Curriculum 2021

As an Academy, we have recently carried out a full curriculum review of our provision for a roll-out in September 2021.

Our 21st Century Curriculum offer will enable students to live out the Core Values of the Academy of St Nicholas of Respect, Ambition, Resilience & Compassion whilst remaining true to our Academy Curriculum Vision Statement below.

Our aim is to deliver a curriculum that is inclusive, relevant and progressive for all learners.

Details of the curriculum diagram for each year group are outlined below, based on a 50 period timetable over two weeks. For subject specific content and Schemes of Learning, please visit our Subject Pages.

Year 7

English

8

Mathematics

8

Science

 6

RE

5

Core PE

4

MFL

5

History

3

Geography

3

Art

2

Performing Arts

2

Computing

2

D&T

2

Curriculum for Life

2.5 hours per week

Year 8

English

8

Mathematics

8

Science

 7

RE

5

Core PE

4

MFL

4

History

3

Geography

3

Art

2

Performing Arts

2

Computing

2

D&T

2

Curriculum for Life

2.5 hours per week

Year 9

English

8

Mathematics

8

Science

 6

RE

5

Core PE

4

MFL

4

History

3

Geography

3

Art

2

Drama

1

Music

2

Computing

2

D&T

2

Curriculum for Life

2.5 hours per week

Key Stage 4 (Y10 & Y11)

English

9

Mathematics

9

Science

 10

RE

5

Core PE

2

Option 1

5

Option 2

5

Option 3

5

Curriculum for Life

2.5 hours per week

Options

History, Geography, French, Spanish, Computer Science, Digital ICT, Sport, Food Preparation & Nutrition, Engineering, Business Studies, Art & Design, Photography, Drama, Music, Health & Social Care.

Key Stage 5 (Y12 & Y13)

Option 1

9

Option 2

9

Option 3

 9

Option 4

9

Curriculum for Life

(Core RE)

2

Curriculum for Life

2 hours per week

Options

Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Applied Science, Mathematics, English (Language & Literature), Philosophy & Ethics, Childcare, Sport, Psychology, Art & Design, Criminology, ICT, History, Digital Media, Heath & Social Care, Computer Science, Business Studies.

Key Stage 5 (Level 2)

Business & Enterprise

6

Travel & Tourism

6

Digital Media

6

English (Resit)

9

Mathematics (Resit)

4

Curriculum for Life

2

If you require further information about our Curriculum offer, please contact Mr G Lloyd (Senior Deputy Headteacher) at the academy via lloydg@astn.uk