Fairfield High School

      Year 7

       

      In this section you will find the topics covered in the various subjects studied by Year 7 pupils for the academic year 2018/2019.

       

      For further information on our curriculum please contact our Deputy Head, Mrs Stephanie Bateman, on sbateman@fairfieldhighschool.co.uk

       

      English

      • Autobiography (A Scheme of Learning based on autobiographical and narrative writing)
      • War Poetry
      • ​Introduction to 19th Century Fiction
      • Introduction to Shakespeare
      • Charity (A Scheme of Learning based on non-fiction writing)
      • Modern Fiction

      Mathematics

      • The Four Operations
      • Place Value
      • Rounding and Estimation
      • Written Methods
      • Measures, Perimeters and Area
      • Properties of Numbers
      • Negative Numbers
      • Factors and Multiples
      • Using a Calculator
      • Volume and Surface Area
      • Expressions and Formulae
      • Fractions
      • Decimals and Percentages
      • Angles
      • Equations and Inequalities
      • Ratio and Proportion
      • Circles

      Science

      • Living Systems
      • Particles
      • Forces
      • Reproduction and Growth
      • Elements, Mixtures and Compounds
      • Acids and Alkalis
      • Diet and Health​​
      • Space
      • Energy

      Religious Studies

      • The Island:
      • Introduction to RS
      • Birth Customs
      • Codes for Living
      • Sources of Authority
      • Festivals
      • ​Denominations

      History

      • History Skills Unit
      • Local History on the Moravian Settlement and Multicultural Britain
      • The Middle Ages 1066-1500
      • ​Tudors 1500-1603 (Henry VIII and Religious Changes)

      Geography

      • The Disaster World - Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes and Volcanoes
      • ​World Knowledge - Atlas Skills and the Map of the World
      • The Tropical World - Introduction to the Tropical Rain Forest and Deforestation
      • ​The Map World - O.S Map Skills
      • ​Climate Change - Global Warming, Natural and Human Causes

      Life Skills

      • Transition - Settling into Secondary School
      • ​MYRIAD .B Course - Mindfulness Programme
      • ​Citizenship - Democracy
      • Bullying (including E-Safety)
      • Health and Hygiene (including Puberty)
      • Drugs - Smoking
      • Careers
      • Personal Finance
      • Health and Safety

      German

      • Introducing Yourself
      • Family
      • School
      • Free-time and Hobbies
      • Home

      French

      • Meeting and greeting people
      • Describing ages and birthdays
      • Describing school bag items and classrooms
      • ​Talking about hobbies, likes and dislikes
      • Saying what colours things are
      • ​Using adjectives
      • ​Talking about animals and family
      • ​Saying where I live
      • Describing and ordering food and drink
      • ​Talking about nationalities and countries
      • ​Talking about the weather
      • Giving personal details and describing myself
      • Talking about school
      • ​Describing hobbies and sports

      Computing

      • Computational thinking skills used to create an animation
      • ​What is a computer and how does a computer work?
      • Programming a Micro:Bit
      • ​The Web: how it works and creating HTML pages
      • ​Stay safe online
      • ​Representing images

      Technology

      • Textiles – Aliens! Soft Toy Project
      • Food – Building Basic Cooking and Preparation Skills
      • Product Design – Moving Display Project
      • Electronics – Night Light Project

      Art & Design

      • Self-image
      • Colour
      • Endangered Wildlife

      Physical Education

      • Fitness testing and baseline testing
      • Netball
      • Volleyball
      • Football
      • Trampolining
      • Badminton

      Drama

      • Characterisation
      • Evacuees and Refugees
      • Introduction to Scripted Work

      Music

      • ​Developing Ensemble Skills
      • World Music
      • Introducing Composition
      • Vocal Music

      Lessons take a variety of different approaches. This leads to lessons being varied and stimulating for all students

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