Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Intent At Holy Cross, our curriculum is based on our school Mission Statement: “I have come that they may have life and have it to  the full” (John 10:10) At Hol...

COVID-19 Catch-Up Plan

COVID-19 Catch-Up Plan The DfE has allocated £72,721 to our school to be spent on supporting all our pupils to enable them to catch up following the unprecedented disruption to t...

Departments

Our Departments At Holy Cross we value the importance of subjects as individual disciplines. Heads of department are subject experts who lead on the content, specifications and de...

Educational Visits

Educational Visits At Holy Cross, we believe that pupils can gain a great deal from participating in educational visits, as not only do they offer opportunities to broaden their h...

Extra Curricular

Extra Curricular At Holy Cross we offer a varied and exciting extra curriculum.  Extra-curricular activities help pupils to develop their social skills and learn how to work in a...

Literacy Strategy

“The only thing you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.” - Albert Einstein At Holy Cross we put reading at the centre of school life.  The importance of ...

Numeracy Strategy

At Holy Cross Catholic High School, we value the importance of all pupils being numerate.  Our mathematics department are all experienced subject specialists who deliver a curricu...

Pupil Premium

Pupil premium is funding to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged pupils in schools in England.  Evidence shows that disadvantaged children generally face additional chal...

Remote Learning

At Holy Cross Catholic High School, remote learning is provided when appropriate if pupils are absent from school due to Covid-19.  Please find our remote learning policy alongsid...

School Library

“A book is a dream that you hold in your hands.” – Neil Gaiman Following a complete redesign and refurbishment, our pupils have access to a modern, bright and welcoming lear...

Transition

At Holy Cross we understand that the transition to high school can be a big step for both pupils and parents alike.  With this in mind, we do everything that we can to ensure that...

Year 9 Options

GCSE Options  2022-23 English Baccalaureate The English Baccalaureate (Ebacc) is a combination of subjects the Government believes provides a broad and balanced curriculum.   ...

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