Food Technology

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Design Technology

Teachers of Design Technology

  • Mrs N C Armstrong
  • Mr K Ayres
  • Mrs M Brown
  • Mrs C Cunningham (Head of Department)
  • Mrs R Guncill
  • Mr C Mander

Our Vision for Design Technology

Students at SJB study Design Technology to become individuals who are equipped with the skills, understanding and responsibility for shaping the world for future generations. Curiosity, creativity, adaptability, independence, and problem solving underpin everything we do.

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

PSHE

Teachers of PSHE

  • Mrs E Batterbee
  • Mr T Birch
  • Mrs M Brown
  • Mr C Campbell
  • Miss E Cavell
  • Mrs A Clark
  • Miss E Dolan
  • Miss S Findlay
  • Mr J Granville Hamshar
  • Mr J Hacker
  • Mr J Haselden
  • Miss L Hockin
  • Miss R Jeppeson
  • Mrs L Kenny
  • Miss S Lovett
  • Dr C McGeady
  • Mr C Mander
  • Mr P T Newbold
  • Mr D Newman
  • Mr L Petrie
  • Miss R Shepherd
  • Miss L Souch

Our Vision for PSHE

The PSHE curriculum is embedded across the school and covers a range of topics including citizenship, health and mental wellbeing, careers and learning skills to name but a few. Our endeavour is to raise student’s self-esteem, help them to grow in knowledge and understanding, while recognising the value of all persons, developing caring and sensitive attitudes and rooting the curriculum in a Catholic vision of education and the human person. Each topic aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to play an effective role in society as well as providing the skills needed beyond their time at SJB.

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Travel & Tourism

Teachers of Travel & Tourism

  • Dr T Bellis (Head of BTEC Travel and Tourism)
  • Mrs N Czaplicka
  • Mrs L Kenny

Our Vision for Travel & Tourism

Students at SJB study Travel and Tourism in order to gain an in-depth understanding of the nature, scale and factors affecting this globally important industry. Students learn how to find, produce, analyse, present and evaluate a range of primary and secondary data sources to develop their critical analysis of this industry and how it can best move towards a more sustainable future. Students also develop a range of transferable soft skills including team work and verbal presentation skills that are vital tools increasing employability.

Key Stage 5

Sociology

Teachers of Sociology

  • Mrs H Fedorniak (Head of Department)
  • Mrs K Green

Our Vision for Sociology

Students at SJB study Sociology to develop an inquisitive mind and a critical approach to understanding the world around them. They appreciate and celebrate diversity, leading to a feeling of security in their own identity. Our students assess society as it is and explore how they can be a force for change.

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

RE

Teachers of RE

  • Mrs S Alder
  • Mr S Browne
  • Mr J Budny
  • Mr J Budzynski-Seymour
  • Mr J Haselden
  • Mrs M Hodgson
  • Miss M Rejman
  • Mr P Thomas (Head of Department)

Our Vision for RE

Students at SJB study RE to understand better who they are; to find their place in the world and receive the tools to strive to be the best version of themselves.

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

Psychology

Teachers of Psychology

  • Mrs H Fedorniak (Head of Department)
  • Mrs K Green

Our Vision for Psychology

Students study psychology to become well informed and empathetic individuals who accept peoples behavioural and biological similarities and differences.

They will understand how psychological knowledge and research can be used to benefit an ever-changing society.

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

PE

Teachers of PE

  • Mr T Birch
  • Mr E Green
  • Mr J Hacker
  • Miss L Hockin
  • Miss R Jeppeson
  • Mr D Newman (Head of Department)
  • Mrs M Shaw

Our Vision for PE

Students at SJB study PE because it guides & inspires them to maintain optimum health & fitness for the rest of their lives.

They will develop physical literacy & experience positive feelings around physical activity, building confidence in their bodies.

PE develops a range of life skills including leadership, teamwork & a resilience to physical & mental challenges.

For many students, physical education will be a source of great passion & can foster a curiosity in the limits of human health & performance.

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

Music

Teachers of Music

  • Mr L Ali
  • Mrs C Davies (Head of Department)
  • Mr M McKenna

Our Vision for Music

Students at SJB study music to develop a lifelong enjoyment and appreciation of music. We nurture the innate musical potential of all pupils by creating, performing and appraising music both in the classroom and through the diverse extra-curricular programme. This helps to develop students’ understanding and appreciation of different cultures.

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

Media & Film

Teachers of Media & Film

  • Mr J Sharp (Joint Head of Department)
  • Mr C Wall (Joint Head of Department)

Our Vision for Media & Film

The Media is powerful. It is persuasive in shaping the views of society. SJB students will learn to interrogate what has become so easily consumed in the media landscape. We aim to equip the students with essential 21st century skills and knowledge – media literacy, creativity, critical thinking, and employability.

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5