Curriculum Map – Learning Journey for Year 8 Students at HPA

 

Half Term 1

Half Term 2

Half Term 3

Half Term 4

Half Term 5

Half Term 6

Maths

Whole Numbers and Decimals

 

Measures, Perimeter and Area

 

Expressions and Formulae

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

 

Angles and 2D Shapes

 

Graphs

 

Mental Calculations

Statistics

 

Transformations and Symmetry

 

 

Whole School Assessment - SATs Papers L5-7 (2006)

 

 

Equations

 

Written and Calculator Methods

 

Constructions

 

Sequences

 

 

 

3D Shapes

 

Ratio and Proportion

 

 

Probability

 

Everyday Maths

 

Problem Solving Lessons / Revisit Problem Areas

 

English

Novel Study – Ostrich Boys or Holes

Shakespeare- Twelfth Night or A Midsummer night's dream

James Bond- Reading non-fiction and writing

Personal Poetry

Novel Study

Science

Throughout the year they will learn Plants, respiration and fermentation, Genetics and Evolution, The Periodic table, Earth and Atmosphere, Waves and Electricity.

History

Britain 1750-1900

The Slave Trade

The First World War

The Second World War

Case Studies

Geography

Climate Change

Tectonic and Climatic Hazards

 

Development and Brazil

Looking into Africa

End of Year Exam

R.E

Prejudice & Discrimination

What does it mean to be a Jew?

History of Christianity

The Big Debate

What does it mean to be a Muslim?

End of Year Exam/Old Testament

French

About me

Daily life

Media

Holidays

Shopping

Culture

German

Self and family

Free time and hobbies

Food and drink

Health

House

Holidays

D.T

Steady hand game - electronics, making skills

Structures and energy - theory and practical

Cam Toy - mechanisms theory and practical

P.E

Throughout the year they will learn;

Handball, netball, fitness, basketball, rugby, fitness, badminton, rock it ball, volleyball, gymnastics, athletics, cricket and rounders

Art

Natural forms & decorative arts

Distorted faces

comic book

Music

Elements of music / African drumming

Christmas Keyboard

Classical Music

Pirate Film music GCSE

Wallace and Gromit PC Music

Film Music

Hallelujah / Cover Songs

Drama

Acting Skills (A01/2)

Comedy/Panto (A01/2/4)

Greek Theatre A02/3

Scripted (8 lessons) A01/4)

Scripted  /   Devising (8 lessons each)

Devising (A01/2/4) | (A03) End of Year Exam

ICT

Magazine Project

Logo/Flash/HTML

Python

Spreadsheet Modelling

Microbits