Saint Gregory’s, Bath Combe Hay Lane, Odd Down, Bath BA2 8PA Tel: 01225 832873 Web: st-gregorys.org.uk
Name of Principal: Mrs Melissa George
Age of pupils: 11 – 18 years
Number of pupils: 1,025
Religious denomination: Catholic
The curriculum: Saint Gregory’s curriculum encourages students to develop their talents, deepen their knowledge and become motivated, independent learners within a caring Christian setting. High expectations combined with excellent teaching and learning opportunities create an ambitious atmosphere that allows students to attain outstanding results. A broad and balanced curriculum, where students enjoy STEM subjects as well as the Performing Arts, inspires a particularly creative and engaging focus.
Extra-curricular activities: Students at Saint Gregory’s are encouraged to explore their talents beyond the classroom and through a wide range of sporting and extra-curricular activities and experiences. Through an engaging enrichment programme students develop a sense of self-awareness, an appreciation for healthy lifestyles, key employability skills and build lasting friendships through teamwork and a spirit of togetherness and support.
Pastoral care: At Saint Gregory’s, the personal development and well-being of students is paramount, with Catholic values central to their educational purpose. A focus on virtue, respect and responsibility ensures that students grow into well-rounded, reflective, caring and thoughtful young people ready to take their place in society. They become ethical leaders and agents for change.
Outstanding characteristics: Saint Gregory’s is a high performing, 11-18 co-educational school rated Good overall with Outstanding Behaviour & Attitudes and Personal Development by Ofsted. It was also recognised as an ‘Outstanding’ secondary school in its Section 48 Inspection, highlighting Saint Gregory’s as a flourishing educational community where every child is valued and encouraged to grow as individuals.
Pastoral care: At Saint Gregory’s, the personal development and well-being of students is paramount with Christian values central to their educational purpose, creating an aspirational, enriching and supportive environment for all. In the day-to-day life of the school, these values are evident in a strong ‘family’ atmosphere and a highly valued House System.
Outstanding characteristics: Saint Gregory’s is the only secondary school in B&NES rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in three consecutive inspections making it one of Ofsted’s highest achieving secondary schools locally and nationally. They were recognised once again in 2019, as an ‘Outstanding’ secondary school in their Section 48 Diocesan Inspection, highlighting Saint Gregory’s as a flourishing educational community where every child is valued and encouraged to grow as individuals.