Curriculum

“The curriculum is excellent and offers students appropriate courses that are very well matched to their needs.”

Ofsted

Key Stage 3

In KS3 all students study the following subjects as part of their curriculum:

  • PE
  • Learn 2 Learn
  • Information Literacy
  • LovEd (PSHE)

Key Stage 4

All students study the following core subjects:

Religious Education, English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Science, PE, LovEd

Blue Pathway

In addition to the core GCSEs, all students will take either Geography or History and also a modern foreign language (French, German or Spanish) plus one GCSE from the list below:

Yellow Pathway

Students will consider an EBACC curriculum (as in Blue Pathway) or will take a modern foreign language or a humanity plus two choices from the list below:

Green Pathway

Students will study a modern foreign language or a humanity plus two choices from the list below to include at least one BTEC or CAMNAT subject.

  • TRIPLE Science is offered to those studensts currently excelling in Science in KS3. This takes place during Science lessons in the curriculum and additionally after school.

Key Stage 5

The majority of students will study the equivalent of 3 A-Level qualifications in the Sixth form. This may be a combination of A-Level and BTEC subjects.

Students can choose from the following options:

All students also take part in a spiritual development programme of study.

Want to know more?

For Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4, please contact Mrs Homer (Assistant Head Teacher) by emailing shomer@stpaulscc.co.uk.
For Key Stage 5, please contact Mrs Morfitt (Assistant Head Teacher) by emailing hmorfitt@stpaulscc.co.uk.