English Faculty



Long Term Plan for English Pathway 2

Year Group(s) Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Year 7-8

Year 1

Roald Dahl

Information texts about Dahl

Works of Roald Dahl books and poetry


History – Lifestyles/ culture of British people during and after the 1930s


Historical Sheffield

Meet me by the steel men,

Lizzie the elephant

The women of steel

Sheffield migration stories

History – Local Investigation and research


Citizen Kane, Press gang, Press Pack

Newspapers, adverts, News round, vlogs, blogs, news reports


Geography – Natural disasters and locations of the UK

Year 7-8

Year 2

Multi- cultural Literature

Creation stories, Norse Stories M.F.L, Travel Guides, Atlases


Geography – World Cultures

Great Playwrights

Film and theatre reviews, magazines Shakespeares Plays, Modern West End Plays

History – British Historical figures

               Influences on writers e.g. War Horse influenced by WW1

Super Heroes

Emergency Services Comics, Marvel and DC films,


Geography – Contrasting localities – Urban and rural . Significant physical features

Year 9,10,11

Year 1

Ghosts and Ghouls

Guiness World Records, Most Haunted, History Books Frankenstein Mary Shelley, Dracula Bram Stoker

History – Old versus New


Animal Encyclopedia, Glosseries and indexes

The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling

Geography – Environments, habitats, and ecosytems

Sea Adventures

The Blue Planet, Christopher Columbus

J Verne , Moby Dick

Geography – Natural disasters and environments

Year 9,10-11

Year 2


Frozen, Swallows and Amazons

Weather reports, Christmas cards, lists, posters

Geographical patterns – seasons and lunar



Scooby Doo, Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes

Tales of the unexpected,

History – passage of time and solving mysteries

Famous People

Characters from any fictional book

Biographies, auto biographies


History – Impacts and influences of people on world history

Year 9,10,11     Year 3 Musicals

Synopsis of musicals, history of musicals

Works of Andrew Lloyd Webber, creation stories


History – History of the theatre


Prehistoric / Dinosaurs

Walking with dinosaurs, dinosaur reference books

Jurassic Park, Jules Verne


Geography – Ecosystems and environmental change


Timetables, Route Planners, Brochure

The Chronicles of Narnia, The Hobbit


Geography – Locations of the UK and significant physical features

Sheffield migration stories


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