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Ethos and Values

St Philip’s is a school where individuals are valued for themselves and where all are expected to give of their best.

We believe that young people learn and develop best with clear and consistent work and behaviour expectations and where praise, enjoyment, consideration and respect are integral to the school’s life and ethos.

We encourage students to become as independent as possible in all areas of their lives, both in and out of the classroom. We challenge students to try new things, such as developing new friendships or using public transport.

The school aims to inspire curiosity, a spirit of collaboration, and develop creative thinking, a sense of social responsibility and leadership skills. A strong sense of community underpins everything we do – learning to respect each other’s backgrounds and beliefs. We value commitment, we celebrate success and we offer an environment which not only leads to academic success but also to self-discovery and a sense of personal worth and well-being.

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

Latest News

Harlequins host their first ever Rugby Festival for SEND pupils

Excited pupils and staff arrived at a sunny Twickenham ready for a fun rugby festival event. The Harlequins Foundation opened The Stoop to over 150 young people with learning difficulties as part of Project Rugby, a Premiership rugby and England …

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Students Tackle the City’s Challenges with Lego and their Imaginations!

Students from St Philip’s School took part in Recode London on Friday at The Workshop in Lambeth. The initiative is run by the Mayor of London, the LEGO® Group and Institute of Imagination. Students rose to the challenge set by …

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St Philip’s School received the AcSEED Award accreditation

We are delighted to announce that St Philip’s have been awarded the AcSEED accreditation.  The AcSEED Award is a quality assurance mark presented to schools that have made a substantial effort to support the mental health of their students. Charlotte …

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Upcoming Coffee Morning

We have our termly coffee morning coming up next week. At 9am on Wednesday 21st March parents and carers will have opportunity to meet Educational Psychologist, Dr Rachel Green, who will also be joining us for a Question and Answers …

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