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 Vice 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 - Vice 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
 Bengali AQA 4638
 English Language AQA 8700
 English Literature  AQA 8702
 Film Studies WJEC 155
 French AQA 4658
 Geography A AQA 9030
 History B Edexcel 2HB01
 Polish AQA 4688
 Portuguese OCR  J736 
 Religious Studies Edexcel  2RS01 
 Spanish AQA  4698
 Da Vinci    
 Subject  Board Specification
 Computer Science  AQA   4512
 ICT Qualification
 Mathematics  AQA    8300
 Performing Arts  AQA    4882
 Performing Arts BTEC   Edexcel   TKY (25-29)
 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  Edexcel   1SC0
 Triple Science Edexcel   1BI0 1CH0 1PH0
 Subject  Board  Specification
 Entry Level Mathematics  Edexcel   8922
 Entry Level English  Edexcel   4970
 CAT Digital Tests  GL