Curriculum

The curriculum is outstanding and fully meets pupils' needs. -OFSTED

At St. Peter’s we pride ourselves on our challenging curriculum which offers a wide range of subjects to suit many different career and life opportunities. This has enabled our pupils to gain excellent examination success. It is supported by our talented, dedicated and excellent team of teachers whose aim is to inspire all pupils. Our curriculum is founded on mutual love and care for the individual. The Faith of the Church underpins all of our activities.

 

Staff are sensitive to the needs of new pupils and ensure they are well supported as they transfer from their primary school to St Peter’s. In Years 7, 8 and 9 pupils follow the KS3 National Curriculum which includes the following subjects: English, Maths, Science, History & Geography, Modern Foreign Languages (French and Spanish), Design & Technology (Resistant Materials and Food Technology) , Art & Design (Art, Photography and Textiles), Music & Drama, Physical Education, Citizenship, Computing, Religious Education, and Sex & Relationships Education. Pupils are taught in mixed ability classes, allowing individuals to thrive in an environment that is challenging for all.

 

In Years 10 and 11, pupils embark on their examination courses which include GCSE, BTEC, Cambridge Nationals and WJEC Vocational Level 1and 2. They follow the KS4 National Curriculum which includes the following subjects: English, Maths, Science, Physical Education, Citizenship and Computing. In addition, all pupils follow a course in Religious Education. Pupils are also expected to choose three further subjects from their option choices, one of which should be a Humanities subject or a Modern Foreign Language. Pupils are encouraged to study both a Language and a Humanities subject.

 

> Options Booklet - Follow this link to see our options booklet

 

> Please click here to see a list of courses offered at KS4 including GCSE subjects.

 

The curriculum is highly relevant to students' needs and interests and promotes equality of opportunity outstandingly well - OFSTED

For further details contact school at office@stpetershigh.com or telephone 0161248 1550.

For more specific enquiries contact heads of faculty on the email addresses shown in the faculty pages.