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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

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Preparing for animal care

As part of our animal care course, year 11 students have an opportunity to design and put together a vivarium for some of our school reptiles: a bearded dragon, a crested gecko and a leopard gecko. In preparation for this, …

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The ‘Beech Hut’ is open!

Beech Hut is a business enterprise of the post-16 department led by Amanda Skidmore. Students are running a restaurant, enabling them to practise customer service by welcoming customers in the room, taking their order, communicating the information back to the …

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A new minibus!

St Philip’s is delighted to announce that international charity, Toc H, has kindly donated a minibus to the school.  The Ford Transit is a seventeen seater that comes with a very handy roof rack. We plan to put the bus …

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Creating a mentally healthy environment for all

We are pleased to announce that our Student Support team has received the Committed Accreditation from Edupod! Edupod is a project from Innovating Minds, focusing on creating mentally healthy environments in schools for both students and staff. We have now …

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