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Year 9 Learning Maps

For detailed information on each subject's scheme-of-work, as well as tips on how parents/carers can support their child's learning, please select a topic link from the tables under the headings below:

English 

Half Term 1  Dystopian fiction
Half Term 2-3  A Christmas Carol
Half Term 4-5  An Inspector Calls
Half Term 6  Power and conflict in poetry anthology

Maths 

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 Science

Half Term 1  B1 - cell and biology transport
Half Term 1-3  C1 - fundamental chemistry
Half Term 3  P1 - energy
Half Term 4  B2 - human and plant organisation
Half Term 5  C2 - hydrocarbons and energy changes
Half Term 6  P2 - electricity

Geography 

Half Term 1-2  Nigeria
Half Term 2-3  Extreme weather
Half Term 3-4  Glaciation
Half Term 4-5  Globalisation and trade
Half Term 5-6  Tectonic hazards 

History 

Half Term 1-3  Holocaust
Half Term 3-4  Discrimination
Half Term 4-6  The battle for democracy

Modern Languages 

Half Term 1   Revision of Year 8
Half Term 2  Free time
Half Term 3-4  Holidays
Half Term 5  Wellbeing
Half Term 6  Film

RE 

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PSHCE 

Half Term 1-2  Money
Half Term 2-3  The Law
Half Term 3-4  Careers
Half Term 4-5  Relationships and sexual health
Half Term 5-6  Being a good citizen

Design Technology 

Half Term 1  Food provenance
Half Term 2  Multicultural
Half Term 3  Construction
Half Term 4  Lego
Half Term 5  Mobile phone holder
Half Term 6  Pewter project

Art 

Half Term 1-2  Text in art
Half Term 3-4  Self-portraiture
Half Term 5-6  Grayson Perry

 Drama

Half Term 1   Tell Me Why
Half Term 2  Let Him Have It
Half Term 3  John Godber
Half Term 4  Mental Health
Half Term 5  Physical theatre
Half Term 6  Practitioner exploration

Music 

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PE 

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Please note that the information in the tables above does not show the exact number of weeks/lessons each topic will be studied for, the downloadable maps linked below will provide a helpful overview of how topics are spaced across the academic year.