• Welcome ​​

    Welcome ​​

    Welcome to St. Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy.
    A member of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust.
    Through a positive three-way partnership between, home, school and parish we aim to work together to ensure our children achieve their potential.

  • Poland Trip

    Poland Trip

    Friday 21st February- Monday 24th February

  • If the school is closed due to inclement weather, how will I be informed?

    If the school is closed due to inclement weather, how will I be informed?

    Please see: Parents- Information for Parents

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To view the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust information video please click here

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“The overall effectiveness of the school is good. The Headteacher is an inspirational leader and the strong leadership shown by the senior team has galvanized the school community and taken them on a journey of reflection and development. The Headteacher’s passion and drive have led to an overwhelmingly positive sense of community and care within the school. She has been ably supported by effective governors at the school, who set challenging expectations”. DCI June 2018

#TEAMSPH   |   Together on the Journey 

        School closes for Half term this coming Friday 14th February and re opens on                                                                       Tuesday  25th February                                                                 

Week 2 - Monday 24th February - Friday 28th February 

Week 1 - Monday 3rd March - Friday 7th March


Thursday 27th February- Year 8 Options Evening 6:00pm-8:00pm



The Humanities students will be going on our annual Poland Trip from Friday 21st February to Monday 24th February.  Follow us on Twitter @sph_academy and see our Facebook page for photo's and updates.


A big THANK YOU to all our fantastic students who raised £470.83 on Friday 31st January. All money raised will go to The Safety Guide Foundation so a school in need can have the same valuable talk we received last week. #TeamSPH


    Malawi Eagles and their  Tearfund ambassador Nicholas Lowther would like to thank St Philip Howard for their generosity in the recent fundraising bake sales. Nicholas has been very busy using the money to purchase gifts to take out on his trip to Malalwi, visiting local communities and schools.
When he returns he will be visiting the Gratitude Club in school to report back on his mission.
Safe travels Nicholas.


To view the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust website Click here 

At the Heart of the Community

St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy is an exciting place for our students to grow and develop, building an enriching love of learning and a spiritual outlook that they will carry with them through life.



louisa Morris  |  Headteacher


"100% of parents that commented on the Ofsted online questionnaire, Parent View, said they would recommend the school." - Ofsted , 2018

Your questions...

We know you have lots of questions - What are our school dinners like? How do we deal with bullying? To help you get the answers to these questions and many others we have put together a page to answer the most frequently asked questions.

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