Welcome to the ENGLISH department.
Our English Faculty Handbook gives a comprehensive insight into how English is taught, here at Walker Riverside Academy; including:
implementation method, and
approach to teaching and learning across the subject.
► Click to view our English Faculty Handbook.
Our Knowledge Organisers are 'learning mats' that have been designed to contain all of the key learning for that subject's topic. Our students will use these within their lessons but are also encouraged to use them to support their own learning, homework, and for revision.
Our English KOs are available below; separated into year group/key stage.
We have linked any relevant KOs within the appropriate section of our Learning Handbooks (available on our CURRICULUM INTENT page)
► YEAR 7
→ Yr 7 Change and Responsibility (Autumn A)
→ Yr 7 Local Heroes and Idols (Autumn B)
→ Yr 7 Novel Studies - Bone Talk (Spring)
→ Yr 7 Dracula Play Script (Summer A)
► YEAR 8
→ Yr 8 Conflict Poetry (Autumn A)
→ Yr 8 Persuasive Voices (Autumn B)
→ Yr 8 Novel Studies - Salt to the Sea (Spring)
→ Yr 8 Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice (Summer A)
→ Yr 8 Dystopian Futures (Summer B)
► YEAR 9
→ Yr 9 Novel Studies - Of Mice and Men (Spring)
→ Yr 9 Diverse Voices (Summer A)
► KS4 (Years 10 and 11)
→ Yr 10 An Inspector Calls (Autumn A+B)
→ Yr 11 A Christmas Carol (Autumn A+B)
→ Yr 10 Power and Conflict (Spring A+B)
→ Yr 10 Romeo and Juliet (Summer A+B)