Behaviour - Ready to Learn
At St Bernadette’s we aim for each pupil to fulfil their potential. In order to achieve this aim teachers have to plan and deliver suitable and stimulating lessons and pupils must ensure they make the most of every learning opportunity. This also means that pupils must behave in a way which helps their learning and that of fellow pupils.
Ready to Learn at St Bernadette’s
As a school we are committed to achieving excellence in all that we do and our Excellence Wheel symbolises this. The Excellence Wheel and our school rules focus on a St Bernadette’s pupil being ready, responsible and committed to making the most of all opportunities.
We have introduced Ready to Learn at St Bernadette’s. Ready to Learn is an approach which covers all aspects of school life, ensuring fairness and consistency and maximising achievement and success. At the heart of Ready to Learn at St Bernadette’s is the belief that all pupils can and should take responsibility for their actions and their learning.
We have built Ready to Learn around our school rules and the basic expectation that every St Bernadette’s pupil is expected to:
- Be prepared
- Be polite
- Work hard
Parents/carers will receive a leaflet detailing Ready to Learn at St Bernadette’s. Pupils will also be provided with information through assemblies, tutor activities and reference materials.
For our Excellent Behaviour at St Bernadette's Policy please click here.
St Bernadette’s guide to being well readSt Bernadette’s guide to being well read, 100 + suggested books. Reading a broad range of books will give you a broad and varied vocabulary Top 10 classic books – Must Reads Watership Down by Richard Adams Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Jane Eyre by Charlott...Read full story
The Alpha CourseThe Alpha Course at St Bernadette’s We are delighted to announce that St Bernadette Catholic Secondary School and the Parish of St Bernadette will be running the Alpha Course on Thursday evenings from 7pm to 8.30pm, starting January 9th 2020 for 11 weeks. What is Alpha? Alpha is a series...Read full story
St Bernadette’s Students Celebrate Exam ResultsStudents, parents and staff at St Bernadette’s are celebrating strong results for individual students and across a range of GCSE subjects.Read full story
Why Reading Books is ImportantAs a school, we are promoting reading for pleasure and as such our students are reading for 20 minutes daily through our Drop Everything and Read programme. We want to encourage students to challenge themselves to read books that they would not normally read. We have compiled a suggested reading...Read full story