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Archbishop Tenison's

Church of England High School

Archbishop Tenison's CE High School
Selborne Road
Croydon
CR0 5JQ

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Year 7 Curriculum Overview 2017-18

 

 

Autumn Term (Transition)

Spring Term

Summer Term

Art* This is taught on a carousel. Unit 1: Skills Building Project: Colour theory. Portrait/Identity.  Unit 2: Figuratice Project. This is taught on a carousel. Unit 1: Skills Building Project: Colour theory. Portrait/Identity.  Unit 2: Figuratice Project. This is taught on a carousel. Unit 1: Skills Building Project: Colour theory. Portrait/Identity.  Unit 2: Figuratice Project. 
Biblical Studies* This is taught on a carousel. Unit 1: The Bible as Literature - Genres of writing and interpreting Scripture. Unit 2: The meta-narrative – key themes in the Bible.

This is taught on a carousel. Unit 1: The Bible as Literature - Genres of writing and interpreting Scripture. Unit 2: The meta-narrative – key themes in the Bible.

This is taught on a carousel. Unit 1: The Bible as Literature - Genres of writing and interpreting Scripture. Unit 2: The meta-narrative – key themes in the Bible.
Computing* This is taught on a carousel. Introduction to Computing and E-Safety. VB.Net Console programming and Computer Science Theory. This is taught on a carousel. Introduction to Enterprise (Graphic and Web Design) and Animation (Flash). Spreadsheets. This is taught on a carousel. Computer Science Theory. Year 7 Programming Challenges. Microsoft Office competency. 
Design Technology This is taught on a carousel of 12 weeks rotation within Technology. Resistant materials: Design and build a money box.  This is taught on a carousel of 12 weeks rotation within Technology. Graphics: Mini-torch and packaging. This is taught on a carousel of 12 weeks rotation within Technology. Food Technology: Let’s get Cooking – an introduction. Breakfasts – importance of a good start to the day.
Drama This is taught on a carousel. Unit 1: Introduction to Drama – the 6 Cs of Drama and basic Drama skills. This is taught on a carousel. Unit 2: Puppetry, including historical background, storyboarding and practical construction leading to performance. 

This is taught on a carousel.
Unit 3: Tales of Shakespeare. An introduction looking a number of his plays, learning about character, plot and theme.

English Private Peaceful:  Studying a novel.  Identity Poetry:  Exploring and writing poetry on the theme of identity. Twelfth Night: Introduction to Shakespearean charactrers.  Autobiography: Analysing autobiohraphical extracts and writing your own. Online Newspapers: Researching and writing articles for a class online newspaper. Revision and end of year exam.
French Greetings, Alphabet, Numbers, Months, Birthdays, Pets, Classroom Language, Nouns & Articles, Family, Colours, Descriptions, Opinions, Adjectives, Negatives, Possessives. Countries, Areas, Houses, Rooms, Furniture, Prepositions, Present Tense (er-verbs), School Subjects, School Uniform, Time, Food, Adjective endings, Ir- and Re-conjugations  Hobbies, Sports, Instruments, Irregular verbs (faire/aller/être/avoir), Contractions, Daily Routine, Holiday Activities, Near Future, Adverbs of Time. Revision and end of year exam.
Geography Introduction to Physcial, Human and Environmental Geography.The Earth's story.Introduction to mapskills. The Geography of Africa: Location; physical and human characteristics; 4 main biomes and colonial past. Regional focus on the Horn of Africa. About the UK (Who we are, where we are and how we are doing?) Introduction to coastal processes and landforms. Revision and end of year exam.
History Introduction to History. Tribal Britain AD43-1100. The Norman Conquest of Britain 1066-1086. Historical Enquiry: Henry II & Becket 1170 / King John & Magna Carta 1215/ Richard II & Peasants' Revolt 1381. Medieval Life including the Black Death 1348/9.  The 'body in Tenison's sandpit' project (with Science). Revision and end of year exam.
Latin Overview of English Grammar: why it matters, nouns, articles, adjectives, pronouns, verbs, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions.  An introduction to Latin: vocabulary in a home context; nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs; person, number and tense; why Latin is learnt; who spoke it, where and when. Exploring links between Latin and English. Translation into English. Learning words, meanings and forms. Deducing meaning of unknown words. Revision and end of year exam.
Maths Sequences, Types of Number, Shapes and Angles, Four operations of Number and Averages.   Substitution and Solving Equations, Fractions, Problem Solving, Co-ordinates and Graphs, and Ratios. Area and Perimeter, Probability, Fractions, Decimals and Percentages and Algebra Skills. Revision and end of year exam.
Music* This is taught on a carousel. Bridging Unit:  Rhythm and notation.  Performance Challenge:  Working Together This is taught on a carousel.  Chords:  Playing the Ukulele This is taught on a carousel. Improvisation:  West African drumming.
Physical Education Gymnastics / Basketball / Table tennis / Hockey.  Preliminary testing and Netball  (girls), Football (boys). Gymnastics / Basketball / Table tennis / Hockey.  Training to lead a fit and healthy lifestyle. An "endurance project". Rugby league (girls). Rugby league  (boys). Athletics, Orienteering. Rounders (girls),  Cricket (boys). Sports Day in July.
Personal and Social Development Being a Tenisonian. Old Tenisonians in World War I & World War II. The meaning of Tenaciter. Puberty. Growing up and changes to your body. Menstrual cycle. Keeping clean and fresh. Kindness. Analysis and discussion based on the film, "Pay it Forward". Random acts of kindness. (No exam for PSD.) 
Religious Studies Introduction to Religious Studies: An overview of the six major world religions and consider the importance of RS in our world today. Heroes and Heroines of the Hebrew Scriptures: An evaluation of the main characters found in the Old Testament and the chronology of the Old Testament.  Judaism and the Holocaust: What does it means to be Jewish in the 21st century? A theological and philisophical investigation in the Holocaust. Revision and end of year exam.
Science Working safely in the laboratory. Cells. Particles and their behaviours. Forces. Elements, atoms and compounds. Sound. Structure and function of body systems. Space. Light. Acids and alkalis. Reproduction. Reactions. Forensic science (with History). Revision and end of year exam.

*Art, Biblical Studies, Computing and Music are taught as a carousel. Pupils spend 5 weeks in one subject before moving on to the next subject.

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