The Curriculum

The year at TA is divided in to four teaching and learning cycles – four quarters. Further information about each of our subjects, including an overview of each quarter, can be found under Info – The Curriculum from the main menu.

The following courses are studied in Key Stage 4:

Compulsory Core Programme:

English Language
English Literature
Mathematics
Statistics
Science
Religious Studies

Non-Examined Subjects:

Physical Education
Personal, Social, Health & Economic Education

EBACC Subjects:

Geography
History
French
Spanish

GCSE & BTEC Choices:

Art, Craft & Design
Business Studies
Construction
Dance
Engineering with Automotive
Food, Hospitality & Catering
Health & Social Care
IT: Creative Media
Media Studies
Music Practice
Music Technology
Performing Arts – Drama
Product Design
Sports Science

The following courses are studied in Key Stage 5:

Level 3 – A Levels:
Art & Design
Biology
Chemistry
English Literature
French
Further Mathematics
Geography
History
Mathematics
Media Studies
Physics
Product Design

Level 3 – Vocational:
Business Studies
Health & Social Care
Information Technology
Music Performance
Music Technology
Sport

Level 1 and 2 courses are also available.

Additional Programmes:
Football Development Programme
Table Tennis Development Programme
Netball Development Programme

For further information regarding the school’s curriculum please contact Dr Hocking, Vice Principal.