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We give our students the opportunity to mix academic GCSEs with first-hand experience in industries that link directly with their goals!

The range and depth of the curriculum also equips students with the transferable and marketable skills needed by employers in a wide range of sectors.

Students will be able to choose from a programme of GCSEs designed to develop skills and knowledge in rural enterprise, environmental sustainability and land-based subjects. Students also have the option to study a vocational qualification to replace selected GCSEs however all students will study English, Maths, Science, and Enterprise.

At the Academy all students will be actively supported to achieve at least 5 GCSEs at grades A* – C including English and Maths.

Year 9

Year 9 learners will begin to prepare for GCSEs or equivalent vocational subjects as soon as they start at TREA. The curriculum will consist of the following subjects:-

BTEC Vocational Qualification in Agriculture, Animal Care, Equine Studies and Construction

English Language, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Enterprise, Creative iMedia, CPSHE, RE and Sport.

Year 10:

All students will study English Language and Literature, Maths, BTEC Enterprise and Science.

The current Year 10 option subjects are:-

Option 1: BTEC Vocational Qualification in either Animal Care, Agriculture, Construction or Motor Vehicle.

Option 2: Geography or Sport

Option 3: Triple Science, Creative iMedia or Geography

We reserve the right to withdraw option subjects if there are insufficient numbers.

Curriculum Information:

GCSE English Language (AQA)

English Language specification

GCSE English Literature (OCR)

English Literature Specification



GCSE Maths (Edexcel)

Maths Specification

GCSE Science (AQA)

Combined Science Trilogy specification

GCSE Geography (AQA)

Geography specification

BTEC Tech in Enterprise (Pearson)

BTEC Tech in Enterprise specification

OCR National in Sport Studies

OCR National in Sport Studies specification


OCR National in Creative iMedia

OCR National in Creative Imedia specification