Norlington School for Boys
Norlington Road, Leyton, London, E10 6JZ
Tel: 020 8539 3055 Fax: 020 8988 9661 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr Isaac – Head of English
Ms Flynn – Deputy head of English
Mrs Ahmed – English Teacher
Mr Amoah – English Teacher
Mr Corbett – English Teacher
Ms Kanel – English Teacher
In Year 7 students study a range of different topics which focus on providing them with the skills they will need throughout their school life. Students begin the Lexia programme which allows for individual progress across a range of literacy skill areas, as well as developing their reading skills through other literacy sessions.
The curriculum includes six week modules on:
The Play text (Our Day Out)
The Year 8 curriculum aims to develop the topics that are introduced at Year 7, introducing
the boys to more challenging novels and plays, and encouraging a more in-
The curriculum includes six-
Different Play texts
The year 9 curriculum is designed to familiarise students with the requirements of the GCSE English and English Literature courses. The course again covers a variety of different reading and writing units that build upon the students’ experiences in both Years 7 and 8. The summer term focuses on two units of work that encourage students to develop their team work, before their final end of year exam.
Poetry from different cultures
The Year 10s begin their GCSE course by focussing on a number of areas. Students
will study non-
The Year 11s finish their course by completing their English Literature coursework. They will start by studying a range of poetry, revising Of Mice and Men for the Literature exam paper. This will be followed by An Inspector Calls and exam revision during the spring and summer terms.
The English department organises a KS3 and KS4 trip each term to reward students who have shown excellent effort and achievement throughout the term. Recent trips include visits to An Inspector Calls, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, War Horse and Shrek the Musical.
The department also runs weekly revision sessions for KS4 pupils.
Mr Corbett organises a creative writing club on Thursdays (3:30pm-
The Apprentice Project
The Play (Romeo and Juliet)
The Fundraising Project
The Novel (Holes)
An advertising project
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