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Year 8 Homework Support

This page is currently under construction. 

The table below summarises what students will learn at each stage in the school year.

You can click on the headings for each subject to be redirected to the year specific area of that subjects SharePoint site. 

Clicking on the names of individual units of work will redirect you to the relevant knowledge organiser.

  English Maths Science
Half term 1 Poverty and Prejudice

Due to the nature of the way maths is taught, the knowledge organisers are collated in one document which, once opened, will direct you towards the relevant knowledge organisers for each half term.

Y8 knowledge organisers

Health and Lifestyle

Electricity and Magnetism

Half term 2

Periodic Table

Biological processes

Separation Techniques

Half term 3 Voices

Separation Techniques (cont)


Half term 4

Ecosystems and Adaptations

Metals and Acids

Half term 5 Tragedy


Motion and Pressure

Half term 6

The Earth



















Art Computer Science Drama DT and Food French
Half term 1   Cybersecurity C1: Issue Based Drama

DT and Food are taught on a rotation.  Therefore, whilst students will cover the same content, the time at which this is done will differ.  The knowledge organisers below will be useful throughout key stage 3.

KS3 DT Knowledge Organisers

KS3 Food Knowledge Organisers

A specific knowledge organiser will be published to students via Satchel One for end of year written assessments.

Half term 2   Binary C2: Puppetry  
Half term 3   Physical Computing and Microbits C3: Stage Combat (Shakespeare)  
Half term 4   Developing for the Web C4: Commedia Dell'arte  
Half term 5   Careers in Computer Science C5: Performing Arts - Musicals and Exploration of Art Forms  
Half term 6   Intro to Python C6: Play Review - Extended Writing  


  Geography History Music Personal Development RE
Half term 1


Fight for Power:

Knowledge organiser 1

Knowledge organiser 2

    Dharmic Faiths: Hinduism
Half term 2     Dharmic Faiths: Buddhism
Half term 3 Population Votes for Women and the Industrial Revolution    

Dharmic Faiths:



Half term 4 Edwardians and Slavery    
Half term 5     Dharmic Faiths: Sikhism
Half term 6 First World War     Ethical Dilemmas