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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

Autumn 1: The Modern Novel

Autumn 2: Travel Writing and Writing to Persuade

Spring 1: An Introduction to Poetry

Spring 2: Gothic Fiction and Writing to Describe

Summer 1: Introduction to Shakespeare: ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Summer 2: Pre 20th Century Prose and Examination Preparation.


Year 8

Autumn 1: The Modern Novel

Autumn 2: Exploring Speeches and Writing to Persuade

Spring 1: Conflict Poetry

Spring 2: The Sci-Fi Genre and Writing to Describe

Summer 1: Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’

Summer 2: Pre 20th Century Prose and Examination Preparation.


Year 9

Autumn 1: The Modern Novel

Autumn 2: Non-Fiction and Writing to Argue

Spring 1: GCSE preparation begins: Introduction to Literary Heritage poems

Spring 2: Priestley’s ‘An Inspector Calls’

Summer 1: Conflict Poetry as a stimulus for Writing to Describe

Summer 2: Pre 20th Century Prose and Examination Preparation.


Key Stage 4: Year 10

Autumn 1: GCSE English Literature: Shakespeare’s Macbeth

                   GCSE English Language: Writing to Describe

Autumn 2: GCSE English Literature: Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’

GCSE English Language: Writing to Describe

Spring 1: GCSE English Literature: Power and Conflict poetry

GCSE English Language: Writing to Describe

Spring 2: GCSE English Literature: Power and Conflict poetry

Summer 1: GCSE English Literature:  An Inspector Calls

Summer 2: GCSE English Literature: Power and Conflict poetry


Year 11:

Autumn 1:

GCSE English Language: Paper 1 – Explorations in Creative Writing and Reading

GCSE English Literature: Macbeth

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 English Literature:  Revision

GCSE English 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

                       

                       

 

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