Year 8 IExplore Curriculum
This term learners will explore the changing roles of women in society. Firstly, learners will examine how the role of women changed around the time of World War One and evaluate the sacrifices both men and women made. In addition, learners will discover how women are traditionally portrayed in religious texts and debate the extent to which these ideas have evolved. Finally, learners will consider how the role of women within business and society as a whole has changed over time.
This term Year 8 will complete a range of learning activities in order to discover how famous figures have helped change our world for the better. Students will then be presented with opportunities to follow in the footsteps of these individuals by writing and delivering speeches about a current world issue they feel passionate about. Knowledge and understanding will be developed through the use of a variety of learning methods such as modelling, independent tasks, collaborative work and independent research.
In the summer term, learners are provided with the opportunity to experience history, geography and RVE as discrete subjects. They will engage in a range of activities which will allow them to consider humanities in a different way. Learners will have the opportunity to engage with issues relating to changes in our lives and throughout history. Knowledge and understanding will be developed through the use of a variety of learning methods such as modelling, independent tasks, collaborative work and independent research.