If you would like to find out more about EMC KS3 Curriculum Plus, please get in touch by email.
* Buying the package entitles you to buy additional copies of all these texts at £6.90. (The discounted price normally restricted to orders of over 100 copies.)
** Further boxes of the EMC CurriculumPlus Card Collection can be bought for £60.
Click on the tab 'Need additional texts' above. You can then add additional copies of the five pupil books and boxes of CurriculumPlus Cards, at the reduced price.
Alternatively, you may prefer to buy EMC KS3 Curriculum Plus Package 3:
Already bought your KS3 Curriculum Plus Package and Looking to Book Your Course Place?
Package 1 includes two places on EMC KS3 courses of your choice. Please email with evidence of your order, the course you would like to book and the details of the teachers attending. If you simply want to find out more about this part of the package, please email with a phone number and a good time to ring you back.
You can buy the following items separately at a discounted price.
A pupil book with nine units of work for Years 7-9 organised around three key areas of the language curriculum: Literature and Language; Standard English; Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation. Each unit develops knowledge about language and how it works, encouraging exploration, reflection and metacognition. This is a much-needed intervention in the KS3 curriculum, ensuring a prominent place for rigorous language study that challenges pupils to be active, critical and creative in their own reading and writing.
KS3 Language Laboratory is part of EMC KS3 Curriculum Plus.
With an eclectic mix of poems designed to intrigue and engage, this publication offers a rich experience of poetry at KS3 and an excellent foundation for GCSE. Fulfils National Curriculum requirements for pre-1914, seminal world literature and author study.
Poetry Plus for KS3 is also part of EMC KS3 Curriculum Plus.
This publication fills a much-needed gap in the educational experience of today’s secondary pupils, with its focus on a richly diverse range of texts to promote critical thinking. From Andrea Levy to David Almond, from Angie Thomas to George Orwell, and from Alex Wheatle to ZZ Packer, pupils are offered challenging material by renowned authors writing about issues important to the world today. Accompanying material, both within the book and available online, encourages pupils to explore the texts from a range of critical standpoints. Perfect for English lessons, Citizenship, PSHE and tutor time.
Free download version of EMC's Critical Literacy Cards at the bottom of this page.
Diverse Shorts is included in EMC KS3 Curriculum Plus.
The EMC CurriculumPlus Card Collection box includes eight decks of three different sets of cards – enough for pupils to work in groups of three or four.
Providing wide-ranging prompts to support discussion, analysis and writing about texts, these cards introduce pupils to some key ideas about the ways texts work – and the role they play in society.
EMC CurriculumPlus Card Collection box is included in EMC KS3 CurriculumPlus.
A pupil book with a diverse range of non-fiction texts from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries with activities designed to help pupils to develop the skills they will need for GCSE. From a look at what the latest research tells us about the sleeping teenage brain to hilarious advertisements for 19th-century quack cures, the texts have been carefully selected to appeal to this age group and to suit a range of abilities.
Non-fiction Shorts is included in EMC KS3 Curriculum Plus.
Literary Shorts: Pupil Anthology is a 160-page paperback, with 21 stories covering English literary heritage, seminal world literature and contemporary writers. Accompanies Literary Shorts: Creative, Critical and Comparative Approaches Teachers' Resource.
Guy de Maupassant, Rudyard Kipling, Rabindranath Tagore, Saki, Katharine Mansfield, Thomas Hardy, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Yasar Kemal, Alice Walker, William Trevor, Jean Rhys, Roald Dahl, Isabel Allende, John Updike, Joe R. Lansdale, Geraldine McCaughrean, Jamila Gavin, Meg Rosoff, Barbara Bleiman, Kate DiCamillo.
Literary Shorts Anthology is included in EMC KS3 Curriculum Plus.