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St Peter's Catholic School

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Welcome to St Peter's, a Catholic School founded on the life, teaching and example of Jesus and the 400 year tradition of De la Salle schools. We have a strong track record of working with families to support young people as they make that miraculous transition from childhood to adulthood. Students then emerge not only with excellent qualifications but also with the Gospel values to make important life-changing decisions for them and for others.

St Peter's is a Catholic school with a strong Christian ethos which underpins all we do. We are also an Academy, jointly sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth and the De La Salle Order - an international organisation which has been running schools for over 300 years. It is run under the trusteeship of a Catholic Teaching Order, the De La Salle Brothers, and the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth.

The school consists of two sites, Primary are based at Iford (two form entry that opened in 2014, which will grow with a new year group each September - making us an all-through school by 2020) and Secondary and Sixth Form are based at Southbourne. St Peter's is a school with a tradition of success, oversubscribed every year and benefitting from a deservedly positive reputation in the local community. Relationships with families are affirming and constructive, with parents and carers keen to support the school and the child's learning.

The School is committed to excellence throughout all its activities, enabling all individuals to achieve their potential. It strives to educate the whole person academically, socially, spiritually, morally and physically. The School seeks to fulfil this commitment through a curriculum based on Christian principles and centred on the needs and aspirations of its pupils.

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Venue/Contact Details
St Peter's Catholic School
St Catherine's Road
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
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Times and Costs
Opening times:
The office operates Monday to Friday between 8am and 4pm
Further opening details:
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • School Term Only
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
From 11 years to 18 years
Booking Information:
Contact the School Admissions team or apply online. For Sixth form apply via the website.
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