Year 8

Year 8

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

 

The Great Plague/Great Fire of London

The Snowman

Letters to Santa

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

Chinese New year story

Tudor Kings and Queens. The war of the roses

Information reports

On the UK and Taiwan

Maths

 

Place value

Addition and subtraction

Surveys

Fractions

Positions

Time

Multiplying and dividing

Properties of shape

Money

Sequences

Measuring

Science

 

Elements, mixtures and compounds

Music in science

Making sounds

How does life keep going on?

What’s inside us?

How do our gadgets work?

Why is nature the way it is?

Computing

 

How can we communicate clearly using a computer?

Can we control things using Codes?

 

Can you trust photographs?

How can we get the computer to do even more work?

How do games work?

Can we make a film?

D & T

 

Design and make a wooden box; using tools safely

Design and make a wooden box; using tools safely

 

 

 

 

Art

 

How can I draw a successful portrait?

What is culture? Using clay to create

How can we use masks?

What is a comic?

Making mosaics

Making pinch pots

Humanities

 

The Great Plague and Black Death

Black History Month

The Great Fire of London

Winter celebrations

 

Comparing rivers and canals

What rituals to Sikhs practice?

What are castles like?

London and Taiwan landmarks

Buddhism

Food Tech

 

Healthy eating light bites and micronutrients

Healthy eating light bites and micronutrients

Where does our food come from?

Farm to food dishes

Traffic light labelling and food packaging

Designing packages for our food

PE

 

Basketball, hockey and swimming

Basketball, hockey and swimming

Indoor rowing, health and fitness and swimming

Indoor rowing, health and fitness and swimming

Cricket, football and swimming

Cricket, football and swimming

Music

 

Rhythm and percussion

Notation and wood instruments

Peter and the Wolf

Apollo Chamber Orchestra project

Apollo Chamber Orchestra project

Experimenting and creating

PSD

 

Animal rights

Pet project

My rights and responsibilities

Keeping safe and legal drugs

Healthy relationships

Managing change – puberty

My skills and qualities

P4C

 

During Philosophy for Children (P4C) lessons we use a wide range of artefacts and multimedia stimuli to encourage and motive students thinking skills. We work with students weekly to recognise the importance of thinking as a basis for learning.