Shenfield High School

Year 9 Curriculum and PREP

Year 9 PREP Newsletter - Autumn 2

Year 9 PREP Newsletter - Autumn 1 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Year 9 Curriculum Overview Document

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

 

English

 

 

The Struggle for Survival

(Of Mice and Men/To Kill a Mockingbird)

The Struggle for Survival

(Fiction and non-fiction writing)

Relationships

(Poetry)

Relationships

(Romeo and Juliet)

Future Worlds

(Novel and short stories)

Future Worlds

(Speaking and listening)

Maths

 

Calculations and Accuracy

 

Integers, Powers and Roots

 

Fractions, Decimals, Percentages

 

Simplifying and Substituting                       

Lines, Angles and Shapes                

 

Data - Interpreting Results                

 

 

Construction and Loci

                               

Transformations

 

Sequences, Functions and graphs                 

               

Ratio and Proportion

 

Pythagoras' Theorem and Trigonometry               

Forming and Solving Equations

                               

               

               

Area and Perimeter

 

Probability

 

Volume and Surface Area

 

Measures

 

Inequalities

 

Statistical Inquiry

Science

 

 

Biology: Cells

Chemistry: Atomic Structure

Physics: Energy

Biology: Cells

Chemistry: Atomic Structure

Physics: Energy

Biology: Cells

Chemistry: Atomic Structure

Physics: Energy

Biology: Organisation

Chemistry: The rate and extent of chemical change

Physics: Nuclear Radiation

Biology: Organisation

Chemistry: The rate and extent of chemical change

Physics: Nuclear Radiation

Biology: Organisation

Chemistry: The rate and extent of chemical change

Physics: Nuclear Radiation

History

 

The Industrial Revolution: with a case study on 19th Century medicine

Crime and punishment: with a case study on Jack the Ripper

WW1: Causes, trench structure and how the war was fought

WW1: Case study on medicine in the trenches

 

 Weimar and Nazi Germany: The rise and fall of the Weimar Republic

Weimar and Nazi Germany: Hitler’s rise to and consolidation of power

The Holocaust: How the lives of people changed under Nazi occupation

Geography

 

 

 

 

 

Rocks and soil

 

Resources and sustainable usage

Energy DME +

Employment 

International Development

Tectonics

Russia

Spanish

 

 

Las Peliculas, La Tele y Las Redes Sociales:

 

Film, TV and Social Media (1)

Las Peliculas, La Tele y Las Redes Sociales:

 

Film, TV and Social Media (2)

Mi familia y mis amigos:

 

Family and Relationships (1)

Mi familia y mis amigos:

 

Family and Relationships (2)

 

En mi tiempo libre:

 

Free Time and pastimes (1)

Cultural Project:

Pan’s

Labyrinth

 

                 Current Affairs

 

French

 

 

Vive les vacances!:

 

Holidays and travel

J’adore les fêtes:

 

Festivals and traditions

Les loisirs:

 

Leisure activities

Le monde est petit:

 

Life at home

 

Le sport en direct:

 

Sport and hobbies

Cultural Project

 

 

                 Current Affairs

 

 

Art

 

Still life

Investigation

Styles and Artists

Natural Forms

Still life

Investigation

Styles and Artists

Natural Forms

Still life

               Investigation

Styles and Artists

Natural Forms

Still life

Refinement/ development

Natural Forms

Still life

Refinement/development

Natural Forms

Still life

Final Outcome

Natural Forms

Social Science

 

 

What is morality?

 

How do we make decisions etc?

(5/6 lessons)

Crime and punishment

 

laws and rules, rule of law, Respect for justice, democracy and the rule of law

Careers/decision making

Access to employers

Having the right skills for the workplace

Y9 options

Health Education

 

Sexual health and relationships education (SRE)

Money Management

Personal budgets

Adult finances

debt

Computer Science

iDEA Duke of York Bronze Award

Citizen Badge:

  • Cyber Security
  • Social media ethics
  • Fake news
  • Cyber Spies
  • Internet and Web
  • Digital Ethics

Worker Badge:

  • Digital portfolio
  • Internet of things
  • Random Coding

Digital research

 

 

Programming: Rur-ple

 

Introduction to written programming language.

 

 

iDEA Duke of York Bronze Award

Maker badge:

  • All units provided.

Entrepreneur badge:

  • Problem solving
  • Growth hacking
  • Researcher
  • Big data
  • Social media in business
  • Advertising
  • Money management

 

 

Programming with Processing / P5js (Practice Project)

 

 

Flowgorithm

 

Programming language that is based on graphical flowcharts.

 

 

Programming Project (Processing)

 

Exploration

Design and Preparation

Development 1

Feedback

Development 2

Presentation

 

 

Drama

 

The Stones

Brecht/ Stan

 

Surrealism/ Artaud

 

Steven Berkoff/ Frantic Assembly/

Grotowski

Physical Theatre and Text

TIE/ Boal

 

Play Text using

Acting/ Set Design/ Make Up/ Costume/ Lighting/ Directing

Gordon Craig

 

Devising using specialisms

All practitioners studied.

 

 

 

Music

 

Pop Culture

Hip Hop

The Guitar

Remixes

TV Music

TV Music

 

PE

Practical:

Invasion games: Football, Basketball, Netball, Rugby, Hand ball

Gymnastics, Swimming, Badminton, Cross-Country, Health Related fitness

 

Practical: Cricket, Rounders, Tennis, Athletics.

 

 

Theory:

Skeletal System;

Skeletal System;

Structure/ Label.

The functions of the skeleton and sports.

Types of bones & The role of ligaments and tendons.

Types of joints & Movement possibilities at joints.

Apply to sports performance

Theory:

Muscular System;

Label voluntary muscles.

Classification and characteristics of muscle type.

Antagonistic pairs.

Characteristics of fast and slow twitch muscle fibre types.

 

Theory:

Skeletal System;

Skeletal System;

Structure/ Label.

The functions of the skeleton and sports.

Types of bones & The role of ligaments and tendons.

Types of joints & Movement possibilities at joints.

Apply to sports performance

Theory:

Muscular System;

Label voluntary muscles.

Classification and characteristics of muscle type.

Antagonistic pairs.

Characteristics of fast and slow twitch muscle fibre types.

 

Theory:

Skeletal System;

Skeletal System;

Structure/ Label.

The functions of the skeleton and sports.

Types of bones & The role of ligaments and tendons.

Types of joints & Movement possibilities at joints.

Apply to sports performance

Theory:

Muscular System;

Label voluntary muscles.

Classification and characteristics of muscle type.

Antagonistic pairs.

Characteristics of fast and slow twitch muscle fibre types.

 

 

 

Partnerships