St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College
Durham, County, United Kingdom
About St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College
St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College is a mixed, non-selective, Roman Catholic secondary school with sixth form in County Durham, serving students from the age of 11-19. The secondary school, situated in Peterlee has approximately 949 students on record.
St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College opened in 1970.
Values and vision
St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College’s vision is to celebrate individual’s success, along with their spiritual journey in the Catholic faith. The secondary school wants all students to achieve to the highest of their capabilities. Students are nurtured so that they can develop their spiritual life, along with their social and academic skills. Community is at the heart of the County Durham secondary school, and it nurtures a close partnership between parents, teachers, students, parishes and the wider community. Students are encouraged to get involved with extra-curricular activities to expand their skills and interests. Students are also given opportunities to compete in local, national and international competitions. St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College holds a Healthy Schools status, International School Award, Investors in People acknowledgement and holds specialist status for Humanities.
“The overwhelming majority of parents and carers are supportive of the school's work. Many of their comments focused on the friendly and welcoming nature of the school. In particular, parents and carers commented on how well the school informs them of their children's progress”.