Catmose College - Part 13

‘Catmose College is an outstanding school’ Ofsted 2012

Catmose College is an oversubscribed secondary academy school on Huntsmans Drive in Oakham, Rutland. The majority of students are drawn from the county town of Oakham and surrounding villages, although many are attracted from a wider area including Leicestershire and Melton through parental choice.

The College is one of the highest achieving in Rutland and Leicestershire. Our Ofsted report in February 2012 rated the college ‘Outstanding’ in all categories. We offer a broad range of experiences beyond the classroom to build independence, resilience and leadership skills that are critical for success in adult life. More details on the College can be found via the menu on the left or on the DfE.

We believe that great schools are not made by the buildings they occupy, but by the people who work within them. We are proud at Catmose College to have both a committed staff and talented, hardworking students whose contributions make our College truly exceptional.

Our primary aim is to encourage each student to become a mature, independently minded individual who has the necessary skills and knowledge to be of value to themselves and society. We know that every student is talented, so our role as educators is to ensure these talents are fully realised. To achieve this, we have high expectations of every student, emphasising the importance of hard work and doing one’s best in every circumstance.

 

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Practice Expedition

23 May

Students from Catmose College took part and successfully completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award bronze practice expedition during weekends held on 6/7 May and 20/21 May.   The Bronze practice expeditions took place around the Leicestershire area over a duration of 2 days and 1 night.  This involved at least 6 …        

CALLING ALL ACTORS

03 April

An exciting opportunity is available for all students in years 7, 8 and 9 to audition for A Midsummer Night’s dream as part of the Shakespeare schools festival. The Shakespeare schools festival is a nationwide event which allows us to rehearse and prepare a play which will be performed at Catmose …        

EASTER INTERVENTION TIMETABLE

30 March

The following intervention intervention sessions are being offered over the Easter holiday and Year 11 students are encouraged to attend.        

CATMOSE STUDENTS PRESENT BUSINESS ON BBC BREAKFAST

28 March

Students from Catmose College were invited to the Big Bang Science Fair at the NEC, Birmingham, to work on a live TV assignment as part of BBC New School Report with BBC Breakfast Presenter, Steph McGovern. BBC News School Report is an annual project when the BBC turn over roles …        

Catmose Car Park Congestion

21 March

There is currently a four way traffic light system in place at the bottom of Huntsman Drive, which is causing severe congestion particularly at the end of the College day.