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Welcome to St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College.

At St Bede’s, we strive for excellence and aim to help all of our students achieve their full potential. The school is a happy, vibrant community where students work hard in their academic studies and are Involved In a wide range of sporting, creative, practical and social activities.

At the heart of St Bede’s, and underpinning everything that we do, is its mission to witness to Christ and to celebrate each individuals relationship with Christ and with one another in the light of Gospel values.

Our dedicated and well trained staff, give students the individual attention necessary to encourage them to achieve in all areas of their lives.

The high standards of teaching, the hard work of the students and active encouragement by parents, have all contributed to the school’s success. We work very closely with parents and value highly the support they provide. This close relationship is a real strength of the school, and we welcome prospective parents to come and see us.


65% of our students left  GCSEs including English and Maths at C grade or above. The school also had a positive progress 8 score.

Well done to those students who did well and to the staff who helped these students achieve.

A number of students have done very well indeed, with Alex Livingston, Ellie Dawson, Ethan Whiting, Amber Ward, Bethany Willis, Abbie Blackmore, Megan Cawthorn and Stephanie Scobell all achieving at least 8 A* or A grades.


John O’Hara

Assistant Headteacher

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In January the school Inter House sport competition continued with the following events taking place.

Y7 netball, followed by Y8 and Y9 netball.

Y7 football 5 a side followed by Y8 and Y9 5 a side.


Hilda house are currently leading the inter-house sport competition, but it is very close……..

Watch this space for more updates.

Dates For Your Diary

Date Event
28th Sept 2016 Awards Evening
12th Oct 2016 ‘How to Revise’ Y11 Parents 6pm – 8pm
19th Oct 2016 Byron 6th Form Open Evening 6pm – 8pm
2nd Nov 2016 Y10 Target setting/revision strategies (parents) 6pm-6:30pm
3rd Nov 2016 Y12 ‘How to help your child’ Evening 5:30pm
17th Nov 2016 Y13 UCAS parents evening
9th Dec 2016 Wind band & Bede’s voices local primary school tour
14th Dec 2016 Christmas Carol Concert (doors open 6:15pm)