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Mission Statement

We are a Catholic College dedicated to the education and development of the whole person, so that all students can realise their full potential.

To achieve this as a community we will:

  • Welcome all students who are happy to be educated within a Christian environment
  • Value the uniqueness and dignity of each individual
  • Provide the highest standards of teaching and learning
  • Show commitment to our work and the Christian values of the College
  • Provide equality of opportunity, with mutual respect and positive encouragement
  • Build and further develop partnerships with the local, national and international community

What do students enjoy about life at SJR

“The Berlin Trip with History was the highlight for me!”

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We are pleased to welcome visitors to our beautiful campus for our Open Events 2022.
Saturday 8th October 10.00 – 13.00
Wednesday 19th October 16.30 – 19.30
Thursday 3rd November 16.30 – 19.30

Level 2 entry requirements

If you’re not quite ready to start on a Level 3 Technical course (T Levels) or a Vocational Level 3 course (BTEC) but want to begin on the path to your chosen career, the Transition Programme could be for you.  

Transition Programmes are tailored to prepare students to move onto Technical or Vocational Level 3 study. They will give you the opportunity to improve your English and Maths, your work readiness skills and introduce you to the technical skills and concepts that you will need for future study and employment. 

As part of the Transition Programme you will study a BTEC Level 2 Award in your chosen subject area as well as the BTEC Level 2 Extended Award in Work Skills. You will also have the opportunity to resit GCSE English and/or Maths if you have not yet achieved a grade 4. 

Entry criteria for Transition Programmes is four grade 3s including grade 3s in English Language and Maths GCSE.

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