St Philip’s will be partially closed on Wednesday 1st February due to Industrial Action

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

Badminton Champions

Well done to our Key Stage 3 Badminton team for winning the SSSSA KS3 Badminton Team event. The players couldn’t wait to get their hands on the trophy and were rightly proud of their achievements. James, one of the players, …

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Building Careers

On Tuesday 24th January, we had our first special interest careers trip. The concept of the visits is to give our learners experience of real-life working environments, specifically in sectors that they have shown an interest in pursuing. We visited …

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Healthy eating workshops

HENRY is a charitable organisation that promotes a healthy start, brighter future for children by working with families. They organise a number of workshops and programmes for parents to help lead to a better future. They have contacted the school …

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Post-16 Food Bank Donations

Well done to the students in Post-16: they raised £150 from their business enterprise last year. The students decided they would like to use the money to buy food donations to give to the local food bank. They bought products …

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