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About Consilium

Consilium Academies is a multi-academy Trust working across the North of England. It has nine academy schools located in Yorkshire, the North West, and the North East. Consilium is dedicated to enriching lives and inspiring ambitions for both students and colleagues.

Curriculum Overview

Year 7

English

  • Autumn Term 1: Murders and Mysteries
  • Autumn Term 2: Child Voices Throughout the Ages: Oliver Twist
  • Spring Term 1: Voices in Conflict through Poetry
  • Spring Term 2: The Art of Rhetoric
  • Summer Term 1: Shakespeare's Ghosts
  • Summer Term 2: Gothic Literature

Maths

  • Autumn Term 1: Sequences, algebraic notation, equality and equivalence
  • Autumn Term 2: FDP equivalence, place value and ordering numbers
  • Spring Term 1: Solving problems with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and percentages
  • Spring Term 2: Operations and equations with directed numbers, addition and subtraction of fractions
  • Summer Term 1: Constructing, measuring and using geometric notation, developing geometric reasoning
  • Summer Term 2: Developing number sense, sets and probability, prime numbers and proof

Science

  • Autumn Term 1: Introduction to Science, cells
  • Autumn Term 2: Particle model, energy
  • Spring Term 1: Reproduction, start of forces
  • Spring Term 2: Pure and impure substances, atoms, elements and compounds
  • Summer Term 1: Acids and alkalis
  • Summer Term 2: Ecosystems and classification

History

  • Autumn Term 1: Anglo-Saxons, Viking raids, Danelaw
  • Autumn Term 2: Norman conquest, Battle of Hastings
  • Spring Term 1: Medieval life
  • Spring Term 2: Tudors and 16th Century
  • Summer Term 1: The Stuarts, Charles I and English Civil War
  • Summer Term 2: Georgian period, Britain and America

Geography

  • Autumn Term 1: Earth's natural resources and sustainability
  • Autumn Term 2: Why do economies matter?
  • Spring Term 1: Why do we need to study the weather and climate?
  • Spring Term 2: Fieldwork on local weather and climate compared to Russia
  • Summer Term 1: Fieldwork on local weather and climate compared to Russia
  • Summer Term 2: Do we need to manage rivers?

Spanish

  • Autumn Term 1: My life
  • Autumn Term 2: My free time
  • Spring Term 1: My school
  • Spring Term 2: My family and friends
  • Summer Term 1: My city
  • Summer Term 2: Spanish festivals and culture

Art

  • Autumn Term 1: Portraits
  • Autumn Term 2: Portraits
  • Spring Term 1: Symbolism
  • Spring Term 2: Symbolism
  • Summer Term 1: Fantastic Fish - Decorative Arts
  • Summer Term 2: Fantastic Fish - Decorative Arts

Computing

  • Autumn Term 1: E-safety
  • Autumn Term 2: Future Technology project
  • Spring Term 1: Scratch programming
  • Spring Term 2: Hardware/software/input/output
  • Summer Term 1: Binary, flowcharts, computational thinking
  • Summer Term 2: Data representation - images/spreadsheet skills

Design and Technology

  • Autumn Term 1: Food rotation
  • Autumn Term 2: Graphics rotation
  • Spring Term 1: Textiles rotation
  • Spring Term 2: D&T rotation
  • Summer Term 1: Engineering rotation
  • Summer Term 2: Engineering rotation

Drama

  • Autumn Term 1: The Haunted Lift
  • Autumn Term 2: Live theatre review
  • Spring Term 1: Romeo and Juliet
  • Spring Term 2: The Legend of The Sun God
  • Summer Term 1: Script work
  • Summer Term 2: The Woman In Black

Music

  • Autumn Term 1: Introduction to singing
  • Autumn Term 2: Stomp and Samba
  • Spring Term 1: Melodies and notation
  • Spring Term 2: Around the world
  • Summer Term 1: Musicals
  • Summer Term 2: Band project

PE

  • Autumn Term 1: Invasion Games
  • Autumn Term 2: Athletics
  • Spring Term 1: HRF
  • Spring Term 2: Leadership OAA
  • Summer Term 1: Striking and fielding
  • Summer Term 2: Net/wall

PSHE

  • Autumn Term 1: Relationships, identity, safety
  • Autumn Term 2: Aspirations, self-esteem
  • Spring Term 1: Healthy living and responsible, healthy choices
  • Spring Term 2: Keeping safe online, being ethical customers
  • Summer Term 1: Religion
  • Summer Term 2: Savings, loans and finance

Year 8

English

  • Autumn Term 1: 21st Century Novel: Watcher in the Shadows
  • Autumn Term 2: Of Mice and Men - struggle and power
  • Spring Term 1: Comparison of 19th Century and 21st Century Fiction and Non-fiction
  • Spring Term 2: Shakespeare and his Heroes
  • Summer Term 1: Blood Brothers
  • Summer Term 2: Identity and Culture: Understanding poetry through creative writing

Maths

  • Autumn Term 1: Ratio and scale, multiplicative change, multiplying and dividing fractions
  • Autumn Term 2: Representing data, working in the Cartesian plane, tables and probability
  • Spring Term 1: Brackets, equations and inequalities, sequences, indices
  • Spring Term 2: Fractions and percentages, standard index form, number sense
  • Summer Term 1: Angles in parallel lines and polygons, area of trapezia and circles, line symmetry and reflection
  • Summer Term 2: Data handling cycle, measures of location.

Science

  • Autumn Term 1: Forces
  • Autumn Term 2: Light, respiration, digestion
  • Spring Term 1: Periodic tables, magnetism and electricity
  • Spring Term 2: Forces and motion, earth and atmosphere
  • Summer Term 1: Space
  • Summer Term 2: Sound, chemical reactions

History

  • Autumn Term 1: Industrial and agricultural revolution
  • Autumn Term 2: British Empire including India, Africa and Ireland and the slave trade
  • Spring Term 1: Role of Women in the 19th and 20th Century, sufferage
  • Spring Term 2: First World War
  • Summer Term 1: Second World War
  • Summer Term 2: How migration shaped Britain

Geography

  • Autumn Term 1: Population change
  • Autumn Term 2: Sustainable development
  • Spring Term 1: What happens when land meets the sea? Coasts
  • Spring Term 2: Fieldwork on coastal location in the North West of England
  • Summer Term 1: Fieldwork on coastal location in the North West of England
  • Summer Term 2: How is Asia being transformed?

Spanish

  • Autumn Term 1: Holidays
  • Autumn Term 2: My life - entertainment
  • Spring Term 1: Eating and drinking - speaking skills
  • Spring Term 2: Special events
  • Summer Term 1: Tourism
  • Summer Term 2: Revision of key themes

Art

  • Autumn Term 1: Creepy Characters - Tim Burton
  • Autumn Term 2: Textile - Working with a variety of materials
  • Spring Term 1: Maps and journeys - colour theory
  • Spring Term 2: Textiles - maps and recycled materials
  • Summer Term 1: Objects and viewpoints
  • Summer Term 2: Textiles - machine embroidery

Computing

  • Autumn Term 1: Photoshop project
  • Autumn Term 2: Small basic programming
  • Spring Term 1:  Computer hardware and software
  • Spring Term 2: Encryption and compression, imitation game
  • Summer Term 1: Web development project
  • Summer Term 2: Web development project

Design and Technology

  • Autumn Term 1: Food rotation
  • Autumn Term 2: Graphics rotation
  • Spring Term 1: Textiles rotation
  • Spring Term 2: D&T rotation
  • Summer Term 1: Engineering rotation
  • Summer Term 2: Engineering rotation

Drama

  • Autumn Term 1: Darkwood Manor
  • Autumn Term 2: Theatre review
  • Spring Term 1: Script work
  • Spring Term 2: Characterisation (The Tempest)
  • Summer Term 1: Macbeth
  • Summer Term 2: The Mysterious Case of Joe

Music

  • Autumn Term 1: Four Chords song
  • Autumn Term 2: Music through the ages
  • Spring Term 1: Dance music
  • Spring Term 2: Britpop
  • Summer Term 1: Film music
  • Summer Term 2: Band project

PE

  • Autumn Term 1: Invasion games
  • Autumn Term 2: Athletics
  • Spring Term 1: HRF
  • Spring Term 2: Leadership OAA
  • Summer Term 1: Striking and fielding
  • Summer Term 2: Aesthetic/net/wall

PSHE

  • Autumn Term 1: Goals, behaviour and emotions
  • Autumn Term 2: Careers and finance
  • Spring Term 1: Sex, relationships and conflict
  • Spring Term 2: Discrimination, prejudice and challenges
  • Summer Term 1: Religion
  • Summer Term 2: Citizenship

Year 9

English

  • Autumn Term 1: Lord of the Flies: Duality
  • Autumn Term 2: Lord of the Flies: Duality
  • Spring Term 1: Romantics and Revolution Poetry
  • Spring Term 2: Using 19th Century and 21st Century fiction/non-fiction to inspire writing
  • Summer Term 1: Romeo and Juliet - Destiny and fate
  • Summer Term 2: Romeo and Juliet - Destiny and fate

Maths

  • Autumn Term 1: Straight line graphs, forming and solving equations and inequalities, testing conjectures
  • Autumn Term 2: 3-Dimensional shapes, constructions and congruency
  • Spring Term 1: Numbers, using percentages, mathematics and money
  • Spring Term 2: Deduction, rotation and translation, Pythagoras
  • Summer Term 1: Enlargement and similarity, solving ratio and proportion problems, rates
  • Summer Term 2: Probability, algebraic representation

Science

  • Autumn Term 1: Bioenergetics, rates
  • Autumn Term 2: Materials
  • Spring Term 1: Inheritances, energy resources
  • Spring Term 2: Matter and particles
  • Summer Term 1: Health, fundamentals in GCSE Chemistry
  • Summer Term 2: Fundamentals in GCSE Biology and Physics

History

  • Autumn Term 1: Hitler's Germany
  • Autumn Term 2: The Holocaust
  • Spring Term 1: Rise of Communism - Russia pre-1917
  • Spring Term 2: Post WW2 events - Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Cold War
  • Summer Term 1: America - WW1, Capitalism/Communism, KKK, immigration and anarchy of 1920s
  • Summer Term 2: America - WW1, Capitalism/Communism, KKK, immigration and anarchy of 1920s

Geography

  • Autumn Term 1: Reducing the risk of living with hazards
  • Autumn Term 2: Challenges and opportunities in Africa
  • Spring Term 1: Why is the Middle East an important global region?
  • Spring Term 2: Why is the Middle East an important global region?
  • Summer Term 1: Climate change
  • Summer Term 2: Deforestation for economic gain

Spanish

  • Autumn Term 1: Likes and dislikes
  • Autumn Term 2: Employment
  • Spring Term 1: Staying healthy
  • Spring Term 2: Youth issues and action
  • Summer Term 1: Study of Madrid
  • Summer Term 2: My city and environment

Art

  • Autumn Term 1: Optical illusion
  • Autumn Term 2: Textiles - sculpture
  • Spring Term 1: Art of anatomy - sculptures and the human form
  • Spring Term 2: Textiles - human form
  • Summer Term 1: Self expression
  • Summer Term 2: Textiles - cultural influences

Computing

  • Autumn Term 1: Programming project, introduction to algorithms
  • Autumn Term 2: Programming project, introduction to algorithms
  • Spring Term 1: The Internet and World Wide Web
  • Spring Term 2: Ethical hacking and dangers online
  • Summer Term 1: AI and future computers
  • Summer Term 2: iMedia project

Design and Technology

  • Autumn Term 1: Food rotation
  • Autumn Term 2: Graphics rotation
  • Spring Term 1: Textiles rotation
  • Spring Term 2: D&T rotation
  • Summer Term 1: Engineering rotation
  • Summer Term 2: Engineering rotation

Drama

  • Autumn Term 1: Devising
  • Autumn Term 2: DNA
  • Spring Term 1: Comedy
  • Spring Term 2: Live theatre review
  • Summer Term 1: Blood Brothers
  • Summer Term 2: Blood Brothers

Music

  • Autumn Term 1: Blues and Jazz
  • Autumn Term 2: Blues and Jazz
  • Spring Term 1: Variations
  • Spring Term 2: Variations
  • Summer Term 1: Band songwriting
  • Summer Term 2: Band songwriting

PE

  • Autumn Term 1: Invasion games
  • Autumn Term 2: Athletics
  • Spring Term 1: HRF
  • Spring Term 2: Leadership OAA
  • Summer Term 1: Striking and fielding
  • Summer Term 2: Aesthetic/net/wall

PSHE

  • Autumn Term 1: Behaving to achieve
  • Autumn Term 2: Careers and enterprise
  • Spring Term 1: Health and personal safety
  • Spring Term 2: Finance and careers
  • Summer Term 1: Religion
  • Summer Term 2: Citizenship

Year 10

English

  • Autumn Term 1: Power and Gender
  • Autumn Term 2: A Christmas Carol/Creative writing
  • Spring Term 1: Powerful voices: Analysing speech writing in preparation for GCSE Spoken Language
  • Spring Term 2: An Inspector Calls, P2 Writing
  • Summer Term 1: Macbeth: Power and Corruption
  • Summer Term 2: Power and Conflict Anthology

Maths

  • Autumn Term 1: Equations and inequalities, simultaneous equations, sequences
  • Autumn Term 2: Circles, area of 2d shapes and surface area, volume
  • Spring Term 1: Congruence and similarity, angles bearings and trigonometry
  • Spring Term 2: Ratios and fractions, percentage and interest
  • Summer Term 1: Indices roots and surds, vectors
  • Summer Term 2: Delving into data, probability

Science

  • Autumn Term 1: Cell Biology, Atomic Structure
  • Autumn Term 2: Energy , Bonding, Structure and states of Matter
  • Spring Term 1: Infection and Response, organisation
  • Spring Term 2: Particle model of matter, Bioenergetics
  • Summer Term 1: Electricity
  • Summer Term 2: Chemical changes, Energy changes

History

  • Autumn Term 1: Impact of WWI and WWII -  USA 
  • Autumn Term 2: Impact of WWI and WWII -  USA 
  • Spring Term 1: Impact of WWI and WWII -  USA 
  • Spring Term 2: Germany 1919-1939
  • Summer Term 1: Germany 1919-1939
  • Summer Term 2: England during the Elizabethan age - 1558-1603

Geography

  • Autumn Term 1: Coastal landscapes of the UK
  • Autumn Term 2: Urban issues and challenges
  • Spring Term 1: River landscapes of the UK
  • Spring Term 2: The living world - ecosystems and hot deserts
  • Summer Term 1: The living world - ecosystems and hot deserts
  • Summer Term 2: The changing economic world

Spanish

  • Autumn Term 1: Holidays
  • Autumn Term 2: My life and my school
  • Spring Term 1: People
  • Spring Term 2: Interests and influences
  • Summer Term 1: Cities - comparison
  • Summer Term 2: Spanish customs and traditions

Art

  • Autumn Term 1: 'Close up' project
  • Autumn Term 2: 'Close up' project
  • Spring Term 1: 'Close up' project
  • Spring Term 2: 'Close up' project
  • Summer Term 1: Pop Art
  • Summer Term 2: Pop Art

Computing

  • Autumn Term 1: Computational thinking, python programming, hardware and software
  • Autumn Term 2: Binary and data representation, programming project
  • Spring Term 1: Networks, structure and protocols of the Internet, programming project
  • Spring Term 2: Cyber and network security, encryption and compression
  • Summer Term 1: Hardware, Von Neumann, embedded and operating systems, storage, memory and file sizes
  • Summer Term 2: Software - utility vs. application, programme testing, robustness and hacking

Design and Technology

  • Autumn Term 1: New and emerging technologies, energy generation and storage, developments in new materials, specialist tools and equipment 
  • Autumn Term 2: Systems approach to designing, mechanical devices, materials and their working properties 
  • Spring Term 1: Selection of materials or components, forces and stresses, ecological and social footprint, specialist techniques and processes
  • Spring Term 2: Sources and origins, using and working with materials, stock forms, types and sizes, scales of production, specialist techniques and processes, surface treatments and finishes.
  • Summer Term 1: Designing and making principles in relation to the following areas: investigation, primary and secondary data, environmental, social and economic challenge, the work of others, design strategies, communication of design ideas
  • Summer Term 2: Prototype development, selection of materials and components, tolerances, material management, specialist tools and equipment, specialist techniques and processes

Drama

  • Autumn Term 1: Lizzie Borden
  • Autumn Term 2: Live theatre review
  • Spring Term 1: Blood Brothers
  • Spring Term 2: DNA
  • Summer Term 1: Devising
  • Summer Term 2: Devising

Music

  • Autumn Term 1: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising
  • Autumn Term 2: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising
  • Spring Term 1: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising
  • Spring Term 2: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising
  • Summer Term 1: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising
  • Summer Term 2: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising

PE

  • Autumn Term 1: Methods to support improvement in sporting activities
  • Autumn Term 2: Methods to support improvement in sporting activities
  • Spring Term 1: Sports leadership
  • Spring Term 2: Sports leadership
  • Summer Term 1: Sports leadership
  • Summer Term 2: Resubmission of coursework

Business

  • Autumn Term 1: Dynamic nature of business, spotting a business opportunity, putting business idea into practice
  • Autumn Term 2: Putting business idea into practice, making the business effective
  • Spring Term 1: Understanding external influences on business, growth, change and globalisation
  • Spring Term 2: Globalisation, ethics, product life cycle, price, promotion, place, marketing mix, suppliers, quality
  • Summer Term 1: Quality management, sales process, business calculations, performance, organisation, recruitment, training
  • Summer Term 2: Business opportunity/challenge

Graphic Design

  • Autumn Term 1: All about colour
  • Autumn Term 2: All about typography
  • Spring Term 1: All about imagery
  • Spring Term 2: Exploration of design disciplines, research on specific discipline and designer
  • Summer Term 1: Development and creation of design brief
  • Summer Term 2: Design developments in response to brief

Health and Social Care

  • Autumn Term 1: Human lifespan development
  • Autumn Term 2: Human lifespan development
  • Spring Term 1: Human lifespan development
  • Spring Term 2: Human lifespan development
  • Summer Term 1: Health and social care values and services
  • Summer Term 2: Health and social care values and services

Hospitality and Catering

  • Autumn Term 1: Know how food can cause ill health
  • Autumn Term 2: Understand the environment in which hospitality and catering providers operate
  • Spring Term 1: Understand how hospitality and catering provision meets health and safety requirements.
  • Spring Term 2: Understand how hospitality and catering provision operates.
  • Summer Term 1: Be able to propose a hospitality and catering provision to meet specific requirements.
  • Summer Term 2: General revision and Exam Technique

iMedia

  • Autumn Term 1: Pre-production skills, Client, Audience, Brief breakdown and key documentation
  • Autumn Term 2: Digital Graphics Coursework Unit
  • Spring Term 1: Digital Graphics Coursework Unit
  • Spring Term 2: Web Design Unit
  • Summer Term 1: Web Design Unit
  • Summer Term 2: Unit 3

Engineering

  • Autumn Term 1: The design cycle, Identifying design needs, Information informing the design brief, The relationship between design brief and specification, The design phase.
  • Autumn Term 2: The optimise phase, The validate phase, User needs, Product safety, Product requirements. 
  • Spring Term 1: Product requirements, Manufacturing considerations: scales of production,  Durability, resilience, and tolerances, Manufacturing considerations: Just in Time, Manufacturing considerations: manufacturing processes. 
  • Spring Term 2: Manufacturing considerations: standard and premanufactured components, Manufacturing considerations: DFMA, Manufacturing considerations: disassembly, Production costs, Regulations and Safeguards. 
  • Summer Term 1: Market Pull/Technological Push, Cultural and fashion trends, Legislative design requirements/ signs and symbols, Iconic design, Life Cycle Analysis.
  • Summer Term 2: Sustainability, End of Life,  Environmental Pressures, New and emerging Material, New and emerging technologies. 

Textiles

  • Autumn Term 1: The living world
  • Autumn Term 2: The living world
  • Spring Term 1: Sustained project - CAD printing and decorative techniques
  • Spring Term 2: Sustained project - CAD printing and decorative techniques
  • Summer Term 1: Architecture in fashion
  • Summer Term 2: Body adornment

PSHE

  • Autumn Term 1: Mental health and wellbeing
  • Autumn Term 2: Careers and employability
  • Spring Term 1: Same-sex relationships, gender, community, sexism, parenting
  • Spring Term 2: Criminal justice system, anti-social behaviour, county lines
  • Summer Term 1: Staying focused, sleep, risk taking, gambling, digital footprints, personal safety
  • Summer Term 2: Study and revision skills, University, independent living

Year 11

English

  • Autumn Term 1: English Language P1 Knowledge
  • Autumn Term 2: English Language P2 Knowledge
  • Spring Term 1: English P1 Question by Question
  • Spring Term 2: English P2 Question by Question
  • Summer Term 1: Revision Weakest questions practised 
  • Summer Term 2: Revision Weakest questions practised 

Maths

  • Autumn Term 1: Algebra, FDP, Shape 1, Number 1
  • Autumn Term 2: Graphs, ratio and proportion, shape 2
  • Spring Term 1: Statistics, probability, algebra 2, transformations and constructions
  • Spring Term 2: Vectors, algebra 3
  • Summer Term 1: Similarity, kinematics, equations of circles
  • Summer Term 2: Revision

Science

  • Autumn Term 1: Energy, Atomic structure (radiation), Waves 
  • Autumn Term 2: Forces, Organics, Using resources, atoms
  • Spring Term 1: Homeostasis, Inheritance
  • Spring Term 2: Electromagnetism, Chemical analysis
  • Summer Term 1: Consolidation and revision
  • Summer Term 2: Consolidation and revision

History

  • Autumn Term 1: England during the Elizabethan age - 1558 - 1603
  • Autumn Term 2: Crime and punishment c.500 to present day
  • Spring Term 1: Crime and punishment c.500 to present day
  • Spring Term 2: Revision
  • Summer Term 1: Revision
  • Summer Term 2: Revision

Geography

  • Autumn Term 1: Natural hazards
  • Autumn Term 2: The Challenge of resource management and energy
  • Spring Term 1: The Challenge of resource management and energy
  • Spring Term 2: Issue evaluation
  • Summer Term 1: Revision
  • Summer Term 2: Revision

Spanish

  • Autumn Term 1: My life and school
  • Autumn Term 2: Employment and aspirations
  • Spring Term 1: Revision
  • Spring Term 2: Revision
  • Summer Term 1: Revision
  • Summer Term 2: Revision

Art

  • Autumn Term 1: Pop Art
  • Autumn Term 2: One to one - Exploration of an individual 
  • Spring Term 1: External assignment
  • Spring Term 2: External assignment
  • Summer Term 1: One to one - Exploration of an individual 

Computing

  • Autumn Term 1: Issues and impact (environmental, ethical, legal), translators, binary
  • Autumn Term 2: Programming (truth tables, logic statements) project design
  • Spring Term 1: Searching and sorting algorithms, AI and machine learning, future internet
  • Spring Term 2: Revision
  • Summer Term 1: Revision
  • Summer Term 2: Revision

Design and Technology

  • Autumn Term 1: Preparing a project - research and investigation
  • Autumn Term 2: Conclusions form investigation and developing design ideas
  • Spring Term 1: Production of prototypes and using specialist tools/equipment
  • Spring Term 2: Analysis and evaluation of work
  • Summer Term 1: Revision
  • Summer Term 2: Revision

Drama

  • Autumn Term 1: Creating performance
  • Autumn Term 2: Devising logs
  • Spring Term 1: Theatre roles and responsibilities, Blood Brothers, Billy Elliot
  • Spring Term 2: Exploration of a chosen play
  • Summer Term 1: Exploration of a chosen play
  • Summer Term 2: Exploration of a chosen play

Music

  • Autumn Term 1: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising
  • Autumn Term 2: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising
  • Spring Term 1: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising
  • Spring Term 2: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising
  • Summer Term 1: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising
  • Summer Term 2: Performance, composition, listening, theory, appraising

PE

  • Autumn Term 1: Contemporary issues in sport
  • Autumn Term 2: Contemporary issues in sport
  • Spring Term 1: Developing knowledge and skills in outdoor activities
  • Spring Term 2: Developing knowledge and skills in outdoor activities

Graphic Design

  • Autumn Term 1: Interpretation of brief and research preparation
  • Autumn Term 2: Design development, final piece and review
  • Spring Term 1: Mock external assessment
  • Spring Term 2: Employment opportunities and progression routes
  • Summer Term 1: Portfolio design

Health and Social Care

  • Autumn Term 1: Health and wellbeing
  • Autumn Term 2: Health and wellbeing
  • Spring Term 1: Health and social care values and services
  • Spring Term 2: Health and social care values and services

Hospitality and Catering

  • Autumn Term 1: Understand the importance of nutrition when planning meals, Understand menu planning, be able to cook dishes.
  • Autumn Term 2: Understand the importance of nutrition when planning meals, Understand menu planning, be able to cook dishes.
  • Spring Term 1: Be able to cook dishes
  • Spring Term 2: Be able to cook dishes

iMedia

  • Autumn Term 1: Unit 3, coursework catch up
  • Autumn Term 2: Pre-Production Revision
  • Spring Term 1: Coursework Catchup - Improve any unit
  • Spring Term 2: Coursework Catchup - Improve any unit
  • Summer Term 1: Revision

Engineering

  • Autumn Term 1: Types of drawing, Interpreting a specification. Process for making a prototype model. Planning tools: using Gantt charts. Planning tools: using flow charts. Material consideration.
  • Autumn Term 2: 3D sketches – 3D grammar, Cutting lists. Tools and equipment. Time requirements. Planning stages. Testing, evaluation, and quality control.
  • Spring Term 1: Types and purpose of technical drawings, Identifying hazards in production plans. Researching risk. Producing risk assessments. Personal Protective. Equipment (PPE). Assessing hazards and risks, and taking precautions.
  • Spring Term 2: Isometric drawings. Exploded drawings. Assembly drawings. Labelling and annotation techniques. Parts lists. Safe use of hand tools. Safe use of machinery. Safe use of chemicals and solvents. Selection of appropriate materials. Cutting and shaping.
  • Summer Term 1: Computer Aided Design (CAD) basics. 3D shape production. 3D shape assemblies. 3D generation of textures. Manipulating 3D generated designs. Use of jigs and templates. Fixings in assembly. Methods of recording: diary of making. Methods of recording: difficulties and solutions. Comparing a product to a specification.
  • Summer Term 2: 2D CAD generation of parts. 2D CAD generation of assemblies. Adding rendering and animation. Presentation techniques display boards, PowerPoint. Modelling and prototypes. Making improvements: features and functions. Making improvements: aesthetics and ergonomics. Making improvements: alternative processes and techniques. Reviewing performance: Planning. Reviewing performance: practical ability.

Textiles

  • Autumn Term 1: Body adornment
  • Autumn Term 2: Body adornment

PSHE

  • Autumn Term 1: Study and revision skills, University, independent living
  • Autumn Term 2: Study and revision skills, University, independent living
  • Spring Term 1: Careers and employability
  • Spring Term 2: Careers and employability