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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox

English

Overview

English

Key Stage 3:


Year 7

Unit 1: The Modern Novel

Unit 2: Conflict - Poetry

Unit 3: Non-Fiction and The Gothic Horror Genre 

Unit 4: Introduction to Shakespeare: ‘Romeo and Juliet’


Year 8

Unit 1: The Modern Novel

Unit 2: Love and Relationships – Poetry

Unit 3: Non- Fiction and The Sci-Fi Genre

Unit4: Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’


Year 9

Unit 1: The Modern Novel

Unit 2: GCSE preparation begins. Power of Humans – Poetry

Unit 3: Non – Fiction and Priestley’s ‘An Inspector Calls’

Unit 4: Non – Fiction and ‘A Christmas Carol’


Key Stage 4: Year 10

Unit 1: GCSE English Literature: Shakespeare’s Macbeth

            GCSE English Language: Writing to Describe

Unit 2: GCSE English Literature: Power and Conflict poetry

            GCSE English Language: Writing to Describe

Unit 3: GCSE English Literature: An Inspector Calls

            GCSE English Language: Writing to Persuade

Unit 4: GCSE English Literature: Power and Conflict poetry

            GCSE English Language: Writing to Persuade

Year 11:

Autumn 1:

GCSE English Language: Paper 1 and 2 (Reading)

GCSE English Literature: Power and Conflict– AQA Poetry Anthology

Autumn 2:

GCSE English Language: Paper 2 – Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives

GCSE English Literature: Power and Conflict– AQA Poetry Anthology

Spring 1:

GCSE English Language: Writing to Argue and Writing to Describe

GCSE English Literature: A Christmas Carol and Unseen poetry revision

Spring 2:

GCSE English Language: Paper 2 – Writers’ viewpoints and perspectives + Paper 1 – Explorations in Creative Writing and Reading

GCSE English Literature: An Inspector Calls

Summer 1:

GCSE Literature:  Revision

GCSE Language: Revision

 

Key Stage 5 ENGLISH LITERATURE

Year 12

Autumn 1:    Introduction to AS Studies Love Through the Ages

                                 Unseen prose and poetry texts

                         Pre-1900 poetry AQA Anthology

                         Prose set text Atonement

 

Autumn 2:    Prose set text Atonement

                         Shakespeare set text Othello

                         Practice paper preparation (December)

 

Spring 1:        Unseen poetry and prose texts

                       

 

Spring 2:        Pre-1900 poetry AQA Anthology

                        Prose set text The Great Gatsby

 

Summer 1:    Examination preparation

                        Revision of set texts

 

Summer 2:    Introduction to A-Level Studies

Preparation for Non-Assessed Examination (NEA)

                        Prose texts – The Yellow Wallpaper, A Picture of Dorian Gray


Year 13

Autumn 1:    Non-Examined Assessment study and preparation

                         Writing the essay

                         Unseen prose and poetry texts                

 

Autumn 2:    Prose set text The Handmaid’s Tale

                         Drama set text Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

                         Mock examination preparation

 

Spring 1:        Pre-1900 poetry AQA Anthology

                         Poetry set text Feminine Gospels                   

 

Spring 2:        Revision Shakespeare Othello

                        Revision Prose set text The Great Gatbsy

 

Summer 1:    Examination preparation

                        Practice papers

 

Specialities and Awards