Cornwallis Academy offers a rich and diverse curriculum to harness the talents of every young person.

Core subjects, such as English, Maths and Science, remain at the forefront of our curriculum and are supported by a wide variety of other subjects, including Physical Education, Art, Geography, History, Religious Education and Performing Arts, as well as Languages.

Our curriculum is tailored to meet the requirements of each year group and develops as the students progress through their education, providing them with flexibility and choice.

For additional information relating to the curriculum or a hard copy of any documents in this section, please contact in the first instance the subject head of department or

KS4 Offer

  • Art
  • Computing
  • DT
  • English
  • Enterprise
  • Food tech
  • Geography
  • Health and Social Care
  • History
  • Maths
  • Media
  • MFL
  • PA (Dance/Drama/Music)
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education
  • Science 

KS5 Offer

  • A Level Maths
  • Applied Science 
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Child care
  • Criminology
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • DT
  • English Literature
  • English Literature & Language
  • EPQ
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • Health and Social care
  • History
  • Maths In Context
  • Media
  • Music
  • PE
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Travel and Tourism

Post-16 Funding

Post 16 students study a range of A level, Level 3 Btec and Level 2 courses. All students are enrolled onto a study programme that meets the minimum 540 Guided Learning Hours, with timetabled Maths and English GCSE classes for those who do not yet have a level 4 pass. Study programmes are tailored to suit students’ career or further education aspirations, and all are guided through a year 11 Careers and Guidance meeting with a  Careers Adviser, as well as individual meetings regarding course choices with members of the Senior Leadership Team, after they receive their GCSE results. Academic study is complemented with fortnightly PSHE lessons, and an Enrichment programme where students undertake a number of support roles throughout the school. All students complete a week of meaningful work experience during year 12.