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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

Blog

Supporting our community

As part of an enterprise project, Post-16 students have been selling delicious freshly cooked meals to the staff team. This term, they made a profit of £110! The group even adapted their business model to fit with current restrictions, offering …

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Give a Little Love scheme rewards our staff team

Staff at St Philip’s received a welcome boost to morale when mince pies and biscuits arrived at school. The gifts were a thank you to our team members for their hard work over the past year. Waitrose in Surbiton chose …

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Make it snappy!

Students in Key Stage 4M (KS4M) have been visiting Richmond Park over the past 9 weeks, learning to take a range of photographs. After a lot of deliberating, we have decided on a final twelve to be displayed at school. …

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At one with nature

Eco Education is being developed in school due to our growing understanding of the importance of contact and connection with nature for students’ healthy development. As Sean Henn from our Student Support Team says; “We are hoping to share our …

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