We break up for half term on Friday 27th May. There will be an INSET day on Monday 6th June and students return on Tuesday 7th June.

Jack Petchey Award winners!

Mr Walsh was delighted to present three worthy winners with Jack Petchey awards this week.

The Jack Petchey Foundation was set up to inspire and motivate young people and recognise them for their achievements.

Youssef (pictured), year 11, won the Jack Petchey award for his calm and thoughtful actions when he came across a member of the public who had fallen and injured themselves.  Youssef called an ambulance while some of his friends, who also attend St Philip’s, reassured the person.

Abishna, year 12, has taken it upon herself to make a new member of St Philip’s School feel welcome. When one of our year 9 students first started at St Philip’s, she didn’t know anyone and felt a little shy. Abishna would arrange to meet her every day and walk with her to the bus stop.  We have recognised this act of kindness with a Jack Petchey award.

Dean, year 14, had to spend a considerable time away from school recently as he was very poorly.  Dean stayed positive throughout this challenging time and joined in with remote lessons every day.  This Jack Petchey award acknowledges Dean’s bravery and resilience.

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

Excelling in Mental Health

Well done to the Student Support Team and Teachers who have achieved the Excelling Accreditation from Edupod. Edupod is a project from Innovating Minds focusing on creating a mentally healthy environment in school for students and staff. This is the …

Read more

Tate Britain Trip

Year 9 pupils visited Tate Britain as part of the Art curriculum.  They enjoyed taking part in a scavenger hunt amongst the ‘Hew Locke: Procession’ installation. They also had a lot of fun using drama and art activities to explore …

Read more

Celebrate Chessington

We have been asked by the organisers of this year’s Celebrate Chessington event to share details with our families. It will take place during the half term on Wednesday 1st June from 12 noon at Churchfields Recreation Ground. The organisers …

Read more

Parent Support Workshops

Parents at St Philip’s are very welcome to attend the following workshops that are being offered by Southborough High School to a cluster of schools in the local area including ourselves. There are four sessions: 1)      Youth Mental Health First …

Read more