Kearsley Academy

Preparing for the future

Year 7 and 8

In year 7 and 8 students follow a creative curriculum that focuses on mastering the skills needed for GCSEs. All students receive 25 hours per week of timetabled lessons arranged within a 2 week timetable.


Year 7

We offer a broad and balanced curriculum in year 7 so that students can take advantage of lessons dedicated to a range of subject areas and explore their talents.

Subject Curriculum Hours per Fortnight
English 8
Maths 8
Science 8
Spanish 3
Computer Science 4
Food Technology 1
Art 2
History 3
PE (including dance) 5
Drama 2
Music 2
P4C 2
Citizenship 2




Year 8

In year 8 students build on their knowledge and skills gained in year 7 and choose their GCSE options at the end of the year.

Subject Curriculum Hours per Fortnight
English 8
Maths 8
Science 8
Spanish 3
Computer Science 4
Food Technology 1
Art 2
History 3
PE (including dance) 5
Drama 2
Music 2
P4C 2
Citizenship 2