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Music is both a focus for study and a means of communal expression. Students at The Portsmouth Academy are given the opportunity to develop musical understanding and skill (in perception, as composers and as performers) in…

Here at The Portsmouth Academy, Key Stage 3 students do three hours of PE per fortnight. Activities involve individual (e.g. athletics), net (e.g. tennis), invasive (e.g. football) and artistic (e.g. dance). We offer plenty of extra…

Science Team Science Associate Leader – Mrs Gough Key Stage 4 Lead – Mr Dalwood Key Stage 3 Lead – Miss Blackmore Miss Bellazrak Mr Hassan Mr Horton Mrs Smith

Textiles Team Ms Sanderson

Food & Nutrition Team Lead Teacher – Mrs Quinn Mrs Backhouse

The French department is a dynamic, enthusiastic department, which endeavours to make learning languages fun and meaningful. Our aim is to develop a life-long love of language learning in our students, to build their cultural awareness…

In Mathematics we aim to provide pupils with the skills and opportunities which will equip them to meet the challenges of the modern world. Mathematics is widely acknowledged to be an essential building block for the…

Spanish Team Curriculum Lead – Miss Pszonak Miss Gonzales

Art and design embodies human creativity and expression.  The department has developed a curriculum that will engage, inspire and challenge students, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to experiment invent and create their own works of…

PSHE is an invaluable part of The Portsmouth Academy curriculum. It is taught as a discrete lesson each week to develop the well being and life skills of our students. It is divided into categories of…