The RE Department• Rated ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED and Section 48 (RE) OFSTED.• A team of friendly and supportive staff who will help you achieve your goals.• 115 sixth form students studying RE A level, this is more than any other department within the school.• Excellent results both at GCSE and A level
A Level successThe Department received ajudgement of very good for results atA level for AS and A2.Despite our large numbers studyingA level there is a close supportiverelationship between teachers andstudents.
Year 9 and GCSEAll students study RE at St Thomas More.The year 9 course reflects on our personal faith journeys, faithin action, work of charities, other world faiths and humanrights issues.For GCSE all students complete two modules exploringcontemporary issues in society from a Christian perspective.However due to our rich culturally diverse community,lessons will always include a reflection of individual viewsand the views of all world religions.
BUSINESS STUDIES• The business department achieved 84.4% * to C grades at GCSE• A group of Year 12 pupils competed in the Cranfield business challenge and came 3 rd out of 19 groups beating all the other teams from Bedford schools.
• The Young Enterprise Company sold their goods at both the Bedford and the Milton Keynes fayres. BUSINESS STUDIES
OUTSTANDINGGCSE ART & DESIGN RESULTS: 100% A*- C
OUTSTANDINGGCSE ART & DESIGN RESULTS: 66% A*- A
OUTSTANDINGGCSE GRAPHICS RESULTS: 88% A*- C (Predicted: 56%)
OUTSTANDINGGCSE GRAPHICS RESULTS: 56% A*- B (Predicted: 12%)
OUTSTANDINGA2 FINE ART RESULTS: 100% A*- B 80% A* - A
OUTSTANDINGA2 FINE ART & GRAPHICS RESULTS: 100% A*- C 89% A* - B
Modern Languages Languages are taught in an interactive way which encourages and improves communication, co- operation and understanding. A Modern Foreign Language is an integral part of the E- Bacc qualification and is highly valued by many top Universities.
Italian Results at GCSE 2009 – 94% A*-C 2010 – 79% A*-C 2011- 96% A*-C We have won the GoodSchools’ Guide Awards for the last three years for the best Italian GCSE results in the country. Results at A-Level 100% Pass Rate