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We teach English to

  • Ensure everyone can read easily, fluently and with good understanding.
  • Ensure all students can write clearly, accurately and coherently, adapting their language and style in, and for, a range of contexts, purposes and audiences.
  • Develop the oracy skills of all learners so they can communicate clearly in a variety of different settings through presentations, debate and role play.
  • Encourage curiosity around language through etymology providing the tools needed to decode all writing.
  • Inspire and open minds to develop empathy for everyone in society by studying the contexts and settings surrounding a variety of different texts from different time periods.
  • Enable students to express themselves creatively.
  • Encourage the exploration of different cultures and perspectives to widen students’ horizons.

Curriculum Map

Year 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 English

Year 9 Literacy

Year 12 and 13 English Literature

Year 12 and 13 English Language