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Key Stage 4

 

Key Stage 4 (Year 10 & 11) Curriculum

 

Compulsory Subjects:

Periods (Hours) Per Week:

Maths

6 - 10

English & English Literature

9

Science

8 - 12

Preparation for Life (CoPE)

4

PE

4

Optional Subjects:

Periods (Hours) Per Week:

Geography

5

History

5

GCSE PE

5

Child Development

5

Art

5

Food Technology

5

Resistant Materials

5

Graphics

5

Performing Arts

5

Music

5

Product Design

5

Business Studies

5

Computing

4

 Year 10 Curriculum

 

Half Term 1

Half Term 2

Half Term 3

Half Term 4

Half Term 5

Half Term 6

English   Language / English Literature

Romeo and Juliet

Jekyll and Hyde

Poetry

Audience, purpose genre – non fiction

An Inspector Calls

Creative Writing

Maths

Foundation:

Expectations, Numbers, Fractions,   Decimals, Estimation, Ratio, Equations and Formulae

Intermediate:

Expectations, Numbers, Bounds,   Integers, Construction, Formulae and Percentages

Higher:

Expectations, Number (non-cal), Inequalities,   measures, Sampling and Trigonometry.

Foundation:

Construction, Sequences, Integers,   Powers, measures and Indices.

Intermediate:

Straight line graphs, Inequalities and   Graphs

Higher:

Representing, Data, Graphs 2, Circle   Theorems and Similarity

Foundation:

Circles and polygons, Real   life/conversion and Transformations

Intermediate:

Perimeter, area, volume, Stats, Cum   Frequency, Per/Area/Arc/Sector

Higher:

Probability, Indices, Decimals, Surds   and Vectors

Foundation:

Perimeter, area, volume and Percentages

Intermediate:

Inequalities, Circle Theorems and   Trigonometry

Higher:

Measures

Revision/Catch up

Revision/ Catch up

Science

B1.3 Use and Abuse of drugs; B1.4   Adaptations; C1.3 Metals; P1.2 Efficiency

B1.5 Food chains; C1.7 changes in   Earth’s atmosphere; P1.3 Electrical appliances; P1.5 Waves

B1.6 Waste Materials; P1.4 Electricity   generation; P1.5 Big Bang and Red Shift

B1.7 Genetic variation; C1.4 Crude Oil   and fuel; C1.5 Crude Oil and Plastics

ISA work; B1.8 Evolution, C1.6 Plant Oils

ISA; C2.1 bonding; C2.2 Structures;   P2.1 Forces; P2.2 Kinetic Energy; P2.3 Current

French   / German

About Me – Friends, Family, Opinions,   Present Tense

School – Future and Conditional Tense

Holidays – Past Tense and Future Tense

Holidays – Past Tense and Future Tense

Free Time and Media

Healthy Lifestyle

Core   PE

Football, Hockey, Fitness and Netball

Badminton, Netball, Fitness and Hockey

Badminton, Fitness, Rugby and Handball

Badminton, Fitness, Rugby, Handball and   Sport Education

Tennis, Athletics, Rounders and Cricket

Tennis, Athletics, Rounders and Cricket

GCSE   PE

Health, Fitness and Exercise. Components of Fitness.

Fitness testing and Methods

Principles of Training

Training Thresholds and Smart Targets

Diet and Healthy Lifestyle. Somatotypes

Optimum weight, Obesity and Body Weight

Geography

Population / Urban Change

Urban Change / Population

Restless Earth

Rocks, Resources and Scenery

Water and the Land

The Coastal Zone

Globalisation

Tourism

*order   may vary

Restless Earth

Rocks, Resources and Scenery

Water and the Land

The Coastal Zone

Globalisation

Tourism

*order   may vary

Restless Earth

Rocks, Resources and Scenery

Water and the Land

The Coastal Zone

Globalisation

Tourism

*order   may vary

Controlled Assessment starts Restless   Earth

Rocks, Resources and Scenery

Water and the Land

The Coastal Zone

Globalisation

Tourism

*order   may vary

RE/   Philosophy and Ethics

604 Equality

604 Equality

603 Human Relationships

603 Medical Ethics

603 Medical Ethics

603 Medical Ethics

History

Germany 1918-23

Cold War 1945-48

German 1923-33

Germany 1933-45

Preparation for Controlled Assessment

Controlled Assessment

Art

‘STRUCTURES’ - developing ideas from   sources. Artists: Leger / Delaunay. Drawing and print-making.

‘STRUCTURES’ - developing ideas from   sources – skeletons / ‘Mexican Day of the Dead’. Assemblages

‘STRUCTURES’ - buildings –   ‘Architecture Reborn’ poster project.

‘STRUCTURES’ – personal project   development.

SURREALISM – ‘Art of the Weird’ – Dali,   ‘Metamorphosis of Narcissus’.

SURREALISM – object morphing.

Modern Art Timelines summer project.

Drama   / Performing Arts

Skills Development

Working from stimulus (White Rose   Movement)

Working from stimulus (White Rose   Movement, war)

OCR GCSE Drama Unit A582: Drama In The   Making (War)

OCR GCSE Drama Unit A582: Drama In The   Making (War)

Working with scripts

Theatre through the ages

Working with scripts

Theatre through the ages

Design   and Technology: Systems

Mechanism

Mechanical project: Building a   motorized vehicle

Electronics

Electronic project: Building an   amplifier

Micro Electronics

GCSE Project Choice and Research

Design   and Technology: Product

Metal Based Mirror Stand

Metal Based Mirror Stand

Sketching Techniques

DVD Rack Project

DVD Rack Project

GCSE Project Choice and Research

Design   and Technology: Graphics

Free hand sketching

Graphic materials

MP3 Design and modelling project

Pop-up Project

Frisbee Design Project

Photoshop Skills

Chocolate Packaging Project

GCSE Project Choice and Research

Computing

Programming and Controlled Assessment

Programming and Controlled Assessment

Programming and Controlled Assessment

Programming and Controlled Assessment

Greenfoot Games Programming

Greenfoot Games Programming

ICT

Research and information gathering;   digital publishing; evaluating outcomes

Controlled Assessment

Modelling, Demo

Controlled Assessment

Multimedia promo; web pages

Controlled Assessment

Business

Business Success and Failure

Ownership Types

Functional Areas

Organisational Structures

Stakeholders

Employment Legislation

Year 11 Curriculum

 

Half Term 1

Half Term 2

Half Term 3

Half Term 4

Half Term 5

Half Term 6

English   Language / English Literature

English Language Exam Practice

Remaining Controlled Assessments

Literature exam prose text; if time Of   Mice and Men revision

Literature Exam Poetry

English Language Exam Practice /   English Literature Exam Practice

Exams / Revision

Maths

Foundation:

Estimation, Congruency, Straight line   graphs and inequalities and percentages.

Intermediate:

Trigonometry, Geometry, Histograms,   Equalities

Higher:

Indices, decimals and surds,   simultaneous equations, vectors and algebraic

Foundation:

Perimeter, area and volume 2,   Pythagoras

Intermediate:

Resit Exams

Vectors, Circle Theorem, Standard Form,   Mock Exams and Factorising

Higher:

Percentage, Algebraic Fractions,   Revision, Mock exams and factorising

Foundation:

Pythagoras, Solids, Probability 1&2   and Formulae.

Intermediate:

Quad, functions, probability,   similarity and Revision.

Higher:

3D geometry, proportion and quadratic   equations.

Foundation:

Measures, Graphs and Quadrilaterals,   Revision.

Intermediate:

Revision

Higher:

Functions, trigonometry and revision.

Revision

Revision

Science

B2.1 Cells B2.2 Tissues; C2.3   Quantitative chemistry; C2.4Rates of reaction C2.5 Endothermic and exothermic   reactions

B2.3 Photosynthesis; B2.4 Distribution   of organisms; C2.6 Acids, bases and salts; P2.4 Mains electricity

B2.5 Proteins; B2.6 Respiration;; P2.5   Radioactivity P2.6 Nuclear fusion and fission

B2.7 Cell division and inheritance;   B2.8 speciation; C2.7 Electrolysis;

Revision and Exams

Exams

French   / German

Holidays

Where I Live

School

Environment

Exam Revision

Exams

Core   PE

Selection from:

Football /Fitness/ Netball/ Hockey/   Leadership

Selection from:

Basketball/ Fitness/ Zumba/ Rugby/   Leadership

Selection from:

Fitness/Zumba/Rugby/ Netball/   Badminton/ Football/ Leadership

Open option of activities:   Fitness/Zumba/Rugby/ Netball/ Badminton/ Football

Exams

Exams

GCSE   PE

Performance Enhancing Drugs

Personal exercise plan

Skeletal and muscular system

Cardiovascular and respiratory systems

Personal exercise plan

Controlled Assessment

Controlled Assessment and Practical   Examination

Revision, Exam Technique and practical   completion

 

Geography

Controlled assessment continues/

Restless Earth

Rocks, Resources and Scenery

Water and the Land

The Coastal Zone

Globalisation

Tourism

*order   may vary

Restless Earth

Rocks, Resources and Scenery

Water and the Land

The Coastal Zone

Globalisation

Tourism

*order   may vary

Revision

Revision

Exams

Exams

RE/   Philosophy and Ethics

604 War, Peace and Justice

601 End of Life

604 War, Peace and Justice

601 End of Life

Revision/ Exam Practice

Revision

Revision

Exams

History

Controlled Assessment

Britain 1900-14

Cold War/ Vietnam

Germany 1933-45

Revision

Preparation and Exams

Exams

Art

SURREALISM contd.

3D work based on Year 10 morph stages.

SURREALISM – personal project   development.

Students receive EXTERNALLY SET TASK   FROM EXAM BOARD.

EXTERNALLY SET TASK FROM EXAM BOARD

(EDEXCEL).

EXTERNALLY SET TASK FROM EXAM BOARD   (EDEXCEL).

Exhibitions and moderator’s visit.

Drama/   Performing Arts

OCR GCSE Drama Unit A581: Page-to-stage   2.

OCR GCSE Drama Unit A582:   Drama In The Making (Body image)

OCR GCSE Drama Unit A582: Drama In The   Making (Body image)

OCR GCSE Drama Unit A582: Drama In The   Making (Body image)

Theatre Through The Ages

Unit A583

From Concept to

Creation (Exam)

Unit A583

From Concept to

Creation (Exam)

Unit A583

From Concept to

Creation (Exam)

Design   and Technology

Generate and evaluate design ideas for   coursework project

Develop and model selected idea

Manufacture coursework project

Manufacture and evaluate course work   project

Special Topic and Exam Preparation

Exams

Computing

Programming and Controlled Assessment

Programming and Controlled Assessment

Programming and Controlled Assessment

Programming and Controlled Assessment

Greenfoot Games – Programming Revision

Revision

ICT

Components of Technology systems; data   flow internal components and processing

Software

Unit 2 revision and exam; digital   portfolio

Digital portfolio

Digital portfolio

Digital portfolio

Business

Payment methods

Controlled Assessment Activity 1:   Profit and Loss Account

Controlled Assessment Activity 2:   Balance Sheet

Controlled Assessment Activity 3:   Financial Ratios

Unit 2 Exam Financial Records

Revision

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