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

International Peace Day

On September 21st pupils and staff at St Philip’s joined with thousands of other schools and organisations to mark International Peace Day. This year we remembered all of those who have been forced to leave Afghanistan or are still living in …

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Plant Donation Thanks

A big thank you to Miranda and the team at B&Q in Leatherhead who have kindly donated trays and trays of flowers and plants to St Philip’s.  The flowers and plants will be re-planted during horticulture lessons into hanging baskets …

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Past Student Success

Over the past few years, St Philip’s School has held alumni events so that former students can return and catch up with current staff and students.  These events are always really well attended and provide the school with an opportunity …

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St Philip’s celebrates the life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

On Wednesday 14th September we held a whole school assembly to celebrate the life of Queen Elizabeth II and to reflect on the values that she held so dearly, such as respect, tolerance and dedication.  These are all values that …

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