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Key Stage 4 Update

Every year of study is more important than the last and this is certainly the case for students in Key Stage 4. Students who work hard and show positive effort and good attendance achieve excellent outcomes at the end of Year 11. This is something Continue reading …

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Key Stage 3 Update

As Head of Key Stage 3 I have been working closely with our Year 7 and Year 8 Pastoral Teams during these first few weeks of the academic year to ensure the return from the summer break has been a positive one. I have been Continue reading …

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Harry Potter casts a spell over Year 7

As part of our ongoing drive to encourage students to engage with reading, our new Year 7 students were set the task of reading ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ over the Summer holiday. The students were gifted the text on their Induction Day as Continue reading …

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It’s all about apprenticeships!

On Tuesday 12th September forty-five Year 11 students took part in an apprenticeship workshop delivered by a team of ambassadors from ASK. The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools and Colleges programme (ASK) is funded by the National Apprenticeship Service, part of the Department for Continue reading …

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Summer School Review 2019

In July we were delighted to host around 90 students for our annual Summer School, and over the three days, the weather certainly matched up to the name with temperatures rising past 30 degrees. Continue reading …

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Year 11 Prom

Having completed numerous intervention sessions, revision classes, mock exams and their actual GCSEs, Year 11 were finally able to let their hair down and celebrate at their End of Year Prom. Continue reading …

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Careers: A summary of 2018-19

St Thomas More Catholic School have put a lot in place this year to ensure our students receive a varied, useful, informative mix of careers advice and education. We recognise the need to support our students beyond their academic achievements. They need to be informed Continue reading …

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Year 12 Work Experience

Year 12 were out on Work Experience Monday 1st to Friday 5th July. A large proportion of the year group were able to secure a placement enabling them to gain a real insight into the world of work. Throughout the week students received visits and Continue reading …