60% of our teaching here at The Academy is on our main GCSE subjects. The quality of our teaching is second-to-none, with teachers who are innovative and excited to teach at The Academy and also have a wealth of experience in their teaching field. The curriculum is designed to provide stretch and challenge to our students whilst being responsive and flexible to allow for a more personalised approach to learning.

Core GCSEs (compulsory)

  • English

  • Mathematics

  • Core and Additional Science or BTEC Applied Science

GCSEs and BTECs (students can pick 3 of these)


  • Creative Technology

  • Sport


  • Art

  • Business

  • English Literature

  • History

  • Media

  • Psychology

  • Sociology

In addition students then receive the equivalent of 2 GCSEs from their chosen pathway. Our students come out with a minimum of 8 GCSE (or equivalent)