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THE CURRICULUM
St. Joseph’s College provides a broad and balanced curriculum for all our pupils. We create the learning conditions
in which our pupils can achieve to the maximum of their potential; maturing to become confident, skilled and
responsible individuals, able to succeed in an increasingly complex and rapidly changing world.
KEY STAGE 3 (YEARS 8, 9 & 10)
ART |
CITIZENSHIP
| DRAMA |
ENGLISH
| EMPLOYABILITY |
GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY |
HOME ECONOMICS
| INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS
LANGUAGES
| MATHS |
MUSIC
| PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT |
PE
| RE
SCIENCE
| DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
Key Stage 4 (Years 11 & 12), Compulsory:
ENGLISH LANGUAGE |
MATHEMATICS
| RELIGIOUS STUDIES |
SCIENCE
All pupils have timetabled classes for PE and Careers Education.
Optional Subjects :
ADDITIONAL SCIENCE |
ART AND DESIGN
| ASDAN |
BUSINESS &
COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
| CONSTRUCTION |
COPE
| DANCE |
DESIGN &
TECHNOLOGY
| DRAMA |
ENGLISH LITERATURE
| GEOGRAPHY |
HEALTH
AND SOCIAL CARE
| HISTORY |
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS
TECHNOLOGY
| LANGUAGES |
LEARNING FOR LIFE AND WORK
(INCLUDING CITIZENSHIP, EMPLOYABILITY AND PSHE)
| MUSIC
OCCUPATIONAL STUDIES
| PERFORMING ARTS |
SPORTS STUDIES
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POST 16 (YEARS 13 & 14)
Students in St. Joseph’s Sixth Form College in collaboration with Aquinas Grammar School may avail of a range of both
Applied and General courses including:
APPLIED DOUBLE AWARD SCIENCE* | ART AND DESIGN | BIOLOGY
BUSINESS STUDIES | COPE | CHEMISTRY | ENGLISH LITERATURE
GEOGRAPHY | GOVERNMENT & POLITICS | HEALTH AND SOCIAL
CARE | HISTORY | HOME ECONOMICS | ICT | LANGUAGES | MATHEMATICS
MUSIC | PERFORMING ARTS | PHYSICAL EDUCATION | PHYSICS
PSYCHOLOGY | RELIGIOUS STUDIES | SOCIOLOGY | SPORTS STUDIES
TECHNOLOGY & DESIGN
* Step Up to Science Course in conjunction with Ulster Univeristy
The College also offers courses for those students who prefer to take a vocational route to further and higher education
or employment. Students opting for this course sit a range of subjects in many areas.
All sixth form students follow a structured Personal and Social Development programme.
Our sixth form students make a significant contribution to the life of the school, as senior prefects and mentors, fund
raising for charities as well as working in a range of areas such as pupil mentoring.
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