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Curriculum Plans

On this page you'll find an informative bank of our curriculum plans for the academic year across the school.

Whole School Themes

Throughout the year, in each Block, we will be showcasing various subject areas across the school. These whole school themes are designed to bring our Primary and Secondary curriculum together, with students taking part in joint activities, challenges and competitions.

BLOCK

THEME
Block 1Mathematics
Block 2Humanities
Block 3Performing Arts
Block 4Languages
Block 5English
Block 6Physical Education
Block 7Science

Primary School

YEAROVERVIEW
Early Years Foundation StageEYFS Overview
Year 1Year 1 Overview
Year 2Year 2 Overview
Year 3Year 3 Overview
Year 4Year 4 Overview
Year 5Year 5 Overview
Year 6Year 6 Overview
Physical EducationPE Overview
Mathematics

helping your child at home

Addition & Subtraction

Multiplication & Division

Year 7

SUBJECTOVERVIEWTEXTBOOK/RESOURCES
EnglishYear 7 English OverviewSkills in Fiction 1by Wendy Wren and Geoff Reilly (ISBN: 9780748765423)
MathematicsYear 7 Mathematics OverviewMathematics Stage 7 For Cambridge Secondary 1 by Patrick Kivlin (ISBN: 9781408519837)
ScienceYear 7 Biology Overview
Year 7 Chemistry Overview

Year 7 Physics Overview

Complete Biology for Cambridge Secondary 1 by Pam Large (ISBN: 9780198390213)
Complete Chemistry for Cambridge 1 by Philippa Gardom Hulme (ISBN: 9780198390183)

Complete Physics for Cambridge Secondary 1 by Helen Reynolds (ISBN: 9780198390244)

Art & DesignYear 7 Art & Design OverviewN/A

BISL Art Instagram

Computer ScienceYear 7 Computer Science Overviewonline resources used throughout the KS3 course
FrenchYear 7 French OverviewStudio 1 Pupil Book (11 - 14 French) by Anneli Mclachlan and Clive Bell (ISBN: 9780435026967)
GeographyYear 7 Geography OverviewGeog.1 by Rosemarie Gallagher, 4th Edition (ISBN: 9780198393023)
HistoryYear 7 History OverviewInvasion, Plague and Murder by Aaron Wilkes (ISBN: 9780198393184)
MusicYear 7 Music OverviewOpus 1: Progression in Music 11 - 14 by Steve Block et al (ISBN: 9780435812089)
Physical EducationSecondary PE OverviewN/A

BISL Sport Instagram

PSHE & CitizenshipKey Stage 3 PSHE OverviewN/A
SloveneYear 7 Slovene Natives Overview

Year 7 Slovene Non-Natives Overview

Natives use a collection of resources given by the teacher

Non-Natives:
Čas za slovenščino 1 by Mihaela Knez et al (ISBN: 9789612377724)

Year 8

SUBJECTOVERVIEWTEXTBOOK/RESOURCES

English

Year 8 English OverviewSkills in Fiction 2 by Wendy Wren and Geoff Reilly (ISBN: 9780748769476)
MathematicsYear 8 Mathematics OverviewMathematics Stage 8 For Cambridge Secondary 1 by Patrick Kivlin (ISBN: 9781408519868)
ScienceYear 8 Biology Overview
Year 8 Chemistry Overview

Year 8 Physics Overview

Complete Biology for Cambridge Secondary 1 by Pam Large (ISBN: 9780198390213)
Complete Chemistry for Cambridge 1 by Philippa Gardom Hulme (ISBN: 9780198390183)

Complete Physics for Cambridge Secondary 1 by Helen Reynolds (ISBN: 9780198390244)

Art & DesignYear 8 Art & Design OverviewN/A

BISL Art Instagram

Computer ScienceYear 8 Computer Science OverviewOnline resources used throughout the KS3 course
FrenchYear 8 French OverviewStudio 2 Vert Pupil Book (11 - 14 French) by Clive Bell and Anneli Mclachlan (ISBN: 9780435026936)
GeographyYear 8 Geography OverviewGeog.2 by Rosemarie Gallagher, 4th Edition (ISBN: 9780198393030)
HistoryYear 8 History OverviewRenaissance, Reform, Revolution by Aaron Wilkes (ISBN: 9780198393207)
MusicYear 8 Music OverviewOpus 2: Progression in Music 11 - 14 Student Book by Marie Cherry et al (ISBN: 9780435812300)
Physical Education

Secondary PE Overview

N/A

BISL Sport Instagram

PSHE & CitizenshipKS3 Citizenship OverviewN/A
SloveneYear 8 Slovene Natives Overview

Year 8 Slovene Non-Natives Overview

Natives use a collection of resources given by the teacher

Non-Natives:
Čas za slovenščino 1 by Mihaela Knez et al (ISBN: 9789612377724)

Year 9

SUBJECTOVERVIEWTEXTBOOK/RESOURCES
EnglishYear 9 English OverviewSkills in Fiction 3 by Wendy Wren and Geoff Reilly (ISBN: 9780748769513)
MathematicsYear 9 Mathematics OverviewMathematics Stage 9 For Cambridge Secondary 1 by Patrick Kivlin (ISBN: 9781408519899)
ScienceYear 9 Biology Overview
Year 9 Chemistry Overview

Year 9 Physics Overview

Complete Biology for Cambridge Secondary 1 by Pam Large (ISBN: 9780198390213)
Complete Chemistry for Cambridge 1 by Philippa Gardom Hulme (ISBN: 9780198390183)
Complete Physics for Cambridge Secondary 1 by Helen Reynolds (ISBN: 9780198390244)
Art & DesignYear 9 Art & Design OverviewN/A
BISL Art Instagram
Computer ScienceYear 9 Computer Science Overviewonline resources used throughout the KS3 course
FrenchYear 9 French OverviewStudio 3 Rouge Pupil Book (11-14 French) by Clive Bell and Anneli Mclachlan (ISBN: 9780435026943)
GeographyYear 9 Geography OverviewGeog.3 by Rosemarie Gallagher, 4th Edition (ISBN: 9780198393047)
HistoryYear 9 History OverviewTechnology, War and Independence by Aaron Wilkes (ISBN: 9780198393214)
MusicYear 9 Music OverviewOpus 3: Progression in Music 11 - 14 by Rob Blythe et al (ISBN: 9780435812508)
Physical EducationSecondary PE OverviewN/A

BISL Sport Instagram
PSHE & CitizenshipKey Stage 3 Citizenship Overview
N/A
Slovene
Year 9 Slovene Natives Overview

Year 9 Slovene Non-Natives Overview

Natives use a collection of resources given by the teacher

Non-Natives:
Čas za slovenščino 1 by Mihaela Knez et al (ISBN: 9789612377724)
Čas za slovenščino 2 by Mihaela Knez et al (ISBN: 9789612377755)

Years 10 - 11

SUBJECTOVERVIEWTEXTBOOK/RESOURCESSYLLABUS CODE
EnglishYear 10 English Overview

Year 11 English Overview

Cambridge International IGCSE First Language English Coursebook by Marian Cox (ISBN: 9781107657823)

Cambridge International IGCSE First Language English Workbook by Marian Cox (ISBN: 9781107695771)

0500

Mathematics

Year 10 Mathematics Overview

Year 11 Mathematics Overview

Cambridge IGCSE Maths Student’s Book by Chris Pearce, Revised Edition (ISBN: 9780008258898)

0580

BiologyYear 10 Biology Overview

Year 11 Biology Overview

Complete Biology for Cambridge IGCSE by Ron Pickering, Third Edition (ISBN: 9780198399117)

0610

ChemistryYear 10 Chemistry Overview

Year 11 Chemistry Overview

Complete Chemistry for Cambridge IGCSE by Richard Harwood & Ian Lodge, Fourth Edition (ISBN: 9781107615038)

0620

PhysicsYear 10 Physics Overview

Year 11 Physics Overview

Complete Physics for Cambridge IGCSE by Stephen Pople, Third Edition (ISBN: 9780198399179)

0625

Art & DesignYear 10 Art & Design OverviewN/A
BISL Art Instagram

0400

Computer ScienceYear 10 Computer Science Overview

Year 11 Computer Science Overview

Cambridge IGCSE Computer Science Coursebook by Sarah Lawrey and Donald Scott (ISBN: 9781107518698)

0478

FrenchYear 10 French Overview

Year 11 French Overview

Cambridge IGCSE French Student Book by Jean-Claude Gilles et al, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781510447554)

0520

GeographyYear 10 Geography Overview

Year 11 Geography Overview

Cambridge IGCSE and O Level Geography by Paul Guiness and Garrett Nagle, 3rd Edition (ISBN: 9781510421363)

0460

HistoryIGCSE History Overview20th Century History for Cambridge IGCSE by John Cantrell et al (ISBN: 9780199136360)

Cambridge IGCSE Modern World History: Option B by Ben Walsh (ISBN: 9781444164428)

0470

MusicYear 10 Music Overview

Year 11 Music Overview

The Right Way to Read Music: Learn the basics of music notation and theory (Paperback) by Harry and Michael Baxter (ISBN: 9780716022008)
and
Sound Foundations by James Rae & Mike Cornick (ISBN: 9783702467319)
Year 10:
0978

Year 11:
8271

Physical EducationSecondary PE OverviewN/A

BISL Sport Instagram

SloveneYear 10 Slovene Natives Overview

Year 10 Slovene Non-Natives Overview

Year 11 Slovene Natives Overview

Year 11 Slovene Non-Natives Overview

Natives use a collection of resources given by the teacher

Non-Natives:
Čas za slovenščino 2 by Mihaela Knez et al (ISBN: 9789612377755)

Years 12 - 13

SUBJECTOVERVIEWTEXTBOOK/RESOURCESSYLLABUS CODE
English LanguageYear 12 English Language Overview

Year 13 English Language Overview

Cambridge International AS and A Level English Language Coursebook Second Edition (ISBN: 9781108455824)9093

English Literature

Year 12 English Literature Overview

Year 13 English Literature Overview

Cambridge International AS and A Level Literature in English Coursebook Second Edition (ISBN: 9781108457828)9695
MathematicsYear 12 Mathematics Overview

Year 13 Mathematics Overview

Year 12 & 13 Statistics Overview

Pure Mathematics 1 Coursebook by Sue Pemberton (ISBN: 9781108407144)

Pure Mathematics 2 & 3 Coursebook by Sue Pemberton (ISBN: 9781108407199)

Probability & Statistics 1 Coursebook by Dean Chalmers (ISBN: 9781108407304)

9709
BiologyYear 12 Biology Overview

Year 13 Biology Overview

Cambridge International AS and A Level Biology Coursebook by Mary Jones, Richard Fosbery, Jennifer Gregory & Dennis Taylor, Fourth Edition (ISBN: 9781107636828)9700
ChemistryYear 12 Chemistry Overview

Year 13 Chemistry Overview

Cambridge International AS and A Level Chemistry Coursebook by Lawrie Ryan & Roger Norris, Second Edition (ISBN: 9781107638457)9701
PhysicsYear 12 Physics Overview

Year 13 Physics Overview

Cambridge International AS and A Level Physics Coursebook by David Sang, Graham Jones, Gurinder Chadha & Richard Woodside, Second Edition (ISBN: 9781107697690)9702
Art & DesignYear 12 Art & Design OverviewN/A

BISL Art Instagram

9479
BusinessYear 12 Business Overview

Year 13 Business Overview

Cambridge International AS and A level Business Coursebook by Peter Stimpson and Alastair Farquharson, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781107677364)9609
Computer ScienceYear 12 Computer Science OverviewCambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook by Sylvia Langfield and Dave Duddell (ISBN: 9781107546738)9608
EconomicsYear 12 Economics Overview

Year 13 Economics Overview

Cambridge International AS and A level Economics Coursebook by Colin Bamford and Susan Grant, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781107679511)9708
GeographyYear 12 Geography Overview

Year 13 Geography Overview

Cambridge International A and AS Level Geography by Paul Guiness and Garrett Nagle, 2nd Edition (ISBN: 9781471868566)9696
HistoryYear 12 History Overview

Year 13 History Overview

Cambridge International AS History 1871 - 1945 by Phil Wandsworth (ISBN: 9781107613232)9389
MusicYear 12 Music OverviewAQA AS and A Level Music Study Guide by Richard Bristow (ISBN: 9781785581557)7271
PsychologyYear 12 Psychology Overview

Year 13 Psychology Overview

Year 12:
AQA Psychology for A Level Year 1 & AS - Student Book by Cara Flanagan (ISBN: 9781908682406)

Year 13:
AQA Psychology for A Level Year 2 - Student Book by Cara Flanagan (ISBN: 9781908682413)

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