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Key Stage 4 - Curriculum and Assessment

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Art

Year Group

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Spring

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Summer

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Introduction to GCSE Art – Mark making / Organic forms

This is a taught project on mark making, exploration and experimentation on working a wide range of media.

 

Mark marking / Organic forms  -final outcomes

 

Architecture  or Animals project

 

Or any other any other exam AQA themed projects. (detail, surroundings, out of place)

 

Architecture  or Animals project

-final outcomes.

Year 10 Mock exam – based on AQA starting theme such as detail, surroundings, out of place, close-ups, etc.

 

Year 10 mock exam -  preparation continued

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Revisiting the  mark making / Organic forms or Year 10 mock exam  for improvements

Revisiting the  Architecture  or Animals project for improvements

 

Year 11 Mock exam Development

 

Year 11 Mock exam

final outcomes.

 

Year 11 final exam  - preparation – externally set.

 

Final exam

Business Communications and Information 

GCSE Computing

Year Group

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10

COMP 01

  • Systems Architecture
  • Memory

 

COMP 02

  • Translators & Facilities
  • Computational Logic

COMP 02

  • Translators & Facilities
  • Algorithms
  • Robust Programs
  • Programming techniques

 

COMP 03

  • Programming Development

COMP 01

  • Storage
  • Systems Software
  • Networks

 

COMP 02

  • Programming techniques

 

COMP 03

  • Programming Development

COMP 02

  • Programming techniques

 

COMP 03

  • Formal Coding Assessment

COMP 01

  • Network Topologies

 

COMP 02

  • Data Representation

 

COMP 03

  • Programming Development

COMP 02

  • Data Representation

 

COMP 03

  • SQL techniques

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COMP 01

  • Ethical, legal, cultural &
  • Environmental

 

COMP 03

  • Programming Skills Audit

COMP 01

  • Mock exam revision

,

COMP 03

  • Non-Exam Assessment

COMP 03

  • Non-Exam Assessment

COMP 01

  • System Security
  • Exam Revision

 

COMP 01

  • Exam Revision

 

COMP 01

  • Exam Revision
  • Terminal Exams

 

 

GCSE Business

Year Group

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10

BUSINESS ACTIVITY

 

  • The nature of business activity
  • Business Enterprise
  • Business Planning
  • Revenue, costs and profit

BUSINESS ACTIVITY

 

  • Providing goods and services
  • Business Ownership
  • Business Aims and Objectives
  • Business Growth

INFLUENCES ON BUSINESS & MARKETING

 

  • The Impact Of Globalisation On Businesses
  • Marketing
  • Understanding Customers

INFLUENCES ON BUSINESS & MARKETING

 

  • Market Research
  • Marketing Mix

 

 

BUSINESS OPERATIONS  & SALES PROCESS

 

  • Ethics
  • Legislation
  • Sales Process

BUSINESS OPERATIONS  & SALES PROCESS

 

  • The impact of legislation on businesses
  • Marketing Assignment

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HUMAN RESOURCES AND BUSINESS OPERATIONS

 

  • Organisational Structures
  • Recruitment
  • Training

HUMAN RESOURCES AND BUSINESS OPERATIONS

 

  • Motivation
  • Methods Of Production
  • Quality

FINANCE

 

  • Sources Of Finance
  • Revenue And Costs
  • Cash Flow

FINANCE

 

  • Profit and Loss Accounts
  • Financial Performance

INFLUENCES ON BUSINESS

 

  • Ethical Influences
  • Environmental Influences
  • Economic Influences

REVISION

 

  • Exam Revision
  • Terminal Exams

Vocational ICT

Year Group

Autumn

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Autumn

2

Spring

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Summer

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Summer

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10

Understanding tools, techniques, methods and processes for technological solutions.

 

Using different technologies / tools / techniques  to select, store, manipulate and present data and information

Project life cycle and the methods and processes that can be used for developing technological solutions.

The legal, moral, ethical, and security issues that can impact on collecting, storing and using data.

Developing technological solutions

SWOT analyses

GANTT charts

Online surveys

Web-based technologies

Practical Investigation

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R001

Theory

R001

Theory

Case Study Analysis

Revision

R001

Theory Exam

 

R005

Module Improvement

R007

Module Improvement

R001

Theory Revision

Exam Resit

Course Conclusion

Citizenship

Year Group

Autumn

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Autumn

2

Spring

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Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

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10

Rights and Responsibilities

Political System

Electoral System

Diversity

Crime and its causes

National Identity

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Campaign

British Constitution

International Organisations

Revision

 

 

Drama

Year Group

Autumn

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Autumn

2

Spring

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Spring

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Summer

 1

Summer

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10

  • Baseline assessment.
  • Non-verbal/Pinter.=
  • Play script work – ‘Teachers.’
  • TIE or Pantomime - TBC

Improvisational and devised work.

Symbolism and Brecht.

Component 1 mock examination.

Component 1 mock examination.

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Preparation for Component 1 examination – teacher assessed.

Component 1 examination – teacher assessed.

Preparation for Component 2 examination – externally assessed.

Component 2 examination – externally assessed.

Preparation for Component 3 examination.

Preparation for Component 3 – written examination.

Construction

BTEC Level 2 Construction

Year Group

Autumn

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Autumn

2

Spring

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Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

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10

Carpentry and Joinery

Carpentry and Joinery

Painting and Decorating

Drawing and Design in construction

Drawing and Design in construction

Drawing and Design in construction

11

 

 

Core Construction Understanding

Core Construction Understanding

Examination.

Science and Maths in Construction.

Science and Maths in Construction

Bricks and Block work

 

Food Technology

Year Group

Autumn

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Autumn

2

Spring

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Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

2

10

 

Introduction to GCSE.

 

NEA

Mini project

 

Macro/ Micro nutrients. Related tasks

 

Food Science.

Micro organisms.

Heat transfer   

 

Food Safety and Hygiene

 

Food Science

 

Food Provenance and Seasonality

 

Food Choice

 

Cultural ethical and religious issues.      

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NEA 1

Food Investigation Task

 

 

NEA Food Preparation Task

 

 

Exam revision Tasks

 

Textiles

Year Group

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

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Summer

 1

Summer

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10

Charity Dress

Design Museum

Bag project

Coursework research and design sections.

Toile of final garment.

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Final Make

Exam prep

Timbers

Year Group

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

 2

Summer

 1

Summer

2

10

Foot Stool Project

Design Museum Project

Core Design and Technology

Specialist Timbers

Specialist Timbers.

End of year examination.

Release of Edexcel context for coursework

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Coursework Project

Coursework Project

Core Design and Technology

Specialist Timbers

Revision. examination

 

French and Spanish 

MFL

Year Group

Autumn

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Autumn

2

Spring

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Summer

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Summer

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10

All About You

Free time

Food and Festivals

Local Region

Holidays

School, College and Future Plans

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Jobs and the World of Work

Environment and the World Around You

Revision

Revision

Revision

 

Geography

Year Group

Autumn

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2

Spring

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Summer

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10

The Challenge of Natural Hazards

The Challenge of Natural Hazards/ Urban Issues and Challenges

Urban Issues and Challenges/ Human Geography field trip write up

Living World

Coasts

Coasts/ Resource Management/ Physical Geography fieldtrip write up

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Resource Management/ Economic World

Economic World

 

Rivers/ Issue Evaluation

Issue Evaluation

Revision

n/a/

Health & Social care

Year Group

Autumn

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Autumn

2

Spring

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Summer

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10

BTEC

 

Growth and Development Throughout Life

 

Growth and Development Throughout Life

 

Health and Social Care Services

 

Health and Social Care Services

 

Coursework on a Health and Social Care Service

 

Coursework on a Health and Social Care Service

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GCSE

 

Coursework on a Health and Social Care Service

 

Revision for Mock Examination

 

Coursework on a Health and Social Care Service

 

Coursework on a Health and Social Care Service

 

Revision for Mock Examination

 

Revision for Mock Examination

History

Year Group

Autumn

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Autumn

2

Spring

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Spring

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Summer

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10

The Elizabethan Age, 1558-1603

The Elizabethan Age, 1558-1603

The USA: A Nation Of Contrasts, 1910-1929

The USA: A Nation Of Contrasts, 1910-1929

The Development of the UK, 1919-1990

The Development of the UK, 1919-1990

To be continued at start of Y11

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The Elizabethan Age, 1558-1603

The Elizabethan Age, 1558-1603

The Development of Warfare in Britain, c.500 to the present day

The Development of Warfare in Britain, c.500 to the present day

Revision and exam preparation

 

Media Studies

Year Group

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Understanding the Media; KEY CONCEPTS:

  • Media Language: Forms and Conventions
  • Representation
  • Institutions
  • Audiences

 

Unit 2, Assignment 2: Cross-Media Study - Horror Film Advertising

Unit 2, Assignment 2: Cross-Media Study - Horror Film Advertising (Cont.)

 

Unit 2, Assignment 3 Practical Production and Evaluation – Music Video Promotion

Unit 2, Assignment 3 Practical production and Evaluation (cont.)

 

Unit 2, Assignment 3 Practical production and Evaluation (cont.)

 

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Unit 2, Assignment 3 Practical production and Evaluation FINAL PRODUCTS.

 

Mock Exam Preparation (Annual Topic). Revising KEY CONCEPTS.

Unit 2, Assignment 1: Introduction to the Media – Magazine Audiences

Unit 2, Assignment 1: Introduction to the Media – Magazine Audiences (cont.) PORTFOLIOS CONCLUDED

Revision of Examination Topic, Exam Skills and Question Focuses.

FINAL EXAMINATION

Music

Year Group

Autumn

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Autumn

2

Spring

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Summer

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2

10

  • Introduction to GCSE
  • Instrumental Music 1700–1820 set works
  • Instrumental Music 1700–1820 wider listening
  • Vocal Music set works
  • Vocal Music set works
  • Vocal Music wider listening
  • Music for Stage and Screen set works
  • Free composition
  • Music for Stage and Screen set works
  • Music for Stage and Screen wider listening
  • Free composition
  • Music for Stage and Screen wider listening
  • Free composition

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  • Revision of Year One areas of study
  • Fusions set works
  • Fusions wider listening
  • Composing to a brief
  • Composing to a brief
  • Revision of all set works
  • Complete composition to a brief
  • Record Performances
  • Revision of all set works
  • Practise wider listening
  • Submission of Performing and Composing coursework
  • Written examination

PE

Physical Education & Sport Science

Year Group
lessons per week

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10 Core PE

(1 lesson)

 

Rugby & Football

 

 

Hockey & Netball

 

Hockey & Basketball

 

Dance / Aerobics & Fitness

 

Fitness & Mixed Games

 

Basketball & Handball

 

Handball & Badminton

 

Mixed Games / Trampolining

 

Athletics

Tennis

 

Athletics & Badminton

 

 

Athletics

Cricket & Softball

 

Rounders / Cricket / Tennis

Y10 Sport Science

(3 lessons)

Practical

Assessment 1

 

Unit 5 OCR Theory & test

Practical Assessment 2

 

Unit 2 OCR Theory & test

Practical

Assessment 3

 

Unit 2 OCR Coursework

Practical

Assessment 4

 

Unit 4 OCR Theory & test

Practical

Assessment 5 & 6

 

Unit 1 OCR Theory & test

Practical Assessment 7 & 8

 

Unit 1 OCR Theory & test

11 Core PE

(1 lesson)

Rugby

Dance

 

Hockey

Dance & Trampolining

Hockey

Indoor Athletics

 

 

Netball

Indoor Athletics

Football

Badminton

 

 

Basketball & Handball

Basketball

Fitness / Problem Solving

 

Mixed Games

Athletics

Tennis

 

 

Athletics & Badminton

Athletics

Cricket & Softball

 

 

Rounders / Cricket / Tennis

 Y11 Sport Science

(3 lessons)

Practical

Assessment 9

 

Unit 3 OCR Theory & test

Practical Assessment 10

 

Unit 3 OCR Theory & test

Practical – choosing 3 sports

 

Units 5,2 & 4 revision

Practical – choosing 3 sports

 

Units 1 & 3 revision

Revision & Exam Leave

Revision & Exam Leave

Science

Year Group

Autumn

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Autumn

2

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Spring

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Summer

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Summer

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Separate Sciences

B1: Cell structure & transport

B2: Cell division

C1: Atoms

C2: The Periodic Table

P1: Conservation & dissipation of energy

P2: Energy transfer by heating

B5: Communicable disease

P3: Energy resources

C3: Structure & bonding

B3: Organisation & the digestive system

P5: Electricity in the home

B6: Preventing & treating disease

C4: Chemical calculations

C5: Chemical change

B4: Organisation in animals & plants

P6: Molecules & matter

C6: Electrolysis

B7: Non-communicable diseases

B8: Photosynthesis

C7: Energy changes

C11: Polymers

P8: Forces in balance

B9: Respiration

B11: Hormonal coordination

C8: Rates & equilibrium

C9: Crude oil & fuels

P9: Motion

C8: continued

P10: Force & motion

P7: radioactivity

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Combined Science

B1: Cell structure & transport

P1: Conservation & dissipation of energy

B2: Cell division

P2: Energy transfer by heating

C1: Atomic structure

C2: The Periodic table

P3: Energy resources

B5: Communicable diseases

C3: Structure & bonding

C5: Chemical change

B3: Organisation & the digestive system

B6: Preventing & treating disease

C4: Chemical calculations

C7: Energy changes

B4: organising animals & plants

P5: Electricity in the home

 

P7: Radioactivity

C6: Electrolysis

B7: Non-communicable diseases

B8: Photosynthesis

B10: respiration

B11: Hormonal coordination

P6: Molecules & matter

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Separate Sciences

B1: Cell structure & transport

B2: Cell division

P1: Conservation & dissipation of energy

P2:Energy transfer by heating

C1: Atomic structure

C2: The Periodic Table

P3: Energy resources

B6: Communicable diseases

B11: Hormonal coordination

P10: Force & motion

C9: Crude oil & fuels

B10: The human nervous system

C10: Organic reactions

P14: Light

C4: Chemical calculations

C12: Chemical analysis

B12: Homeostasis in action

P5: Electricity in the home

C14: The Earth’s resources

C11: Polymers

P15: Electromagnetism

C15: Using our resources

15: Measuring population size

C13: The earth’s atmospherP15: Electromagnetism

 

 

 

B7: Non-communicable diseases

B17: Organising an ecosystem

P11: Force and pressure

B18: Biodiversity & ecosystems

 

Revision

 

 

 

 

 

Revision

 

 

 

 Science

B1: Cell structure & transport

P1: Conservation & dissipation of energy

B2: Cell division

B6: Communicable disease

 

 

 

P3: Energy resources

C2: The Periodic table

B10: The human nervous system

B7: Non-communicable diseases

C9: Crude oil & fuel

P2: Energy transfer by heating

P13: Electromagnetism

C3:Structure & bonding

B11:

B12:Hormonal control

C8: Rates & equilibrium

P5: Electricity in the home

 

P12: Electromagnetic waves

C4: Chemical calculations

B16: Organising an ecosystem

B13: Variation & evolution

B17: Biodiversity & ecosystems

P10: Forces & motion

 

C10: Chemical analysis

B15: Organising an ecosystem

C12: The Earth’s resources

C11: The Earth’s atmosphere

Revision

 

 

Revision