English Language & Literature
Year 7: How does word choice reflect the identity of a character? - Students will use a variety of fictional texts linked to the theme of 'Alter Egos' to explore the ways that writers use language and sentence structures to create vivid characters.
Year 8: To what extent is our setting impacted by global interactions and the context we live in? - Students will focus on the concept of 'Dystopia' and explore the features of dystopian texts through looking at extracts from '1984', 'I, Robot' and 'Z for Zachariah'.
Year 9: How can your choice of words, and the way you structure your approach, lead to a change in people’s views?- Students will study a selection of 19th century and modern poetry around the theme of 'Power and Conflict'.