Post 16

Post 16 follows a life skills based curriculum which provides students with opportunities to build independence, confidence and also consolidate skills they have learnt in KS3 and KS4 with a focus on using these in everyday situations. As part of the curriculum students are offered the opportunity to take part in work experience in the local community or within the school. Subject areas offered to students at Post 16 include English (reading, writing, speaking & listening), Maths, household skills, leisure activities, community visits, PSE/RSE, PE, creative arts, gardening for pleasure, ‘Team Tuffnell’ and IT. For full details of the subject areas please see the below link for information on the curriculum and aims of the study.

Post 16 Curriculum

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

Re-sowing the grass

Over the summer a large rectangle of our school field had a marquee on it and the grass underneath died. One of our Post16 Horticulture Groups is learning about Garden Maintenance so we decided to repair and re-sow the grass. …

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Looking good for photos

Well done to everyone for looking so smart on our school photo day. Ties were done up, shirts tucked in and everyone was looking their very best. All pupils were encouraged to have their photo taken, give their best smile …

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Year 7 find their feet

The new Year 7 pupils are making a fantastic start to their time at St Philip’s and are getting to know the school through a number of structured activities. As part of their induction, the pupils have been tracking down …

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Parent Survey Results

A big thank you to all parents and carers who took the time to complete the parent survey that was issued at the end of last term.  We had 106 responses which is considerably more than the survey we conducted …

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