Curriculum

Key Stage 3 Curriculum

At Dartmouth Academy we have a three-year key stage 3. Pupils follow the national curriculum subjects, providing them with the breadth and depth of subjects required as a foundation for their key stage 4 studies and the knowledge and skills required for later life.

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Maths 8 Maths 8 Maths 8
English 8 English 8 English 8
Science 5 Science 5 Science 7
History 3 History 3 History 3
Geography 3 Geography 3 Geography 3
French 4 French 4 French 4
PE 4 PE 4 PE 4
RE 2 RE 2 RE 2
PSHE 2 PSHE 2 PSHE 1
Art 3 Art 3 Art 3
Music & Drama 4 Music & Drama 4 Music & Drama 3
IT 2 IT 2 IT 2
Technology 2 Technology 2 Technology 3
Creative Curriculum 1 Creative Curriculum 1    

 

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

At Dartmouth Academy we operate a two-year Key Stage 4. Pupils are encouraged to follow the EBAC, comprising of English, Maths, Science, a humanity, a modern foreign language and two other option choices as well as the other core curriculum subjects of PE, RE and RSE.

Year 10

Year 11

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Maths 8 Maths 9
English 8 Maths 8
Science 10 Science 10
PE 4 PE 4
RE 3 RE 3
PSHE 2 PSHE 1
Option A 5 Option A 5
Option B 5 Option B 5
Option C 5 Option C 5

Option A: French, Music, Photography

Option B: History, Geography

Option C: Hospitality & Catering, Art & Design

 

Option A: French, Photography, Hospitality & Catering

Option B: History, Geography

Option C: Art & Design, Film Studies

 

 

For information about the subjects above, please see the Subject Information tab.

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