Ethos and Values

St Philip’s is a school where individuals are valued for themselves and where all are expected to give of their best.

We believe that young people learn and develop best with clear and consistent work and behaviour expectations and where praise, enjoyment, consideration and respect are integral to the school’s life and ethos.

We encourage students to become as independent as possible in all areas of their lives, both in and out of the classroom. We challenge students to try new things, such as developing new friendships or using public transport.

The school aims to inspire curiosity, a spirit of collaboration, and develop creative thinking, a sense of social responsibility and leadership skills. A strong sense of community underpins everything we do – learning to respect each other’s backgrounds and beliefs. We value commitment, we celebrate success and we offer an environment which not only leads to academic success but also to self-discovery and a sense of personal worth and well-being.

Students develop very high levels of positive behaviour and feel extremely safe. They are very considerate, very respectful and caring of others and highly positive about learning.

– Ofsted report

Latest News

Proposal to extend age range and expand overall numbers

What’s being proposed? Our proposal is for St Philip’s to grow downwards to educate children in Years 5 and 6 as well as from Years 7 through to 14. The proposed expansion in age-range and overall numbers would provide 16 …

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We’re officially part of OHC&AT!

We’re pleased to announce St Philips School is now part of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT). OHC&AT forms a family of specialist providers with a focus on pupils and students achieving their maximum potential within their local communities. By working together …

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Year 11 Media Students experienced filmmaking

Year 11 Media students experienced all aspects of filmmaking; directing, cinematography, make-up, sound, acting and post-production (editing) in the “See It Make It: Transition filmmaking programme”, led by professional filmmakers as part of IntoFilm and FILMCLUB, two educational charities delivering …

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SAINSBURY ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHERS – 22nd February 2016

SAINSBURY ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHERS Once again we are taking part in Sainsbury’s Active Kids 2016 and will be collecting for Sports and Food Technology equipment. Active Kids vouchers can be collected from now until 3rd May 2016 at all Sainsbury’s …

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