Brief overview: In Year 8 students use a combination of textbooks, novels, plays, poems, films, websites etc to make progress in the main skills of Reading, Writing and Speaking & Listening. We follow a system of continuous assessment designed to provide students with a solid foundation in KS3 skills in English, before beginning the IGCSE courses.

“Setting”: Students are taught in mixed ability classes (tutor groups)

Specific Equipment required by all students:  copy books, basic stationery

Useful Resources: Students are given different texts/resources according to the unit of work they are studying.

Timetabled hours per week:  5 x 50 minute lessons