Year 10 Curriculum 2022-23

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

Animal Handling

Spring Term

Animal Housing & Accommodation

Summer Term

Animal Health and Welfare

Full Year 10 Animal Care Curriculum (PDF) Animal Care Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Art
Autumn Term

Me, Myself and I
Foundation skills & knowledge building

Spring Term

Me, Myself and I

Summer Term

Component 1 – Surroundings

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

External factors – impact on success
Internal factors – impact on success

Spring Term

PEST and SWOT Situational Analysis
Assessment research window begins
Assessment

Summer Term

Financial records
Financial planning and forecasting

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

1-3 Years Development
Government guidelines for nutrition and development for 3-4 years

Spring Term

Childcare for children under the age of 5
Childhood illness and safe environment

Summer Term

Preparing for a child

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

Health and Wellbeing
Religion and Worldviews

Spring Term

Relationships
Health & Wellbeing

Summer Term

Relationships
Religion & Worldviews

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

Programming fundamentals and Boolean logic
Programming

Spring Term

Secondary Storage and Data Storage Units
Data Storage and Compression

Summer Term

Additional Programming Techniques
Algorithms

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

Visual Identity and Digital Graphics

Spring Term

Interactive Multimedia Products

Summer Term

Creative iMedia in the Media Industry

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

Design Strategies and Design Requirements
OnShape: Intro to CAD

Spring Term

Communicating Design Outcomes
OnShape: Intro to CAD
Evaluating Design Ideas

Summer Term

Manual Production of Freehand Sketches and Engineering Drawings
Use of CAD

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
Revision
PPEs
Poetry

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 Landscapes: Rivers
UK Physical Landscapes: Coasts

Spring Term

Living World: Tropical rainforests
Living world: Desert ecosystems

Summer Term

Economic Development: The changing economic world

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

Health and Social Care Services and Values

Spring Term

Human Lifespan Development

Summer Term

Human Lifespan Development

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 and Proportion
Area and Volume
Compound Measures

Spring Term

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

Summer Term

Sequences
Trigonometry – (MIXE Groups)
Trigonometry – (MIXD Groups)
Angles (DF 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
Moving ahead
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

Telling a Story
Documentary
Photography

Spring Term

Telling a Story
Documentary
Photography

Summer Term

Fragments

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)
Physical Education (PE) - Theory
Autumn Term

Anatomy and Physiology

Spring Term

Body Systems- Effects of Exercise

Summer Term

Methods of Training/ Health and Well Being

Full Year 10 PE Theory Curriculum (PDF) PE Theory Curriculum for All Years (PDF)
Physical Education (PE) - Cambridge National Sports Science (CNSS)
Autumn Term

Principles of Training

Spring Term

Controlled Assessment

Summer Term

Sports Nutrition

Full Year 10 CNSS Curriculum (PDF) PE CNSS 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

Family

Summer Term

Crime and Deviance

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