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Key Stage Three Curriculum Summary

Each unit is one 50 minute lesson.

 

 

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

English

5

5

4

Maths

4

4

4

Science

4

4

4

History

2

2

2

Geography

2

2

2

Human and Cultural Education

2

2

2

Languages

3

3

3

Drama

1

1

Students select 3 subjects and study 2 units per week from:

  • Art
  • Computer Science
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Engineering
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Media
  • Music
  • Textiles

Art

1

1

Dance / Music

1

1

Technology

3

3

Media

-

-

Physical Education

2

2

Computer Science

 

 

1

 

 

Accelerated Curriculum - some students arrive at the Academy requiring additional support.  This is delivered through a tailored, thematic curriculum. These students will move from the Accelerated Curriculum into the more traditional Aspire Curriculum at the appropriate time in the individual progression.

 

  

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Accelerated- Thematic Curriculum underpinned by Literacy & Linguistics covering:  English, History, Geography, Human and Cultural Education and Global Learning.

14

14

14

Maths

4

4

4

Science

4

4

4

Computer Science

1

1

Students select 3 subjects and study 2 units per week from:

  • Art
  • Computer Science
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Engineering
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Media
  • Music
  • Textiles

Drama

1

1

Art

1

1

Dance/Music

1

1

Design & Technology

2

2

Media

-

-

Physical Education

2

2

2

 

 

Key Stage Four Curriculum summary

 

Year 10

Year 11

English

5

5

Maths

5

5

Science

5

6

Options

Students select 4 subjects and study 3 units per week from:

  • Art
  • Business
  • Citizenship
  • Computer Science
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Engineering
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Geography
  • Health & Social Care
  • History
  • Languages
  • Media
  • Music
  • Music Technology
  • Sociology
  • Sport
  • Textiles
  • Travel & Tourism

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Physical Education

2

2

Human and Cultural Education

1

-*

 

 * Human and Cultural Education in Y11 is delivered through a series of flat-pack workshops / focus sessions.