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Success Pathway Year 7 & 8

Progress report information.

 

The Success Pathway is a bespoke curriculum pathway to help develop literacy skills which are transferrable across all subjects. Following a rigorous transition programme from Year 6 to Year 7 a number of students are identified based on their literacy attainment and/or their specific learning need to study the success pathway curriculum. The focus of this group is to raise individual literacy levels whilst accessing a program of study that is parallel to the schools English and Humanities curriculum.

 

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Curriculum Overview

 

Throughout the year students will use the ‘Accelerated Reader’ programme to develop their reading skills which will enable them to access other areas of the curriculum. This will also be underpinned by a strong focus on grammar and punctuation within their literacy lessons.

 

Year 7

Autumn Term

 

Looking for God

Norman Conquest

My Place

Basic skills in reading and writing

A Christmas Carol

Justice and charity

 

Spring Term

Poetry

Weather and Climate

Medieval Britain

Tudors

Coastal erosion

 

Summer Term

Islam and the crusade

Romeo and Juliet

Industrial Revolution

Multicultural Britain

Our capital city

 

Year 8

Autumn Term

Religion in the Media

Titanic

Charles Dickens; Great Expectations

Warhorse

World War I

Earthquakes and Volcanoes

 

Spring Term

Advertising

Extreme weather

The lead up to World War II#

World War II

Recycling project

The boy in the striped pajamas (Group reading)

 

Summer Term

Fairtrade

Judaism and the Holocaust

History mysteries

Macbeth

Civil Rights

Apartheid

 

Reporting

In the foundation years (Yrs 7 & 8) summative testing takes place before each round of P2S.  Pupil’s grades are reported holistically taking into account their reading, writing and speaking & listening skills.

 

Year 7

 

P2S1: Baseline assessment in reading and writing, reading comprehension and diary entries. Students should be working in line with their MEG.

P2S2: Reading comprehension and Christmas carol written piece. Students should be working in line with their MEG.

P2S3: Unseen reading test and a written piece on ‘Peasant’s Revolt.’ Students should be working in line with their

MEG.

P2S4: Unseen reading test and newspaper report on multi-cultural Britain. Students should be working in line with their MEG.

 

Year 8

 

P2S1: Reading comprehension and a written piece on ‘Letter from the trenches.’. Students should be working in line with their MEG.

P2S2: Reading comprehension and a written piece on ‘Great Expectations.’ Students should be working in line with their MEG.

P2S3: Unseen reading test and a diary entry based on the Homefront. Students should be working in line with their MEG.

P2S4: Reading comprehension and a writing piece of the significance of individuals. Students should be working in line with their MEG.

 

Ms K. Hall

Leader of SEN

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