ASPIRE and our Saints

ASPIRE to The Holy Family Way

This is our school motto and works alongside our Saints and House System.


  • Avoid low level disruption in class

  • Understand the link between school and YOUR life chances

  • Be the best that you can be

  • Arrive to school and lessons on time

  • Know the fortnightly thinking focus



  • Follow instructions and do as teachers ask you to

  • Complete all work to the best of your ability

  • Complete all homework and hand it in by the deadline

  • Know what you are doing and what you need to do to improve further

  • Be prepared to draft/re-draft work to improve it further

  • Read over your notes from class

  • Complete extra research on the topics you are studying

  • Students who achieve always does more than what is asked of them


  • Join in class discussions

  • Join in a range of extra-curricular opportunities

  • Take part in Sports Day

  • Raise money for charity

  • Be a part of our school community


  • Organise your school bag and equipment the night before

  • Use a range of resources to help you  complete the work

  • Know what is going on in the world by watching the news

  • Act on teachers’  feedback in your books by  using your green pen, without always being told to

  • Research careers and what you need to do to get there

  • Stay safe when using the internet


  • Be polite, considerate and helpful to all staff and fellow pupils at all times

  • Respect people in the local community on your way to and from school

  • Hold doors open for teachers and each other

  • Be a good and effective listener

  • Respect  our environment by putting litter in the bin

  • Smile and value those around you - everyone has the right to an education


  • Make friends 

  • Value the time you have at secondary school

  • Enjoy learning - it is the key to you future!

  • Be rewarded for all the positive achievements and contributions that you make to our school

Our details...
Walthamstow House Site

Years 7,8, 12 and 13.

1 Shernhall Street London E17 3EA

How to find us

Tel: 020 8520 0482

For general enquiries please contact: Mrs Lazarus or Mrs Thorogood

Wiseman House Site

Years 9,10 and 11.

34 Shernhall Street London E17 9RT

How to find us

Tel: 020 8520 3587

For general enquiries please contact: Mrs McGeehan or Mrs Pike.