Curriculum – Year 8 2017-04-22T11:25:58+00:00

Curriculum – Year 8

 

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View Year 8 Curriculum
AUTUMN TERM SPRING TERM SUMMER TERM
Money Matters – Looking at bank accounts, credit and debt, loans and mortgages. They will think about how money will be important to them as they grow up

Sex and Relationships Education –  The children will discuss topics such as boyfriends and girlfriends, marriage, contraception, sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS

Technology and the media: Cyberbullying

Developing Listening Skills to help improve interaction in the classroom

Looking at sustainability – discussing what is important on our Planet Earth

A review of the year, review of targets achieved and missed, plans for the coming year

 

 

AUTUMN TERM SPRING TERM SUMMER TERM
  • Swimming – stroke development and races
  • Gymnastics – group work and apparatus
  • Swimming – survival and water polo
  • Fitness and indoor athletics
  • Tennis
  • Athletics

 

 

AUTUMN TERM SPRING TERM SUMMER TERM
  • Rugby (boys)
  • Hockey (girls)
  • Hockey (boys)
  • Netball (girls)
  • Cricket (boys)
  • Rounders/cricket (girls)

 

French Language and Culture – 5 day residential in France  (every two years)

Languages Day (every two years)

Year 8 Leavers’ Programme including 3 day residential trip to Hilltop. For full details of this extensive programme: http://www.taverhamhall.co.uk/post-common-entrance-programme/

Classics/Geography/Languages trip to Naples (every two years)

Maths Day

Sports Tour (every two years)

Ski trip (every two years)

World Book Day

Theatre trip (related to a specific book)

Norfolk Children’s Book Fair (1 visit each term) and talk

visit to Norwich Research Park

History Day – Hands on the Past

visit to Ely Cathedral Pilgrimages

Computing workshop at Apple Store, Norwich

Art – visiting artist

Music Soirées

Music scholarship class

School Choirs

Orchestra

Percussion Ensemble

Wind Ensemble

Rock Band

String Ensemble

Specialist sports coaching workshops (of termly sports and athletics)