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 Curriculum Offer

English - 8 Lessons Mathematics - 8 Lessons Science - 6 Lessons RE - 6 Lessons Core PE - 4 Lessons MFL - 5 Lessons
History - 3 Lessons Geography - 3 Lessons Art - 2 Lessons Performing Arts - 2 Lessons Computing - 2 Lessons D&T - 2 Lessons
Curriculum for Life - 2.5 hours per week

Year 8 Curriculum Offer

English - 8 Lessons Mathematics - 8 Lessons Science - 6 Lessons RE - 5 Lessons Core PE - 4 Lessons MFL - 5 Lessons
History - 3 Lessons Geography - 3 Lessons Art - 2 Lessons Performing Arts - 2 Lessons Computing - 2 Lessons D&T - 2 Lessons
Curriculum for Life - 2.5 hours per week

Year 9 Curriculum Offer

English - 8 Lessons Mathematics - 8 Lessons Science - 6 Lessons RE - 5 Lessons Core PE - 4 Lessons MFL - 5 Lessons
History - 3 Lessons Geography - 3 Lessons Art - 2 Lessons Drama - 1 Lessons Computing - 2 Lessons D&T - 2 Lessons
Music - 2 Lessons Curriculum for Life - 2.5 hours per week

Year 10 & 11 Curriculum Offer

English - 9 Lessons Mathematics - 9 Lessons Science - 10 Lessons RE - 5 Lessons Core PE - 2 Lessons
Option 1 - 5 Lessons Option 2 - 5 Lessons Option 3 - 5 Lessons Curriculum for Life - 2.5 hours per week

Options

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

Year 12 & 13 Curriculum Offer

Option 1 - 9 Lessons Option 2 - 9 Lessons Option 3 - 9 Lessons Option 4 - 9 Lessons Core RE - 2 Lessons
Curriculum for Life - 2.5 hours per week

Options

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

KS5 - Level 2 Programme

Business & Enterprise - 6 Lessons Travel & Tourism - 6 Lessons Digital Media - 6 Lessons English (Resit) - 9 Lessons Mathematics (Resit) - 9 Lessons MFL - 5 Lessons
Curriculum for Life - 2.5 hours per week

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