Y9 Curriculum Map Overview

 

English Text

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6

Things Fall Apart ( Cultural Identity)

Little Women (Overcoming Adversity)

Titus Andronicus (Shakespeare)

 

English skills focus

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6

Allusions, allegory, narrative structure, character development, imagery, symbolism, sentence lengths, setting 

Learning quotations, structuring an analytical paragraph, embedding quotations, , verbs for analysis, writing about context 

Allusions, allegory, narrative structure, character development, imagery, symbolism, sentence lengths, setting 

Learning quotations, structuring an analytical paragraph, embedding quotations, , verbs for analysis, writing about context 

Dramatic irony, catharsis, soliloquy, aside, foreshadowing, tragic hero, hamartia, internal conflict, Learning quotations, structuring an analytical paragraph, embedding quotations, , verbs for analysis, writing about context 

Maths

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6

Reasoning with Algebra 

Constructing in 2D and 3D Dimensions 

Reasoning with Number 

Reasoning with Geometry 

Reasoning with Proportion 

Representations 

 

Science

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6

Genetics

Materials

Pressure and Moments

Cells and Control 

States of Matter and Separating Techniques

Motion

Cell Division and Nervous System 

Atomic Structure

Forces

Health and Disease

Bonding 

 

RE

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6

Global Community

Establish how human rights have influenced Catholic teachings on the common good. 

Where is God in our Global Community

Establish why evil and suffering causes people to question God  

Religious Persecution 

Establish a developed understanding of discrimination through religious persecution 

 

 

Judaism 

A clear understanding of beliefs and practices of a different faith tradition- Judaism 

 

 

Dignity and Worth 

A clear understanding of what it is to be human examining ethical dilemmas in the world today 

Transformative Gospel 

-Be The Change 

To establish the soul’s journey to salvation-what happens after death?    

 

History

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6

How did the Holocaust Change the lives of  

Minorities? 

How did the Holocaust Change the lives of  

Minorities? 

How did the Cold War become and international crisis?  To what extent did racial inequalities exist in the USA in the 1950s and 1960s? 

 

Medieval Medicine 

Medicine Stands still 

 

Renaissance Medicine 

 

Geography

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
Is Earth running out of natural resources?  Middle East – an important World Region  Climate Change  Is the geography of Russia a curse or a benefit?  How does ice change the world?   How does ice change the world?

 

French

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6

Qui suis-je? 

Talking about family and relationships 

Qui suis-je? 

Using 3 tenses together 

Les Temps de loisir. 

Sport and media 

Les Temps de Loisir 

Music, TV and Reading 

Les jours de fête. 

Talking about daily life 

Les jours de fête. 

Festivals 

 

Spanish

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6

Désconactate  Talking about holidays 

Intereses y influencias  Talking about entertainment 

Ciudades  Talking about town. 

Ciudades Shopping 

De Costumbre Talking about Daily Life  

De Costumbre Talking about going out. 


PE

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
Football, Netball, Badminton, Rugby/Tag Rugby, Trampolining, Gymnastics, Handball, Dance, Fitness, OAA and Basketball. Athletics, Cricket, Danish Long Ball, Rounders, Softball and Volleyball

 

Music

Half Term 1/2 Half Term 2/3 Half Term 4/5 Half Term 5/6

Music of the Past: Medieval, Baroque, Classical Romantic, Modern Classical

(Carousel 1) 

 

Music of Today: Popular Music & Music Extended Project

(Carousel 1) 

 

Music of the Past - Medieval, Baroque, Classical Romantic, Modern Classical

(Carousel 2) 

Music of Today: Popular Music & Music Extended Project

(Carousel 2) 

 

Drama

Half Term 1/2 Half Term 2/3 Half Term 4/5 Half Term 5/6

 

Surfers of Brazil 

Study of Script – “The Face” 

(Carousel 1) 

 

Devised Work – Change 

(Carousel 1) 

Surfers of Brazil 

Study of Script – “The Face” 

(Carousel 2) 

Devised Work – Change 

(Carousel 2) 

 

Food Tech

Half Term 1/2 Half Term 2/3 Half Term 4/5 Half Term 5/6

Designing a food product for a specific brief. 

(Carousel 1) 

How ethical moral and environmental Issues affect food choice and impact on the environment.  

(Carousel 1) 

Designing a food product for a specific brief. 

(Carousel 2) 

How ethical moral and environmental Issues affect food choice and impact on the environment.  

(Carousel 2) 

 

Design Tech

Half Term 1/2 Half Term 2/3 Half Term 4/5 Half Term 5/6
Use techniques and processes to demonstrate the production of a clock design with a cultural theme.  

Research the design theme of Pop Art  

Realise a range of ideas for a Dark Activated Light in response to the theme. 

Use techniques and processes to demonstrate the production of a clock design with a cultural theme.  

Research the design theme of Pop Art  

Realise a range of ideas for a Dark Activated Light in response to the theme. 

 

Computer Science

Half Term 1/2 Half Term 2/3 Half Term 4/5 Half Term 5/6
Computer Networks, HTML CSS, Spread Sheets  (Carousel 1) 

Back to the Future,  

Python Programming (Carousel 1) 

Computer Networks, HTML CSS, Spread Sheets (Carousel 2) 

Back to the Future,  

Python Programming (Carousel 2) 

 

Art

Half Term 1/2 Half Term 2/3 Half Term 4/5 Half Term 5/6

Conceptual Artists Research 

(Carousel 1) 

Conceptual Art Design Development 

(Carousel 1) 

Conceptual Artists Research 

(Carousel 2) 

Conceptual Art Design Development 

(Carousel 2) 

 

Personal Development

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
Careers Relationships Keeping Safe British Values Equality and diversity Health and wellbeing

 

Year 9 Curriculum Map Overview


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