Year 9

The Key Stage 3 curriculum has been planned across all English departments within the All-Through Trust, ensuring seamless assessment and progression from Years 7-9.

The programme of study is intended to prepare students for the demands of the GCSE specification, which they will begin in Year 10.

This year, the course covers:

  • Modern Fiction
  • Creative Writing
  • Poetry
  • Non Fiction reading and writing
  • Viewpoint writing
  • 19th Century Literature


Click here to see key dates for Year 9 students.

Year 9 Course Overview

Autumn Term: Creative Writing & Class Reader

Spring Term: Non-Fiction & Viewpoint Writing

Summer Term: 19th Century Unit & Poetry: Power and Conflict

Year 9 will be given a transition homework task to complete over the Summer to aid in their preparation for Yr 10. This will be handed to them in the last week of term.