English – Year 9

Autumn Half-Term 1

Creative Writing Unit

Students will develop a range of creative techniques, and produce their own stories.

Autumn Half-Term 2

Novel Unit

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

Spring Half-Term 1

Shakespeare Unit

Students will study a Shakespeare play, selected to suit the needs of particular classes.

Spring Half-Term 2

Modern Drama Unit

Students will study an important literary work of modern drama.

Summer Half-Term 1

Spoken Language Unit

Students will study their own and others’ spoken language.

Summer Half-Term 2

Poetry Unit

Students will study poetry from the First World War to develop their appreciation of literature in a historical context.