Garratt Park School

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Year 9 Topics Map

Term 1a 

Term 1b 

Term 2a 

Term 2b 

Term 3a 

Term 3b 

English

Poetry:

Conflict  (eg Nettles, London, Dulce et Decorum,  Checkin’ out me history, Kamikaze)

Novel

 (eg Private Peaceful or Boy in the Striped Pyjamas/Jake’s Tower)

Play]

(eg Macbeth, Tempest, Merchant of Venice or King Lear)

NonFiction/ Media 

(Theme: Animals, Food)

Creative reading & writing

Advertising:

 a product and delivering a sales pitch (eg Theme Parks)

Maths

Number (Counting/ Read and Write numbers/ Place Value/ Number properties)

Number(Addition and Subtraction/ Multiplication)

Number 

(Division/ Fractions and decimals)

Number(Ratio and Proportion)

Measures(Time/Money)

Geometry(Properties of 2D & 3D Shapes)(Position, Direction & Movement)(Angles and Lines)

Measures(Perimeter, Area & Volume)(Measuring quantities)

Statistics (Representing/Interpreting Data)

Art

Mark Making

Mark Making

Hundertwasser

Hundertwasser

Pop Art

Pop Art 

Computing & ICT

Creating a Multimedia Product (Presentation)

 Creating a Multimedia Product (Video)

 Creating a Multimedia Product (Animation)

 Creating a Multimedia Product (Sound)

 Creating a Multimedia Product (Web development)

 Creating a web portfolio of work

Arts Award

Inspirational Artists

Inspirational Artists

Stop Motion Animation

Art and Nature

Photography

Photography

ASDAN: Next Steps

Identity

(Module 1)

Citizenship

(Module 4)

Health

(Module 3)

Environment

(Module 5)

Values

(Module 8)

Enterprise

(Module 7)

Food Studies


Pizza

Foods with casing 

(food within food)

Vegetarianism /Vegan

Family Meals

(healthy & economical)

World Foods(1)

World Foods (2)

Recall and Refresh

Humanities

Cultural Study

Africa & Slavery

British Empire & WW1

WW2

Native Americans

Native Americans & America today

Life SKills

Discovering Me

Leisure

Financial Capability

Home Management

Around London

Away from home

PE

Swimming

Swimming

Basketball & Football

Orienteering & Hockey

Cricket & Golf

Tennis & Rounders

`PSHE

Self-Care, Support and Safety

(Emergency Situations, Public and private, Gambling)

Self-Awareness

(Managing pressure)

Changing and Growing

(Intimate relationships, Consent, Long term relationships)

The World I Live In

(Preparing for adulthood, Managing Finances)

Managing Feelings

(Self-esteem & unkind comments,Strong feelings)

Healthy Lifestyles

(Medicinal drugs, Medicinal drugs Drugs, alcohol & tobacco)

SACS

Social Inferences

Assertiveness

Social & Emotional Skills

Conversation skills

Facts and opinions

Study skills / Recap on a previous topic depending on group.

Science

(Lab safety)     

Biology

The Human Body

Biology

Living things and their habitat

    Chemistry  

The Periodic Table

Properties & Change of Materials

Chemistry

Reactivity 

Metals and their uses 

Physics

Light

Electricity

Physics

Earth and Space

Forces