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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 Ratio
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  Spanish - Travel and Tourism
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  Drugs and The Law
Half Term 3-4  Careers
Half Term 4-5  Relationships and Sexual Health
Half Term 5-6  Being a Good Citizen

ICT 

Half Term ?  Computer Hardware
Half Term ?  Data Representation
Half Term ?  HTML Website
Half Term ?  Python Programming
Half Term ?  Databases

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 Portraits
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 

Half Term 1   Song Writing
Half Term 2  Dance Music
Half Term 2  Sound Creation in Film Music
Half Term 3  Samba
Half Term 3  Minimalism

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.


Please get in touch via the enquiry form on our Contact Us page, should you have any further questions regarding the curriculum for your child's year group.