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KS3 Schemes of Learning

Key skills:

These are the skills students will be working hard on and develop their mastery of…

  • Skimming and scanning
  • Selecting and retrieving information
  • Inference
  • Being able to make comparisons between texts
Year Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
7 Twisted Tales (based on book ‘Ten Sorry Tales’) Shakespeare – Relationships (The Tempest’) Love Poetry
8 Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Non-fiction texts WW2 Literature
9 Racism and Prejudice (based on ‘Of Mice and Men’ and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Conflict Poetry Shakespeare – Tragedy (‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘Macbeth’)

Our suggested KS3 reading can be downloaded here

KS4 and GCSE English Language and Literature

GCSE – Areas of Study Useful Home Study Resources
An Inspector Calls by J.B Priestley (drama) http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zxmb4j6
Narrative Writing http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zr9d7ty
Poetry Anthology http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zccxp39
19th and 21st Century non-fiction
Macbeth http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zwws39q
A Christmas Carol http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zcs8qty
Skillwise http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/english