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ST CATHERINE’S school

bramley


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Welcome to St Catherine’s Welcome to our Senior School Prospectus which provides you with some

hope that they have been prepared to lead full and happy lives, feeling

snapshots of life at St Catherine’s, Bramley. I hope these convey the

confident to make decisions about family and career and, above all,

vitality and focus of this happy and purposeful school community, where

believing that there is nothing that a woman cannot do.

hard work and fun go hand in hand.

A prospectus can only give you a flavour of what a school is like. Our

At St Catherine’s, young women develop confidence and style, poise and

website offers further glimpses of life at St Catherine’s, but a visit will

compassion, emerging ready to rise, not only to the challenges that the

allow you to experience so much more. Most importantly, it will offer our

modern world presents, but also capable of offering much in return. An

students a chance to show you why they are proud to call themselves St

emphasis on responsibility for themselves and for others is a key part of

Catherine’s girls.

the School’s ethos.

I very much look forward to welcoming you to St Catherine’s

Underpinning everything, a strong and supportive House system creates a very special St Catherine’s sense of belonging in which each girl feels supported and valued. For girls who board, their boarding houses become a home from home. St Catherine’s leavers go on to pursue the widest possible range of courses at leading universities or colleges in the UK and worldwide. We

Mrs Alice Phillips - Headmistress St Catherine’s School

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St Catherine’s is highly successful in achieving its aim of providing an all-round education to prepare its girls to lead happy and fulfilling lives. Independent Schools’ Inspectorate

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Established in 1885, this is a school with a proud tradition and, unusually, has grown and developed all on one site. The Good Schools Guide

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The knowledge, enthusiasm and absolute sheer enjoyment of every teacher and sixth former is so inspiring… you should be very proud. current parent

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Lots of options, lots of opportunities – real education takes place here. The Good Schools Guide

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current pupil

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St Catherine’s is a very friendly school and there are so many opportunities to make friends, it happens without you realising it.

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The Good Schools Guide

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Success relies on traditional good teaching alongside the best that modern IT can offer – and keen to keep abreast of all that is innovative and helpful.

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Lively art in many media – all thrive and all run clubs for those who aren’t taking them as curricular subjects. The Good Schools Guide

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Independent Schools’ Inspectorate

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Pupils participate readily in assemblies and chapel services, and reveal their well-developed ability to reflect on spiritual issues and their concern for the needs of others.

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Roger Tredre, School House Magazine

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Are they happy? Brimming over with happiness, I should say. The House system, with a myriad of inter-House competitions, is great fun, they enthuse. ‘You’re all part of a big community,’ says one of the girls.

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If you love Music, Theatre and Art you will be in your element at St Cat’s because it’s all here for you to take advantage of. current pupil

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Current Pupil

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Even if you don’t think you are particularly dramatic, through the facilities in our new auditorium, you can learn technical theatre which may spark another new passion.

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former PUPIL

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I doubt I would have reached my musical potential at any other school.

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Pastoral care is excellent, based on the mutual respect between pupils and staff and the teachers’ very good knowledge and understanding of their pupils. Independent Schools’ Inspectorate

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The Good Schools Guide

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Excellent sports facilities…… lots of opportunities for those less than Olympian in their prowess. The Olympians regularly reach the heights – county and national finals places in several sports and stellar showings in swimming, lacrosse and tennis.

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The girls do the best they can, but they do it while looking after each other. parent

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RECENT FORMER Pupil

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St Catherine’s has proved that a school can be much more than a school, and for want of a better phrase, I can honestly say it was more of a home.

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current Parent

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St Catherine’s does a wonderful job of nurturing confident, well rounded and balanced young women. They are clearly very happy throughout their years at St Catherine’s.

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former pupil

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St Catherine’s has always been about much more than academic qualifications. It values rounded individuals and is rooted in a fine tradition of which we are proud.

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former parent

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I’m so delighted to be part of the St Catherine’s Association with pupils, parents and staff both past and present. It’s wonderful to be welcomed back and to know one never really leaves this vibrant and happy school community.

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The Good Schools Guide

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If you want convincing that girls’ only education is the right and modern way for your bright and motivated daughter, go and look. This is as good as it gets.

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‘Let us go on ...’

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St Catherine's School Senior School Prospectus  

St Catherine's School Senior School Prospectus