This page includes Year 9 schemes of work on:
- Charity week.
- A New Sports Centre.
- A New Community.
- Cycling law
These comprehensive schemes of work include lesson plans and handouts for every lesson. Each lesson consists of aims, objectives activities and resources. Each scheme of work also includes:
- Aims and objectives of the unit.
- Links to the 2013 National Curriculum for Citizenship.
- Concepts, processes and range and content.
- Citizenship Formative Statement.
- Citizenship levels (which can be adapted for your school).
- Formal Assessment.
- Possible Classroom Activities.
The aim of this scheme of work is for students to become active citizens and run a charity week at school. The students will decide the charity, design money raising activities, design and distribute adverts speak in assemblies, run the events, collect money and write the event up in the school newsletter. The unit will enhance the pupils’ knowledge of the voluntary sector, looking at why charities work and how they raise money.
The aim of this 4 lesson scheme of work is to highlight the problem of global warming and the importance of recycling. The scheme of work aims to show local solutions to the problem, such as local recycling schemes and uses a local newspaper to show that local people who recycle incorrectly are liable to a fine. Students are encouraged to respond to this issue. The scheme of work require students to research global warming and recycling and create a piece of work that will highlight the issue around the school. Students will learn the importance of taking action to fight against problems and are encouraged to share their opinions, and the opinions of their family.
A New Sports Centre.
The aim of this 7 lesson scheme of work is for students to look at the benefits of leisure on the individual and on the local community and to understand how decisions are made locally. The topic teaches students that different people in the same community can have different needs and wants and there are a variety of viewpoints on local issues. Students are given an outline of the difference between private and public companies and their roles in running leisure centres and the controversies that can arise in planning them. Students must then role-play a public meeting, which is discussing whether a new sports centre should be allowed in the town of Shenwood.
The aim of this scheme of work is to allow students to decide how a community should be run. Students study rights and responsibilities and consider what to do when they clash, making informed decisions and judgements. The scheme of work introduces to the benefits and disadvantages of using democracy and autocracy when making rules and laws in society.
The aim of this 6 lesson scheme of work is for students to become active citizens and run a charity week at school. The students will decide the charity, design money raising activities, design and distribute adverts speak in assemblies, run the events, collect money and write the event up in the school newsletter. The unit will enhance the pupils’ knowledge of the voluntary sector, looking at why charities work and how they raise money.