St Andrew’s Catholic School

St Andrew’s is a Roman Catholic Comprehensive School for students aged 11-18. It is a vibrant and dynamic school with high expectations and great ambitions for every one of its students. We believe that discipline, structure and common purpose are solid foundations in life and education, and that working closely with parents is essential if we are to be the best school possible for every child in our care.

Our aim

Our aim is to be the best school in the country, where students feel safe and happy and that during their time at St Andrew’s they will receive a better educational experience than if they attended any other school. We aim to help everyone in our school community to grow in faith and to make the most of their innate ability. The culture and ethos of the school is one where we all have high expectations of each other, we recognise that everyone learns differently and that making mistakes and taking risks are both part of learning.

Each child is unique

Each child is unique, they are loved and valued. They deserve the best and that is what we aim to give them. They are our greatest ambassadors and they are supported by a team of staff united in encouraging, guiding, motivating and challenging each one of them to be the best they can be.

MFL Subject Passion Session support

“I recently had the opportunity to work with Trinity College, Cambridge on their ‘Subject Passion as a Teaching Tool’ for MFL, a programme is designed to frame the A Level curriculum content in the context of studying the subject at university. The session was lead by Professor Emma Widdis, Professor of Russian and Film Studies, who discussed the visual culture of Soviet Russia to help students to see how learning a foreign language can allow them to see how cultures work and how meanings are conveyed across music, film and social media. To go alongside the session, I produced an editable resource in Spanish and English designed to be implemented in the classroom with the aim of students being able to consider how cities are portrayed in cinema and TV. One section of the resource focuses on the AQA Spanish set film ‘Ocho Apellidos Vascos’ with the other section looking at cityscapes from other films and TV programmes, for example ‘La Haine’, ‘Lupin’ and ‘City of God’. 

Working with Professor Widdis on this programme was a fantastic opportunity which allowed me to consider how A Level students can be encouraged to widen their analytical skills through content relevant to the A Level Curriculum and introduce them to language and cultural studies in Higher Education.” Lola Russell, MFL Teacher, St Andrew’s School

Visit the Subject Passions web page for details of upcoming sessions, and to access resources and recordings from the MFL and all previous CPD subject sessions.

School Data

Unique Reference Number
125275
Local Authority
Surrey
Establishment Number
4611
Establishment Name
St Andrew's Catholic School
Type of Establishment
Voluntary aided school
Establishment Type Group
Local authority maintained schools
Establishment Status
Open
Reason Establishment Opened
Not applicable
Reason Establishment Closed
Not applicable
Phase of Education
Secondary
Statutory Lowest Pupil Age
11
Statutory Highest Pupil Age
18
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery Provision
No Nursery Classes
Sixth Form
Has a sixth form
Gender
Mixed
Designated Religious Character
Roman Catholic
Diocese
Diocese of Arundel and Brighton
Admissions Policy
Non-selective
School Capacity
819
Special Classes
No Special Classes
Census Date
17/01/2019
Number of Pupils
1297
Number of Boys
682
Number of Girls
615
Percentage of Pupils Receiving FSM
3.9
Trust flag
Not applicable
School Sponsor flag
Not applicable
Federation flag
Not under a federation
UK Provider Reference Number
10006275
Ofsted Last Inspection
14/12/2012
Last Changed Date
11/07/2019
Street
Grange Road
Town
Leatherhead
County
Surrey
Postcode
KT22 7JP
School Website
www.st-andrews.surrey.sch.uk
Telephone Number
01372277881
Headteacher Title
Mr
Headteacher First Name
Alan
Headteacher Last Name
Mitchell
Headteacher Preferred Job Title
Headteacher
Government Office Region
South East
District
Mole Valley
Ward
Ashtead Park
Parliamentary Constituency
Epsom and Ewell
Urban/Rural Description
Urban major conurbation
GSS LA Code
E10000030
Easting
517494
Northing
157243
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA)
Mole Valley 004
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA)
Mole Valley 004A
Ofsted Rating
Outstanding
RSC Region
South-East England and South London
UPRN
100062369429
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA) - code
E02006365
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) - code
E01030510

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