Year 9

Topics Covered

Autumn Term – Outsiders: In this unit, students use a modern novel and a range of fictional extracts and non-fiction texts to explore different marginal positions in society.

Spring Term – Crime and Punishment: In this unit students will explore issues surrounding crime and punishment, analysing and creating literature and non-fiction texts on this topic in addition to developing their speaking and listening skills.

Summer Term – Order and Chaos: In this unit, students explore the contrast of order and chaos through Shakespeare and a range of non-fiction and fiction texts.

Assessment Information

The students will be assessed on their reading, writing and speaking and listening at different points during the year. Each unit has at least two formal assessments as well as on-going assessment within lessons.