IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Black Lives Matter Statement - June 2020


Bereavement Support - 18th May 2020

Bereavement Support and Resources - 21st April 2020


Year 11 Festival of Futures Transition Resources


At Home Learning Update Letter 29th April 2020


Reading Support Letter 3rd April 2020


Click here to access Spiritual material for families


Parents/Carers - Please read - School Closure letter


Parents/Carers: Letter from the Principal - Home Learning document 

 

Home Learning information

Home Learning guidance - Year 7 & Year 8

 

Year 9 Home Learning letter - May 2020

Year 9 Home Learning timetable - May 2020

 

Year 10 Home Learning letter - May 2020

Year 10 Home Learning timetable - May 2020

 

KS3 Home Learning documents from Monday 13th July

Year 7 - Home learning tasks (Click here for additional resources for Year 7)

Year 8 - Home learning tasks (Click here for additional resources for Year 8)


 KS3 Summer Home Learning documents from 20th July

Year 7 - Home Learning Summer 2020 (Click here for additional resources for Year 7)

Year 8 - Home Learning Summer 2020 (Click here for additional resources for Year 8)


Coronavirus advice from Public Health England (Please read) - 13 March 2020


2020 GCSE Prep Timetable (updated 17 March 2020)


Parents/Carers - please keep your ParentPay accounts topped-up to ensure your children can buy lunch.

 

Curriculum Information

Here at St Paul's Academy, we operate a three year Key Stage 4 meaning our students embark on their GCSE courses in Year 9.

Key Stage 3 - Year 7 and 8

Pupils study the following subjects: English, Mathematics, Science, Religious Studies, PE, MFL, History, Geography

In order to ensure that all students have the experience of studying the creative subjects, we operate a carousel system for the following:

  • Art and Design
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Resistant Materials
  • Textiles
  • ICT/Computer Science

 

Key Stage 4 - Year 9, 10 and 11

Pupils study the following core subjects: English Language GCSE, English Literature GCSE, Mathematics GCSE, Science GCSE(s), Religious Studies GCSE, Core PE and Vocational ICT or Computer Science GCSE

In the Spring term of Year 8, students will make their option choices with guidance from their pastoral team and their subject teachers.

Option Subjects include:

  • Spanish GCSE
  • French GCSE
  • Languages for Life
  • History GCSE
  • Geography GCSE
  • Art and Design (GCSE and BTEC)
  • Construction and the Built Environment BTEC
  • Textiles Design GCSE
  • Hospitality & Catering
  • Drama GCSE
  • Music GCSE
  • Dance BTEC
  • PE GCSE
  • Sport GCSE
  • Business BTEC
  • Business Studies GCSE

 

The SPA Achieve Programme is offered to some of our students via the Inclusion Learning Zone. This programme incorporates BTEC Citizenship alongside a wide range of social, media, ICT, literacy and numeracy skills and promotes teamwork, health & fitness, online safety and food preparation.

Please click here for the Curriculum Booklet that was sent out for our current Year 9 students; this will provide you with further information about the Key Stage 4 curriculum. A revised edition for our current Year 8s will be sent out towards the beginning of 2020.