Key Stage 5

The curriculum at Strabane Academy provides stimulation and challenge to pupils of all ability, successfully combining both the traditional academic and vocational subjects to ensure all our pupils thrive. Our aim is to empower our pupils to achieve their best by enabling them to develop as individuals and as contributors to society, the economy and the environment. Our curricular provision offers progression across all key stages and leads to academic success.

In Years 13 and 14 pupils will be able to choose subjects from a range of GCE AS levels, A2 levels, Applied A levels and National Awards. The following is a list of subjects being offered:

Applied Science Art and Design Biology
Business Studies Chemistry Cambridge Technicals (IT)
Digital Technology Drama English Literature
French Geography ““`German
Government and Politics Health and Social Care History
Mathematics Media Moving Images and Arts
Music Physical Education Physics
Religious Studies Technology and Design  

If there are insufficient numbers for these courses they may be offered through collaboration with other schools within our local learning community (Derg Mourne Learning Community).

The following course, which is equivalent to 3 A-levels, will be delivered in partnership with LLS for the first time in 2021: Edexcel Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness)

The following Vocational courses will be offered through collaboration with the South West Regional College. National Awards in: Agriculture, Applied Science, Children’s Care, Learning & Development, Computer Games, Construction, Engineering – Mechanical/Electrical, Health & Social Care, Hospitality, Media Production, Travel & Tourism and Sports Studies.


Curriculum opportunities at Key Stage 5 are enhanced through the Enrichment Programme which includes Volunteer Work in care homes, primary schools, charity chops; Computer Programming; European Studies Programme; First Aid; Photography; Sentinus Engineering; Survival Cookery and all the major sports that includes Rugby, Hockey, Football and Cricket.


Meet our Team:

Year 13 Head of Year- Mrs S.Gallagher

Year 14 Head of Year- Miss L.Boyle

Useful Links:

Information for Candidates sitting exams

Revision Support Classes

Online Learning Guide 

Year 13 and 14- SIMS Parent App Information


KS5 Online Learning:

It is important to look after our mental and emotional health when we are participating in remote learning. Please see some resources that may be useful: