St. Philip's Catholic Primary & Nursery School

"In the light of Christ, where everyone is valued and learning is celebrated"

School Community  »  Executive Headteacher: Mr Peter McQuillen Strong


St. Philip’s is a simply superb place to learn, to teach, to work and to lead! The very best part of our school – the children! Our OFSTED report (March 2017) states that the, ‘pupils’ behaviour is exemplary; they listen to teachers’ instructions and are focused on their work in lessons.’ We also have a lot of fun too! Our inspector also commented that the school is, ‘a calm, well ordered and welcoming place to learn. High levels of concentration are sustained very well, even by the youngest children in nursery and reception.’

We have a school of which we are proud and in which we take pride! We strive for the highest possible standards and we achieve what we do because the children are happy and supported in school and because our team want the best for the children in their care. We have strong partnerships with our parish of St. Margaret Clitherow, the Diocese of Leeds and our Catholic Compass partnership of schools which together enhance our children’s experience of Catholic education as loving, caring, warm and welcoming.

@stphilipsleeds:St Philip's is a Voluntary Aided Catholic Primary and Nursery School. Our children range from age 3 to 11 years. The most...