMN TERM

‘Of Mice and Men’ by John Steinbeck, Personal Impressions + Literacy Skills

SPRING TERM

‘Macbeth’ by William Shakespeare, Power and Conflict Poetry + Literacy Skills

SUMMER TERM

Pre-20th Century Stories, specific GCSE English Language preperation + Literacy Skills