Curriculum provision

Condensed Key Stage 3

Banbury Academy offers the full range of teaching required by the National Curriculum. At key Stage 3 (Years 7 and 8) all students cover the programme of study which prepares them for progression to GCSE, BTEC or other accredited courses at Key Stage 4 (Years 9, 10 and 11). Please see the Key Stage 3 page for curriculum information by subject.

Please note that a 3 year Key Stage 3 will be introduced in the academic year 2018-19 (year 7, 8 and 9).

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

Our aim at Banbury Academy is to provide all students with a broad and balanced KS4 curriculum tailored to the individual’s needs and with a range of possibilities and opportunities post-16. Since the National Curriculum continues until the end of year 11, some of what is studied at Key Stage 4 is compulsory with the remainder of the KS4 curriculum as optional. Please see the Key Stage 4 page for additional curriculum information by subject

Please note that a 2 year Key Stage 4 will be introduced in the academic year 2018-19 (year 10 and 11).

The Options Booklet

The booklet:

  • Presents to parents and students the courses available for the 13 -16 (Key Stage 4) age range
  • Explains the syllabus content, course structure and assessment for all courses

The KS4 Curriculum Booklets are available to download.
Please note that these documents were accurate at the time of uploading. However, changes to staff contacts and some course specifications may have been amended since the time of publishing. Please contact the subject teacher or Head of College if you require further information.

KS4 Curriculum Options 2015 - 2016 (current Year 11)
KS4 Option Preferences Booklet 2015- 2016

KS4 Curriculum Options 2016 - 2017 (current Year 10)
Key Stage 4 Options Booklet 2016-2017

KS4 Curriculum Options 2017 - 2018 (current Year 9)
Key Stage 4 Guided Choices Booklet 2017-2018

Sixth Form

For Sixth Form information please see the Sixth Form Curriculum page.