Year 7 Curriculum


Boy in The Striped Pyjamas

Two Assessment tasks - formative + summative focusing on:

  • Lang/Structure Analysis
  • AQA Lang Paper 1 - extract on Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Media Analysis: Advertising

Two Assessment tasks – formative + summative focusing on:

  • Persuasive Writing Assessment

Formative Assessment

'Advertisers should not be allowed to manipulate children into buying toys and sweets' Agree or Disagree? Discuss.

Choose either a child's/parent's or advertiser's perspective.

Summative Assessment

Plan and produce a piece of writing which will persuade people to buy your chocolate snack.

Use a range of persuasive techniques.

Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band

Two Assessment tasks - formative + summative focusing on:

  • Essay writing - PEE

1. How does Dr Roylott attempt to intimidate Holmes?

2. How does Arthur Conan Doyle prepare us for a sinister event?

Poetry Through The Ages

Two assessment tasks - formative + summative focusing on:

  • Comparison of two poems

{Reshma is working on this and is adding relevant assessments. Should be done by E.O.Y}

A Monster Calls

Two Assessment tasks focusing on:

  • Lang Paper 1 AQA

The Tempest

End of year exam

Creative Writing

1. Write a description of the storm that Alonso's ship was in

2. Write your postcard home from the island. Write about at least one character and event from the play and use at least one quotation from the play.


Number 1

Place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Number 2

Positive and negative numbers (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division), square numbers, square roots, cube numbers and cube roots.

Number 3

Factors and highest common factors, multiples and lowest common multiples. Multiplying an dividing by the power of 10.

Number 4

Fractions (equivalent fractions, adding and subtraction, multiplying and dividing) BISMAS.

Geometry & Measures 2

Paralleled and perpendicular lines. Angles in triangles and quadrilateral construction.


Understanding algebra notations variables, terms and expressions, collecting like terms, expanding brackets, simplifying, factorising and solving equations.

Number 5

Working with decimals, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals. Rounding to significant figures. Rounding to decimal places.


Probability scales, mutually exclusive events, experimental probability and calculating probabilities.

Interpretation of Data

Information from charts. Pie charts scatter graphs and correlation.


Calculating percentages. Calculating the result of a percentage change (increase and decrease)


The circle and its parts, circumference of a circle, formula for the circumference of a circle and formula for the area of a circle.


Direct proportion, graphs and direct proportions and comparing direct proportion and inverse proportion.


Using flow diagrams to generate sequences, the nth term of a sequence, working out the nth term of a sequence and the Fibonacci sequence.

Congruence and Scaling

Congruent shapes, enlargement, shapes and ratio and scales.


From linear equations, gradient of a straight line and graphs from simple quadratic equations.

Comparing Data

Grouped frequency tables, drawing frequency diagrams, comparing data and average.


  • Reversible and irreversible changes
  • Acids & Alkalis
  • Indicators & pH Scale
  • Metal and non metal
  • Burning, using Oxygen
  • States of matter
  • Changing states
  • Mixture
  • Separation techniques for mixture
  • Cells, Tissue & Organs
  • Using microscopes
  • Animal & Plant Cell
  • Special Cells
  • Reproduction
  • Sex Organs
  • Fertilisation in humans
  • Reproduction in flower
  • Pollination
  • Electricity
  • Electric current
  • Cells & Batteries
  • Magnetic forces
  • Electromagnets
  • Different types of Forces
  • Energy
  • Fuels
  • Renewable energy


What is Geography?

Understanding the reason behind the study of geography. Be able to identify Physical and Human Environment. Learning about different Landscapes and landforms.

What is the UK?

Learning about the countries which make up the UK, The north and south divide.


Learning about Volcanoes and the Hazards.

Rivers and Floods

Rivers in the lowland and uplands, Learning about the water cycle, Learning about Floods and impact on flooding has caused.


What Tourism is and why tourism is important to the country’s economy and how this can be managed.

Rich and Poor Counties

Understanding what makes a poor/rich country, Identify different ways to measure wealth and development.


File Management and Introduction to the School Network and Cyber Bullying

Be able to identify the school shared drive and saving work in the relevant folders. Effects of Cyber bullying and how to identify and steps to take if they have been a victim of cyber bullying.

Computer Viruses & Digital Footprint

Be able to identify what a virus is. Identify different ways to avoid getting a computer virus. Be able to identify what a digital footprint is and who might wish to access and make use of their digital footprint.

Data Handling (Super Heroes) (6 lessons)

Introduction to Ms Access in a fun way - project on super heroes, be able to understand how data was on paper and how we store data on computers.


Powerpoint using MS powerpoint and to understand the purpose of presentations and be able to understand how to make presentations on Powerpoint.

Computational Thinking

Understanding of using algorithms to solve complex problems.

Flowcharts and Binary

How to convert algorithm into flowcharts/ Be able to convert simple denary numbers to binary and binary to denary.


Art & Design

Colour Theory

  • Creating colour wheels
  • Shading techniques


  • Investigating facial features
  • Create a portrait in a choice of medium.

Henna Design Project

  • Create an information book and produce a 3D Henna designed piece of work

Henna Project

  • Complete 3d design


  • Historical investigation into a chosen artist
  • Design a piece of artwork inspired by a chosen Surrealist artist


  • An investigation into the art form
  • Written work on a chosen style
  • Produce a final piece in a style of choice.

Islamic Studies

  • Hajj
  • Virtues of Hajj
  • Rights of Hajj
  • How to preform Hajj
  • Hajj booklets
  • Tawheed
  • Articles
  • What is Salaah
  • Why we pray Salaah
  • How to pray Salaah
  • Translations of Salaah




Arabic Lang

  • Alphabet
  • Short vowels
  • Some vocaulary
  • Sokon shadda
  • Tanween
  • More vocabulary
  • Using this is...
  • Numbers 1 to 100
  • Colours
  • Making sentences using هذا هذه
  • Difference between masculine and feminine
  • Meeting and greeting
  • مرحبا
  • More vocabulary
  • Basic phrases when meeting someone the first time
  • Practice conversation in pairs
  • أدوات المدرسية
  • Classroom objects
  • More vocabulary
  • Noun sentences
  • Mention the verb sentences
  • Expressing people’s age
  • كم عمرك؟
  • Revision of all numbers again
  • Colours

Quranic Studies

  • Basic Tajweed Terms
  • Rules: Ghunnah
  • Tafsir: Fatihah, Falaq, Naas
  • Wording of Salaah
  • Recitation: Fatihah to Lahab
  • Rules: Izhaar, Ikhfaa
  • Duas/Hifz
  • Tafsir: Ikhlas-Kaafiroon
  • Recitation: Nasr-Quraish, Thur
  • Tafsir: Kauthar-Quraish
  • Rules: Qalb
  • Rules: Idghaam
  • Recitation: Feel-Takaa
  • Tafsir: Feel-Asr
  • Aadiyaat
  • Rules: Idghaam MS
  • Recitation: QaariahZilzaal
  • Duas/Hifz
  • Tafsir: Takaathur
  • Inshiraah
  • Rules: Izhaar/Ikhfaa MS
  • Recitation: Bayyinah
  • Duas/Hifz
  • Recitation: Qadr
  • Duas/Hifz
  • Tafsir: Zilzaal-Bayyinah


  • Getting to know you
  • Family and friends
  • Building self confidence
  • Learning about emotions and self discipline
  • Friends: Improving peer relationships
  • Emotional and personal relationships
  • Family