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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.

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

Primary

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 EducationPrimary PE Overview

Year 7

SubjectOverviewTextbook/ResourcesCourse Introduction
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/AArt & Design at BISL
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)Year 7 Textbook Introduction
MusicYear 7 Music OverviewOpus 1: Progression in Music 11 - 14 by Steve Block et al (ISBN: 9780435812089)
Physical EducationSecondary PE OverviewN/APhysical Education at BISL
SloveneYear 7 Slovene Non-Natives Overview
Year 7 Slovene Natives Overview
Non-Natives:
Čas za slovenščino 1 by Mihaela Knez et al (ISBN: 9789612377724)
Natives use a collection of resources given by the teacher

Year 8

SubjectOverviewTextbook/ResourcesCourse Introduction
EnglishYear 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/AArt & Design at BISL
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)Year 8 Textbook Introduction
MusicYear 8 Music OverviewOpus 2: Progression in Music 11 - 14 Student Book by Marie Cherry et al (ISBN: 9780435812300)
Physical EducationSecondary PE OverviewN/APhysical Education at BISL
SloveneYear 8 Slovene Non-Natives Overview
Year 8 Slovene Natives Overview
Non-Natives:
Čas za slovenščino 1 by Mihaela Knez et al (ISBN: 9789612377724)
Natives use a collection of resources given by the teacher

Year 9

SubjectOverviewTextbook/ResourcesCourse Introduction
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/AArt & Design at BISL
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)Year 9 Textbook Introduction
MusicYear 9 Music OverviewOpus 3: Progression in Music 11 - 14 by Rob Blythe et al (ISBN: 9780435812508)
Physical EducationSecondary PE OverviewN/APhysical Education at BISL
SloveneYear 9 Slovene Non-Natives Overview
Year 9 Slovene Natives Overview
Non-Natives:
Čas za slovenščino 1 by Mihaela Knez et al (ISBN: 9789612377724)
Čas za slovenščino 2 by Mihaela Knez et al (ISBN: 9789612377755)
Natives use a collection of resources given by the teacher

Year 10 - 11

SubjectOverviewTextbook/ResourcesSyllabus Code
English Year 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
MathematicsYear 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/A0400
Art & Design at BISL
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/APhysical Education at BISL
SloveneYear 10 Slovene Non-Natives Overview
Year 10 Slovene Natives Overview
Year 11 Slovene Non-Natives Overview
Year 11 Slovene Natives Overview
Non-Natives:
Čas za slovenščino 2 by Mihaela Knez et al (ISBN: 9789612377755)
Natives use a collection of resources given by the teacher

Year 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 LiteratureYear 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/A9479
Art & Design at BISL
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
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)
7181/7182