EFC

Term

Autumn

Spring

Unit

Remembrance

Superhero Science  

Make a Stand

Time

9 weeks

5.5 weeks

6 weeks

Subjects Covered

History

Art

Media

English

Science

Art

Politics

Citizenship

Oracy

History

Final Outcome

Commemorative event to mark Remembrance Day.

Coordination of the Poppy Appeal at SPH

 Art, poetry or media piece submitted to the ‘Never Such Innocence’ national competition and exhibited at our SPH commemorative event on 11/11

A full colour graphic novel front cover illustrating the key elements of a superhero origin story

An accurate scientific write up of an experiment 

Persuasive speech

Oracy

Exhibitor role in the commemorative event 

Presentation of superhero origin story

Persuasive speech

Literacy

Analysing sources

Reading diaries/ letters/ novels/ plays and poems from the First World War

Writing up scientific experiments with correct terminology and formatting.

Graphic novel reading 

Reading and writing persuasive speeches

Focus Attribute

Intellectual curiosity

Creativity

Perseverance

Presentation

Risk taking

Driving Questions

What was so ‘great’ about the Great War?

Why should we remember WW1?

How should we remember WW1?

Where does the ‘super’ in superhero come from?

How can I accurately investigate a scientific concept?

How can I draw like a graphic novel illustrator?

Do actions speak louder than words?

How can I make myself heard?

Who runs the country? 

Key Content

To understand the long & short term causes of WW1

To understand why people signed up to fight

To understand the conditions on the front line

To understand what it was like on the Home Front.

To know some of the major battles that took place

To understand the impact of the war on the local community

To explore the art, drama or poetry of World War One. 

To understand the key conventions of graphic novel cover art

To be able to use shading and texture to make an object look real

To be able to use one point perspective

To be able to draw a superhero’s body using the correct conventions

To be able to use effective composition

To be able to conduct a fair scientific experiment and record findings accurately

To be able to explain how the ideas of individuals and groups led to changes in attitudes towards Britain’s parliamentary system.

To understand the different political systems that exist

To understand the political structure of the UK

To understand the political spectrum

To be able to use persuasive techniques

To be able to give a persuasive presentation

To develop skills in listening and responding. 


Term

Spring

Summer

Unit

Teachers’ Pet

Be the Boss 

My Excellent Future 

Time

5 weeks

6 weeks

7 weeks

Subjects Covered

Teacher’s Choice

Maths

ICT

Business

Media 

PSHE

Careers

Maths

Final Outcome

Teacher’s Choice

Exhibition to parents

Pitch to catering staff 

Portfolio of documents and presentation after each section of the ‘My Excellent Future’ project.

Graduation interview 

Oracy

Teacher’s Choice

Persuasive pitch to school catering company

Presentations

Interview

Literacy

Teacher’s Choice

Reading articles

Persuasive speaking

Writing for the correct audience and purpose – application forms and CVs

Presentation

Focus Attribute

Organisation

Team Work 

Independence

Reflection on all attributes 

Driving Questions

Teacher’s Choice

How can we design a healthy product that will sell and make a profit in our school canteen?

How will your life look when you are in your late twenties?

What steps will you need to take to accomplish your dreams?

Key Content

Teacher’s Choice

To be able to conduct market research effectively

To be able to analyse market research and effectively present this information using Excel

To be able to design a product for a specific audience and purpose

To be able to use ratio to calculate large scale production costs

To be able to use percentages to calculate profit

To be able to collaborate with others to find a solution

To be able to present a confident and persuasive pitch.

To understand the different types of qualifications and courses available

To be able to search for jobs

To understand what qualifications and skills are required for different career choices

To be able to write a CV

To understand how to be successful in an interview

To understand the banking system and bank accounts

To understand a payslip

To understand the costs associated with owning a house and buying a car.