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Curriculum - Subjects

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…

Computing Team Mrs Gough Mr Jelley

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…

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…

Religious Education focuses on human behaviour and human experiences. Students are encouraged to develop habits of empathy and understanding, and are encouraged to become individuals who ask questions and who have inquiring minds.