COLLEGE MISSION & ETHOS

St Thomas More RC College is a group of believers, united heart and soul in a Community which recognises the worth and dignity of all people. St Thomas More RC College is committed to developing fully the talents of all its members, in Communication of the Gospel values of peace, love, truth and justice; in Communion with Our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.

Aims : There is a friendly and experienced teaching staff in the college that work together to support our Christian Ethos and ensure that each student is enabled to achieve their full potential. Our last OFSTED Report underlined the consistency of good teaching as a strength of the college and stated that pupils had good attitudes to learning and work and mature attitudes to education. We are listed in the Good Schools Guide . The curriculum management structure in the school supports National Curriculum subject areas, Religious Education and Whole School Development. All staff are supported by a Senior Management team. There is a strong team of support staff including teaching support staff, secretaries, librarian/reprographics assistant, ICT, ADT and Science technicians, caretakers, lunchtime assistants, cleaners and kitchen staff. The collective strength of our staff ensures that the ethos and values in our Mission Statement provide all our pupils with high quality teaching and learning within a supportive environment.

Exam Results 2014

St Thomas More RC College Hits Top Grades Again!

Tameside’s top performing school in 2013, St Thomas More RC College, maintained its outstanding success record again this year.

Incredibly, 87% of students achieved A*-C grades in English and 80% of students achieved A*-C grades in Mathematics. Overall an impressive 75% of students gained 5+A*-C grades including English and Maths.

The college is particularly delighted with the number of A*/A grades achieved by pupils. Exceptional individual performances included seven pupils who each achieved A*/A grades in all ten of their subject areas. Read more....

LATEST NEWS
  • Exam Results 2014

    date posted: Thursday 3 Apr 2014

     St Thomas More RC College Hits Top Grades Again!

  • The Prospectus Video

    date posted: Thursday 3 Apr 2014

     

  • 50th Anniversary Celebrations

    date posted: Thursday 3 Apr 2014

    On Thursday the 19th June 2014 students and staff, both present and past, joined together to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of the opening of St Thomas More R.C. College. Representatives from each form took part in the offertory presenting gifts to represent the college ethos and mission statement. Head boy and girl Kaelan Rogers-fallen and Elisha Snape led students in Bible readings and prayers of intercession, followed by a homily from Fr Kinsella celebrating the strong Catholic Ethos of the college throughout its existence. The Mass was brought to a close by Head Teacher Miss Janet Burns who thanked all of those who attended and went on to commemorate the many achievements of students past and present.
    During the week beginning 16th June students also enjoyed themed lessons and activities from all subjects celebrating the anniversary. Students were given the opportunity to learn more about how school life has changed since 1964 as well as the way that life in Britain has changed in general.