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Phase Overview

WELCOME TO OUR INNOVATE PHASE

WE CATER FOR PUPILS AGED 11-16 YEARS WHO HAVE ADDITIONAL LEARNING NEEDS INCLUDING COMMUNICATION, ASD AND OTHER LEARNING BARRIERS.

OUR CLASSES

  • Harlech - Mrs Fergurson
  • Chirk - Mr Hope
  • Caernarfon - Mr Morris
  • Conwy - Mrs Jones
  • Criccieth - Mrs Cullis
  • Gwrych - Mr Lloyd
  • Corwen - Miss Jarvis
  • Morris - Mr Hayes 

HEAD OF PHASE

Mrs Goodwin

DEPUTY HEAD OF PHASE

Mrs Cullis 


AMBITIOUS, CAPABLE LEARNERS

IN KEY STAGE 3 WE WORK CLOSELY WITH OUR PEBBLES PHASE AND LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS TO ENSURE TRANSITION BETWEEN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION IS EXCITING AND SMOOTH FOR ALL PUPILS.

In year 9, our pupils will prepare for Key Stage 4 where they will have academic and vocational options leading to various qualifications to ensure they become ambitious capable learners.

PARENTS AND CARERS

Families are included as far as possible. Our Health and Wellbeing Team are always on hand to offer support. We hold annual review meetings and parent evenings throughout the year. To celebrate and share news we use Seesaw which allows information to be passed between home and school.


TEACHING & LEARNING

IN INNOVATE WE OFFER A BROAD AND BALANCED CURRICULUM FOLLOWING THE NATIONAL CURRICULUM FOR WALES.

In Key Stage 3 Innovate Phase Pupils are encouraged to improve their numeracy, literacy and ICT skills alongside the six areas of learning experiences:

  • Expressive Arts
  • Health and Well-being
  • Science and Technology
  • Humanities
  • Maths and Numeracy
  • Languages, Literacy and Communication

In Key Stage 4 Innovate Phase Pupils are provided with a broad and balanced range of academic and vocational experiences which promote independent learning.


PUPIL CENTERED APPROACHES

PUPILS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BECOME:

  • Ambitious Capable Learners
  • Enterprising Creative Contributors
  • Ethical Informed Citizens
  • Healthy Confident Individuals

Pupils are given the opportunity to meet with Careers Wales to discuss future pathways.

There is a wide range of qualifications the pupils can access including Entry Levels, Duke of Edinburgh, Sports Leaders and Agored Cymru.

We hope pupils remain at St Christopher’s and transition to our post 16 phases - Discovery and Stepping Stones.


OUR VALUES & AIMS

VALUES

  • We put learners needs and aspirations first
  • We work together
  • We value and respect each other
  • We learn together
  • We innovate and create
  • We communicate openly

AIMS

  • We prepare all learners for the next steps in their journey
  • We inspire learners to be as independent as possible
  • We provide a broad and engaging curriculum that meets the interests of our learners
  • We encourage a love for learning and a sense of belonging

Documents

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Latest Tweets

We are devastated to learn of the tragic passing of our former student Bailey Jones. Bailey touched the lives of so many people and the school community is in shock. He was an amazing young man and student. Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time. Rest in Peace Bailey. pic.twitter.com/ZbTDchv056— St Chris Wrexham () September 30, 2023
@stchriswrexham - September 30
Lovely to see PC Ellis in school today and thank you for signing our Welsh Walls. pic.twitter.com/XpPUd4xvXJ— St Chris Wrexham () September 29, 2023
@stchriswrexham - September 29
Many thanks to Make Some Noise Music Co-operative for visiting today and entertaining our Children and Staff. Thank you for signing our Welsh Walls. pic.twitter.com/mliaxS8tN8— St Chris Wrexham () September 29, 2023
@stchriswrexham - September 29
Many thank to Make Some Noise Music Co-operative for visiting today and entertains our Children. We also took the opportunity to get them to sign our Welsh Walls. pic.twitter.com/78tf1XULTK— St Chris Wrexham () September 29, 2023
@stchriswrexham - September 29
Constructive afternoon for my Sports Leaders Thursday group developing team work , communication and problem solving, through a game of 4 in a line and code breaking. lovely to see the more experienced helping the new leaders. pic.twitter.com/swhHVRj79i— Stc PE () September 28, 2023
@stchriswrexham - September 28
Fantastic! I can’t wait to get going and meet them! 🙏🏻🎉 https://t.co/rEmfSR8KJ3— Jenna Downing () September 13, 2023
@stchriswrexham - September 13
Informing our new 23-24 students that they have been selected for this years project and the joy on their faces knowing that they will have this wonderful opportunity, priceless. — Stc PE () September 13, 2023
@stchriswrexham - September 13
So fortunate to attend the Macdonalds NE Wales tonight. Congratulations to all the winners. Delighted that we won the Spirit of Grassroots award. Thanks to and FAW Staff for organising the evening. pic.twitter.com/RLezR1trZN— Stc PE () July 26, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 26
So fortunate to attend the Macdonalds NE Wales tonight. Congratulations to all the winners. Delighted that we won the Spirit of Grassroots award. Thanks to and FAW Staff for organising the evening. pic.twitter.com/RLezR1trZN— Stc PE () July 26, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 26
Parents please see attached poster regarding some Rugby being held at St Christopher's over the summer. If interested please make contact with Dave Roberts. pic.twitter.com/x6N3dAhqhd— St Chris Wrexham () July 19, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 19
Delighted to receive the news last night that we have become a Champion School with the supporting the Olympic and Paralympic Values. Opportunities for our Plus Students to develop in the new term from September. pic.twitter.com/GqUj8IR0Au— Stc PE () July 14, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 14
Delighted to receive the news last night that we have become a Champion School with the supporting the Olympic and Paralympic Values. Opportunities for our Plus Students to develop in the new term from September. pic.twitter.com/GqUj8IR0Au— Stc PE () July 14, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 14
Amazing effort across the school to win the Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative award today. Congratulations Miss Lace and Mr Morris for accompanying Luke S, Keira and Luke N to the ceremony and well done Mr Orme for Co-ordinating the entry. Our project was all about pic.twitter.com/YvvLHQJjnV— St Chris Wrexham () July 13, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 13
Please RT with your school community. Amazing FREE family summer holiday events for all https://t.co/OckPOjFffP— Groundwork NW () July 13, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 13
Lovely to see visit the school today to sign the wall. Been too long Gemma. Thanks again let the girls know they are welcome to come and sign as well. pic.twitter.com/GljBUdP2Vl— Stc PE () July 13, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 13
And we’re off for the afternoon session. Can Wales keep it going and lift the World Cup or can Morocco sneak the win. Well done to our 3 ladies inspiring their teams. pic.twitter.com/X0O3VYHGeH— Stc PE () July 6, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 6
Wow what an exciting last couple of games that could have seen 1 of 4 teams win. In the Wales v France game Wales just needed to hold out for a draw and the title was theirs. In a highly charged game France pulled out their best performance to win 3-1 and become champions. pic.twitter.com/qxlNsRAKbQ— Stc PE () July 6, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 6
Another fantastic year’s celebration for - well done to all the young people, amazing progress and achievement 🙌🙌 pic.twitter.com/Pb8GsMbHod— DameKellyHolmesTrust () July 4, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 4
Henry and our own Emma. pic.twitter.com/iMVriNXY5q— Stc PE () July 4, 2023
@stchriswrexham - July 4
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@stchriswrexham - March 21
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