Subjects

To find out more about each subject and the content taught in each Year group, please click on the subject links on the left of the page. If you would like more details about our curriculum please contact Mr Paul Reed (paul.reed@macclesfieldacademy.org).

In Years 7, 8 & 9 students are taught the following subjects 

  • English 
  • Maths 
  • Science 
  • French and/or Spanish 
  • History 
  • Geography 
  • Religious Studies 
  • Music 
  • Art 
  • Drama 
  • Computer Science 
  • Physical Education 
  • Design & Technology

 

In Years 10 & 11 students are all taught the following core subjects: 

  • English 
  • Maths 
  • Science 
  • Physical Education 

 

GCSE Pathways Years 10 – 11 

At the end of Year 9, students are guided onto our Pathways programme.   

All our Pathway GCSE courses are 1 year programmes taught for 5 hours a week.  

Typically, in Year 10students take GCSE in either French or Spanish and one other GCSE or Technical Award.   

In Year 11 students take two further GCSEs / Technical Awards. 

We offer a range of GCSE and Technical courses that students can study within our Pathways programme from Year 10 onwards. Below are the subjects we offered to students in 2020: 

 

GCSE Courses
Art & Design Fine Art (AQA)
Art & Design Photography (AQA)
Business Studies (Edexcel) 
Computer Science (AQA)  
Drama (Edexcel) 
French (AQA)  
Geography (AQA) 
History (AQA)  
Media Studies (AQA) 
Music (OCR)
Physical Education (AQA) 
Religious Education (AQA) 
Spanish (AQA)  

 

Technical Awards
Creative i-Media National (OCR)
Graphic Design Level 2 Award (NCFE)
Health and Social Care National (OCR)
Hospitality  & Catering Level 1/2 Award (WJEC)

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