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The Adeyfield Academy

Year 8 Reading List

English 

Maths
 

Science 

PE
 

Geography 

History
 

Modern Foreign Languages
 

Art and Textiles
 

Technology
 

Computing
 

Philosophy and Ethics 

  • Watch The Big Questions programme (Sunday 10am BBC1) https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007zpll
  • Research the impact different pioneers for equality have had on society e.g. Gandhi, Jesus, Desmond Tutu, Oskar Schindler, Harvey Milk, Malala Yousafzai, Emily Wilding Davison, Jim Elliot, Benazir Bhutto, William Wilberforce, Elizabeth Fry.
  • Research the human rights act – find examples of countries around the world where people’s rights are still not being granted, Mayanmar for example.

Music
 

Citizenship 

Read all or any of the books that you haven’t from the Year 7 reading list:

  • His Dark Materials Trilogy Philip Pullman
  • The Hunger Games Trilogy Suzanne Collins
  • I am Malala  Malala Yousafzai
  • I Will Always Write Back Caitlin Alfirenka & Martin Ganda
  • Flowers In the Gutter: The True Story of the Edelweiss Pirates, Teenagers who resisted the Nazis      K.R.Gaddy
  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas   John Boyne
  • The Tattoo Artist of Auschwitz   Heather Morris

As well as

Get in touch

Miss Sam Rogers, School Business Manager

Longlands
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4DE

(01442) 406020