English – Year 7

Autumn Half-Term 1

Transition Unit

A media unit, based around comparisons between the book and movie versions of Holes.

Autumn Half-Term 2

Novel Unit

Each teacher will study a novel with each class. Teachers will choose novels to suit the needs of their groups.

Spring Half-Term 1

Hero Unit

A unit studying the theme of heroism, from Greek mythology to modern journalism.

Spring Half-Term 2

Drama Unit

A dramatic unit, based around the play Free.

Summer Half-Term 1

Shakespeare Unit

A unit introducing students to the genius of Shakespeare.

Summer Half-Term 2

Poetry Unit

A unit studying a range of poetic devices, focused on narrative poetry.