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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 

 Foundation Pathway
Half Term 1  Unit 1 - Number
Half Term 2  Unit 2 - Algebra
 Unit 3 - Tables, Charts and Graphs
Half Term 3  Unit 3 - Continued
 Unit 4 - Fractions, Decimals and  Percentages
Half Term 4  Unit 4 - Continued
 Unit 5 - Equations and Sequences
Half Term 5  Unit 6 - Angles
Half Term 6   Unit 7 - Averages
 Unit 8 - Perimeter, Area and Volume

Higher Pathway

Half Term 1  Unit 3 - Number
 Unit 4 - Algebra
Half Term 2  Unit 3 - Continued
 Unit 4 - Averages and Statistical Diagrams
Half Term 3  Unit 3 - Continued
 Unit 4 - Fractions, Percentages and Proportion
Half Term 4  Unit 4 - Continued
 Unit 5 - Angles and Right Angled Triangles
Half Term 5  Unit 6 - Graphs
Half Term 6  Unit 7 - Perimeter, Area and Volume
 

 Science

Half Term 1  B1 - Cell Biology and Cell 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 

Half Term 1-2  Medical Ethics (1)
Half Term 2-3  Justice - Crime
Half Term 3-4  Medical Ethics (1)
Half Term 4-5  Justice - War
Half Term 5-6  Extremism

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 

Rotation A  Food provenance
Rotation B  Multicultural
Rotation C  Construction
Rotation D  Lego
Rotation E  Mobile Phone Holder
Rotation F  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.