The curriculum offered at St Paul's reflects that:
This spans Years 7, 8 and 9. All students in years 7, 8 and 9 study the following subjects:
|EBacc Subjects||Periods per week||Non- EBacc subjects||Periods per week|
|English||5||Art, Drama & Music||2|
|Geography||1.5||Design and Technology: Resistant Materials, Graphics & Food||2|
|Spanish or French||3||ICT||1|
This spans Years 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||6||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
|Double or Triple Science||6|
|Physical Education (non - exam)||2|
|All option subjects have 3 periods per week|
This spans Years 10 and 11. Students undertake 1 of 3 programmes of study based on their GCSE results.
|Programme of Study||Course Detail||Entrance Requirements|
Students choose 4 A levels from:
|Students choose 4 A level subjects:||Students with excellent GCSE results:|
|Mixed level 3 programme:||Students choose the equivalent of 4 level 3 courses. This may be:|
Students need a minimum of a grade B at GCSE in their chosen A level subject.
|Students with good GCSE results:|
|Level 3 BTEC programme including re-sits in English Language or Maths:|
Students choose 3 BTECs from:
|Students choose either:||Students with satisfactory GCSEs|
Please find below St Paul's Catholic College Curriculum and Assessment Requirements Document together with our Year 9 Options Booklet. If you would like more information regarding the curriculum the school offers please contact Mrs Watkins (Associate Deputy Headteacher) at the school.