See below for a list of our subjects.

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Art and Design

The department has three dedicated teaching rooms which enable our pupils to learn and create using a wide range of techniques in the most up to date facilities. In addition…

Business, ICT and Computing

There are a number of dedicated ICT suites across the academy, and the department also utilises other technology to enhance learning, as appropriate. There are suites of Apple Macs, Desktop…

Dance

The academy has a dedicated dance studio on the top floor which enables pupils to learn in the best possible facilities. The multi-tiered auditorium also provides them with an exquisite…

Design Technology

The department teaches Textiles, Food Technology and Design Technology from Year 7, with these subjects being options at GCSE. Many pupils go on to study technology related courses at College…

Drama

The department benefits from the academy’s state of the art auditorium which provides both teaching spaces throughout the day and a spectacular performance space for academy productions. As the space…

English

With a suite of English rooms and a newly refurbished library space, the English Department is well-equipped to build on pupils’ knowledge and skills that have been built at Key…

Geography

The department has three dedicated teaching rooms and Geography is delivered by subject specialists as a separate subject. This enables the skills of the subject, as well as the knowledge…

Health and Social Care

The subject is delivered from Key Stage 4 onwards, with pupils experiencing taster sessions at Key Stage 3 so that they can make an informed choice. Many pupils go on…

History

The department has three dedicated teaching rooms with History being delivered by subject specialists as a separate subject from the start of Key Stage 3. This enables the skills of…

Mathematics

Teaching in dedicated Maths rooms, the department is well resourced to enable all pupils to develop their mathematical skills. The department has its own dedicated numeracy Higher Level Teaching Assistant…

Modern Foreign Languages

We offer three languages within the curriculum: French, Spanish and more recently, we introduced Mandarin, working in partnership with The Manchester Grammar School and Swire. What does our curriculum include?…

Music

The music department is situated on the ground floor. There are two large music spaces, one equipped with computers to support composition and keyboard skills, and the other to support…

Science

There are nine dedicated science labs within the school which ensure that our pupils can fully develop their practical skills in lessons. Each teacher teaches in their own lab and…

PSHE, Religious Education and Citizenship

Pupils are taught PSHE, Citizenship and RE in dedicated lessons with specialist teachers. Pupils have dedicated lessons as well as covering additional topics in form time, assemblies and in drop-down…

Physical Education

The department boasts enviable facilities. A 3G pitch, sports hall, sports fields, trim trail, tennis courts and a gymnasium are all on site and used for PE lessons for each…