Oxford Academy

Curriculum overview

We offer a broad and balanced curriculum to suit the needs of all pupils. A range of subjects are taught at KS3 during Y7 and Y8, after which pupils choose their KS4 options. At this point, we offer a variety of academic and vocational qualifications. We have a rigorous options process to ensure that pupils are encouraged to study courses that are suitable for their future success, both at the end of KS4 and beyond.

  • KS3

English (elements of both Literature and Language)

Mathematics

 

Science

History

Geography

French

Spanish

Art

Music

Drama

Food Technology

ICT

Core PE

There is also a thorough PHSE programme that incorporates SMSC, RE and the teaching of British Values.

  • KS4

All pupils study the core subjects and then take four option subjects.

English Literature GCSE

English Language GCSE

Mathematics GCSE

Combined Science GCSE OR Triple Science GCSE

History GCSE

Geography GCSE

French GCSE

Spanish GCSE

Computer Science GCSE

Art GCSE

Graphics GCSE

Music GCSE

Drama GCSE

Resistant Materials GCSE

Engineering BTEC

ICT BTEC

Business GCSE

Health and Social Care BTEC

Sociology GCSE

Psychology GCSE

Health and Fitness VCERT

There is also a thorough PHSE programme that incorporates SMSC, RE and the teaching of British Values.

Pupils also study core PE.

Courses offered in the third column will differ from year to year, depending on the uptake of courses and national changes in qualifications that can be offered.

  • KS5

English Literature and Language

Media A Level

History A Level

 

There is also a thorough PHSE programme that incorporates SMSC, RE and the teaching of British Values.

Course offered will differ from year to year.