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.
"Pupils’ enjoyment of learning is underpinned by the varied and stimulating curriculum that leaders have designed."
Ofsted - December 2017