At St. Joseph’s we offer abroad spectrum of curriculum pathways.  We have traditional A Levels, BTEC qualifications and VTCT Hair and Beauty.  It is very important that students research their intended subjects to see what the course entails, how they will be assessed and what specific topics they will study.  It is very useful if students consider their next steps: by taking these subjects, what career paths do they lead to?

It is also important when considering your choices to check that they fit into the current option blocks for September 2022:

Block A Block B Block C Block D
Biology Art History Chemistry
Philosophy and Ethics Engineering Maths H&S Care Double
Psychology Maths Geography Applied Science
Comp Science English Lang Product Design Law
H&S Care Physics Psychology Politics
English Lit Law Photography
Business Sports Further Maths
French Sociology Music

Note: If taking hair and beauty, you cannot take another subject.


In the list below you can see the full list of curriculum subjects.  If you click on the subject you will find:

Course Information

Learning Journeys

Knowledge Organisers

Bridging Unit Work

Virtual Presentation.


If you have any further questions or queries, please contact [email protected]

Art and Design

Business Studies

Design and Technology




Hair and Beauty


Information Technology/Computer Science


Modern Foreign Languages


Physical Education