Year 8 Curriculum Map

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
Maths Number and Number System Visualising and Constructing Fractions, Decimals and Percentages Equivalence Calculating with fractions decimals and percentages Presenting Data QLA analysis based on Key Stage 3 Progress Log
Calculating with Negatives Probability Sequences Investigating angles Calculating Space Review Number work
Proportional reasoning Algebraic Proficiency Solving Equations Measuring data Algebraic Graphs
English Boot camp Skills/ Play - Journey's End. Images based creative writing Novel

Reading assessment
Paper 2 Non fiction. Writing assessment Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet. Reading assessment Poetry relationships unseen. Writing assessment Gothic Literature. Reading assessment
Science The Periodic table, Separation, Metals and Acids, Earth and Atmosphere. Energy, Electricity and Magnetism, Motion and Pressure Variation and Inheritance, Ecosystems, Health
History English Civil War Slave trade WW1, Empire and radicalisation Impact of WW2 WW2 rise of Hitler
Geography Earthquakes & volcanoes World Economy Ecosystems Development Coasts Geography investigations
RE What leads people into religion? Is religion the cause of wars? Religion and Prejudice Family and Relationships
Spanish The City Holidays Food Fashion Health TV & Cinema
DT Multi materials clock ‘Memphis’ - practical skills. K&U - design movement, materials and equipment. Electronics and Graphics ‘battery tester’ - practical skills. K&U - smart and modern materials and equipment. Textiles ‘zip bag’ – practical skills. K&U -fastenings, techniques, materials and equipment Food ‘around the world’- practical skills. K&U - cultural foods, materials and equipment
PE Throughout they will learn; netball, badminton, cheerleading/dance, hockey, football, rugby, handball, trampoline/gymnastics, fitness, cross country athletics, rounders and cricket
Art African art Cyborgs Day of the Dead Landscape
Music Variations Blues & Jazz Soundtracks / Minimalism Popular Music / Tech/Fusion
Drama Script – Our Day Out Script - Our Day Out Devised - Joyriding Script - Soap Operas Devised - Nine Devised - Cluedo
ICT Computational Thinking Programming in Python APP Development Robotics