TPS Curriculum Map

Year 7 Overview

Subject

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Myths & Legends

Heroes & Villains

Crime & Detective

Maths

Number 1

Calculations &

Number Properties

Proportional Reasoning 1

Fractions & Ratio

Algebra 1

Manipulating

Expressions

Geometry 1

2D Shape Properties,

Perimeter & Area

Algebra 2

Statistics 1

Solving and

Rearranging

Science*

An introduction to science at TPS, Force, Space,Cells

and Organisation

Particles and Energy

Ecosystems, Atoms and

the Periodic Table

History

Life in Britain Over Time

Religion in Britain Over Time

Empires Over Time

Geography

Earth Story/Skills

TBC

TBC

Religious

Education

Hinduism

Ethics - Crime and Punishment

Buddhism

Christianity

Martin Luther King -

Civil Rights and Christianity

PSHE

Healthy eating and

Mental Health

Rail safety & Drug and

Alcohol awareness

 Sex & relationships

Citizenship

Technology*

Students will focus on one of each of the following areas of technology, rotating every 6-9 weeks.

Pewter casting/CAD Cam/ Cooking & Nutrition/Communication & Graphics/Manufacturing

Physical

Education*

Focus will be on one of each of the following sports, changing activities on a half termly basis. 

Rugby/Badminton/Gymnastics/Football/Fitness

 

Athletics/Rounders’/

Tennis/Cricket/Softball

Computing

Introduction to

IT &

E-Safety

Understanding Computers

Hardware/ Inputs/

Outputs/Binary/

System Software

Introduction to

Computational Thinking

Abstraction/

decomposition/

Algorithms/

Introduction to

Programming

Sequencing/

Iteration/

Selection

Basic Spreadsheets

Formatting/Advance

formulae/Graphs

Digital

Creativity

 

Art

My World

Conceptual art

Culture and Pattern

Dance

Premiere Performance

Mathstransformations

Maths transformations

performance

‘Block’ set

Work study

Chance

Technique and 

working from

a stimulus

Drama

Premiere Performance - Directing,

Teamwork,

Poetry, Confidence

Status,

characterization and

improvisation

Working from a script

Comedia De’ll Arte –

physical theatre

leading

to Lazzi

Re-cap of all skills

working from

a number

of stimuli

Music

Premiere Performance

Class singing, group work and

performance skills

Chords/ Ukulele

Keyboard Skills/

Music theory and

Notation

Intro to the Orchestra/

Programme Music

Spanish

Myself & My family

My School

My Free Time

French

Myself & My family

My School

My Free Time

German

Myself & My Family

My Free time

My school

 

Year 8 Overview

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Subject 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Magic and Mayhem

‘A Midsummer

Night’s Dream’

and Dystopia

Magic and Mayhem

‘A Midsummer

Night’s Dream’

and Dystopia

Conflict

Conflict

Gothic

Gothic

Maths

 

Number 2

Decimals, Rounding

and Powers of 10

Algebra and

Geometry 2

Sequences and

constructions

Angle Properties

and Pythagoras

Algebra 4

Algebraic

Graphs

Proportional

Reasoning 2

Percentages

and FDP

Statistics 2

Probability

Science*

Respiration, Reproduction,

Inheritance and

Chemical Reactions

Waves, Materials and Earth                             

Electricity, Magnetism and Plants

History

20th Century Conflict

20th Century Conflict

History of America

 

History of America

 

Crime and

Punishment

Over Time

 

Crime and

Punishment

Over Time

Geography

Oceania -

Geographers Paradise

Africa - HTGT

North America -

Physical +

Human Hazards

Y8 Exams Period

 

North America -

Physical +

Human Hazards

Sustainable Cities

Sustainable Cities

Religious

Education

Islam

Religion and

the Media

The Holocaust

Philosophy:

Suffering and Evil

Religion and

Life (Ethics)

Religion and

Life (Ethics)

PSHE

Healthy eating and

Mental Health

Drug and

Alcohol awareness

 Sex &

relationships

Citizenship

Technology*

Students will focus on one of each of the following areas of Technology, rotating every 8-10 weeks.

Cooking and Nutrition/ fibres and fabrics/ workshop materials

Physical

Education*

Focus will be on one of each of the following sports,changing activities on a half termly basis.

Rugby/Badminton/Gymnastics/Football/Fitness

Athletics/

Rounders/

Tennis/Cricket/

Softball

Computing

Introduction

to Python

Digital Addiction

Computer Systems

Advanced

Spreadsheets

Advanced Python

Digital Creativity

Art

News and Events

News and Events

Art Genres

Art Genres

Natural Form

Natural Form

Dance

Capoeira

Cultural

(African/Haka)

Contact Skills

Contact –

The Hunger Games

‘Scattered’

Set Work Study

Scattered

multimedia

pathways and

site sensitive

Drama

Script - Shakespeare

Working from a stimulus

Working from a script

Working from a script -

Performance

Melodrama

Devised unit

from a

set of stimuli

Music

Soundtracks

World Music/ Reggae

Blues

Songwriting/

Popular Song

Spanish

Holidays

Food

My School

French

TV & Media

Holidays

My School

German

Holidays

Media

Health

 

Year 9 Overview

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Subject

(Exam Boards) 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

(AQA)

Shakespeare and

Language Paper 1

Shakespeare and

Language Paper 1

Love Poetry and

Language Paper

1 & 2

Love Poetry and

Language Paper

1 & 2

An Inspector Calls

and

Language Paper 2

An Inspector Calls

and

Language Paper 2

Maths

(Edexcel)

Geometry 3

Pythagoras,

Trigonometry

& Surds

Algebra 5

Linear Equations,

Inequalities,

Graphs & Regions

Geometry 4

Transformations

& Similarity

Volume &

3D Properties

Algebra 6

Quadratics

Statistics 3

Averages &

Continuous Data

Geometry 5

Transformations

and

Similarity

Science*

(AQA)

Cells, Atomic Structure, the Periodic Table,

Bonding and Energy

Organisation, Rate and Particle Model of Matter

Bioenergetics, Energy Changes,

Earth’s Atmosphere and Electricity

History

(Eduqas)

Mysteries

Germany 1919-1991

Germany 1919-1991

Germany 1919-1991

USA 1910-1929

USA 1910-1929

Geography

(AQA)

Climate and

Change Sustainable

Development

Resource

management

 

Rivers

Intro + Ecosystems

Tropical Rainforests

 

Hot Deserts

Y9 Exams Period

 

Revision

 

New Forest

Practice Fieldwork

New Forest

Practice Fieldwork

Religious

Education

(GCSE)

(AQA)

Crime and

Punishment

Crime and

Punishment

Christian Beliefs

Christian Beliefs


 

Buddhist Beliefs

Buddhist Beliefs

Religion

Philosophy

and Ethics

(All)

Religion in the

Media

Religion in the Media

Philosophy

Philosophy

Ethics -

Environment,

animal, human

Ethics -

Environment,

animal and human

Economics

(AQA)

Intro to Economics,

Cost/benefit,

supply and demand

Labour markets,

financial system

Limitations of the

market, trade

Government

objectives

Project and revision

Exam, development,

exchange rates

PSHE

Digital Addiction

Healthy Eating and

Mental Health.

Drug and Alcohol

Awareness & FGM

Sex and Relationships

 

Citizenship

Design and

Technology*

(Eduqas)

Students will rotate through the core material areas of the Design and Technology GCSE.

These include units of work on Polymers, Fibres and fabrics, Timbers, Metals, Sustainability, Mechanical systems,

Anthropometrics and papers and boards.

Food

preparation

and

nutrition

(Eduqas)

Food hygiene

Nutrition

Eatwell Guide

Planning meals

Commodities:

Fruit & Vegetables

Commodities:

Fruit & Vegetables

Commodities:

Cereals - bread

Commodities:

Pasta, Pastry

Fake-away

Products

reducing fat

and increasing

NSP content

Physical

Education*

(AQA)

Two Practical

per week

Rugby Football

or Netball

Two Practical

per week

Rugby Football

or Netball

One Practical

per week

Badminton

Table Tennis

or Basketball

One Practical

per week

Badminton

Table Tennis or

Basketball

Three Practical

per week 

Athletics,

Cricket or Tennis

Three Practical

per week 

Athletics,

Cricket or Tennis

Business

Studies

(Edexcel)

The role of business

enterprise and

entrepreneurs

Ownership Structures

Business Planning

Business Aims

and Objectives

Stakeholders in

a business

 

Setting up a

business Project

Marketing

Market research

Market segmentation

The marketing mix

Design a breakfast

product project

The role of Human

Resources

Organisational

Structures

Recruitment and

Selection Motivation

and retention

Communication

Training and

development

Planning for

work project

Revision for

Year 9 Exams

Technology in

Production Project

Production

processes

Quality of Goods

and Services

Health and

Social Care

(BTEC Edexcel)

Human lifespan

development

Healthy lifestyles

and infection

prevention

Individual rights in

HSC & how to care

Human body

systems

and care

of disorders

Creative and

therapeutic activities

Understanding

behaviour through 

criminology and

physcology

Computer

Science

(OCR)

Computer Hardware

and

Operating Systems

 

Systems

Architecture,

Memory,

Storage,

Cloud Storage &

Operating Systems

Python Programming

 

Programming

Techniques,

Key Terms,

Debugging &

Data Types

Networks

 

Wired and

Wireless networks,

Network Topologies,

WiFi & Ethernet

 

1 Lesson of

Programming

per fortnight

Data

Representation

 

Images,

Sound,

Characters,

Compression,

Binary/Hex

 

1 Lesson of

Programming

per fortnight

Networks

 

Internet, Virtual,

Networks, Protocols, 

Layering & Packet

Switching

 

1 Lesson of

Programming

per fortnight

Computational

Logic & IDEs

 

Logic gates,

Boolean operators,

Computing-related

mathematics

&  Use of IDEs in

programming

 

1 Lesson of

Programming

per fortnight

Art 

(AQA)

Layers

Layers

Sense of Place

Sense of Place

Formal Elements

Formal Elements

Photography

(AQA)

Layers

Layers

Sense of Place

Sense of Place

Word and Image

Word and Image

Fashion

(AQA)

Textures

Textures

Surface

Surface

Form

Form

Dance

(AQA)

Physical Skills

Introduction to

Performance in

Duet/Trio on Captive

Performance in

Duet/Trio

(Performance

just after

Feb ½ term)

Set Phrase

Shift

Intro to

Choreography

Set Phrase

Shift Choreography

Stimulus

Selection

Group

Choreography

Drama

(AQA)

Key Skills and

Physical Theatre

Devised Unit.

Mock unit based on

Component 2

working from a

number of

different stimuli.

Script work -

Focusing

on rehearsing

and blocking

Script work -

Performance using

exam criteria

Focus on

the written

paper section C

Practitioners:

Frantic Assembly,

Brecht

and Stanislavski.

Media

Studies

(AQA)

Narrative Theories

and

animation

Mise-en-scene and

set design

Audience 

gratification

and demographics

Star Theory

and Institutions

Newspapers and

Magazine

production

NEA Practice

Music

(AQA)

Arts Award Bronze:

Part A:

Skills Challenge

Part B:

Be the Audience

 

Arts Award Bronze:

Part D:

Sharing Skills

Part C:

Arts Inspiration

 

AOS1:

The Western

Classical Tradition

Intro to Baroque,

Classical, Romantic.

Group performance

skills.

Theme and

Variation

composition.

 

AOS2:

Popular Music

Rock/ Pop Listening

Preparation for

Year 9 evening

of music-

solo and

group performances.

Songwriting- riffs/

chord sequences/

melody/ lyric writing.

AOS3:

Traditional Music

Blues, Reggae,

Samba.

Context/ Research,

listening

and group 

performances.

Musical Elements

 

AOS4:

Western Classical

Since 1910

Listening and

intro to

20th-century

styles. Minimalist

composition

task on Sibelius.

Musical Elements 

Spanish

(AQA)

Bridging module

Free Time &

New Technologies

A visit abroad

Health

Media

French

(AQA)

Bridging module

Free Time

Media

A Visit Abroad

German

(AQA)

Bridging module

A School Trip

Arranging to go out

School

 

Year 10 Overview

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Subject

(Exam Boards)

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

(AQA)

A Christmas Caro

l and

Language Paper 1

A Christmas Carol

and

Language Paper 1

Macbeth and

Language Paper 2

Macbeth and

Language Paper 2

Conflict &

Power Poetry

and Language

Paper 1 & 2

Conflict & 

Power Poetry

and Language

Paper 1 & 2

Maths

(Edexcel)

Algebra and numbers

Algebra and

Geometry

 

Mock Papers

Geometry and

Algebra

Statistics,

Ratio and Proportion

Geometry

 

Revision,

Probability

 

Science*

(AQA)

Infection and Response,

Chemical Changes, Radiation and Forces A

Inheritance,

Variation, Evolution,

Quantitative Chemistry

and Forces B

Ecology and

Waves

History

(Eduqas)

USA 1910-1929

USA 1910-1929

 

The Elizabethan Age

 

The Elizabethan Age

The Elizabethan

Age

Changes in

Health and

Medicine

over time

Geography

(AQA)

Urban Issues

and Challenges

Weather

+ Climate

Mock Exam + Tectonics

Practice Issue

Evaluation + Coasts

Coasts Fieldwork

The Challenge

of Resource

Management

+ Water

Religious

Education

(AQA)

Religion and Life

Religion and

Life

Peace and conflict

Peace and conflict

Existence of God

Existence

of God

Design and

Technology

(Eduqas)

Students will work on a short rotation of units including Energy, Control and Electronics.

The students will then complete a mock NEA in preparation for their GCSE NEA.

Towards the end of Year 10 student will start the GCSE NEA (Non examination assessment).

Food

Preparation

and

Nutrition

(Eduqas)

Students will spend the year developing knowledge and understanding of the remaining commodities

(Cereals, Dairy, Eggs, Meats, Poultry and Fish) and developing practical skills.

Students will also work on mock NEA tasks.

Physical

Education*

(AQA)

Two practical

per week

Rugby Football

and Netball

Two practical

per week

Rugby Football

and Netball

One Practical

per week

Badminton

Table Tennis

or Basketball

One Practical

per week

Badminton

Table Tennis

or Basketball

Two Practical

per week

Athletics,

Cricket or

Tennis

Two Practical

per week 

Athletics,

Cricket or

Tennis

Business

Studies

(Edexcel)

The role of Finance

Sources of Finance

Revenue, Cost

and Profit

Break Even Analysis

 

Cash Flow

Forecasting

Profit and

Loss Accounts

Balance Sheets

Ratio Analysis

Revise for BET test

Tenner Challenge

Smoothie Bar Project

Coca Cola

Real Challenge

 

Year 10 Exam

Revision

Employment Law.

The sales Process

and Customer

Service

Consumer Law

Business Location

Business Growth

 

 

Ethical

and

Environmental

Considerations

Computing

(OCR)

Algorithms

Computational

Thinking,

Algorithms

(searching, &

sorting), 

Pseudocode

&flowcharts

 

1 Lesson of

Programming

per fortnight

Systems Software

& Translators

 

Operating Systems,

Utility software,

Translators & IDEs

 

1 Lesson of

Programming

per fortnight

 

Ethical & Legal Issues

 

Ethical and

cultural issues,

Environmental and Legal

issues &

Open source v

proprietary software

 

1 Lesson of

Programming

per fortnight

Revision

 

Revision to cover

all previous content

ready for

BET assessment

 

1 Lesson of

Programming

per fortnight

 

Robust Programs

 

How to design

strong and robust

programs,

How to test

programs

& How to identify

errors in programs

 

1 Lesson of

Programming

per fortnight

Advanced

Python

Programming

 

File handling,

SQL &

Functions

Art/

Photography

(AQA)

Structure

and Form

Structure and Form

Structure and Form

 Identity

Identity

Identity

Fashion

(AQA)

Surfaces

Surfaces

Surfaces

Structures

Structures

Structures

Dance

(AQA)

Group

Choreography

(Performance

this term)

Set Phrase

 

Breathe Introduction

to Performance in

Duet/Trio on Shadows

Set Phrases

 

Shift & Breathe

Performance in

Duet/Trio on Shadows

Choreography

Performance in

Duet/Trio on

Shadows

(Performance just

after Feb half term)

Set Phrases

and Group

Choreography.

PPE Performance

Group

Choreography

Set Phrases

Drama

(AQA)

Blood Brothers

Devised Unit

Focus on

section C of

the written paper

Focus on

Section A and B

of the written paper.

Script

Start Devised

Unit ready

for performance

autumn term

year 11.

Media

Studies

(AQA)

Vloggers,

online and

Video games

TV Dramas

Advertising and

Music Videos

Magazines and

Film Production

Newspapers

and Radio

NEA start

Music

(AQA)

AOS1:

Western Classical

Tradition

Solo Performance

Theory and

Developing

Composition Skills

 

AOS1:

Western Classical

Tradition

Solo Performance

Theory and

Developing

Composition Skills

AOS2: Popular Music

Free Composition

Ensemble

Performance Skills

AOS2: Popular

Music

Free Composition

Ensemble

Performance Skills

 

AOS3:

Traditional Music

Free Composition

Solo Performance

AOS3:

Traditional Music

Free Composition

Solo Performance

French

(AQA)

Family

relationships

Home

Health

Holidays

Festivals

German

(AQA)

Holidays

Future Plans

Environment

A visit abroad

Spanish

(AQA)

Family

Relationships

Home

Environment

Holidays and

Festivals

Travel and

Tourism

(BTEC

Edexcel)

Travel and Tourism

Organisations

and Destinations

Continued

Influences

on tourism

and global travel

Continued

Customer

needs in travel and

tourism

Health and

Social Care

(BTEC

Edexcel)

Human lifespan

development

 Understanding

growth and

development

Coping with life

Continued

 

Year 11 Overview

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Subject

(Exam Boards)

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Language

(AQA)

Paper 1 Revision

 

Focus on:

Exam technique

Expression

SPAG

Structure

Context

AOs explicit

Exam timings

Practice questions

 

Paper 1

w/c 17th Sep

Paper 2 revision

 

Focus on:

Exam technique

Expression

SPAG

Structure

Context

AOs explicit

Exam timings

Practice questions

 

Paper 2

w/c 29th October

Paper 1 Revision

 

Focus on:

Exam technique

Expression

SPAG

Structure

Context

AOs explicit

Exam timings

Practice questions

Paper 2 revision

 

Focus on:

Exam technique

Expression

SPAG

Structure

Context

AOs explicit

Exam timings

Practice questions

Exam Preparation-

all exams

 

Differentiated

per class’

performance over

last year

Exams

English

Literature

(AQA)

A Christmas Carol

/Macbeth revision

 

Paper 1

w/c 8th Oct

Poetry/

An Inspector Calls

revision

 

Paper 2

w/c 29th Oct

A Christmas Carol/

Macbeth revision

Poetry/

An Inspector Calls     

revision

 

Exam preparation-

all exams

 

Exam

Maths

(Edexcel)

Algebra

and Numbers

Geometry

Mock Papers

Geometry,

Statistics and

Algebra

Statistics,

Ratio and

Proportion

Geometry

Paper 1

Revision, Probability

Paper 2 and 3

Science*

(AQA)

Homeostasis, Organic Chemistry,

Chemical Analysis, Magnetism and Space

Using Resources

REVISION

REVISION

and Exams

 

History

(Eduqas)

Changes in Health

and

Medicine over time

Changes in

Health

and Medicine

over time

REVISION

 

REVISION

REVISION

and Exams

 

Geography

(AQA)

Rivers

Economic

Change

Human Fieldwork

Revision

Exams

 

Religious

Education

(GCSE)

(AQA)

Christian Practices

Christian and

Buddhist

Practices

Buddhist Practices

Revision

Revision

and Exams

 

Economics

(AQA)

Government goals

of macroeconomic

policy

Instruments of

government policy

and market

limitations

International trade

and globalisation

Revision

Exams

 

Design and

Technology

(Eduqas)

The majority of the year will be spent completing the GCSE NEA. The remainder of the year will be spent revising for the public examination.

Food

Preparation

and Nutrition

(Eduqas)

Students will spend the majority of the Year completing 2 NEA tasks,

one an investigation task will be completed in the Autumn term, the seconds will be completed in the Winter term.

After the two NEA’s are completed students will be preparing for the public examination.

Physical

Education*

(AQA)

Two practical

per week

Rugby Football

and Netball

Analysis of

Performance

Two Practical

per week

Badminton

Table Tennis

or Basketball

Practical

Assessment

Revision techniques

and

exam preperation

 

Business

Studies

(Edexcel)

The economic

Climate

Globalisation

The interdependent

nature of business

Year 11 Exam

Revision for final

PPE’s paper 1

and paper 2

 

Revision of topics

from PPE’s

Revision for

final GCSEs –

teach each other,

games, quizzes

Final Exam Revision

Exam Technique

EXAMS

EXAMS

Computing

(OCR)

NEA Programming

Project

 

20 timetabled hours

to undertake the

programming project

 

Revision 1 lesson

per fortnight

NEA Programming

Project

 

20 timetabled hours

to undertake the

programming project

 

Revision 1 lesson

per fortnight

Systems Software

Ethical & Legal

Issues Revision

 

Systems Software,

Ethical issues,

Environmental

and Legal issues

Algorithms

Translators

Revision

 

 

Translators and

facilities of

languages &

Standard search

and sort algorithms

Revision & EXAMS

EXAMS

Art/

Photography

(AQA)

Mock Exam

Mock Exam

GCSE

Visual Arts Exam

GCSE

Visual Arts Exam

Refine Coursework

 

Fashion

(AQA)

Mock Exam

Mock Exam

GCSE Exam

GCSE Exam

Refine Coursework

 

Dance

(AQA)

Performance in

Duet/Trio on

Shadows

Choreography -

Stimulus exploration

Choreography

PPE Exam

in all areas except

group performance

Set Phrases

Exam

31st Jan/1st Feb

Choreography

Choreography

Exam

 

 

Drama

(AQA)

Devised Unit continued

Devised Performance

Script

Script

Theory Revision

 

Media

Studies

(AQA)

NEA Production

Completion

Exam Practice

and Close Study

Product Recap

Exam Practice

and Close Study

Product Recap

Revision and

exam practice 

for Paper 1

and Paper 2

Revision and exam

practice  for

Paper 1 and

Paper 2

EXAM

Music

(AQA)

AOS4:

Western Classical

Post 1910

Brief Composition

Ensemble Performance

AOS1: Revision

Brief Composition

Ensemble

Performance

 

AOS2: Revision

Revision of

Study Pieces

Brief Composition

 

AOS3: Revision

ALL

COURSEWORK

COMPLETE

Exam Prep

 

Revision of all

AOS and

exam preparation.

Revision of all AOS

and exam preparation.

 

French

(AQA)

Speaking Preparation

School

World of Work

Environment

Revision

German

(AQA)

Holidays

Future Plans

Environment

Revision

Spanish

(AQA)

Speaking Preparation

School

World of Work

Revision

Travel

and Tourism

(BTEC

Edexcel)

The UK travel and

Tourism Sector

Continued

Factors affecting

worldwide travel

and tourism

Continued

Health and

Social Care

(BTEC

Edexcel)

Health and wellbeing

Continued

Care values

in HSC

services

Continued