Take a look at Leyland’s premier Academy at our Open Evening on Thursday 19th September 2019 at 6.30pm or make an appointment to tour the school during our Open Week 7th-11th October 2019.

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Curriculum Overview


The breakdown of each option and GCSE course is outlined in the annual options booklet and explained to parents and pupils at the Year 9 options evening and parents evening in the spring term of each year.

Pupils have the opportunity to follow the English Baccalaureate as well as Triple Science.

At Keystage 4 (GCSE) pupils study qualifications in:
  • GCSE English
  • GCSE Maths
  • GCSE Science (Core & Additional or Triple)
  • GCSE RE
  • GCSE ICT
  • GCSE History/Geography
Some pupils study the following qualifications:
  • GCSE French/Spanish
Option subjects are dependent on cohort size and choices and comprise of the following subjects (N.B. Not all option subjects run every year):
  • GCSE Psychology
  • GCSE Sociology
  • GCSE PE
  • GCSE Graphics
  • GCSE Drama
  • GCSE Art
  • GCSE Business Studies
  • GCSE Food Nutrition
  • GCSE Product Design