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Year 7 Curriculum Map 2019-20

All students study the same suite of subjects in year 7. The lessons are timetabled over a two week timetable comprising of 50 lessons per fortnight

 

Year 7 core subjects

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English

Maths

Science

Core PE

English is taught for 6 lessons a fortnight

Maths is taught for 6 lessons a fortnight

Science is taught for 5 lessons a fortnight

PE is taught for 4 lessons a fortnight

 

 

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French

Spanish

Geography

History

RS

Latin

D&T

Music

Drama

Art

Computing

GLR

French is taught for 3 lessons a fortnight

Spanish is taught for 3 lessons a fortnight

Geography is taught for 3 lessons a fortnight

History is taught for 3 lessons a fortnight

RS is taught for 2 lessons a fortnight

Latin is taught for 2 lessons a fortnight

D&T is taught for 4  lessons a fortnight on a carousel that includes textiles, food, digital graphics

Music is taught for 2 lessons a fortnight

Drama is taught for 2 lessons a fortnight

Art is taught for 2 lessons a fortnight

Computing is taught for 2 lessons a fortnight

GLR is taught for 1 lesson a fortnight

 

 

Curriculum Map  Of Topic Areas Studied In Year 7

 

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Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Shakespeare

Crime fiction

Blake poetry, songs of innocence and experience

Local writers

BISP

Travel writing

Maths

Using number, using algebra, decimal numbers, linear sequences, working with numbers, coordinates

Area, perimeter,surface and volume, angle properties, fractions, percentages, mean, median,mode and range, data representation, probability scales and experimental probability

Solving basic equations, solving complex equations with brackets, symmetry, reflections, rotations, 3D shapes and nets, ratios – writing, simplifying,sharing

Science

Taught in rotation to ensure equipment is available for practical work

Introduction to science

Cells, forces and particles

Elements, compounds and mixtures

Reproduction and sound

Elements, compounds and mixtures

Reproduction and sound

Light, energy in ecosystems, separation techniques

Light, energy in ecosystems, separation techniques

Space, ecology and geology

Core PE

Over the course of the year all students will study athletics (track + field) badminton, cricket, dance, fitness, football, gymnastics, hockey, netball, rounders and rugby   

French

Introductory French recap /C’est perso

Mon collège

Mes passetemps

Ma zone

3…2…1 Partez

3…2…1 Partez Studio découverte

Spanish

Ma Vida

Mi tiempo libre

Mi insti

Mi familia y mis amigos

Mi ciudad

Cultural topic

Latin

Caecilius / invilla

Invilla / negotium

Negotium

Inforno

Intreatro

Felix

Geography

Africa - physical geography

Africa - human geography

Africa - tourism

Map skills

Coasts

Weather and climate

History

1066 and the contenders to the throne, Williams victory and immediate consolidation of power

William as King – evaluation,

Power of the church

Beckett

King John

Magna Carta

Ordinary lives

Black Death

Peasant’s revolt

Renaissance and reformation

Tudors – Henry VII and Elizabeth I

RS

Identity

The soul

Sikhism

Sikhism

Humanism

Applied humanism

Art

Formal elements

Botanicals

Landscapes

Creative Arts

Graphics

Book cover project

Food and nutrition

Textiles

Cultural cushion

Computing

Skills passport and under the hood

Problem solving and computational thinking

Flowcharts and algorithms

Binary and data representation

Coding skills

The internet

Drama

Introduction to drama skills

Jack and the Beanstalk

Mime / Physical theatre

Mime / Physical theatre

Commedia Dell Arte

Using the voice – poetry and speeches

Music

Students work on a combination of areas that include a baseline assessment, rhythm and pulse, solo singing and 3 part harmony, finding your way around a keyboard, programme music and the Blues

GLR

Introduction and resourcefulness

Resourcefulness and risk taking

Risk taking and presentations

Presentation and reflection

Reflection on happiness / study skills

Creative thinking and building resilience