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Curriculum and Qualifications

Walthamstow Academy has a powerful, intellectual and rigorous curriculum. Students are challenged to be the best they can be, whatever their starting point, and as a result, we see continuous improvement across the Key Stages.

At the end of Year 9, students make their curriculum choices, meaning that from Year 10 they are studying subjects they are particularly passionate and excited about, and for more time across the week.

In Year 7 students study English, Maths, Science, Computing, French, Spanish, Music, Art, Drama, RE, Geography, History, Design Technology and PE. They study PSHRE during form time.

In Year 8 students study English, Maths, Science, Computing, French, Spanish, Music, Art, Drama, RE, Geography, History, Design Technology and PE. They study PSHRE during form time.

In Year 9 students study English, Maths, Science, Computing, French, Spanish, Music, Art, Drama, RE, Geography, History, Design Technology and PE. They study PSHRE during form time.

In Year 10 students begin their GCSE curriculum choices.

The subjects we offer at Key Stage 4 are:

COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

GCSE English Language

GCSE English Literature

GCSE Mathematics

GCSE Combined Science

Core PE (no qualification attached)

GCSE Triple Science

GCSE French

GCSE Spanish

GCSE Geography

GCSE History

GCSE RE

GCSE Computing

GCSE Drama

GCSE Art

GCSE Media

GCSE PE

GCSE Music

GCSE Product Design

GCSE Food and Nutrition Studies

BTEC Business Studies

BTEC Sport

BTEC Health and Social Care

 

The subjects we offer at Key Stage 5 are:

 

A Level English Literature

A Level Mathematics

A Level Biology

A Level Chemistry

A Level Physics

A Level French

A Level History

A Level Geography

A Level Art

A Level Media

A Level Performing Arts

A Level Psychology

A Level Sociology

BTEC Business Studies

 

If you have any questions about our curriculum or would like to find out more, please contact Dan Seed, Vice Principal

dan.seed@walthamstow-academy.org

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