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St Louis Grammar


GCSE and A Level Options

Options week commences 22nd of January 2018 and culminates in an options event for parents and pupils on 29th January 2018. Please see below for more details.

GCSE and Post-16 Options booklets are now ready to view. Please see below for more details.

GCSE Options materials can be found here.

Post-16 / A Level Options materials can be found here.

If you are looking for the 6th Form website then click here to find out more.




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St Louis Grammar School is hosting an Options Event on Monday 29th January 2018.

Year 10 Event

Year 10 pupils accompanied by their parents are invited to join us to discuss GCSE Options at 9:30am unit 12:00 noon

The purpose of the event is to provide parents and students with information and guidance about the options process and courses offered. Only students in Y10 along with their will parent(s)/guardian(s) will attend the morning event and students are not required to wear their school uniform.

The morning will commence with a short introduction followed by presentations from the Head of Middle School and the Head of Careers. Parents and students will have a valuable opportunity to meet with Heads of Department or Subject Leaders to discuss the content, structure and mode of assessment linked to each GCSE/BTEC course.

The school’s Careers Advisor, Mrs A Mc Polin and the Head of Careers, Mrs J Devlin, will also be available throughout the morning. We look forward to seeing you on the 29th and working in partnership with you to ensure that through our collective endeavours students move confidently into middle school and work with determination towards success in Key Stage 4.

Year 12 Event

Prospective 6th Form students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) are invited you to attend the Year 12 Subject Option Event on Monday 29th January 2018 at 1:00pm-3.15pm. The purpose of the event is to provide parents and students with information and guidance about the options process and courses offered. Only students in Y12 along with their parent(s)/guardian(s) will attend the afternoon event, along with prospective students, and students are not required to wear their school uniform.

The morning will commence with a short introduction followed by presentations from the Head of Middle School and the Head of Careers. Parents and students will have a valuable opportunity to meet with Heads of Department or Subject Leaders to discuss the content, structure and mode of assessment linked to each A-Level/ Applied A-Level/ BTEC course. The school’s Careers Advisor, Mrs A Mc Polin and the Head of Careers, Mrs J Devlin, will also be available throughout the afternoon.

We look forward to seeing you on the 29th and working in partnership with you to ensure that through our collective endeavours students move confidently into the senior school and work with determination towards success in Key Stage 5.

“The future depends on what you do today” Mahatma Gandhi











Options Week Begins 22nd January 2018.

Pupils in year 10 and 12 will be given the opportunity to consider the GCSE and A Level options they will take next year.

There will be a range of events taking place in school. Mr Brown and Mrs Devlin will explain to pupils the options process and highlight the key dates for pupils. Mrs Devlin will also speak to pupils about the importance of making the right choices at GCSE and at Post-16, and will give advice as to the requirements for moving on from GCSEs and Post-16 qualifications to further education. Teachers will also be talking to pupils in class and giving presentations on their subjects.

The pupils will be given access to an options booklet for GCSE and Post-16 / A Level. This year the booklets will be kept in electronic format. It is important therefore that all pupils have downloaded the school app. The options booklets will be available from:

  • The school website – www.stlouis.org.uk under the options section
  • The 6th Form Website – wwww.stlouis6thform.com – for A Level options
  • Through the school mobile App on tablet and phone. For Apple devices click here. For Android devices click here.

Prospective pupils wishing to join St. Louis in 6th Form are invited to attend the options event on 29th January 2018 at 1:00pm.

If you have any enquiries about the options process, please do not hesitate to contact Mr Brown.

Option Booklets

Download the Options booklets here


Post-16 Prospectus

GCSE Prospectus

GCSE Options Materials

Introduction to GCSE Options - Mr Brown

Presentation given by Mr Brown introducing the GCSE Options to pupils. NOTE: This may not work on an iPad / iPhone.

Introduction to GCSE Options - Mrs Devlin

Presentation given by Mrs Devlin introducing the GCSE Options to pupils.

GCSE Moving Image Arts - Miss King



Presentation given by Miss King introducing GCSE Moving Image Arts to pupils.

GCSE Drama - Mrs Cunningham



Presentation given by Mrs Cunningham introducing GCSE Drama to pupils.

GCSE Business Studies - Miss McCullagh



Presentation given by Miss McCullagh introducing GCSE Business Studies to pupils.

GCSE Construction - Mr Morgan




Presentation given by Mr Morgan introducing GCSE Construction to pupils.

BTEC Level 2 Travel and Tourism - Mr McAuley



Presentation given by Mr McAuley introducing BTEC Level 2 Travel and Tourism to pupils.

GCSE Digital Technologies - Multimedia / Computing - Mrs McMullan



Presentation given by Mrs McMullan introducing the differences between the two strands of Digital Technologies to pupils.

GCSE Engineering - Mr Monaghan



Presentation given by Mr Monaghan introducing GCSE Engineering to pupils.

GCSE Food and Nutrition Science - Miss McGivern



Presentation given by Miss McGivern introducing GCSE Food and Nutrition Science to pupils.

GCSE Child Development - Miss McGivern



Presentation given by Miss McGivern introducing GCSE Child Development to pupils.

Year 10 Options Day Presentation - Mrs Devlin



Presentation given by Mrs Devlin in regards to year 10 options

 

Post-16 Options Materials

Introduction to Post-16 / A Level Options - Mr Brown

Presentation given by Mr Brown introducing the Post-16 / A Level Options to pupils.



Introduction to Post-16 / A Level Options - Mrs Devlin

Presentation given by Mrs Devlin introducing the Post-16 / A Level Options to pupils.

A Level Accounts - Mr Loye



Presentation given by Mr Loye introducing A Level Construction to pupils.

A Level Sociology - Mrs Calderwood



Presentation given by Mrs Calderwood introducing A Level Sociology to pupils.

Cambridge Technical Level 3 in IT - Mrs McMullan



Presentation given by Mrs McMullan introducing the Cambridge Technical Level 3 in IT to pupils.

BTEC Construction Level 3 - Mr Morgan



Presentation given by Mr Morgan introducing BTEC Level 3 Construction to pupils.

Applied and A Level Business Studies - Miss McCullagh




Presentation given by Miss McCullagh introducing Applied and Level Business Studies to pupils.

A Level Nutrition and Food Science - Miss McGivern



Presentation given by Miss McGivern introducing A Level Nutrition and Food Science to pupils.

A Level Psychology - Mrs C McAteer (KHS)



Presentation given by Mrs C McAteer (KHS) introducing A Level Psychology to pupils.

A Level Politics - Mrs Speers




Presentation delivered to parents and pupils by Mrs Spers introducing A Level Politics to pupils.

A Level Moving Image Arts - Mrs Grant



Presentation given by Mrs Grant introducing Moving Image Arts.

BTEC Music Technology - Mr Brown




Presentation given by Mr Brown introducing BTEC Music Technology to pupils.

Year 12 Options Day Presentation - Mrs Devlin



Presentation delivered to parents and pupils by Mrs Devlin in regards to year 12 options.