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English

Studied at Key Stage 3
Studied at Key Stage 4

WHAT WILL I BE STUDYING?
English Consists of three areas:

  • Speaking and Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing

These skills will be developed over Year 7 in the following topics:

  • Reading Novels
  • Autobiographical Writing
  • Shakespeare research
  • Writing non fiction
  • Poetry Reading
  • Media texts
  • Writing to argue and persuade

These skills will be developed over Year 8 in the following topics:

  • Reading novels, poetry and drama scripts
  • Studying short texts from particular genres
  • Writing non-fiction
  • Reading media texts and preparing spoken news pieces
  • Study and performance of Shakespeare

These skills will be developed over Year 9 in the following topics:

  • Reading novels, poetry and drama scripts
  • Studying short texts from particular genres
  • Writing non-fiction
  • Study and performance of Shakespeare
  • Reading and analysing a variety of media texts

 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED AT KEY STAGE 3?

Assessed work is kept in a Key Stage 3 folder which traces students’ progress through to the end of Year 9. There will be assessed ‘key pieces’ throughout the year – as follows

  1. Autobiographical Writing
  2. Reading test
  3. Writing non fiction
  4. Story writing
  5. Reading and writing non fiction
  6. Tests
  7. Writing to Argue and Persuade
  8. Narrative writing
  9. Reading test based on study of a novel
  10. Writing to inform, explain and describe
  11. End of year tests on reading and writing
  12. Reading test based on study of poetry

Assessments of speaking and listening will be made throughout the year.

CONTACT DETAILS

Tottington High School
Laurel Street,
Tottington,
Bury.
Lancashire, BL8 3LY.

T: 01204 882327
E: tottington@bury.gov.uk

Paper copies of any of the information on this website will be provided by the school upon request

Tottington High School