Autumn Term – Heroes: In this unit students use a range of biographical and autobiographical texts and a modern novel to introduce themes of identity and heroism.
Spring Term – Villains: In this unit students use pre and post 1900 literature to explore the role and presentation of villains through time..
Summer Term – Choices: In this unit students will explore choices in the real world and in literature through a range of fiction and non-fiction texts, leading to the creation of their own narrative.
The students will be assessed on their reading, writing and speaking and listening at different points during the year. Each unit has a formal assessment as well as ongoing assessment within lessons.