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Carlton le Willows Academy

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Curriculum

Carlton le Willows Academy offers a broad and balanced curriculum which concentrates on the development of a wide variety of skills.

In Key Stage 3 (Years 7 and 8) all students study English, Mathematics, Science, PE, Geography, History, French and/or German, Music, Design & Technology, Religion & Philosophy, Character Resilience & Wellbeing, Art, Drama and ICT.

At Key Stage 4 (Years 9, 10 and 11), all students study GCSE English Language, English Literature, Mathematics and Combined Science. All students also take PE.

Students have the opportunity to take four further GCSE (or equivalent) option courses from our options package, which they start in Year 9. At least one humanity, History or Geography, is compulsory and most students are expected to study a foreign language. All qualifications will be completed in Year 11. See our Options booklet below for a full list of courses available.

At Key Stage 5, students can access our Sixth Form. As one of the largest in the county, we are able to offer a range of courses to suit varying abilities. Current A Level (or equivalent) subjects which are offered include English, Mathematics, History, Geography, Economics, Law, Business Studies, Travel and Tourism, Art, Chemistry Biology and Physics.

For more information about any subject, contact the head of department.

Read more about our Post 16 curriculum here.