The curriculum at The Petchey Academy is innovative and provides students with a wide range of memorable learning experiences. We aim to provide students with a broad choice of subjects reflecting their interests to encourage students to enjoy and achieve while making excellent progress. Our curriculum has many outstanding features with particular areas of excellence in Science and Mathematics.

Achievement in the GCSE examinations and sixth form is good. Most students are making rapid progress, with disadvantaged students exceeding the standard expected nationally and performing as well as their peers.

Ofsted, 2015

A key priority for all our subjects, students and parents this year is promoting standards of Literacy to ensure all students have key skills to read and write successfully.  If you would like more information about any area of our curriculum, please email

We have Learning Centres which encompass the subjects, they are organised as follows:

Society & The Arts
Wider World
Enterprise & 

Spanish, Arabic & Mandarin Chinese