Head Teacher's Message
Welcome to the St Bernadette Catholic Secondary School website.
At St Bernadette’s we pride ourselves on being a vibrant faith community and an ambitious learning community, where everyone is valued and has a part to play. Strong, caring relationships, high expectations and making the most of every opportunity are key features of our school.
We are committed to every child achieving their potential and becoming a confident life-long learner. Our students achieve well. In our school students also grow and develop through the love and teachings of Christ, becoming responsible citizens able to make a positive contribution in society.
We want our students to enjoy school, to learn and love learning, to have fun, make friends and grow in awareness of those around them. We also want them to work hard and experience success across a range of subjects and school experiences.
I hope our website gives you a good impression of life at St Bernadette’s and that you will see that we offer a quality education within a caring Christian environment where your child will be known and nurtured.
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