Headteacher’s Welcome

I am honoured to extend a warm welcome to each and every one of you to St Bede’s Catholic Academy, a vibrant and inclusive Catholic secondary school. As the Headteacher, it is my privilege to lead this wonderful institution, where we strive to foster academic excellence, spiritual growth, and the holistic development of our students.

At St Bede’s our school mission is to “Love, Respect and Serve one another as disciples of Jesus Christ”, we are committed to providing a nurturing and supportive environment that values and celebrates each individual’s unique talents and abilities. Our dedicated team of teachers and staff are passionate about creating engaging and inspiring learning experiences that empower students to reach their full potential. We believe in the importance of cultivating a love for learning, critical thinking skills, and a strong work ethic, which are essential for success in an ever-changing world.

As a Catholic school, our ethos is deeply rooted in the teachings and values of the Catholic faith. We endeavour to instil in our students a sense of stewardship, respect, compassion, and a commitment to serving others. Through our Religious Education curriculum, regular prayer and worship, and various opportunities for spiritual growth, we aim to nurture the faith journey of each student, regardless of their background.

We are proud of our rich and diverse community, where students from various cultures and backgrounds come together to learn, grow, and form lifelong friendships. Our school provides a wide range of extracurricular activities, including sports, arts, music, and clubs, to help students discover and develop their passions outside of the classroom.

I encourage you to explore our website, where you will find valuable information about our inspection reports, curriculum, policies, events, and various resources. We believe that strong partnerships between the school, parents, and guardians are essential for the success of our students, and we welcome your active involvement and collaboration.

Together, we will continue to build a community where students can thrive academically, spiritually, and personally.

May God bless you all.
Ryan Hibbard