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17/02/20

Retweeted From George Watson

Well done, Breanna. We are so proud of you. You are a credit to https://t.co/tdh8Iko4hf

17/02/20

Retweeted From Amy Anderson

So so so proud of Breanna!! Your resilience and ambition has really paid off!! Everyone is proud of your wonderful achievements! https://t.co/RWYsZRArPN

13/02/20

Packed hall tonight for the final performance of “The Wizard of Oz” congratulations to the staff and students and our fabulous stars from Fairchilds Primary! Great collaboration and a fantastic performance! https://t.co/dWsLT9E6xb

12/02/20

THE WIZARD OF OZ Opening tonight - 12th Feb! Additional performance on Thursday evening (13th) - 7 pm start. Tickets available on Parent Pay https://t.co/7n0leHeU9i

09/02/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

We are currently recruiting for one Maths, one Science and one English teacher for September. https://t.co/uGHjllwjCc

30/01/20

A reminder that Year 9 Parents’ Evening will be held in school on Thursday 6th February. Please arrive any time between 4.30-6.30 pm to meet with your child’s teachers and discuss his/her progress. We look forward to seeing you then. https://t.co/NTkpR9ifde

21/01/20

Every week we display student art work proudly in reception! Congratulations Tilly for being our Artist of the Week! https://t.co/iR8omdq71Q

19/01/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Calling NQTs & experienced teachers - do visit us at the recruitment fair and meet team. Plenty of opportunities to be part of an incredible cross primary- secondary team and to join the GLF journey https://t.co/tc2RFKaW9Y

18/01/20

Why not pop into visit us ?? would love to show you around our science department and can talk you through the incredibly journey we are on as a school

18/01/20

Another great week ! Final Catering exams, Theatre Trips and a visit to Tower Bridge to take part in the Winter Youth Summit! So proud of our students https://t.co/Qw2XPW7eta

18/01/20

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

We are hiring! If you are interested in starting with us as a science teacher then please drop me a DM to arrange a visit and meet the brilliant team. Suitable for starting NQT in Sept or teachers with experience should also apply https://t.co/NnQzg9fSlI

16/01/20

Great assembly today! Mrs Anderson has set year 7/8 the challenge of learning a poem off by heart and reciting it with purpose and passion. The first student to be brave and recite it to her will receive a special letter home and rewards! https://t.co/5kw6Pi5iwM

15/01/20

We look forward to welcoming our Year 10 parents to parents evening tonight! 4:30pm until 7pm.

10/01/20

Retweeted From Amy Anderson

Looking for a new career opportunity?? Come and join our team in a values driven school on the road to good! Get applying!! https://t.co/NIVqUPTTxN

06/01/20

Happy New Year! Great to see everyone back and ready to during the new term, making 2020 count! https://t.co/0DlOntwv6p

12/12/19

Retweeted From Aimhigher London

with yr 10 NCOP students from and working on countering limiting beliefs, positive affirmation, vision and success with student ambassadors from and . https://t.co/vcqAAPQVHQ

10/12/19

Tomorrow Wednesday 11th December is Christmas Jumper day! Helping to raise money for our school community projects fund! https://t.co/BTFRvwafWc

07/12/19

Retweeted From Centreofchange: Counselling, Mentoring, Tutoring

New Addington Christmas Celebration for all the friends and family. Join us for free refreshments, a chance to win a homemade Caribbean Rum cake, and many more fun prizes and activities https://t.co/CNeNZX4KdV

04/12/19

Retweeted From Meridian High School

Magic Breakfast - free breakfast available to students. Ensuring that no child is too hungry to learn https://t.co/fXs9PItlEv

03/12/19

Update! Good news we are delighted to confirm the issues with hot water and heating have been resolved and we will be open tomorrow! We look forward to seeing the students in the morning and apologise for any inconvenience caused today

English

What is English for at Meridian High School?

As a core subject, English enables students to develop skills in analysis, critical thinking and creativity. The skills developed in the English classroom are widely applicable across the curriculum, whilst also providing students with the tools to succeed in further education, careers, and a rapidly changing world. 

Why does English as a subject matter?

The study of English introduces students to the literary canon, enabling students to access rich and engaging poetry, prose and drama from a range of literary periods. Through the study of English, students will develop an extended vocabulary, enabling them to express complex ideas and beliefs. English is pertinent in supporting students in their social, moral, and spiritual development, consistently enabling students to reflect on their own beliefs and values.

What does English help young people to achieve?

The English Curriculum encourages curiosity and debate, whilst also being designed to support all students in becoming effective communicators, critical thinkers, and creative writers. After studying English at Meridian High School, students will have a broad and extensive vocabulary, enabling them to confidently present ideas in speaking and writing.  Undoubtedly, English supports all young people in expressing their thoughts, feelings and ideas, making them attractive candidates for further education and careers.


Topics covered in Year 7:

  • Detective Fiction
  • The Hunger Games
  • Conflict Poetry
  • Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Topics covered in Year 8:

  • A Christmas Carol
  • Lord of the Flies
  • Natural World Poetry
  • Shakespeare: The Tempest

Topics covered in Year 9:

  • Animal Farm
  • GCSE Poetry Anthology: Power and Conflict
  • Macbeth
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Topics covered in Year 10:

  • Animal Farm
  • GCSE Poetry Anthology: Power and Conflict
  • Macbeth
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
  • 19th Century Fiction
  • Imaginative Writing
  • 20th and 21st Century Non-Fiction
  • Transactional Writing

Topics covered in Year 11:

  • Revision of all GCSE English Literature and Language modules

Qualification title:

GCSE English Language

GCSE English Literature

Additional learning resources:

  • Revision Guidebooks for core GCSE texts
  • BBC Bitesize for English Literature and Language

 

In this section you can find a copy of every knowledge organiser for every subject, in each year group. This list is updated throughout the academic year. These are found via this link:

 

MHS Knowledge Organisers