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Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

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Curriculum Information

Our curriculum is designed to ensure that each individual student is educated and supported to succeed in the world today. The academy offers a wide range of high quality academic and vocational courses. The curriculum for each Key Stage is outlined below.
 

Key Stage 3

This weekly key stage programme of study is followed during years 7 and 8. In the majority of subjects, students are put into sets appropriate to their ability.

English

6 lessons per week

Maths

5 lessons per week

Science

5 lessons per week

Physical Education

2 lessons per week

Spanish

4 lessons per week

Design Technology

2 lessons per week

Geography

2 lessons per week

History

2 lessons per week

Music

1 lesson per week

Drama

1 lesson per week

ICT

1 lesson per week

Art & Design

1 lesson per week

Religion & Philosophy

1 lesson per week

 

Key Stage 4

The Key Stage 4 programme of study is followed during years 9, 10 & 11 where students are split into three different routes dependent upon need.  F & E route students follow the English Baccalaureate subjects, whilst the N route students follow a narrower curriculum.

All students will have a mandatory option choice of History and/or Geography,  which will be allocated 4 teaching periods.  Students then have a further two option choices which will be allocated 3 teaching periods each.  Some options choices may have entry criteria.

Please click the subjects below to view a brief video about each option choice, or to view all the videos, please click here.  A copy of the full Key Stage 4 Curriculum Guide can be found in the documents area at the bottom of this page.

For further information, please contact Mr Kevin Watson at the Academy.

Core Subjects

English Language & Literature

F&E - 6 lessons per week
N - 7 lessons per week

Mathematics

F & E - 5 lessons per week
N - 6 lessons per week

Science (combined)

F & E - 5 lessons per week
N - 6 lessons per week

Spanish

F&E - 4 lessons per week

Citizenship

F&E - 2 lessons per week
N - 3 lessons per week

Physical Education
(non examinable)

1 lesson per week

Mandatory Option Subjects

4 lessons per week

Geography
KS4 Options Video Geography
History
KS4 Options Video - History

Option Subjects

3 lessons per week

Art & Design
HAFVideoArt&Design

Business
HAFVideoBusiness

Drama
KS4 Options Video Drama

Food Preparation & Nutrition
KS4 Options Video Food Preparation & Nutrition

Health & Social Care
KS4 Options Video - Health & Social Care

ICT
KS4 Options Video - ICT

     

Materials Technology

Physical Education

Sociology
KS4 Options Video - Sociology

Statistics

Triple Science
KS4 Options Video Triple Science

 

 

Key Stage 5

For details of the key stage programme of study for years 12 and 13, please see the Harris Sixth Form website.