Curriculum Leader

    Mrs Jessica Granger

    2nd in Curriculum

    Miss Nicola Fountain
    Head of Music

    Subject Teachers

    Miss Jennifer Crehan
    Teacher of Graphics & Art

    Miss Sophie Bolton
    Teacher of Dance

    Mrs Rachel Hart
    Teacher of Art


    Miss Jane Franklin
    Art Technician

    Charlie Robson
    Food Technician


    The Creating and Designing Faculty deliver a wide range of option choices at KS3, KS4 and KS5. Students follow a variety of courses ranging from BTEC L2 and L3 courses to GCSE and GCE A Level. The faculty has a strong creative, designing and performing ethos. Throughout the year students regularly participate in Academy shows which showcase music, drama and dance skills. Art and media work is also presented at these performances.

    Key Stage Three curriculum

    Over the course of year 7 and year 8, students rotate around the sixth areas of Create and Design. In total, they spend 4 half terms in each area enabling them to explore the different skills necessary for creating, designing, appreciating and performing in Arts subjects. Following this experience, students can take up to 2 Create and Design subjects as key stage 4 options

    Year 9 options

    • Music
    • Drama
    • Dance
    • Media
    • Art
    • Food technology

    Key Stage 4 curriculum

    • GCSE Art
    • GCSE Dance
    • GCSE Food Technology
    • GCSE Media
    • BTEC L2 Music
    • GCSE Drama

    Sixth Form Study

    • A Level Media
    • BTEC L3 Dance
    • A Level Drama
    • A Level Music
    • A Level Art
    • BTEC L3 Hospitality