Year 11

Head of Year:
Welcome back to your final year at St Philip Howard,
I hope you have all had a restful summer and are ready and focussed for the year ahead. 
Reward trips will commence again this year. The criteria for attendance on these trips is:-
1 – 96% attendance or above (excluding COVID-19)
2 – 96% punctuality
3 – No more than 3 Emmaus in the half term
4 – Positive credit score
This week’s collective worship will be presented by Miss Cox and will be about ‘Learning/Education Sunday’.
There will be a Jeans for Genes day on Friday 17th September, students will be able to wear jeans instead of their standard school trousers. This should be accompanied with a donation of a pound for a fantastic charity. (A letter has been sent out with full details)
Glossop jog will this year take place on Sunday 10th October at 10.30 am. 

Dates for diaries 

9th September – School photographs 

23rd September – Year 11 Review Evening (16.00-19.00) 

8th October – World Mental Health Day 

14th October – KS4 “How to support your child” Evening. 

15th October – Restart a Heart Day  

15th October – College Fair 1.15-3.15 

8th November – Year 11 Mocks Begin. 

3rd, 6th and 7th December – SCHOOL CLOSED. 

21st December – Early closure (12.15) 

6th January – Students return to school. 

20th January – Year 11 Parents Evening. 

7th February – Year 11 Mocks Begin. 


College Open Days 


Stockport College Open Day-23rd September

Aquinas – Online from 25th.  *September, 14th October and 10th November to be confirmed.* 

Clarendon Sixth Form – 29th September 

Tameside – 4th October 

Leek College Open Day- 6th October

Buxton College Open Day- 7th October

Clarendon and Tameside – 16th October 

Ashton Sixth Form – 16th October 

Loretto – 9th October and 17th October 

Xaverian – 9th October and 17th October 


All pupils are required to wear full school uniform for the entire year. They will continue to wear PE kit on the days they have PE. 
**Black school jumpers are now available at bulldog fashion.**


We are aware of the current situation regarding black jumpers and ties and we will contact you when these items are back in stock. 



If you have any queries on this please refer to the website or contact your child’s tutor. 
Reminder of equipment required for school:
        ·         School bag
        ·         Planner
        ·         2 or more black or blue ball point pens
        ·         scientific calculator
        ·         30 cm ruler
        ·         Pencil
        ·         Pencil sharpener
        ·         Coloured pencils