Structured Home Learning - SHL

Year 8 Curriculum Pack

The ESSENTIAL Curriculum Pack contains a daily timetable for all the following subjects:

  • English: The English component aims to excite and motivate parents and students by making learning relevant and supporting parents. Addressing key concerns raised in recent Ofsted reports as well as meeting the needs of the new KS3 National Curriculum, the Student Books are structured around thematic units that cover a variety of forms as well as including unique immersive production based-units. The English has a core focus on engaging students by connecting their skill development, through the theme of the unit, with Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening skills used in a range of relevant and interesting jobs in the outside world.
  • Maths: Integers, powers and roots; angles and shapes; probability; fractions, decimals and percentages; equations and formulae; measures; diagrams and graphs; place value and calculation; transformations; solving equations; analysing statistics; calculations; equations and graphs; ratio, proportion and solving problems; constructions; collecting, displaying and analysing data.
  • Science: Food and digestion; circulation and respiration; microbes and disease; extinction of species; water; recycling; minerals and ores; rock cycle and plate tectonics; heating and cooling; forces and transport; light; sound and hearing.
  • ICT: As an optional extra, available at 3 different levels. See here for details.

The COMPLETE Curriculum Pack, as well as the above, contains a daily timetable for the following subjects.

  • History: The Renaissance and Church Reformation (1509-1745); the Industrial Revolution and development of the British Empire (1745-1901).
  • Geography: Geographical data; Population - UK and World; towns and cities; coastal erosion; weather; global warming; Asia - study of South West China.

The ENHANCED Curriculum Pack for Year 8 also has the following resources:

  • Multi-media Shakespeare component: to support English
  • Art: Developing a range of artistic techniques
  • Music: Classical music
  • Cookery: Aimed at your child becoming an independent cook, with a range of healthy meals
  • Encyclopedia

[Note: Pack contents may differ from those illustrated because we continuously strive to improve all our products]

Click below to see samples of Year 8 Pack English, Maths and Science work:

Whichever type of pack you buy, you can choose between Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 for English, for Maths and for Science.