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:

  • Music
  • Technology
  • PE
  • Learn 2 Learn
  • Information Literacy

Key Stage 4

All students study the following core subjects:

Religious Education (including Social Studies), English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Science, PE

Pathway A

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 two subjects from the list below:

Pathway B

Students will study a combination of subjects including at least one GCSE in either a Modern Foreign Language, a humanities or Computing, alongside a BTEC option in Sport, Media or Business. They may also have timetabled Personalised Learning Support.

Key Stage 5

The majority of students will study the equivalent of 4 AS level qualifications in Year 12 and 3 A2 level qualifications in Year 13.

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.