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, 8 & 9


Hours per fortnight

Maths 7
English 7
Science 7
History 3
Geography 3
French 5
PE 4
Art 2
Music 2
Drama 2
IT 2
Technology 2


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, RPE and PSHE.

Year 10 & 11


Hours per fortnight

Maths 8
English 8
Science 9
PE 4
RPE 0.5
PSHE 0.5
Option A 5
Option B 5
Option C 5
Option D 5

Option A: History, Geography

Option B: French, Geography

Option C: Food Technology, Art & Design

Option D: Sport Science, Photography


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

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