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 Information section of our website. However the subject overviews within key stages and across different year groups can be found here:

 

Our teaching hours are broken up as below. The teaching hours are indicated by hours per week – even though in Secondary we operate a two week timetable .

Curriculum Area EYFS (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)
Phonics 5 3.5
Reading Daily stories 3 2.5 2.5 Homework & Lesson Transition Homework & Lesson Transition Homework & Lesson Transition
English 4 5 5 3.5 3.5 4.5
Maths 2.5 6 6 6 2.5 2.5 3.5
Music 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Science 1 1.5 1.5 3.5 3.5 4.5
Humanities* 1 2 2 3 3 4
Art/DT 1 1.5 1.5 0.5 0.5 1.5
PSHE/Assemblies 1.5 1.5 1.5 1 1 1
French 1 1 1.5 1.5 2
PE 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
RSE / Wellbeing 1 1 1 0.5 0.5 0.5
Computer Science 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Drama 0.5 0.5 0.5
ATL 5.5 5.5 n/a

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

 

Students select their options when they reach Year 10. To find out more information about the Subjects offered in Key Stage 4 please read our Atlantic Curriculum Guidance Booklet 2020-22.

 

Year 10

Option 1 &2 : Choose Two of the following EBacc
History
Geography
French
Option 3: Choose ONE of the following 
Hospitality
Drama
Travel and Tourism
Philosophy and Ethics
Option 4: Choose ONE of the following
Art
RSL Music
Business
Hospitality
Option 5: Choose ONE of the following
Health and Social Care
Computer Science
PE

Year 11

Option 1 &2: Choose TWO of the following EBacc
History
Geography
Computer Science
French
Option 3: Choose ONE of the following
BTEC Dance
GCSE PE
BTEC Health and Fitness (Sport)
Option 4: Choose ONE of the following
Art
BTEC Health & Social care
BTEC Hospitality
Option 5: Choose ONE of the following
BTEC Business
BTEC Drama
BTEC Music
BTEC Travel & Tourism

Our teaching hours for Key Stage 4 (Years 10 & 11)  are broken up as below  which show a two week timetable .

Year 10 (age 14-15) Year 11 (age 15-16)
English 9 9
Maths 8 8
Science 9 9
Option 1 5 6
Option 2 5 6
Option 3 4 4
Option 4 4 4
Option 5 4 3
Core PE 1 1
Core RSE / Wellbeing 1
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