Independent Learning

Music

 

Teaching and Learning Topics for 2018/19 for Music

Key Stage Three

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Pulse & Rhythm

 

Pitch

 

Keyboard Skills

 

Devices: Riffs/Ostinatos/Drones

 

Descriptive Composition

 

Form & Structure: Rondos

African Music

 

Pitch: The Bass Clef

 

Form & Structure: Theme and Variation Form

 

World Music: Scales and Modes

 

Accompaniment: Chords

 

Descriptive Composition

The popular song

 

Improvisation and the 12-Bar Blues

 

Music and the Media

Bass Lines

 

Minimalism and Experimental Music

 

 

 

 

 

History

Teaching and Learning Topics for 2018/19 for History

Key Stage Three

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Lindow Man investigation

 

Norman Conquest

Claimants to the throne in 1066

·        Battle of Stamford Bridge

·        Battle of Hastings

·        Motte and bailey castles

·        Rebellions

·        Feudal system

·        Domesday Book

·        Development of castles

 

Medieval England

·        Religious beliefs and the power of the church

·        Monasteries; monks and nuns

·        Murder of Thomas Beckett

·        King John and Magna Carta

·        Parliament

·        Villages and towns

·        Law and order

·        Black Death

·        Peasants’ Revolts

 

Tudor England

·        The young Henry VIII

·        Break from Rome

·        Henry’s wives

·        Protestant Reformation

·        Dissolution of the monasteries

·        Pilgrimage of Grace

·        Religious rollercoaster

·        Henry’s children

·        Elizabeth I

·        Mary Queen of Scots

·        Spanish Armada

 

 

 

 

C17th England

·        Gunpowder Plot

·        Witchcraft

·        English Civil War

·        Oliver Cromwell

·        The Great Plague

·        The Fire of London

·        Death of Charles II

·        The Glorious Revolution

 

Industrial Britain

·        Population growth

·        Factory life

·        Iron and Coal

·        Growth of Middlesbrough

·        Changes in transport

·        Living conditions

·        Public health and cholera

·        Medicine

·        Law and order

 

Slave Trade

·        Trade triangle

·        Middle passage

·        Plantation life

·        Resistance and rebellion

·        Abolition of slavery

 

Civil Rights Movement

·        Segregation

·        Martin Luther King

·        Protests in the 1950s

·        Protests in the 1960s

·        Assassination on Martin Luther King

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suffragettes

 

Causes of WW1

·        MAIN causes

·        Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

 

The First World War

·        Recruitment and propaganda

·        Conscientious objectors

·        Trench warfare and conditions

·        Women in war

·        Armistice

 

Inter-war years

·        Treaty of Versailles

·        Different types of government; democracy, dictatorship, fascism and communism

·        Steps to WW2

 

WW2

·        Dunkirk

·        Battle of Britain

·        D-Day

·        Atomic Bomb

 

Hitler’s Germany

·        Hitler and Nazi Germany

·        Education in Nazi Germany

·        Hitler Youth

·        Women

 

The Holocaust

·        Persecution of the Jews

·        Ghettos

·        The Final Solution

 

WW2

·        Dunkirk

·        Battle of Britain

·        D-Day

·        Atomic Bomb

 

 

 

RPE

Teaching and Learning Topics for 2018/19 for RPE

Key Stage Three

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

What does it mean to be human?

 

Our Sacred World

 

Key Christian Concepts

 

Introduction to Christianity

 

Person of Jesus

 

Belief in Action

Believing in God

 

What does it mean to be Jewish?

 

Evil and Suffering (Responses to the Holocaust)

 

Islam in the world today

 

 

 

 

Matters of Life and Death

 

Crime and Punishment

 

Peace and Conflict

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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