Leeds East Academy

Curriculum Overview

 

The academy provides innovative and personalised learning opportunities to ensure that all students learn effectively and achieve their maximum potential.

 

The academy provides innovative and personalised learning opportunities to ensure that all students learn effectively and achieve their maximum potential.

Key Stage 3

All students in Key Stage 3 at LEA follow a common core curriculum that is made up of the following subjects.

* English

* Science

* Mathematics

* PE

* IT

 

Year 7

In year 7 students will also study Enquiry for 4 hours per week. This is project based learning helping students with literacy and learning to learn delivered through Humanities based topics.

Students will also study Art, Drama, Music, Spanish, and Technology.

Year 8

As well as the core subjects students also study Geography, History, RE, Art, Drama, Music, Spanish, Enquiry and Technology

Key Stage 4

All students at LEA will follow a common core curriculum that is made up of the following subjects. Through these subjects the essential IT skills will be covered.

* English

* Science

* Mathematics

* RE

* PE

 

OPTION CHOICES

As well as studying the Core Curriculum, students will get a choice of up to four subjects from the option blocks.

 

Our staff will guide students through these choices, making sure they have chosen the best options for them to achieve highly in their GCSE choices.

ENGLISH BACCALAUREATE (E-BACC)

Some KS4 students will study for the English Baccalaureate (E-Bacc) which will be made up of the following subjects:-

* English

* Mathematics

* Double Science

* Foreign Language (French or Spanish)

* Humanities (History or Geography)

In addition, students will get to choose two subjects of their own choice from the option blocks.

Foundation Curriculum

Some KS4 students will be given the chance to follow a voctional course

that we call Foundation. They will learn through a mixture of life and workplace skills and all students will develop their personal skills. In addition, students will get to choose two subjects of their own choice from the option blocks.