Welcome to the KS3 Curriculum Guide for Sirius Academy

The aim of this guide is to give parents/carers and students an overview of the curriculum that is offered in Year 7 and 8.

Sirius Academy offers a broad and balanced curriculum which combines a rigorous focus on key skills along with an exciting range of activities both within lessons and extra-curricular time. Students are encouraged to participate in our extra-curricular programme which includes a diverse range of sporting, cultural and academic enrichment opportunities.

In Years 7 and 8 we follow the National Curriculum and provide a wide range of subjects with appropriate emphasis on the core subjects – English, mathematics and science. For most subjects, your son or daughter will be taught with other students of a similar ability. The core subjects are organised so that students can be in a different ability group for each core subject in order that we best meet their needs.

As they progress through the Academy, students specialise and refine their subject choices, beginning their GCSE courses in Year 9. Our staff offer expert advice to assist this process so that students make informed decisions about their future studies and work.

At Sirius the staff and parents/carers work together to promote the education and well-being of every student. Attendance is essential and we expect every student to be committed to attend the Academy every day. 100% attendance is every student's goal.

The student planner provides a means of communication between home and the Academy. We encourage parents/ carers to check their child's diary regularly to ensure homework tasks have been completed.

English - View curriculum breakdown
Maths - View curriculum breakdown
Science - View curriculum breakdown
Computing - View curriculum breakdown
Humanities Beliefs and Values - View curriculum breakdown
Humanities Geography - View curriculum breakdown
Humanities History - View curriculum breakdown
Technology - View curriculum breakdown
PE & Sport - View curriculum breakdown
MFL French - View curriculum breakdown
MFL Spanish - View curriculum breakdown
MFL German - View curriculum breakdown
CAPA Art - View curriculum breakdown
CAPA Drama - View curriculum breakdown
CAPA Music - View curriculum breakdown

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