Key Stage 3 English

Year 8 Units

  • Roald Dahl’s Boy
  • An Introduction to Poetry
  • Heroes and Villains
  • The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas

Year 9 Units

  • Macbeth
  • Short Stories
  • Goodnight Mr Tom
  • Poetry

Year 10 Units

  • Poetry
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Multi-Modal Texts
  • The Study of Spoken Language

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Throughout the study of all subjects pupils are given opportunities to develop transferable skills; in English this is done through:

4. Transferable Skills

Reading

  • Novels, Plays & Short Stories

Writing

  • Notes
  • Paragraphs
  • Essays
  • Conversations
  • Playscripts
  • Descriptions
  • Newspaper articles
  • Diary entries
  • Letters
  • Reports
  • Character sketches
  • Reviews
  • Advertisements
  • Projects
  • Postcards
  • Poems

Talking and Listening

  • Reading aloud
  • Acting
  • Talks
  • Debates
  • Role-plays
  • Improvisations
  • Hot-seating
  • Presentations
  • Discussions
  • Question and Answer sessions
  • News Bulletins
  • Dramatised Readings
  • Book Reviews
  • Reports

A day in the life of Dalriada’s KS3 English pupils:

Video coming soon…watch this space!