The curriculum offered at St Paul's reflects that:
This spans Years 7 and 8. All students in Years 7 and 8 study the following subjects:
|Subject||Periods per week||Subject||Periods per week|
|English||5||Design and Technology||2|
This spans Years 9, 10 and 11. All students study the core subjects of English Language, English Literature, Maths, Religious Studies, Science, and Physical Education PLUS 3 option subjects.
Currently studying the full EBacc is not compulsory but all students must choose at least 1 optional EBacc subject as part of their GCSE programme.
Students follow one of two pathways best suited to their individual needs.
|All students study||Periods||Pathway A – 3 Options||Pathway B – 3 Options|
|English Language||5||EBacc Option – Students choose 1 subject from:|
|EBacc Option – Students choose 1 subject from:|
|Religious Studies||3||Students choose 2 subjects from:|
|Students choose 2 subjects from:|
Nurture –Curriculum Support
(worth 2 or 3 GCSEs)
|Physical Education (non - exam)||2|
|All option subjects have 3 periods per week|
This spans Years 12 and 13. Students study 3 subjects from either academic or vocational qualications.
To study A levels students usually require a grade 6 at GCSE in their chosen A Level subject with a grade 7 for Maths.
Students may choose from the following subjects:
|A Level Programme||Vocational Programme|
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|See Sixth Form Section for further information|
Please find below St Paul's Catholic College Curriculum and Assessment Requirements Document together with our Year 8 Options Booklet. If you would like more information regarding the curriculum the school offers please contact Mrs Watkins (Associate Deputy Headteacher) at the school.