Curriculum Model

WILMINGTON ACADEMY CURRICULUM MODEL 2020-2021

Lesson allocation – 24 x 1 hour lesson plus 30 minute daily tutorial/assembly. 3 – 4pm Period 6 enrichment and enhancement.

International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (Each subject group taught over at least 50 hours per annum)

Subject

Hours per week

English Language and Literature

4

Reading

1

Language Acquisition

2

Maths

3

Science

3

Arts

3

Design

2

Individuals and Societies

3

Physical and Health Education

3

Arts = 1 x Art, Music, Performing Arts

Design = 1 x DT, 1 x IT

Individuals & Societies = 1 x History, Geography, Morals & Ethics

Subject

Hours per week

English Language and Literature

4

Language Acquisition

2

Maths

4

Science

4

Arts

3

Design

2

Individuals and Societies

3

Physical and Health Education

2

Arts = 1 x Art, Music, Performing Arts

Design = 1 x Technology, IT

Individuals & Societies = 1 x History, Geography, Morals & Ethics

English Baccalaureate/Vocational Pathways

Subject

GCSEs

Hours per week

English Language & Literature

2

5

Maths

1

4

Sciences

2

5

Individuals and Societies (History or Geography)*

1

3

Arts/Design Creative Pathway Option

1 GCSE or equivalent

3

Academic / Vocational Career related pathway option

1 GCSE or equivalent

3

Physical Education

1

* Some students will follow an ‘Alternative Pathway’, studying Horticulture in place of a Geography/History.

Year 10 Options

Year 10 Options

Year 11 Options

Art & Design
Catering 
Creative IMedia 
Enterprise 
French 
Performing Arts 
Product Design 
Sport 
Triple Science 

Catering 
Computing 
Engineering 
Enterprise 
Health & Social Care
RS (Philosophy & Ethics) 
Spanish 
Sport 

Year 11 Options

Art & Design
Catering
Creative IMedia
IT
Music
Performing Arts
Product Design
Sport

Art & Design 
Computing 
Engineering 
Enterprise
Health & Social Care 
Spanish 
Sport 

IB Career-related Programme

Block A

Block B

Block C

Block D

IB Higher level Certificates and Applied Generals

Block A

Block B

Block C

Block D

5

5

5

5

IB Standard level Certificates

Block A

Block B

Block C

Block D

3

3

3

3

IBCP Core

Block A

Block B

Language Development 1

Service Learning 1

Block C

Block D

Reflective Project 1

Personal & Professional Skills 1

Notes:

  • Students can follow alternative pathways.
  • GCSE resits in English & Maths take place for 2 hours per week.