English at Key Stage 3
In Year 7, students follow Schemes for Learning which include:
poetry, non-fiction writing, short stories, a novel and a study of writers through the ages.
In Year 8, they study Pre-1914 Literature, a novel, soap operas and drama through the ages, ballads and a play.
In Year 9, students study a Shakespeare play, different forms of non-fiction writing, and reading for meaning. In addition to this, they study a novel and poetry.
Extra Curricular Activities
The Faculty is involved in a number of extra-curricular activities which include a bi-annual Book Fair in the library, the production of a school newspaper and in-house College newspaper, theatre visits and wider reading book clubs.