Barlby High @Barlby_HighWe are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to support learning and teaching within our Science Faculty as a Science Technician, to work full-time, term-time only. Closes tomorrow! Full details here https://t.co/WJDAdKc12R #CareersWithHope @HopeLT_York3 days ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighRT @BarlbySport: Huge thanks to Mr Senior for managing the Yr7 Boys to a 2-1 victory over Archbishops. This keeps the team in the hunt for…3 days ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighRT @HopeLT_York: Our partner school @Barlby_High is looking for a a Science Technician, to work full-time, term-time only, supporting learn…3 days ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighThanks very much to parents for attending year 8 options evening. It was great to see so much engagement. Remember it's year 8 parents evening on Thursday 28th March. Look forward to seeing you then!4 days ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighSo great to read about one of our students, Shelby McCloud, completing her 21 challenges to celebrate and raise money on World Down Syndrome Day. Well done Shelby! https://t.co/6vRiP62rVU #proud @yorkpress5 days ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighWe are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to support learning and teaching within our Science Faculty as a Science Technician, to work full-time, term-time only. Closes 25 March. Full details here https://t.co/WJDAdKc12R #CareersWithHope @HopeLT_York5 days ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighWe have a vacancy for a General Teaching Assistant (SEN). The role will involve working with groups and individual students under the direction of the class teacher and other appropriate staff. There's just a week to go until the closing date https://t.co/Rc30dzUTDp @HopeLT_York6 days ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighWe have a vacancy for a Science Technician. We're looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to support learning and teaching within our Science Faculty, to work full-time, term-time only. Full details here https://t.co/WJDAdKc12R #CareersWithHope1 week ago
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Barlby High @Barlby_HighWe have a vacancy for a General Teaching Assistant (SEN). The role will involve working with both groups and individual students under the direction of the class teacher and other appropriate staff. Closes: 27 March https://t.co/Rc30dzUTDp1 week ago
Barlby High School
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Barlby High School
Barlby High School
Vale of York Academy
Manor CE Academy
Poppleton Ousebank Primary
Forest of Galtres Primary
Burton Green Primary

BARLBY HIGH SCHOOL IS PART OF

English

Barlby High School, Selby York. Part of the Hope Learning Trust, York.
Curriculum aim

English at Barlby encompasses all the skills students need to succeed in their studies and to be culturally aware global citizens. During Years 7 and 8 students study a range of literature, both hailing from literary heritage and contemporary authors. Language and structure is a key focus, with students creating their own fiction and non-fiction texts, developing an appreciation for mature and sophisticated style. Students are encouraged to read widely at every opportunity and enjoy taking part in trips and events to showcase their achievements.

Key Stage 3 curriculum overview

English at KS3 is broad and engaging, with a variety of rich and inspirational texts to discover. Students study Shakespeare, modern plays, seminal literature, poetry, 19th century texts and non-fiction. The focus of study is not only on the analysis of language, structure and form but also challenges students to think critically and draw comparisons between issues in the texts and the wider world. Writing is taught and assessed regularly, with an emphasis on shaping texts to purpose, audience and context.

GCSE English Language and Literature

At KS4, students study for AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature. The course is 100% examination. The specification is designed to inspire students, while providing appropriate challenge as well as support to access the material where needed. Students develop the skills they need to read, understand and analyse a wide range of different texts and write clearly.

 

The language exam comprises two equally-balanced papers, each assessing reading and writing in an integrated way:

Paper 1: Explorations in creative reading and writing

Paper 2: Writers’ viewpoints and perspectives

 

The literature exam also comprises two papers, but focus on different genres of texts, ranging from modern plays to poems from our literary heritage:

Paper 1: Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Paper 2: J B Priestley’s An Inspector Calls, and the study of collected poetry and unseen poetry.

 

Keep in touch
Subject Lead for English is Mrs Wright who can be contacted by email at h.wright@barlbyhighschool.org

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