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English

Course Director Arielle Amici 

This link will take you to the new Programmes of study

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-english-programmes-of-study

 Our aim for all our students at St Anne’s Academy is to promote excellent standards of language and literacy by enabling students to develop high standards of written and spoken communication. A love of reading for pleasure as well as to enhance learning opportunities is at the heart of our ethos. The English Curriculum is designed with our students in mind and the English Department aims to ensure that all pupils:

Year 7

Literature: A Christmas Carol, Introduction to Shakespeare and Poetry from 1785 to present day

Language – Non fiction writing including literary non fiction.

SPAG – Spelling punctuation and grammar.

Skills taught – writing for specific purposes and audiences

- developing technical accuracy in written texts

- a range of reading skills including skimming, scanning, inference and deduction, exploring language choices, analysis and evaluation of texts and ideas

– interpreting a drama text including Shakespeare

– developing spoken language skills including effective questioning, group work and formal presentations

Year 8

Literature – Animal Farm, Much Ado About Nothing and Poetry from 1785 to present day

Language – Non fiction writing including literary non fiction

Skills taught– writing for specific purposes and audiences

- developing technical accuracy in written texts

- a range of reading skills including skimming, scanning, inference and deduction, exploring language choices, analysis and evaluation of texts

– interpreting a drama text including Shakespeare

– developing spoken language skills including effective questioning, group work and formal presentations

Year 9

Literature – Frankenstein, Macbeth and Poetry from 1785 to present day

Language – Non fiction writing including Literary non fiction

Skills taught– writing for specific purposes and audiences

- developing technical accuracy in written texts

- a range of reading skills including skimming, scanning, inference and deduction, exploring language choices, analysis and evaluation of texts

– interpreting a drama text including Shakespeare

– developing spoken language skills including effective questioning, group work and formal presentations

 

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