Emerson Park Academy

Endeavour, Persevere, Achieve

Key Stage 3 - Curriculum and Assessment

 

Art

Year Group

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

2

7

Introduction to basic elements of Art / Still life

 

Introduction to colour  theory / painting – the Fish Painting project

 

Introduction to clay and clay techniques of hand building – the pinch pot fish

 

The Pattern / Print project - William Morris

 

Introduction to Portraiture features and proportions

 

Portrait project drawing / painting

 

8

Drawing project -  The Green man project

 

Clay - the Green man relief sculpture project

 

Cultural projects – Aboriginal Art

Cultural projects –

papier-mâché - Aboriginal Art relief sculpture

 

Cultural projects –  Aztecs

Cultural projects –  the Aztecs  clay relief sculpture

 

9

Pop art project - development

 

Pop art project – final artwork

Surrealism -  Surreal room project - development

 

Surrealism -  Surreal room project – final artwork

Personal project / Mixed media – Identity project  - development

 

Personal project /Identity project   - final artwork

 

Business Communications and Information 

Year Group

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

2

Summer

1

Summer

2

7

Using computers safely, effectively and responsibly

 

Baseline Testing

Technology of the Future

Digital Creativity

Games Programming in Scratch

Computer Systems, ‘the basics’

3D design

8

Understanding computers

Digital Literacy Project/ Alternatively – MICRO:BIT Project

 

HTML and Website Development

Introduction to Python

Computer Animation

Audio Technology / Podcasting

9

Computer Crime and Cyber Security

Video  Creation

Smart phone Apps

Python(Intermediate) and other object-oriented and high-level programming languages

 

Data handling and database management systems

Communication & Networks

Cultural Studies 

Year Group

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

2

7

 

Identity

 

 

Global Religions

 

Rights and Responsibilities

 

Global Organisations

 

Parliament, Charities and Pressure Groups

 

 

Moral Codes and Traditions

8

 

Human Rights

 

Child Rights

 

Animal Rights and the Law

 

Charities and Pressure Groups

 

 

 

Campaign for Change

 

 

 

Philosophy for Children

9

 

Global Action for Change

 

Changing Relationships

 

Socialisation

 

Criminology

 

Criminology

 

 

Life After Death

 Design Technology

In years 7, 8 & 9, the pupils are on a carousel system and the project they do first will depend on their set.

Year Group

Food Preparation and Nutrition

Design and Technology:

Timbers

Design and Technology:

Textiles

7

Hygiene

Equipment

 

Weighing and Measuring

 

Nutrition

5 a Day

 

Eatwell Guide

 

 Seasonality

 

Designing and Drawing

 

Timbers:

wood joints

box project

 

Designing and Drawing

 

Basic Textiles

Hat Project

8

Introduction to bread the four

essentials.

Food science raising agents word bread.

Polymers and Plastics

Working with Plastics

USB Project

Designing and Drawing

 

Basic Textiles

Pencil Case/Bag Project

9

Nutrition

Your Diet

Eatwell Guide

Food Hygiene

and Bacteria

 

Food Poisoning

Designing and Drawing

Systems and Control

Create a Speaker Project

Design

Systems and Control

Solar Charger Project

Drama

Year Group

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

2

7

UNIT 1:

Introduction to Drama including:

Baseline Test and

4 ‘C’s of Drama.

UNIT 2:

Still Images.

Mime.

UNIT 3:

Morley Manor.

UNIT 3:

Morley Manor.

UNIT 4:

Script work – Charlie and The Chocolate Factory.

UNIT 5: Interpretive Arts.

8

UNIT 1:

Baseline Test and ‘Horror’ scheme of work.

UNIT 1:

Script wok – Dracula.

UNIT 2:

Frankly Frankie –Role Play assessment.

UNIT 2:

Frankly Frankie –Monologue assessment.

Introduction to Stanislavski.

UNIT 3:

Physical Theatre and the Surreal.

UNIT 4:

Devised work.

9

UNIT 1:

Baseline Test and Craig and Bentley – Assessment 1.

UNIT 1:

Craig and Bentley –

Assessment 2.

UNIT 2:

Stage Combat (with Romeo and Juliet script work.)

UNIT 3:

Brecht and Human Rights.

UNIT 4:

Script work.

UNIT 5:

Final Production Project.

French and Spanish

Year Group

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

2

7

Core Language Skills + Basics + Pets

All About You

Sports + Hobbies

School Life

At Home

In Town

8

Core Language Skills + Holidays

Holidays

Free Time

Food

Making Arrangements

Holiday Plans

9

Core Language Skills

My interests + A Film Study

The World of Work

Healthy Living

Out and About in Madrid

Madrid Project

Geography

Year Group

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

2

7

What is Geography?

Fantastic Places

Map Skills

Settlement

Weather and Climate

Ecosystems

8

Sustainable Development

Tectonics

Tourism

Rivers and Flooding

Globalisation

Coasts

9

Development

Brazil

Antarctica

Crime and Conflict

Population

Japan

History

Year Group

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

2

Summer

1

Summer

2

7

Why and how did the Normans invade and conquer England?

 

Why and how did the Normans invade and conquer England?

How was England ruled, what was it like to live in medieval times and what did people believe?

How was England ruled, what was it like to live in medieval times and what did people believe?

How was England ruled, what was it like to live in medieval times and what did people believe?

How did England get on with its neighbours, what were the Wars of the Roses and how did the Tudors take control of England?

 

Why were there religious arguments in Tudor and Stuart times, what were they about and how did they affect the reign of Henry VIII?

8

Why were there religious arguments in Tudor and Stuart times, what were they about and how did they affect the reign of Henry VIII?

What happened during the reign of Elizabeth

Why and how did the Stuarts gain and lose the throne of England

How did the Industrial revolution affect Britain?

Who was Jack the Ripper: a source investigation?

What was Britain’s role in the Slave Trade between 1492 and 1833?

9

What were the causes and events of WW1?

 

What were the causes and events of WW1?

How did WW2 start: Europe and the World 1919-1939?

How did WW2 start: Europe and the World 1919-1939?

What happened during WW2?

What happened during WW2 (inc. a depth study of the Holocaust)?

Music

Year Group

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

2

7

Elements of Music

Soundation Composition

African Drumming

Irish Jig Composition

Ukulele Performance

Music History

8

Jazz & Blues Music

Dance Music Composition

Samba Performance

Reggae Band Project

9

Song Writing

Film Music

Listening & Appraising Skills

Minimalism Performance

Band Project

PE

Year Group Lessons per Week

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

2

7 Core PE

(3 lessons)

Rugby

Dance

 

 

Hockey

Dance

Hockey

Indoor Athletics

 

Netball

Indoor Athletics

Football

Badminton

 

 

Basketball

Problem Solving

 

Basketball

Fitness / Problem Solving

 

Football / Tag Rugby

Fitness

Athletics

Tennis

 

 

Athletics

Rounders

Athletics

Cricket & Softball

 

 

Athletics

Cricket

8 Core PE

(3 lessons)

Rugby

Badminton

 

Hockey

Dance & Trampolining

Hockey

Parkour

 

 

Netball

Problem Solving

Football

Fitness/ Problem Solving

 

Basketball

Fitness

 

Basketball

Handball

 

 

Football / Mixed Games

 

Athletics

Tennis

 

 

Athletics

Rounders

Athletics

Cricket & Softball

 

 

Athletics

Cricket

9 Core PE

(3 lessons)

Rugby

Badminton

 

Hockey

Dance & Trampolining

Hockey

Sport Science

 

Netball

Problem Solving

Football

Badminton

 

Basketball

Sport Science

 

Basketball

Fitness / Problem Solving

 

Football / Mixed Games

Athletics

Tennis

 

Athletics

Rounders

Athletics

Cricket & Softball

 

Athletics

Cricket

Science

Year Group

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

2

7

 

Introduction to Science

B1.1 Cells

C1.4 Acids and alkalis

 

 

P1.1 Forces

B1.2 Structure and function of body systems

C2.1 Particles and their behaviour

 

 

P1.2 Sound

P1.3 Light

 

 

B1.3 Reproduction

C1.3 Elements, atoms and compounds

 

 

C1.3 Reactions

P1.4 Space

 

 

Revision

Practical Investigation

 

8

 

B2.1 Health and lifestyle

C2.1 The Periodic table

 

 

P2.2 Electricity and magnetism

B2.3 Adaptation and inheritance

 

 

C2.2 Separation techniques

P2.2 Energy

 

 

C2.3 Metals and acids

P2.3 Motion and pressure

 

 

B2.2 Ecosystem processes

C2.4 The Earth

 

 

Revision

Practical Investigation

 

9

 

B2.1 Health and lifestyle

C2.1 The Periodic table

 

 

P2.2 Electricity and magnetism

B2.3 Adaptation and inheritance

 

 

C2.2 Separation techniques

P2.2 Energy

 

 

C2.3 Metals and acids

P2.3 Motion and pressure

 

 

B2.2 Ecosystem processes

C2.4 The Earth

 

 

Revision

Practical Investigation