Future Dystopia

Welcome to your new Year 8 class.

Moving on for Year 7 can be a shock to the system as the pace and complexity of the work accelerates without warning. Notwithstanding this, Year 8 English is a fascinating, academically challenging and mature programme of Learning.

Choosing Future Dystopia as your English programme for Year 8 will see you entering a world that bears a notable resemblance to the one we know, yet something is askew. The tone is imperceptibly darker, individuals are surrendering their integrity and turning a blind eye to the slow growth of a malevolent force hidden behind the political-industrial complex…

This site will be an important resource hub for you as the year progresses and will contain everything from details of homework to examples and videos of your own good work. I recommend that you subscribe to the site so that every update is delivered to your email inbox – and that you encourage your parents to do the same as, after all, they are your greatest supporters and the more informed they are, the better they can help!

Your success this year will be determined by the small things. Determination and grit are what is called for – making progress in small increments, day by day, is the only real way to ensure your own achievement.  I will be here with you, every step of the way.

Welcome to my class, it’s going to be a great year!


Christopher Waugh

Author: Christopher Waugh

“Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.” (Katherine Mansfield)

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