Year 10 & 11 Curriculum

Learners at The JCB Academy work in teams tackling engineering and business problems. Each unit of work lasts ten weeks and covers the key content of the engineering qualifications. Learners also develop key attitudes and skills needed to succeed in the modern world.

Learners will study:

Core Block

  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Science – Combined (2 GCSEs)
    • More able learners undertake the following instead of core and additional science:
      • Biology
      • Chemistry
      • Physics

Technical Block

  • Business
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Manufacture
  • Financial Education
  • Practical Skills

Options – learners will then choose one option from:

  • Programmable Systems
  • Engineering Production
  • iMedia
  • Computer Science
  • Sport
  • Business and Enterprise
  • Spanish

For further details on the KS4 curriculum please contact the admissions team at