Year 10 Curriculum 2021-22

Here at Penrice we strive to offer a broad and diverse curriculum that helps our students develop into curious and highly engaged learners. You can browse the curriculum below by clicking on the subject headings for further information.

If you would like to know more about the curriculum at Penrice Academy, please email enquiries@penrice.org.uk where your request will be forwarded to the most appropriate subject teacher.

Animal Care
Autumn Term

Monitoring and Recording
Enrichment Project
Assessment Evidence
Safe Handling

Spring Term

Demonstrating Safe Handling
Assessment Evidence
Improvement and Paperwork

Summer Term

Enrichment Project
PPE Exams

Animal Care Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Art
Autumn Term

Identity & My Surroundings
Foundation skills & knowledge building

Spring Term

Identity & My Surroundings

Summer Term

Component 1
Personal Portfolio
Identity – Portraiture/Character
Surroundings, Environment and Place

Full Year 10 Art Curriculum (PDF) Art Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Business Enterprise
Autumn Term

Business Opportunity
Business Planning micro-enterprise activity

Spring Term

Pitching a micro-enterprise activity
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Summer Term

Market Research
Internal factors – impact on success

Full Year 10 Business Curriculum (PDF) Business Enterprise Curriculum for All Years (PDF) - Includes Computer Science
Child Development
Autumn Term

Government guidelines for nutrition

Spring Term

Development 3- 5 years
Childcare for children under the age of 5

Summer Term

AWAITING INFORMATION

Full Year 10 Child Development Curriculum (PDF) Child Development Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
CLASS
Autumn Term

Mental health
Families and gender equality

Spring Term

Healthy relationships
Exploring influence

Summer Term

Addressing extremism and radicalisation
Families and gender equality

Full Year 10 CLASS Curriculum (PDF) CLASS Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Computer Science
Autumn Term

Algorithms
Programming fundamentals and Boolean logic

Spring Term

Algorithms Standard searching & sorting
Producing robust programs

Summer Term

Programming languages and Integrated Development Environments
Computer networks, connections and protocols

Full Year 10 Computer Science Curriculum (PDF) Computer Science Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Creative iMedia
Autumn Term

Digital graphics
Pre-production

Spring Term

Interactive Multimedia Products (IMPs)
Working to a client brief

Summer Term

Digital Gaming (UI and UX)
2D and 3D Games

Full Year 10 Creative iMedia Curriculum (PDF) Creative iMedia Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Design Technology & Engineering (DT)
Autumn Term

Investigating an Engineering Project – materials, components and processes

Spring Term

Investigating an Engineering Project – disassembly techniques

Summer Term

Exploring engineering sectors and design applications

Full Year 10 DT Curriculum (PDF) DT Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Drama
Autumn Term

Exploring the Performing Arts

Spring Term

Developing Skills in the Performing Arts

Summer Term

Developing Skills in the Performing Arts

Full Year 10 Drama Curriculum (PDF) Drama Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
English
Autumn Term

Creative Writing
War Poetry
A Christmas Carol

Spring Term

Viewpoints and Perspective
Macbeth

Summer Term

English Language
Poetry
Revision
PPEs

Full Year 10 English Curriculum (PDF) English Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Food, Hospitality & Catering
Autumn Term

The structure of the Hospitality and Catering industry

Spring Term

Analysing the job requirements within the Hospitality and Catering industry

Summer Term

Working conditions of jobs across the Hospitality and Catering industry
Factors which affect the success of Hospitality and Catering providers

Full Year 10 Food & Catering Curriculum (PDF) Food & Catering Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Film Studies
Autumn Term

Component 1: Section B: Key Developments in Film
Component 1: Section C: US Independent Film: Special Film Writing: ‘The Hurt Locker’ (Bigelow, 2008)

Spring Term

Component 2: Section A: Global English Language Film: ‘District 9’ (Blomkamp, 2009): Film Elements
Component 2: Section A: Global English Language Film: ‘District 9’ (Blomkamp, 2009): Narrative, context and representation.

Summer Term

Component 2: Section B: Global Non-English Language Film: ‘Tsotsi’ (Hood, 2005)
Component 3: Production Coursework: planning and drafting

Full Year 10 Film Studies Curriculum (PDF) Film Studies Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Geography
Autumn Term

UK Physical Coasts (rivers done at end of Year 9 2022)
Living World

Spring Term

Living World
Economic Development UK

Summer Term

Economic Development Kenya
Resources

Full Year 10 Geography Curriculum (PDF) Geography Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Health and Social Care
Autumn Term

Understand the different types of Health and Social Care services and the barriers to accessing them.
Understand human growth and development across life stages and the factors that affect it.

Spring Term

Understand human growth and development across life stages and the factors that affect it.
Demonstrate the care values and review practices.

Summer Term

Investigate how individuals deal with life events.

Full Year 10 Health & Social Care Curriculum (PDF) Health and Social Care Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
History
Autumn Term

Superpower Relations

Spring Term

Superpower Relations
The USA, 1954-75

Summer Term

The USA, 1954-75

Full Year 10 History Curriculum (PDF) History Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Maths
Autumn Term

Pythagoras
Transformations
Ratio
Area and Volume
Compound Measures
Quadratic Equations

Spring Term

Quadratic Equations
Probability
Simultaneous Equations – (MIXD Groups)
Linear Equations – (FE Groups)
Percentages
Inequalities

Summer Term

Sequences
Trigonometry – (MIXD Groups)
Angles and Pythagoras – (FE Groups)

Full Year 10 Maths Curriculum (PDF) Maths Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)
Autumn Term

Holidays and travel
Transactional holiday language

Spring Term

Teenage life
Daily life

Summer Term

Exam skills
Global dimension – Volunteering abroad

Full Year 10 MFL Curriculum (PDF) MFL Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Music
Autumn Term

Exploring the Music Styles

Spring Term

Exploring Professional Skills and Skills Development

Summer Term

Exploring Professional Skills and Skills Development

Full Year 10 Music Curriculum (PDF) Music Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Photography
Autumn Term

Portraiture

Spring Term

Portraiture

Summer Term

Identity

Full Year 10 Photography Curriculum (PDF) Photography Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Physical Education (PE)
Autumn Term

Rugby
Strength & Conditioning
Netball
Badminton
Tag Rugby
Fun Fitness
Football

Spring Term

Strength & Conditioning
Football
Badminton
Hockey
Athletics

Summer Term

Athletics
Cricket
Rounders

Full Year 10 PE Curriculum (PDF) PE Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Science
Autumn Term

Inheritance and Evolution
Chemical Bonding
Organic Chemistry
Chemical changes & Energy changes
Waves (Combined) Electricity (Triple and Combined)

Spring Term

Homeostasis and Response
Quantitative Chemistry
Rate and extent of Chemical reactions
Forces (Combined) Waves (Triple)
Magnetism

Summer Term

PPE revision and preparation
PPE follow up

Full Year 10 Science Curriculum (PDF) Science Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Sociology
Autumn Term

Research methods

Spring Term

Education

Summer Term

Crime and Deviance

Full Year 10 Sociology Curriculum (PDF) Sociology Curriculum for All Years (PDF)