Year 9

Year 9

Assessment 1

18 November 2015

Assessment 2

15 January 2016

Assessment 3

18 March 2016

Assessment 4

May/June 2016

LLW PD

Topic 4

  • Story plan on feelings.
  • Story on feelings.

LLW Employability

Topic 5

Research on different types of Jobs. PPT on moving to Larne.

LLW Citizenship

Topic 2

UDHR poster and write up. (Human Rights)

Due to the nature of this subject, pupils will not complete and end of year examination.  As a result, tracking four will be an average of tracking 1-3.
       

PE:

Invasion games (hockey/Football)

 

  • Pupils should know elements that make up an invasion game and begin to use this to influence decision making in a game.
  • Understand the different abilities in the group and how it might affect performance and effect tactics.

PE:

Invasion games (netball/rugby)

  • Understand how exercise affects performance in Netball/Rugby.
  • Select appropriate passes in game situations.
  • Begin to become effective in attack/defence in a game

PE:

HRPE

  • Can identify and recognise appropriate stretches and muscles targeted.
  • Can identify most of the skill and health related components of fitness
  • Have an awareness of the FITT and SMART principles of training.

PE:

Athletics

  • Can warm up effectively according to the event.
  • Can perform running, throwing, jumping activities with pace.
  • Show drive with arms and legs.
  • Recognise their own and others strengths and weaknesses,

History

The Reformation

 

Test on the Protestant Reformation and the impact of King Henry V111

History

The Spanish Armada

 

Test on the events of the Spanish Armada including map work on the route of the Armada

History

Colonies and The Plantation of Ulster

 

Test on the setting up of British colonies and the outcomes of the Plantation of Ulster

History

End of year exam

 

 

A summary of the topics studied throughout Year 9 also including the Battle of the Boyne and Siege of Londonderry

English:      

Talking and listening

  • Individual presentation

English:

Reading

  • Functional response to a text – eg book/film review

English:

Writing

  • Writing to persuade, argue, inform

English:

End of year exam

  • 3 sections comprising reading, writing and punctuation

 

Art and Design

Folder and Sketchbook Decoration

-          Making a Folder.

-          Sketchbook Decoration

 

Art and Design

Mixed Media Owl Picture.

-          Cut paper technique

 

Art and Design

Ceramic Candleholder Design.

-          Leaf inspired ceramic design

 

Art and Design

Perspective Painting.

-Pupils create a painting based on their choice of landscape/seascape with walking boots

Mathematics

Test 1

  • Understanding Number
  • Decimals and Percentages

Mathematics

Test 2

  • Shape and Measure
  • Positive and Negative Numbers
  • Graphs

Mathematics

Test 3

  • Handling Data
  • Averages

Mathematics

End of year exam

  • A summary of the topics covered during the year
       

French

Vocabulary tests

  • School subjects
  • Time

French

Writing task

  • Write about your school in French

French

Speaking assessment

  • Talk about your school (10 phrases)

French

End of year exam

Reading and Writing exam based on all year 9 topics

Technology

2 point perspective

  • Drawing task where the pupil is to reproduce a Rubik’s cube in detail
  • Rendering

Technology

Design Process

  • Theory based design process explaining the stages of design to develop products

Technology

Catapult

  • Practical task designing and manufacturing an elastic band powered catapult
Technology
  • End of year exam
  • Covers all theory and practical for the year in a written exam

Geography

  • Ecosystems test

Comprehension task

Geography

  • Hot deserts test

Facts and Figures

Geography

  • Tropical Rainforest Test

People’s opinions and justification of answers

Geography
  • End of Year exam based on Weathering, Rivers and Erosion

Home Economics

Fruit and vegetables. Test

Home Economics

The Nutrients

Test

Home Economics

Plan, cook and evaluate a main course.

Practical and written

Home Economics

End of year exam on all topics covered during the year.