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Why attendance really matters

“Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world” Nelson Mandela At St. Thomas More we are committed to ensuring that each of our students fulfil their potential and so we place a very high priority on good attendance and Continue reading …

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What to do if…

As each school year begins, especially if your child has just joined us as a new student regardless of the year group, one of the many concerns you may have is will your child experience bullying and what should you do if it does occur. Continue reading …

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Ten tips to help with workload

As parents and carers you can expect the amount of homework your child receives to increase, particularly the further up the school they progress. It is an expectation that it is completed to the best of your child’s ability and is handed in on time. Continue reading …

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E-safety at Thomas More

The importance of E-safety needs to be considered both at home and at school. It’s vital that our children are aware of the dangers of using the Internet and the consequences of not using it safely. Continue reading …

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Body image: tips for individuals

‘Body image’ is a term that can be used to describe how we think and feel about our bodies. Our thoughts and feelings about our bodies can impact us throughout our lives, affecting, more generally, the way we feel about ourselves and our mental health and wellbeing. Continue reading …

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Year 10 revision and study skills

The time leading up to exams can be stressful for students, parents and carers. Being well-prepared can help alleviate this anxiety and help students to make the most of their examinations. So how can students revise better? Which techniques really work, and which don’t?

Our download contains lots of helpful tips and advice. Continue reading …

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Mental health organisations and charities

Some stress and anxiety is normal, but if you find that stress is becoming a problem then you might need to take steps to deal with it. You might find our list of stress-busting tips helpful. If you continue to feel stressed or anxious, you Continue reading …