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Why Join Us

When joining St Thomas More Catholic School our pupils embark on a personal journey to success; an adventure that will be shared within a family that extends beyond home and creates a strong sense of belonging.

Our young people are supported every step of the way as they grow in confidence and independence, navigating an outstanding education experience that starts in primary school and stretches beyond St Thomas More, and on to university and successful careers.

Below are just a few reasons why we believe pupils should join us and begin their journey to success as part of our outstanding learning community:

Exceptional attention 

  • Wraparound care: 7:30am7:00pm – from a free breakfast club to library access in the evening for homework and independent study
  • Excellent 6 month induction programme for all Year 6 pupils transferring in September
  • Strong partnerships with primary schools
  • Learning good study habits from Year 7 for even greater success later on
  • Seamless transition across all key stages

Academic enhancement

  • Underpinned by our Catholic ethos & the gospel values
  • Welcoming to those of all faiths and none
  • Teachers who go above and beyond for each child
  • Every young person matters to us, and no child is left behind
  • Continuous personalised intervention so that every pupil achieves more than they think possible
  • Daily additional provision to pursue academic excellence

Immersive experiences

  • Teachers are subject experts – lessons are innovative and exciting
  • CREST values at the heart of school life – courage, respect, effort, service and teamwork
  • Individualised approach to school life
  • Meaningful learning experiences
  • Opportunities for leadership from Year 7 to Year 13

Cultural enrichment

  • Pupils are equipped with skills and character development
  • Wide array of clubs and enrichment opportunities
  • UK & worldwide residential and field trips, visits & excursions
  • A central focus on independent learning and studying
  • Preparing our young people for global citizenship

Future focused

  • An array of links with Russell Group universities
  • ‘University Access’ programmes from Year 7-13
  • Societies for Law, Medicine, and Oxbridge candidates
  • Careers and employment seminars, events & work experience
  • Developing well-rounded and future ready individuals