At Atlantic Academy our curriculum is clearly planned and sequenced to allow for an all-through provision. Detailed breakdowns can be located in the Subject Specific section of our website.

Our teaching hours are broken up as below. The teaching hours are indicated by hours per week.

Curriculum AreaEYFS (age 4-5)KS1 (age 5-7)LKS2 (age 7-9)UKS2 (age 9-11)Y7 (age 11-12)Y8 (age 12-13)Y9 (age 13-14)
Phonics53.5
ReadingDaily stories32.52.5
English4553.53.54
Maths2.56662.52.53.5
Music0.50.50.50.50.5 0.50.5
Science11.51.53.53.54.5
Humanities*1223 34
Art/DT11.51.50.5 0.50.5
PSHE/Assemblies1.51.51.51 11
French111.5 1.52
PE1.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
RE1110.5 0.50.5
Computer Science1111111

* In primary, history, geography and RS are taught as a combined curriculum; in Y7 and Y8, pupils are taught 1.5 hours a week of history and 1.5 of geography, in Y9, pupils are taught 2 hours a week of history and 2 of geography a week.

Year 10 (age 14-15)Year 11 (age 15-16)
English4.54.5
Maths44
Science4.54.5
Option 12.53
Option 22.53
Option 322
Option 422
Option 522.5
Core PE0.50.5
RSE11
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