Arrangements for the start of Autumn Term (September) 2016

Monday 5 September 2016
Inset day (school closed to all students)

Tuesday 6 September 2016
School open for Year 7 and Year 12 students only

Wednesday 7 September 2016
School open for students from all year groups

Please see our page with arrangements for the start of Autumn Term (September) 2016, information about changes to the school day, and dates for the collection of provisional examination results for full details.

Welcome from the headteacher

Welcome to our school, St Thomas More Catholic School, Willenhall. Our community ethos is based on love of God and love of neighbour, we respect and help each other to be the very best we can. Visitors to our school always remark on how well our students behave and how polite they are. Our teachers work passionately to do their very best for our students academically and pastorally, we are always seeking to further improve. Exams are important but we also seek to provide enrichment opportunities including trips, arts, sporting activities within a framework of continuous spiritual growth.

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More about our school

Letter from the headteacher

We respect and help each other to be the very best we can.

Who was Thomas More?

Thomas was born in London on the 7th February, 1478. He attended St Anthony’s School in London, one of the best schools of his day, and as a youth served as a Page,

School ethos

We offer a distinctively Christian education in the form of a holistic approach to a persons development.

Aims

'To guide and encourage students to be responsible, caring and confident...'

Promoting British values

At St Thomas More Catholic School, British values are regularly reinforced in a variety of ways.

Pastoral care

We endeavour to support all students in achieving their maximum potential in all aspects of school life.

Sixth Form

The Sixth Form is a vibrant, exciting community which challenges students to realise their academic potential while offering new opportunities for leadership, endeavour and service.

Careers and enterprise

The school aims to develop responsible young citizens ready for the challenges of university life and the working world.

Partnership with parents

A strong bond between home and school is an essential part of life at St Thomas More Catholic School.

Facilities

Originally opened in 1973, the school moved to a new single site in April 2003 and boasts some magnificent contemporary facilities.

Latest news

Royal Navy chef gives students practical cooking demonstration

Petty Officer Gavin Brown, a chef in the Royal Navy, came into school on the afternoons of Tuesday 21st June and Thursday 23rd June and made use of the school’s teaching kitchen facilities to carry out demonstrations of a small range of basic dishes.

Warner Bros Studio Tour

On Friday morning a group of Year 7 and Year 8 students had the pleasure of exploring the film sets of Harry Potter at the Warner Brothers Studio Tour in Hertfordshire.

Prom 2016

After a challenging and busy exam period for the Year 11s, they had a chance to celebrate the end of an era by attending their school Prom!

Important dates and changes to the school day

Important changes to the school day for students, starting September 2016.

Popular links

Online payments

Online payments for trips and school dinners.

GCSE Revision Calendar

GCSE Revision Calendar for Year 11 students.

MoreNews online

View the latest news and information.

Calendar

See our upcoming events.

Prayers

See the recent prayers from More News.

Downloads

A list of our policies and other downloads.

Show My Homework

Keep track of homework.

Ofsted Parent View

Leave feedback about out school on the Ofsted Parent View site.

Upcoming diary dates

Monday, 01 August 2016
Reception closed (reopens 15 August)
Thursday, 18 August 2016
A-level provisional results
Thursday, 25 August 2016
GCSE provisional results
Monday, 29 August 2016
Bank Holiday (reception closed)
Monday, 05 September 2016
Inset day (school closed to students)
Tuesday, 06 September 2016
School open for Years 7 and 12 only
Wednesday, 07 September 2016
School open for all year groups

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