Below you will find an outline of the curriculum content delivered across the year. Please be aware that this is only an outline, and therefore at times content may cut across different half terms or may be moved as required. For a detailed breakdown of what you will be tested on in the assessment windows, please check the year group page.

Year 9 Content
Advent 1 Shopping:

  • talking and writing about shopping in the supermarket and department store
  • role-play: understanding weights and money and how they are used in Chinese
Advent 2 Travel in China:

  • introduction of key grammar points through the study of travel in different Chinese cities, including how to form adverbs, and describing events in different relative time frames (before, after, etc)
  • introduction to modal verbs
  • talking and writing about Chinese New Year
Lent 1 Introduction to GCSE course: Talking about me

  • talking and writing about your family and daily routine
  • talking and writing about personal likes and dislikes
Lent 2 Introduction to GCSE course: School

  • describing your school buildings, your school day and school activities
  • talking and writing about school rules using modal verbs
  • comparing schools in Britain and China
Trinity 1 Introduction to GCSE course: Hobbies

  • revision of sports and hobbies
  • talking about how long you do activities for
  • speaking and writing about sports facilities
Trinity 2 Hurdles revision and consolidation