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Curriculum: English Key Stage 3

At Key Stage 3, the focus is very much on developing the key skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening in a range of contexts and for a range of audiences.  As students progress through Years 7-9, they will study a range of text and media and become increasingly skilled in expressing themselves confidently and fluently.

The Key Stage 3 curriculum takes us through an exciting range of thematic programmes of study, which include:
Year 7: The Gothic Genre, Disasters, Other Cultures
Year 8: Fairytales, Shakespeare, Adventures
Year 9: Views of War, Crime and Detectives, Media

Each theme is explored in and imaginative and engaging way, exploring a range of texts which prepare students for the demands of the GCSE course in Key Stage 4.

Additional information on Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 English can be obtained by contacting 

Ms A Hughes - Head of English


Richard Lander School