St Mary's Catholic College, Wallasey

St Mary's Catholic College
A Voluntary Aided Academy

Available Courses

You can view all of the supporting information to help you make the right choices, by downloading our student information booklet.  This booklet explains why St Mary’s is an excellent choice for post 16 study and provides general guidance on the different levels of study available.  It also identifies the progression routes after you have completed your qualifications.

If you require information regarding a specific course we offer, please download the course summary booklet.  All courses are included in this booklet with more detail about the content of each course, how they are assessed and what they may lead to in the future. 

Student Information Booklet

Student Information Booklet

Course Summary Booklet

Student Information Booklet

Level 3 Courses

If you are expecting to achieve at least five GCSEs at grades 9 – 4 (including Maths and English), you will be able to study four subjects from the list below;

  • Applied Science *
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Studies *
  • Chemistry
  • Children’s Play *
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Digital Media *
  • Design & Technology (Product Design)
  • English Combined
  • English Literature
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • Government & Politics
  • Health & Social Care (Single, Double or Triple) *
  • History
  • Information & Creative Technology (Single or Double) *
  • Maths
  • Further Maths
  • Music *
  • Performing Arts (Acting) *
  • Performing Arts (Dance) *
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy & Ethics
  • Sport *
  • Sociology
  • * BTEC or equivalent qualification

Foundation Courses

If you are expecting to achieve GCSEs at mostly grades 2 or 3, then one of our foundation courses will be suitable for you.  These are 3 year courses that start with a range of Level 2 BTECs alongside English and Maths resits (were appropriate).  In year 2 you will progress onto a range of Level 3 BTEC qualifications.  Initially, you will choose 3 subjects from the list below;

  • Level 2 First Award in Business
  • Level 2 First Award in Information & Creative Technology
  • Level 2 First Award in Creative Digital Media
  • Level 2 CACHE Award in Child Development

If you have any questions or require any further information, please email Mr Chew, Director of 6th Form –

If you are interested in making an application, please complete the form which can be found in the Sixth Form section of the website (under the ‘How to Apply’ link).