Barlby High @Barlby_HighOur second-hand uniform shop will be open at school today from 5.30-7.30pm. Come and grab your bargains! Thanks to the Friends of Barlby High for organising #uniform #preloved https://t.co/ghh1eMrvha1 week ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighFinal Headteacher's breakfast of the term. Miss Caddell has enjoyed meeting students in every year group! #ProudPrincipal https://t.co/ttKuuqk6Xd1 week ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighA reminder that if your son/daughter needs any pieces of uniform for the next school year (or even to see them through the rest of the summer term!), come along to our second-hand uniform shop at school tomorrow from 5.30-7.30pm #uniform #preloved #readyforschool https://t.co/YZA64ctJVH1 week ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighA reminder that if your son/daughter needs any pieces of uniform for the next school year (or even to see them through the rest of the summer term!), come along to our second-hand uniform shop at school on Thursday 15 July from 5.30-7.30pm #uniform #preloved2 weeks ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighA reminder that if your son/daughter needs any pieces of uniform for the next school year (or even to see them through the rest of the summer term!), come along to our second-hand uniform shop at school on Thursday 15 July from 5.30-7.30pm #uniform #preloved https://t.co/edy42fDtVu2 weeks ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighPlease note, the uniform shop will now be open on Thursday 15 July from 5.30-7.30pm, not 8 July. https://t.co/p64VE4K5Xs3 weeks ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighREMINDER: If your son/daughter needs any pieces of uniform for the next school year (or even to see them through the rest of the summer term!), come along to our second-hand uniform shop at school on Thursday 8 July from 5.30-7.30pm #uniform #preloved #schoolready https://t.co/Bc2pR9dBvE3 weeks ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighRT @BarlbyGeog: First day of fieldwork for @Barlby_High @BarlbyGeog in 16 months. What a pleasure to spend it with @BarlbyGeog yr10 who wer…3 weeks ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighRT @SlamJamTweet: Congratulations to @Barlby_High, @LCHSed and @obapeterborough who ran away with all the prizes at tonight’s #SlamJam2K213 weeks ago
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
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@bhs.hlt.academy

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