### Year 1

Maths | Introduction to Place Value | LO: To understand the concept of place value in two-digit numbers. Summary: Students will learn about the tens and units places in two-digit numbers. The teacher will use visual aids, such as place value charts and base ten blocks, to demonstrate the concept. Students will practice creating and identifying two-digit numbers using these tools and complete related worksheets. |

Maths | Measuring Length | LO: To measure and compare the lengths of objects using non-standard units. Summary: The lesson will focus on measuring objects using non-standard units like paper clips or blocks. Students will learn how to measure accurately and compare the lengths of different objects. Activities will include measuring items around the classroom and recording their findings. |

Maths | Solving Word Problems | LO: To solve simple addition and subtraction word problems using visual aids. Summary: Students will be introduced to basic word problems involving addition and subtraction. The teacher will guide them through solving these problems using visual aids and manipulatives. Students will then work on solving similar word problems in small groups and individually. |

English | Writing Simple Sentences | LO: To write simple sentences using correct punctuation and grammar. Summary: Students will practice writing simple sentences, focusing on using capital letters at the beginning and full stops at the end. The teacher will provide sentence starters and examples. Students will then write their own sentences and share them with the class. |

English | Understanding Adjectives | LO: To identify and use adjectives to describe nouns. Summary: The lesson will focus on understanding and using adjectives. The teacher will introduce adjectives through examples and interactive activities. Students will practice describing objects and pictures using adjectives and participate in a game where they match adjectives to nouns. |

English | Storytelling and Comprehension | LO: To listen to a story and answer questions to demonstrate understanding. Summary: The teacher will read a short story to the class, using expressive reading techniques to engage students. After the reading, students will participate in a discussion about the story, answering questions about the plot, characters, and setting. They will then draw a picture of their favourite part of the story and write a simple sentence about it. |

### Year 2

Maths | Addition and Subtraction | LO: Students will perform addition and subtraction with regrouping, using carrying and borrowing techniques, and interpret and solve word problems that require addition and subtraction. Summary: This lesson enhances arithmetic skills by teaching students to master carrying and borrowing techniques in addition and subtraction. Additionally, it develops problem-solving abilities through practice in decoding and solving word problems that involve these operations. |

Maths | Number and Place Value | “LO: Students will understand the value of each digit in two-digit numbers, focusing on tens and units. Students will learn about zero’s role as a placeholder in the place value system. Summary: This lesson clarifies place value concepts, helping students comprehend the significance of tens and units in numbers as well as the importance of zero.” |

Maths | Measurement | LO: Students will learn to measure and compare length, weight, and capacity using standard units. Students will compare and order objects by their length, weight, and capacity. Summary: This lesson introduces measurement concepts, enabling students to use appropriate units to measure objects.” |

English | Reading and Phonics | LO: Students will improve their reading skills and phonemic awareness through phonics activities, focusing on blending sounds and recognising high-frequency words. Summary: This lesson introduces key phonics concepts to strengthen reading fluency. Students will practice blending sounds to read words and identify common high-frequency words, laying the foundation for better reading comprehension. |

English | Writing Simple Sentences and Expanding Sentences | LO: Students will write simple sentences using correct punctuation and expand sentences with adjectives and conjunctions to make their writing more descriptive and complex. Summary: This lesson covers the basics of sentence construction and punctuation, then progresses to expanding sentences. Students will practice writing sentences with proper punctuation and enhancing them with adjectives and conjunctions to improve their writing skills.” |

English | Spelling High Frequency words Grammar and Punctuation | LO: Students will learn common spelling patterns and rules, practice spelling high-frequency words, and understand basic grammar concepts, including nouns, verbs, and adjectives, as well as past and present tense verbs. Summary: This lesson integrates spelling and grammar practice. Students will learn spelling rules, work on weekly spelling lists, and explore grammar basics such as nouns, verbs, adjectives, and verb tenses to build a solid foundation for writing. |

### Year 3

Maths | Multiplication and Division | LO: Students will learn multiplication tables for 2s, 5s, and 10s, and advance to 3s and 4s. Summary: This lesson introduces multiplication tables and explores strategies for learning them, including patterns and tricks for 2s, 5s, and 10s, and moves on to 3s and 4s. Students will also understand the relationship between multiplication and division, and use arrays and grouping to visualise and solve problems.” |

Maths | Fractions | LO: Students will understand and identify basic fractions (e.g., 1/2, 1/3, 1/4), compare and order them, and perform simple fraction addition and subtraction. Summary: This lesson covers the basics of fractions, including identifying and naming simple fractions. Students will practice comparing and ordering fractions, as well as adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator. |

Maths | Place Value | LO: Students will understand the value of digits in three-digit numbers, recognise and write numbers up to 1000, and use place value for addition and subtraction. Summary: This lesson teaches students about place value up to 1000, helping them to understand how the value of digits changes depending on their position. Students will use this knowledge to perform addition and subtraction. |

English | Reading Comprehension | LO: Students will use strategies to understand the main idea and details of a text, make predictions, and identify characters, settings, and events. Summary: This lesson teaches students how to identify the main idea and details in a text, make predictions, and identify characters, settings, and major events in stories. |

English | Writing | LO: Students will write complete sentences with proper punctuation, create coherent paragraphs, and practice narrative, descriptive, and informational writing. Summary: This lesson teaches students to write complete sentences with correct punctuation, structure paragraphs with a clear beginning, middle, and end, and practice different types of writing including narrative, descriptive, and informational. |

English | Spelling and Phonics | LO: Students will learn and apply spelling rules, recognise common phonics patterns, and build a vocabulary of high-frequency and sight words. Summary: This lesson covers spelling rules, common phonics patterns, and expanding vocabulary through high-frequency and sight words. |

### Year 4

Maths | Multiplication and Division | LO: Students will master multiplication tables up to 12×12, understand and apply division facts, and solve word problems involving these operations. Summary: This lesson focuses on mastering multiplication tables up to 12×12 and understanding the relationship between multiplication and division. Students will also apply these skills to solve word problems that involve both operations.” |

Maths | Fractions and Decimals | LO: Students will understand equivalent fractions, simplify fractions, add and subtract fractions with the same denominator, and recognise decimal equivalents of fractions. Summary: This lesson covers equivalent fractions and fraction simplification. Students will practice adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator and learn to convert fractions to decimal equivalents. |

Maths | Measurement | LO: Students will convert between different units of measurement, calculate the perimeter and area of simple shapes, and understand time intervals in hours and minutes. Summary: This lesson focuses on converting measurements between units, calculating the perimeter and area of basic shapes, and understanding time intervals. |

English | Reading Comprehension | LO: Students will identify main ideas, themes, and supporting details, make inferences and predictions, and compare and contrast elements in different texts. Summary: This lesson develops reading comprehension skills by focusing on main ideas, themes, and details. Students will make inferences, predictions, and compare elements such as characters and settings across different texts. |

English | Writing | LO: Students will write structured paragraphs with topic sentences and details, develop narrative writing, and practice various writing styles such as persuasive and descriptive. Summary: This lesson focuses on writing structured paragraphs, developing narrative stories with clear beginnings, middles, and ends, and practicing different types of writing including persuasive and descriptive. |

English | Spelling | LO: Students will learn and apply spelling rules for common prefixes and suffixes, practice homophones and commonly confused words, and expand vocabulary through spelling practice. Summary: This lesson covers spelling rules for prefixes and suffixes, the practice of homophones and commonly confused words, and vocabulary building through spelling exercises. |

### Year 5

Maths | Advanced Multiplication and Division | LO: Students will master multiplication tables up to 12×12, understand and apply division facts, and solve word problems involving these operations. Summary: This lesson focuses on mastering multiplication tables up to 12×12 and understanding the relationship between multiplication and division. Students will also apply these skills to solve word problems that involve both operations.” |

Maths | Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages | LO: Students will compare and order fractions, decimals, and percentages, perform operations with fractions with different denominators, and convert between fractions, decimals, and percentages. Summary: This lesson covers comparing and ordering fractions, decimals, and percentages, as well as performing operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with fractions that have different denominators. Students will also practice converting between these forms.” |

Maths | Measurement | LO: Students will convert between different units of measurement, including time, calculate the area and perimeter of compound shapes, and understand and calculate the volume of cubes and cuboids. Summary: This lesson covers unit conversions, including time-related conversions, as well as calculating the area and perimeter of compound shapes. Students will also learn how to calculate the volume of cubes and cuboids. |

English | Reading Comprehension | LO: Students will analyse and discuss themes, settings, and characters in various texts, understand figurative language, and summarise texts by identifying key details. Summary: This lesson develops advanced reading comprehension skills by analysing themes, settings, and characters. Students will also work on understanding figurative language and summarising texts. |

English | Writing | LO: Students will write narratives with well-developed characters, settings, and plots, practice different writing styles, and use a range of sentence structures and vocabulary. Summary: This lesson covers advanced writing techniques, including creating detailed narratives, practicing persuasive essays, reports, and poetry, and expanding sentence structures and vocabulary. |

English | Spelling | LO: Students will learn and apply spelling rules for suffixes and prefixes, practice irregular and complex words, and expand vocabulary through etymology and word roots. Summary: This lesson covers advanced spelling rules for suffixes and prefixes, practicing spelling for challenging words, and expanding vocabulary through understanding word origins and roots. |

### Year 6

Maths | Advanced Arithmetic | LO: Students will master long multiplication and long division methods, perform calculations with large numbers and decimals, and solve complex word problems involving all four arithmetic operations. Summary: This lesson focuses on advanced arithmetic skills, including long multiplication and division techniques. Students will work with large numbers and decimals, and apply these skills to solve complex word problems that involve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.” |

Maths | Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages | LO: Students will add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and mixed numbers, convert between fractions, decimals, and percentages, and solve percentage-related problems. Summary: This lesson explores operations with fractions and mixed numbers, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Students will also practice converting between fractions, decimals, and percentages and solve real-life problems involving percentages like discounts and interest.” |

Maths | Ratio and Proportion | LO: Students will understand ratio notation, solve problems involving proportional relationships, and apply ratios and proportions to real-life scenarios like recipes and scale models. Summary: This lesson introduces students to ratio notation and proportional relationships. Students will learn how to solve problems involving ratios and proportions and apply these concepts to practical situations such as cooking and model building. |

English | Reading Comprehension | LO: Students will analyze texts for themes, tones, and author’s intentions, understand figurative language and literary devices, and compare texts from different genres and time periods. Summary: This lesson develops reading comprehension skills by analyzing themes, tones, and author’s intentions in various texts. Students will also interpret figurative language and compare texts across genres and time periods. |

English | Writing | LO: Students will write detailed narratives with complex characters and plots, practice various forms of writing such as persuasive essays, explanatory texts, and creative pieces, and use advanced literary techniques. Summary: This lesson focuses on advanced writing skills, including creating detailed narratives, practicing different writing forms like persuasive essays and reports, and using literary techniques such as foreshadowing and dialogue. |

English | Spelling and Vocabulary | LO: Students will master the spelling of complex and irregular words, expand vocabulary through synonyms, antonyms, and word roots, and use context clues to understand unfamiliar words. Summary: This lesson covers advanced spelling techniques for complex words, expanding vocabulary through the study of synonyms, antonyms, and etymology, and using context clues to determine word meanings. |

### Year 7

Maths | Worded Problems | LO: Students will approach and solve text-based problems using mathematical operations, break down complex problems into manageable steps, and develop problem-solving skills and techniques. Summary: This lesson focuses on developing strategies for solving worded problems. Students will learn to identify keywords indicating mathematical operations, break down complex problems into simpler parts, and review their solutions for accuracy. Emphasis is placed on calculating costs, quantities, and other basic problem-solving scenarios. |

Maths | Introduction to Ratios and Proportions | LO: Students will simplify and compare ratios, solve proportion problems to find missing values, and apply these concepts to real-world scenarios. Summary: This lesson introduces the concepts of ratios and proportions. Students will learn to simplify ratios, solve proportion problems, and apply ratios and proportions to real-life situations such as recipes or cost calculations. Emphasis is placed on understanding the relationship between quantities and using unit rates. |

Maths | Algebra: Simplifying Algebraic Expressions and Solving Linear Equations | LO: Students will solve one-step and two-step linear equations, simplify algebraic expressions, and understand the principles of balance and equality. Summary: This lesson focuses on fundamental algebraic concepts, including solving one-step and two-step linear equations and simplifying algebraic expressions. Students will learn to use inverse operations to solve equations and understand the concepts of equality and balance in algebra. |

English | Complex Sentences | LO: Students will learn to construct complex sentences using subordinate clauses. They will practice identifying main clauses and subordinate clauses, and understand how to connect ideas using conjunctions like although, because, and if. Summary: The focus is on building sentences that express more complex ideas and relationships between ideas. |

English | Literary Devices | LO: Students will explore various literary devices such as metaphors, similes, and personification. They will learn to identify these devices in texts and use them to enhance their own writing. Summary: The aim is to deepen understanding of how authors create meaning and effect through language. |

English | Reading Comprehension Skills | LO: Students will practice strategies for inference and deduction in reading texts. They will work on identifying implicit meanings, summarizing passages, and answering questions that require critical thinking. Summary: The objective is to improve skills in understanding and interpreting text beyond the literal level. |

Science | Cells and Organisms | LO: Students will explore the basic structure and function of plant and animal cells. They will learn about cell components like the nucleus, cytoplasm, and cell membrane. Summary: The focus is on understanding the fundamental unit of life and how different cells contribute to the function of organisms. |

Science | Forces and Motion | LO: Students will learn about basic forces such as gravity, friction, and magnetism. They will explore how these forces affect motion and how to conduct simple experiments to observe these effects. Summary: The goal is to grasp the principles of how forces impact the movement of objects. |

Science | States of Matter | LO: Students will study the three main states of matter: solids, liquids, and gases. They will learn about the properties of each state and how matter changes state through processes like melting and evaporation. Summary: The focus is on understanding physical properties and changes in matter. |

### Year 8

Maths | Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages | LO: Students will reinforce their understanding of how to convert between fractions, decimals, and percentages. They will apply these conversions in various problem-solving contexts, enhancing their mathematical fluency and problem-solving skills. Summary: The aim is to ensure students can seamlessly convert between fractions, decimals, and percentages and apply these skills to solve practical problems. This will include recognizing equivalent forms, performing calculations, and interpreting real-world scenarios involving these mathematical concepts |

Maths | Algebraic Expressions and Simplification | LO: Students will master the techniques for simplifying algebraic expressions and applying the distributive property to solve basic algebraic equations. Summary: This lesson focuses on enhancing algebraic manipulation skills, ensuring students can handle algebraic expressions and equations with confidence. |

Maths | Ratio and Proportion | LO: Students will be able to solve problems using ratios, scale drawings, and proportions in various contexts. Summary: This lesson aims to show the practical applications of ratios and proportions, such as in recipes and maps, and how these concepts can be used to solve real-world problems. |

English | Advanced Comprehension Skills | LO: Students will analyze themes, character development, and narrative techniques in complex texts, as part of the Year 7 English curriculum. Summary: This lesson deepens literary analysis skills by examining how authors develop themes and characters and use various narrative techniques. |

English | Writing for Different Purposes | LO: Students will develop writing skills for different purposes, focusing on adjusting tone and style to suit various audiences and contexts. Summary: This lesson explores the nuances of writing for different scenarios, enhancing students’ ability to adapt their writing style appropriately. |

English | Grammar and Sentence Structure | LO: Students will learn and apply advanced grammar, including complex sentence structures, punctuation, and grammatical rules. Summary: This lesson aims to improve students’ grammatical proficiency, enabling them to write accurately and effectively. |

Science | Cells and Microscopes | LO: Students will learn about cell structures and functions, using microscopes to compare plant and animal cells. Summary: This lesson focuses on cellular biology, providing hands-on experience with microscopes and comparing plant and animal cells in detail. |

Science | Chemical Reactions | LO: Students will learn to balance simple chemical equations and explore different types of chemical reactions and their rates. Summary: This lesson provides an introduction to chemical reactions, emphasizing the importance of balancing equations and understanding reaction dynamics. |

Science | Forces and Motion | LO: Students will study the effects of forces on motion, including concepts of speed, velocity, and acceleration. Summary: This lesson explores the principles of physics related to motion, helping students understand how forces influence speed, velocity, and acceleration. |

### Year 9

Maths | Algebra: Simplifying and Solving Equations | LO: Students will simplify algebraic expressions, solve linear and quadratic equations, and understand and solve inequalities. Summary: This lesson builds on algebraic foundations, equipping students with skills to tackle more complex equations and inequalities in mathematical contexts. |

Maths | Geometry: Properties of Shapes and Angles | LO: Students will study the properties of different shapes, explore angle relationships, and understand congruence and similarity. They will also learn to construct geometric proofs. Summary: This lesson enhances students’ geometric understanding, focusing on the properties and relationships of shapes and the logical process of proving geometric theorems. |

Maths | Trigonometry: Introduction to Sine, Cosine, and Tangent | LO: Students will learn basic trigonometric ratios, solve right-angled triangles, and apply trigonometry to solve real-world problems. Summary: This lesson introduces trigonometry, emphasizing practical applications and problem-solving techniques involving right-angled triangles. |

English | Literary Analysis: Themes and Symbols in Literature | LO: Students will identify and analyse themes, motifs, and symbols in different literary texts, understanding their significance. Summary: This lesson deepens literary analysis by exploring the recurring elements and their importance in conveying deeper meanings in literary works. |

English | Creative Writing: Developing Narrative Skills | LO: Students will write short stories or descriptive essays, focusing on plot development, character creation, setting, and narrative voice. Summary: This lesson enhances creative writing skills, guiding students through the process of developing engaging narratives with well-defined characters and settings. |

English | Grammar and Syntax: Sentence Structure and Punctuation | LO: Students will review different sentence types, construct complex sentences, and use punctuation correctly to enhance writing clarity and coherence. Summary: This lesson focuses on grammatical accuracy, improving students’ ability to write clearly and coherently by mastering sentence construction and punctuation. |

Science | The Periodic Table and Chemical Reactions | LO: Students will understand the structure of the periodic table, recognise trends and patterns in element properties, and explore types of chemical reactions, including balancing equations. Summary: This lesson provides a comprehensive overview of the periodic table and chemical reactions, emphasizing the relationships between elements and the mechanics of reactions. |

Science | Cell Biology and Genetics | LO: Students will learn about the structure and function of plant and animal cells, the processes of mitosis and meiosis, and the basic principles of genetics, including inheritance and genetic variation. Summary: This lesson delves into cellular biology and genetics, providing a foundational understanding of how cells function, divide, and contribute to genetic diversity. |

Science | Forces and Motion | LO: Students will explore Newton’s laws of motion, calculate speed, velocity, and acceleration, and understand concepts such as friction, gravity, and momentum. Summary: This lesson introduces fundamental physics principles, focusing on how forces affect motion and the practical implications of these laws. |

### Year 10

Maths | Solving Quadratic Equations | LO: Students will learn and apply various methods to solve quadratic equations, including factoring, completing the square, and using the quadratic formula, to find real and complex roots. Summary: In this lesson, students will explore the fundamental techniques for solving quadratic equations. They will practice factoring, completing the square, and using the quadratic formula, gaining confidence in identifying and interpreting solutions. Real-world problems will be included to demonstrate the application of these methods. |

Maths | Powers, Roots, Index Rules, Standard Form, and Surds | LO: Students will understand and use index rules to simplify expressions, convert numbers between standard form and ordinary notation, and simplify surds in mathematical calculations. Summary: This lesson covers the fundamental principles of indices, powers, and roots. Students will practice simplifying expressions using index rules, converting between standard form and ordinary numbers, and working with surds. Practical exercises will help students master these concepts, preparing them for their GCSE exams. |

Maths | Trigonometry of right angled and non-right-angled | LO: Students will learn to apply trigonometric ratios to solve problems involving right-angled triangles and use the sine and cosine rules for non-right-angled triangles. Summary: In this lesson, students will study the trigonometric ratios (sine, cosine, and tangent) for right-angled triangles and learn how to apply the sine and cosine rules for non-right-angled triangles. They will solve various problems, enhancing their understanding and ability to apply trigonometry in different contexts. |

English | Introduction to Paper 1 Language | LO: Understand the structure and requirements of Language Paper 1, including analysis of a writer’s use of language and techniques. Summary: This topic introduces students to the format and content of Language Paper 1 in the GCSE English Language exam. Students will familiarise themselves with the paper’s structure, which typically includes reading an unseen prose extract and answering questions on language and structure. They will learn how to approach the paper, analyse language techniques, and respond effectively to exam questions. |

English | Language Paper 1 Q2 – Use of lanague | LO: Analyse how writers use language to create effects and convey meaning in a text. Summary: In this section of Language Paper 1, students will focus on Question 2, which asks them to analyse how writers use specific language techniques to achieve effects in a text. Students will practise identifying and explaining techniques such as imagery, metaphor, and tone, and will learn how to structure their answers to demonstrate a clear understanding of the writer’s choices and their impact on the reader. |

English | Langauge Paper 1 Q 3 – Structure | LO: Analyse how writers use structural features to shape a text and guide the reader’s response. Summary: This topic covers Question 3 of Language Paper 1, which requires students to analyse how structural elements (such as the organisation of the text, shifts in focus, and narrative techniques) influence the reader’s interpretation of the text. Students will practise examining how these features contribute to the overall meaning and effectiveness of the text, and learn to articulate their findings in well-structured responses. |

Science | Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer | LO: Students will understand and apply the laws of thermodynamics, identify different modes of heat transfer, and calculate specific heat capacity and phase changes. Summary: This lesson covers the foundational principles of thermodynamics, including the laws governing energy transfer. Students will explore conduction, convection, and radiation as modes of heat transfer and learn to calculate specific heat capacity and understand phase changes through practical examples and problems. |

Science | Chemical Bonding and Reactions | LO: Students will learn the characteristics of covalent, ionic, and metallic bonds, balance chemical equations, and identify various types of chemical reactions. Summary: In this lesson, students will delve into the different types of chemical bonds and their properties. They will practice balancing chemical equations and explore different types of reactions such as synthesis, decomposition, and displacement, enhancing their understanding of chemical processes. |

Science | Genetics and Heredity | LO: Students will understand the principles of Mendelian genetics, use Punnett squares to predict genetic outcomes, and comprehend the structure and function of DNA. Summary: This lesson introduces students to the basics of genetics and heredity. They will study domit and recessive traits through Mendelian genetics, use Punnett squares for genetic prediction, and learn about the structure and function of DNA, providing a solid foundation in genetic principles. |

### Year 11

Maths | Algebra skills and simultaneous equations | LO: Students will solve linear and quadratic equations, simplify algebraic expressions, and tackle simultaneous equations using substitution and elimination techniques. Summary: This lesson revisits key algebraic techniques such as simplifying expressions and solving equations. Students will focus on solving simultaneous equations through substitution and elimination methods, reinforcing their algebra skills for GCSE exams. |

Maths | Trigonometry including non-right-angled extend to 3D trigonometry | LO: Students will apply trigonometric ratios to solve problems involving both right-angled and non-right-angled triangles, and extend these concepts to three-dimensional scenarios. Summary: This lesson introduces the sine and cosine rules for non-right-angled triangles and explores applications in three-dimensional contexts. Students will solve problems using these rules and develop their understanding of advanced trigonometric concepts. |

Maths | Sequences linear and quadratic | LO: Students will identify and generate terms in linear and quadratic sequences, and derive the nth term for each type of sequence. Summary: This lesson focuses on understanding linear and quadratic sequences. Students will learn to identify patterns, generate sequence terms, and derive the nth term formulas through practice and exercises to build their sequence analysis skills. |

English Language | Exploring the Power of Language in Media and Advertising | LO: Understand how language is used to persuade, inform, and influence audiences in media and advertising contexts. Summary: This topic explores how media and advertising use language to shape public opinion and drive behaviour. Students will investigate rhetorical devices, persuasive techniques, and visual elements used in advertisements and media messages. Through analysis of various examples, students will learn how language and imagery work together to achieve specific aims. |

English Language | Narrative writing | LO: Develop skills to create compelling narratives with well-structured plots, dynamic characters, and engaging settings. Summary: In this unit, students will focus on the craft of narrative writing, including how to develop a plot, create interesting characters, and build a vivid setting. They will practise writing short stories or scenes, using techniques like point of view, dialogue, and pacing to craft engaging and coherent narratives. |

Narrative writing | Exploring the Elements of Creative Writing | LO: Identify and apply key elements of creative writing to produce original and imaginative written work. Summary: This topic covers the essential components of creative writing, such as character development, thematic exploration, and setting creation. Students will engage in activities designed to inspire creativity and refine their writing skills, focusing on developing their unique voice and style. |

English Literiture | Approaching Unseen Poetry | LO: Analyse and interpret previously unseen poems, focusing on poetic techniques, themes, and meanings. Summary: This topic involves strategies for reading and interpreting poems that students have not encountered before. Students will learn to identify poetic devices, explore themes and meanings, and develop interpretations based on textual evidence. The goal is to build confidence in analysing unfamiliar poems in exams or assessments. |

English Literiture | Comparing Poems | LO: Compare and contrast the themes, techniques, and effects of different poems. Summary: Students will analyse and compare two or more poems, focusing on similarities and differences in their themes, styles, and techniques. They will practise writing comparative essays that highlight how different poets address similar subjects or use various methods to achieve their artistic aims. |

English Literiture | Character Development in Literature | LO: Analyse how authors develop characters through actions, dialogue, and descriptions, and explore their roles in the story. Summary: This topic examines how characters are created and developed in literature. Students will explore how authors use techniques such as actions, dialogue, and descriptions to reveal characters’ personalities, motivations, and relationships. They will also consider how character development drives the narrative and influences the themes of the work. |

Combined Science | Organic Chemistry | LO: Identify functional groups, use IUPAC rules for naming organic compounds, and explain basic mechanisms of organic reactions. Summary: In this session, you will learn how to recognise and name different functional groups such as alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, and carboxylic acids using IUPAC rules. You will also explore simple organic reaction mechanisms, including addition, substitution, elimination, and polymerisation, to understand how these reactions work. |

Combined Science | Advanced Genetics and Biotechnology | LO: Understand the basics of gene expression, key genetic engineering techniques, and the main ethical issues related to biotechnology. Summary: This session introduces you to the fundamentals of gene expression and regulation, including simple genetic engineering techniques like CRISPR and gene cloning. You will also discuss the main ethical considerations and real-world applications of these biotechnological methods. |

Combined Science | Thermodynamics and Chemical Energetics | LO: Explain the basic concepts of enthalpy, entropy, and Gibbs free energy, and use these concepts to understand simple chemical reactions. Summary: In this session, you will learn about the core ideas of thermodynamics, including enthalpy changes, entropy, and Gibbs free energy. You will see how these concepts help to understand whether reactions occur spontaneously and how to interpret energy changes in chemical reactions. |

Biology | Homeostasis and the Endocrine System: | LO: Understand how the body maintains homeostasis through feedback mechanisms and the role of hormones in regulating processes like blood glucose and temperature. Summary: This session covers how the body keeps internal conditions stable through homeostasis. You will learn about feedback mechanisms and the functions of hormones in regulating blood glucose levels, body temperature, and other important processes. |

Biology | The Nervous System | LO: Explain the structure and function of neurons, the transmission of nerve impulses, and the roles of different parts of the nervous system. Summary: In this topic, you will study the nervous system, focusing on how neurons transmit nerve impulses and the functions of different brain regions and nervous system components in controlling bodily responses. |

Chemistry | Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure: | LO: Identify different types of chemical bonds, understand molecular shapes using VSEPR theory, and explain how bonding affects substance properties. Summary: In this session, you will explore chemical bonding types, including ionic, covalent, and metallic bonds. You will also learn about molecular shapes using VSEPR theory and how these bonds and shapes influence the properties of substances. |

Chemistry | Moles and Stoichiometry | LO: Perform calculations involving moles, molar mass, and stoichiometry to find quantities of reactants and products in chemical reactions. Summary: In this session, you will focus on calculations related to moles and stoichiometry. You will learn to find molar masses, use Avogadro’s number, and perform calculations to determine the quantities of substances in chemical reactions, including concepts like limiting reactants and percentage yield. |

Chemistry | Acids, Bases, and pH | LO: Understand the pH scale, properties of acids and bases, and perform calculations related to pH, pOH, and ion concentrations. Summary: This topic will cover the pH scale and the properties of acids and bases. You will learn to perform calculations involving pH and pOH and understand the difference between strong and weak acids and bases and their dissociation in water. |

Physics | Kinematics and Dynamics | LO: Understand and apply the basic kinematic equations for displacement, velocity, and acceleration, and use Newton’s Laws of Motion to solve problems. Summary: In this session, you will explore kinematic equations for motion and Newton’s Laws of Motion. You will learn to solve problems involving displacement, velocity, acceleration, force, mass, and the effects of these forces on objects using free-body diagrams. |

Physics | Work, Energy, and Power | LO: Understand the work-energy theorem, distinguish between different types of energy, and calculate power in the context of energy transfer. Summary: This topic will introduce you to the work-energy theorem and different types of energy, including kinetic and potential energy. You will also learn how to calculate power and understand how energy is transferred and conserved. |

Physics | Electric Circuits | LO: Explain Ohm’s Law, understand the differences between series and parallel circuits, and identify the functions of basic circuit components. Summary: In this session, you will learn about Ohm’s Law and how to analyse series and parallel circuits. You will explore the functions of various circuit components such as resistors, capacitors, and batteries, and apply these concepts to solve simple circuit problems. |

Maths Lower Ability | Solving Quadratic Equations | LO: Students will learn and apply various methods to solve quadratic equations, including factoring, completing the square, and using the quadratic formula, to find real and complex roots. Summary: In this lesson, students will explore the fundamental techniques for solving quadratic equations. They will practice factoring, completing the square, and using the quadratic formula, gaining confidence in identifying and interpreting solutions. Real-world problems will be included to demonstrate the application of these methods. |

Maths Lower Ability | Powers, Roots, Index Rules, Standard Form, and Surds | LO: Students will understand and use index rules to simplify expressions, convert numbers between standard form and ordinary notation, and simplify surds in mathematical calculations. Summary: This lesson covers the fundamental principles of indices, powers, and roots. Students will practice simplifying expressions using index rules, converting between standard form and ordinary numbers, and working with surds. Practical exercises will help students master these concepts, preparing them for their GCSE exams. |

Maths Lower Ability | Trigonometry of right angled and non-right-angled | LO: Students will learn to apply trigonometric ratios to solve problems involving right-angled triangles and use the sine and cosine rules for non-right-angled triangles. Summary: In this lesson, students will study the trigonometric ratios (sine, cosine, and tangent) for right-angled triangles and learn how to apply the sine and cosine rules for non-right-angled triangles. They will solve various problems, enhancing their understanding and ability to apply trigonometry in different contexts. |