Academy Curriculum

Our subject departments are currently reviewing the curriculum for each Year group and a detailed breakdown will be available shortly. 

Key Stage 3

Year 7 and 8 students follow the Key Stage 3 National Curriculum. The subjects taught are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Physical Education
  • Art
  • Music
  • Modern Foreign Language
  • Geograpy
  • History
  • Religious Studies
  • Personal/ Social/ Citizenship/ Health Education (PACE)
  • ICT
  • Resistant Materials/ Food Technology/ Textiles

Key Stage 4

At the end of Year 8 students start Key Stage 4 courses following a core curriculum.

An overview of the courses we offer at Key Stage 4 can be found in our Key Stage 4 Curriculum Guide.

For full course information about the subjects we offer, such as the exam boards or the specific specification for each course, please see our Key Stage 4 Course Information Guide.


Key Stage 4 Core Curriculum

Subject Qualification
English Language & Literature    GCSE
Mathematics          GCSE
Science (Combined)         GCSE
Physical Education (Core)    GCSE


Students then choose ONE subject from the following list:

Subject Qualification
History GCSE
Geography       GCSE


Students then choose TWO to make up the rest of their Key Stage 4 timetable:

Subject Qualification
Art   GCSE
Computer Science           GCSE
Dance GCSE
Drama GCSE
Design & Technology   GCSE
Further Science   GCSE
Geography  GCSE
History   GCSE
Music   GCSE
Physical Education GCSE
Religious Studies GCSE
Spanish  GCSE

The learning of all students is complemented by a range of extra-curricular clubs, trips, visits and guest speakers that help enhance and develop the curriculum. This encourages the development of a wide range of valuable skills that mean our students are ready for life after Year 11.