The Eastbourne Academy offers a broad and balanced curriculum leading to a variety of well-chosen examination courses. The Curriculum is led across the Academy by the Principal (Curriculum and Pedagogy). She is supported by an Assistant Principal and the Curriculum Leaders for different subject areas.

For further information about the curriculum, please contact the following.

Ms V. Stevens - Principal -

Mr D. Stewart - Assistant Principal -


Subject Information

Further Information regarding our curriculum subjects can be found here

Curriculum Subjects

KS3 Curriculum

In KS3 all students will study:

  • Art and Design
  • English Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Integrated Science
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Humanities
  • Computing
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Product Design
  • Performance Studies (Dance/Drama/Music)
  • Physical Education
  • Personal, Social, Health, Religious and Economic Education


KS4 Curriculum

In KS4 students study a core curriculum of:

  • English Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Combined Science
  • Physical Education
  • Personal, Social, Health, Religious and Economic Education


KS4 students will also follow one of 3 option pathways, which will allow them the opportunity to achieve the best grades possible in the subjects they are studying.  

The following courses are available for students to study at KS4



Board Specification
 English Language AQA 8700
 English Literature  AQA 8702
 Film Studies WJEC 155
 French AQA 4658
 Geography A AQA 9030
 History B Pearson 2HB01
 Portuguese OCR  J736 
 Sociology AQA


 Spanish AQA  4698
 Da Vinci    
 Subject   Board Specification
 ICT Qualification  Pearson  5IT01
 Mathematics  AQA    8300
BTEC Technical Award in Performing Arts  Pearson   YPU48
BTEC Technical Award in Performing Arts (with a dance approach)  Pearson   BBPN5
BTEC Technical Award in Music Practice Pearson BLDP8

 VCert Certificate in Health and  Fitness

 NCFE  Vocational
 Subject Board Specification
 Art AQA  4201
 Food and Nutrition AQA   4547
 D&T Product Design AQA   4557
 Combined Science  Pearson  1SC0
 Triple Science Pearson   1BI0 1CH0 1PH0
 Subject  Board  Specification
 Entry Level Mathematics  Pearson  8922
 Entry Level English  Pearson  4970
 CAT Digital Tests  GL