Tottington High School

English

English

Year 7

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

Year 8

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

Year 9

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.

Studied at Key Stage 3
Studied at Key Stage 4

WHAT WILL I BE STUDYING IN ENGLISH?

English Consists of three areas:

  • Speaking and Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing

Attainment 8 Score

Ebacc Average Point Score

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4 or above in English & Maths

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5 or above in English & Maths

Get In Touch

Location: Laurel Street, Tottington, Bury. BL8 3HP.

Telephone: 01204 882 327

Email: information@tottingtonhighsch.co.uk

School Hours: M-F: 8.30am - 3.00pm

Privacy Policy (Excerpt)

Tottington High School collects a lot of data and information about our pupils so that we can run effectively as a school. This privacy notice explains how and why we collect pupils’ data, what we do with it and what rights parents and pupils have. Tottington High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust (“the Trust”), a multi academy trust with 10 academies. The Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee (registration number 09067175) whose registered office is The Lodge Wolstanton High, Milehouse Lane, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, ST5 9JU. The Trust is the Data Controller for all the academies within the Trust. The Data Protection Officer for the Trust is Natalie Kennedy: natalie.kennedy@shaw-education.org.uk

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