KS3 and KS4 CURRICULUM

We have dedicated a lot of time to ensuring that our Academy curriculum is well suited to meeting the needs of all of our learners and that they have access to quality resources available allowing them to take ownership of their own learning.


Below you will find detailed information about the curriculum studied within each faculty across the Academy in the form of:

  • Faculty Handbooks - A detailed breakdown of the subject's curriculum and how it supports our Academy curriculum vision;

  • Subject Policy - Some areas of the curriculum have specific policies that apply to their subjects; and

  • Knowledge Organisers - Learning resources, designed from each subject's Scheme of Learning, created to support students understanding.


Art and Design

► Art and Design Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

► Art and Design Knowledge Organisers

Business Industry Faculty

► BIF Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

► BIF Knowledge Organisers

Communications

► Communications Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

► Communications Knowledge Organisers

Essential Vocabulary:

Yr 8 - Essential Vocabulary

Reading:

  • Click HERE to be directed to our Reading Knowledge Organisers page, where you will find each KO and the corresponding online resources.


Yr 7 - Illegal

Yr 8 - No Ballet Shoes in Syria

Yr 9 - Billy Elliot

Yr 10 - The Poet X


Combined Cadet Force

► CCF Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

► CCF Knowledge Organisers


► CCF Curriculum Policies

English

► English Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

► English Knowledge Organisers

Year 7:

Yr 7 - Change and Responsibility (Autumn A)

*updated Sep 20

Yr 7 - Local Heroes and Idols (Autumn B)

*updated Sep 20

Yr 7 - Novel Study: 'BONE TALK' (Spring)

*updated Sep 20

Yr 7 - Myths and Legends (Summer A)

*updated Sep 20

Year 8:

Yr 8 - Conflict (Autumn A)

Yr 8 - Persuasive Voices (Autumn B)

Yr 8 - Salt to the Sea (Spring A)

Yr 8 - Merchant of Venice (Summer A)

*updated Sep 20

Yr 8 - Dystopian Futures (Summer B)

*updated Sep 20

Year 9:

Yr 9 - Macbeth (Autumn A+B)

*updated Sep 20

Yr 9 - Of Mice and Men (Spring A + B)

*updated Sep 20

Yr 9 - Disturbed Voices (Summer A)

*updated Sep 20

Yr 9 - Jekyll and Hyde (Summer B)

*updated Sep 20

Year 10:

Yr 10 - An Inspector Calls (Autumn A+B)

*updated Sep 20

Yr 10 - Power and Conflict Poetry (Spring A+B)

*updated Sep 20

Yr 10 - Romeo and Juliet (Summer A+B)

*updated Sep 20

Year 11:

Yr 11 - A Christmas Carol (Autumn A+B)

*updated Sep 20

Geography

► Geography Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

► Geography Knowledge Organisers

Year 7:

Yr 7 - Newcastle - My City (Autumn A)

*Updated Sep 20

Yr 7 - Newcastle - The People in my City (Autumn B)

Yr 7 - Challenges in the UK (Spring A)

Yr 7 - Weather and Climate (Spring B)


Year 8:

Yr 8 - Ecosystems (Autumn)

*Updated Sep 20

Yr 8 - Africa

Yr 8 - Tectonics - Our Hazardous World (Spring A)

Yr 8 - Atmospheric Hazards (Spring B)

Yr 8 - Africa


Year 9:

Yr 9 - Rivers (Autumn A)

*Updated Sep 20


History

► History Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

► History Knowledge Organisers

Year 7:

Yr 7 - Migration to Britain (Autumn)

Yr 7 - Normans (Spring)

Yr 7 - From Civil War to Commonwealth (Summer)

*Updated Sep 20

Year 8:

Yr 8 - Industrial Revolution (Autumn)

Yr 8 - Plantation to Obama (Spring)

Yr 8 - Challenging Patriarchy (Summer)

*Updated Sep 20

Year 9:

Yr 9 - Elizabeth I (Autumn)

Yr 9 - Elizabeth I (Spring)

Yr 9 - Nazi Germany (Spring)

*Updated March 20

Yr 9 - Depression & Growth of Nazi Party

*Updated Sep 20

Yr 9 - Nazi Economic Policy

*Updated Sep 20

Yr 9 - Germany's Recovery & Golden Age

*Updated Sep 20

GCSE KS4:

GCSE - Weimar Republic in Crisis

*Updated Sep 20

GCSE - Health and the People

*Updated Sep 20

GCSE - KEY WORDS (Health and the People)

*Updated Sep 20

Maths

► Maths Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

Modern Foreign Languages

► MFL Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

► MFL Knowledge Organisers

French:

Yr 7 - French (Autumn)

Yr 7 - French (Spring)


Yr 8 - French (Autumn)

Yr 8 - French (Spring)


Yr 9 French (Autumn A)

Yr 9 - French (Autumn B)


Spanish:

Yr 9 - Spanish (Autumn)

Yr 9 - Spanish (Spring)


PE

Relationship, Sex and Health Education/ PSHE

► RSHE/ PSHE Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

► RSHE/ PSHE Curriculum Policies

→ Relationship, Sex and Health Education Policy

→ PSHE Policy

Resilience

► Resilience Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

Science

► Science Faculty Handbook

* Awaiting document

► Science Knowledge Organisers

Working Scientifically:

Working Scientifically

*updated Sep 20

Year 7:

Yr 7 - Biology

*updated Sep 20

Yr 7 - Chemistry

*updated Sep 20

Yr 7 - Physics

*updated Sep 20

Year 8:

Yr 8 - Biology

*updated Sep 20

Yr 8 - Chemistry

*updated Sep 20

Yr 8 - Physics

*updated Sep 20

Year 9:

Yr 9 - Biology

*updated Sep 20

Yr 9 - Chemistry

*updated Sep 20

Yr 9 - Physics

*updated Sep 20

Year 10:

Yr 10 - Biology

*updated Sep 20

Yr 10 - Chemistry

*updated Sep 20

Yr 10 - Physics

*updated Sep 20

Year 11:

Biology Paper 1

*updated Sep 20

Biology Paper 2

*updated Sep 20

Chemistry Paper 1

*updated Sep 20

Chemistry Paper 2

*updated Sep 20

Physics Paper 1

*updated Sep 20

Physics Paper 2

*updated Sep 20

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