The Ripley Academy

Subject Topics Autumn Term 2 Key Stage 3

Listed below is an outline of our Key Stage 3 curriculum content in subject areas for the half term from 4th November until 20th December 2019.

 

YEAR 7

Year 8

 

YEAR 9

 

English

Short Stories

Of Mice and Men

 

 

Animal Farm

 

 

Maths

Reading Statistical Diagrams.         

Fractions, decimals and percentages. 

Simplifying algebraic expressions.

Probability.                          

Using index notation.

Using percentages, including real life application.                     

 

Formulae.

Manipulating Algebraic Expressions.  

Solving Linear Equations.                   

Sequences.

 

 

Science

Body Systems
Disease & Immunity
Elements & Compounds

Chemical Reactions
Photosynthesis
Wave effects
Maths in Science

 

 

Cellular Transport
Separating mixtures

 

 

DT

Food: Weights and Measures.

Textiles: Sewing Machine Parts and functions.

Design Technology: Health & Safety

Food: Religion.

Textiles: Sewing Machine Parts and Functions.

Design Technology: Production Planning

 

Food: waste.

Textiles: Sewing Machine Parts and Functions.

Design Technology: Designer Research

 

Computing

Algorithms using Flowcharts.

Computer Graphics

 

 

Sound Editing

 

 

French

School day, colours and time. Giving opinions and using adjectives with agreement.

Paris and tourist attractions.

The perfect tense and infinitive use.

Giving and justifying opinions.

 

 

Sports and keeping healthy.

Definite articles, negatives and future tenses.

 

 

Spanish

Sports and activities. Using connectives and cognates. Present tense and stem changing verbs.

Technology, television and music.

Opinion variety and comparatives.

Present and preterite tenses together.

 

 

A day at work.

Writing a story.

Listening, reading and translation skills.

Modal verbs.

 

 

PE

Football / Netball

Netball / Badminton

 

 

Netball / Badminton

 

 

History

The Battle of Hastings and its Impact

Civil War, Plague & Fire

 

 

The Vietnam War

 

 

Geography

Map skills & an Introduction to “Development”

Globalisation

 

 

Geography of Crime

 

 

RE

Festivals

Founders and Leaders

 

 

The Holocaust