KS3 curriculum 2021 onwards

  1. Year 7:  Y7 Long Term Plan
  2. Year 8: Y8 Long Term Plan
  3. Year 9: Y9 Long Term Plan

Y7 2021-2022

  1. Unit 1: Y7: Mythology
    • Lesson 1: What is a myth? Why is it important to study mythology? L1 Y7 Myths
    • Lesson 2: What is an abstract noun?  What is The Story of Creation?  How are myths structured? L2 Y7 Myths
    • Lesson 3: How are myths structured?  What is the narrative arc? L3 Y7 Myths

Y8 2021-2022

  1. Unit 1: Y8: Blood Brothers

Progression grids

  1. Reading: English Department Reading progression grid
  2. Writing: English Department Writing progression grid
  3. Speaking and Listening: English Department Speaking and Listening progression grid

Other resources

  1. Reading journal Reading journal 2021-2022
  2. Grammar workbook Grammar workbook
  3. Grammar workbook 2 Grammar workbook 2
  4. Character writing stimulus https://designbump.com/47-powerful-photographs-of-people-from-around-the-world/
  5. Reading mat for WHAT HOW WHY reading-literacy-mat (1)
  6. Imaginative writing prompts imaginative-writing-prompts11 (1)


Y7 Memoir Writing – taken from the fabulous Elisabeth Bowling and converted into a 12 lesson scheme:

  • Y7 Memoir Writing – Medium Term Plan  Memoir MTP
  • Y7 Memoir Writing – Memoir Student booklet Memoir booklet
  • Y7 Memoir Writing – Memoir Powerpoint

Y9 Imaginative writing: focus on mood / atmosphere and shifts

Old units of work