Eduqas (KS4)

KS3 & KS4 English

Unit sequence

Units that make up our curricula are fully sequenced, and aligned to the national curriculum.

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Threads are groups of units across the curriculum that build a common body of knowledge

Year group

Year 7

1

Step into the unknown: fiction reading and creative writing

2

'The Tempest'

3

Poetry about place and home

4

Sherlock Holmes: short stories

5

'The Twisted Tree': fiction reading

6

Dystopian settings: descriptive writing

Year 8

1

Myths and legends re-told: poetry and short stories

2

'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

3

Taking a stand

4

Single poet study: Maya Angelou

5

Victorian childhood: non-fiction reading and writing

6

A monster within: reading and writing Gothic fiction

7

Gothic poetry

8

A history of language

Year 9

1

'Lord of the Flies'

2

Women's rights across the ages: non-fiction reading and writing

3

Malevolent characters: descriptive and narrative writing

4

Literary perspectives from the First World War

5

Comparing poetry from the First World War

6

'Small Island'

7

'Othello'

Year 10

1

Modern text: first study

2 unit options
2

Macbeth: Lady Macbeth as a machiavellian villain

3

Nineteenth century text: first study

2 unit options
4

Poetry anthology: first study

5

Non-fiction: crime and punishment

6

Fiction: read around the world

7

Spoken language: the language of change

8

Fiction: science fiction writing

9

Non-fiction: changing views

Year 11

1

Modern text: first deep dive

2 unit options
2

Macbeth: a tragic hero

3

Nineteenth century text: first deep dive

2 unit options
4

Poetry anthology: continued study

5

Unseen poetry

6

Modern text: second deep dive

2 unit options
7

Macbeth and masculinity: the struggle for power

8

Nineteenth century text: second deep dive

2 unit options
9

Fiction: books that changed my world

10

Non-fiction: teenage kicks

11

Fiction: inner musings

12

Non-fiction: explorers

13

Writing masters

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