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St Alban's Catholic High School

St Alban's
Catholic High School

Pathways 2021


Due to ongoing school closures during the current lockdown we have decided to postpone the Year 8 Pathways 2021 process until students are in a better position to make informed choices with support from their teachers and form tutor. Further details will be sent to students and parents/carers when available.


Below you can find the information from last year's process if you would like to see how the process has been organised in previous years. It is our expectation that the process will run in a similar way this year.


Pathways 2020

Please note that, to ensure the majority of students are able to study their main choices, the subjects in each Pathway block have changed from last year. The updated Pathways block structure is now the following:

Below you will find a video introduction to our updated options process.


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Please click here for a transcript of the video for the hard of hearing.

Pathways booklet 2020-2023

Click below for a copy of this year's Pathways booklet.

St Alban's Pathways Booklet 2020

Please note the SIMS Options Online platform will not open until after the Pathways Evening on the 11th March 2020

Pathways Assemblies 2020

Students had three assemblies between the 28th February 2020 and the 5th March 2020. Below are pdf versions of the presentations from heads of department. 

Pathways Assembly 1
Pathways Assembly 2
Pathways Assembly 3

Pathways Evening Presentation

Below is a copy of the presentation shown at the Pathways Evening on the 11th March 2020

Pathways Evening Presentation 2020