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Subjects

At Goodwin Academy, we teach the following subjects.

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The curriculum is designed to offer challenge, progression, and relevance across all key stages. Key Stage 3 The KS3 framework allows students’ to have a wider range of experiences and opportunities. Working in 3D, print making, photography, drawing…

Business Studies is an option taken at GCSE level in years 10 and 11. It is also available as a single award or double award sixth form option. At key stage 4 students follow the Btec Business First award…

In the Computer Science and Media Department our aim is to fully equip all Goodwin Academy students with the knowledge, understanding and skills they will need to succeed in a digital world. The curriculum focuses on three core…

Key Stage 2 We hold numerous primary events so Year 5 and 6 pupils can experience D&T using specialist equipment and subject teachers.  Events include:  Sinking of the Titanic, The Midas Touch and preparing and cooking food for lunch. Key…

‘The English language is nobody’s special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.’ Derek Walcott Vision Our collective vision in the English department at Goodwin Academy is to raise…

Key stage 4 During years 10 and 11 students study the OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Health and Social Care. It is a two year course during which time students study four different units: Essential values of…

The Humanities faculty is central to the schools mission to not only enable our students to achieve their maximum academic potential but to leave us as happy, well rounded young people, fully prepared to participate in society. The Key Stage…

Year 7 & 8 In Years 7 & 8 students are exposed to a range of mathematical concepts that aim to reinforce and extend prior knowledge. This is in preparation for GCSE study which begins in Year 9.…

Bienvenue! At Goodwin Academy, in the Modern Foreign Languages department, we have a team of enthusiastic and experienced staff. French is taught to all Key Stage 3 students. In Key Stage 4, French is a GCSE option and we follow the AQA examination which…

The Performing Arts Department is a vibrant and exciting place to be. Students have the opportunity to take Dance, Drama and Music at Keystage 3 and specialise in any of these disciplines in Keystage 4 and 5. Visits…