Please click on the link below to view the presentation given at the Year 7 Parents' Information Evening.  This gives an overview of the Key Stage 3 curriculum, together with useful information regarding what you and your child can expect during the course of their first year at Backwell.

Click on the following link to view the presentation given at the Year 7 Parents' Information Evening: 

Science Department Presentation at Year 7 Parents' Workshop 

English Department Presentation at Year 7 Parents' Workshop

How to support your child in English (Year 7)

You can also download the Years 7, 8 and 9 Curriculum Booklets, which give you further information about what your child will be covering in each of the subject areas in the forthcoming year.  Please click on the relevant link to open the pdf document.
 

Year 7 Curriculum Booklet

Year 8 Curriculum Booklet

Year 9 Curriculum Booklet 

 

Language Allocations for Year 7 (from September 2016)

French : 7C1, 7C2, 7M1, 7M2 and 7M3

Spanish : 7Q1, 7Q2, 7S1, 7S2 and 7S3

Please note that all students have the possibility of taking up a second language in Year 8.
 

If you have any further questions about our curriculum, please contact Mr B Houghton, Deputy Headteacher, via the school email address mailbox@backwellschool.net.


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Level Descriptors for Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening for students in Years 7 - 9

 English Reading Level Descriptors : Level 2 - 5

 English Reading Level Descriptors : Level 4 - 7

 English Reading Level Descriptors : Level 5 - 8

 English Writing Level Descriptors : Level 2 - 5

 English Writing Level Descriptors : Level 4 - 7

 English Writing Level Descriptors : Level 5 - 8

 English Speaking and Listening Level Descriptors : Level 2 - 5

 English Speaking and Listening Level Descriptors: Level 4 - 7

 English Speaking and Listening Level Descriptors: Level 5 - 8