Year 7-8

 

Transition - Prospective Students

Please read the information in the link below.  Feel free to search through our website and please contact us if you would like any more information.  Tours of the school can be arranged through Mrs Derry (d.derry@kingsmeadschool.net)

 

http://www.kingsmeadschool.net/y6-applications-year-admissions

 

Year 7

The link to Year 7 letters and important dates

http://www.kingsmeadschool.net/year-7

 

Curriculum Overview

 Autumn HT1Autumn HT2Spring HT1Spring HT2Summer HT1Summer HT2
ArtHow Art Began Christmas Card Colour Theory 3D Drawing Lettering Lowry 
CitizenshipHuman Rights Discrimination Young People and the Law UK Paliament Drugs and Healthy Lifestyle Drugs and Healthy Lifestyle 
DramaIntroduction to Drama Introduction to Drama Harry Potter Harry Potter Melodrama Melodrama 
English

Novel 1

Band 1 - War Horse

Band 2 - Skellig or BITSP

Band 3 - How to Train your dragon

Original Writing

Survivors 

Poetry

AT anthology 

Non-fiction texts

Titanic

Shakespeare

Romeo & Juliet 

Novel 2

Alternative from Autumn HT1 

GeographyMap SkillsBrazil Brazil & AfricaAfrica Africa & Middle EastMiddle East 
HistoryThe RomansHow William Kept Control Plague & RevoltTudors English Civil War French Revolution 
ICT

Health & Safety

E-Safety

Programming using Micro Bit DatabasesSpreadsheets Web design Powerpoint High Level skills 
FrenchIntroduction to French Introduction to French My Family My Family School Free Time Activities 
MathsPlace value, multiplication, division, calculations, BODMAS, Probability 2D Shapes, Properties of 3D shapes, Calculation sets, Venn DiagramsRounding, Estimations, Expresssions, Solving equations, SubstituionsEquivalent Fractions, Fractions, Percentages, Ratios, ProportionsTables, Charts, Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Averages, ComparisonsCoordinates, Quadrants, Angle rules, Reflection, Translation 
MusicY7 Showcase Baroque 'n' Roll Dance Music Amazing Accompaniments Magical Melodies World Music 
PEBaseline Assessment Activities, Basketball, Dance, HockeyHandball, Hockey, Dance, Netball, BadmintonDance, Netball, Badminton, Gymnastics, RugbyFutsal, Dance, Gymnastics, AthleticsGymnastics, Athletics, Rounders, Tennis Athletics, Rounds, Tennis
RENobody Cares about religion do they?Islam Miracle Maker (The life of Jesus) Covenants (eg. Noah's Ark & Moses) SlaveryJourney of Life 
Science

The Solar System

Particles - States of Matter

States of Matter

Chemical Reactions

Energy & Electricity

Cells 

Reproduction

Health 

Rock Cycle

Acid & Alkalis 

Photosynthesis

Ecology 

TechnologyPresentation Skills Mobile Communication  Mobile Communication / Clock ProjectClock Project Holding Device Holding Device 
       

 Year 8

The link to Year 8 letters and important dates

http://www.kingsmeadschool.net/year-8

 

Curriculum Overview

 Autumn HT1Autumn HT2Spring HT1Spring HT2Summer HT1Summer HT2
ArtCezanne Portraits Landscapes Landscapes Leaves Leaves 
CitizenshipChildren at Work Human Rights Diversity The Law UK Paliament Drugs and Mental Health 
DramaHorror Horror Stage Combat Stage Combat Wendy & Peter (Peter Pan) Wendy & Peter (Peter Pan) 
English19th Century Detective Fiction

Novel 1

Band 1 - Darkside or Stone Cold

Band 2/3 - Holes or Abomination 

Persuasive Writing 

Shakespeare

AMND

The Tempest 

Poetry

Conflict Anthology 

Novel 2

Alternative from Autumn HT2

GeographyIndiaIndia & ChinaChina & RussiaRussia UK UK 
HistorySlavery Industrial Revolution World War One Homefront & Holocaust Germany & The Berlin WallWhat Makes Britain Great 
ICT

E-Safety

Continuing programming skills

Flash AnimationPhoto shop Spreadsheets Project Work 
FrenchFoodFood TV & Cinema TV & Cinema Asterix All about me 
MathsRounding, Estimation, Whole numbers, Percentages, Quantities, Finding terms Solving equations, Step equations, Writing formulas, Substituions, Angles in Polygons, Constructing Triangles Areas, Shapes, Volumes, Graphs Multiplication, Division, Written methods, Multiples, Prime numbers, Drawing graphs Maps and Scaling, Enlargement Expressions, Expanding brackets, Factoring, GCSE preparation 
MusicReggae Minimalism Pop Performance Mood and Atmosphere Pop Composition Sequencing Skills
PETable tennis, Football, Hockey, Basketball, Orienteer, Netball Orienteer, Basketball, Fitness, Futsal, Table Tennis, Handball Rugby, Handball, Gym, Football, Hockey, Badminton, FitnessFitness, Badminton, Handball, OrienteeringHockey, Rugby, Tramp, Cricket, Tennis, Athletics Athletics, Tennis, Cricket, Rounders  
REWhat's it got to do with us?Do celebrations unite or divide? JudaismWhat did Jesus do? (Holy Week)Why do people and places matter? (Pilgrimage)Awe & Wonder 
Science

Digestion

Respiration

Magnets & Forces

Atoms & Elements 

Solutions

Reactions 

Heat

Waves 

Health

Genetics 

Photosynthesis

Forces 

TechnologyBookshelf End Bookshelf End Bookshelf End Ear phone tidy Ear phone tidy Ear phone tidy 
       

 

 

 

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