Leeds East Academy

Curriculum Overview

Students at Leeds East Academy study a rich and diverse curriculum designed to provide the right balance between a variety of opportunities and enough time to master the content of the curriculum.

Lessons at Leeds East Academy are 50 minutes in length. This allows students to have a far boarder curriculum. The information below gives an indication of what subjects students study whilst in the Academy:

Key Stage 3

Year 7:

English (6 Lessons)
Mathematics (6 Lessons)
Science (5 Lessons)
Art (1 Lesson)
Citizenship (1 Lesson)
Drama (1 Lesson)
History / Geography (3 Lessons)
ICT (1 Lesson)
Music (1 Lesson)
PE (2 Lessons)
Spanish (2 Lessons)
Technology (1 Lesson)

 

For further information about the Year 7 curriculum click here.

 

Year 8:

English (6 Lessons)
Mathematics (6 Lessons)
Science (5 Lessons)
Art (1 Lesson)
Citizenship (1 Lesson)
Drama (1 Lesson)
History / Geography (3 Lessons)
ICT (1 Lesson)
Music (1 Lesson)
PE (2 Lessons)
Spanish (2 Lessons)
Technology (1 Lesson)

 

For further information about the Year 8 curriculum click here

 

Key Stage 4

Year 9, 10 & 11:

At the end of Year 8, students will choose their GCSE options. This will allow them to focus on the subjects which they both enjoy and have performed well at during their KS3 studies. 

Key Stage 4 Students will all study:

English (6 Lessons)
Mathematics (6 Lessons)
Science (6 Lessons)
Citizenship (2 Lesson)
PE (1 Lesson)

In addition, they will choose one subject from each of the following option blocks:

 


Option Block A (3 Lessons)

Geography

History

Spanish

 


Option Block B (3 Lessons)

Spanish

Art – Graphics

Art – Textiles

Health & Social Care

Hospitality

ICT

Music

Performing Arts

Sport

Travel & Tourism

 


Option Block C (3 Lessons)

Spanish

Art – Graphics

Art – Textiles

Health & Social Care

Hospitality

ICT

Music

Performing Arts

Sport

Travel & Tourism