Curriculum

The Eastbourne Academy offers a broad and balanced curriculum leading to a variety of well-chosen examination courses. The Curriculum is led across the Academy by the Vice Principal (Curriculum and Pedagogy). She is supported by an Assistant Principal and the Curriculum Leaders for different subject areas.

For further information about the curriculum, please contact the following.

Ms V. Stevens - Vice Principal - v.stevens@theeastbourneacademy.org

Mr D. Stewart - Assistant Principal - d.stewart@theeastbourneacademy.org

 

KS3 Curriculum

In KS3 all students will study:

  • Art and Design
  • English Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Integrated Science
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Humanities
  • Computing
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Product Design
  • Performance Studies (Dance/Drama/Music)
  • Physical Education
  • Personal, Social, Health, Religious and Economic Education

 

KS4 Curriculum

In KS4 students study a core curriculum of:

  • English Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Integrated Science
  • Physical Education
  • Personal, Social, Health, Religious and Economic Education

Year 11 2016/17

All students in Year 11 have studied two option subjects in Year 10, that were examined at the end of the year. They will study two further option subjects in Year 11 which are examined at the end of Year 11. For further details regarding the courses offered, please refer to the Year 11 options booklet below.

PDF icon Options for Year 11

Year 10 2016/17

Year 10 students will follow one of two pathways, allowing them to achieve either 8 or 9 GCSE or equivalent qualifications. For further details regarding the courses offered, please refer to the Year 10 options booklet below.

PDF icon Options for Year 10

 

The following courses are available for students to study at KS4

 Darwin

 Subject

Board Specification
 Bengali AQA 4638
 English Language AQA 8700
 English Literature  AQA 8702
 Film Studies WJEC 155
 French AQA 4658
 Geography A AQA 9030
 History B Edexcel 2HB01
 Polish AQA 4688
 Portuguese OCR  J736 
 Religious Studies Edexcel  2RS01 
 Spanish AQA  4698
 Da Vinci    
 Subject  Board Specification
 Computer Science  AQA   4512
 ICT GCSE  Edexcel   2IT01
 Mathematics  AQA    8300
 Performing Arts  AQA    4882
 Performing Arts BTEC   Edexcel   TKY (25-29)
 Physical Education  AQA    4890
 VCert Certificate in Health and   Fitness  NCFE  Vocational
 Franklin    
 Subject Board Specification
 Art AQA  4201
 D&T Food Technology AQA   4547
 D&T Product Design AQA   4557
 Science Core Edexcel   2SC01
 Science Additional Edexcel   2SA01
 Science Further Additional Edexcel   2SF01
 CIA/Academy    
 Subject  Board  Specification
 ECDL  BCS  Vocational
 Entry Level Mathematics  Edexcel   8922
 Entry Level English  Edexcel   4970
 CAT Digital Tests  GL