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Ethos and Values

School Mission Statement

The English Martyrs Catholic School and Sixth Form College is
Founded On Truth
To learn and live the Gospel values on which our faith is rooted.
Built on Justice
Whereby we judge with integrity and wisdom, and act with mercy and compassion.
Animated by Love
Living in community with each other in fairness and with equality as Jesus teaches us.

Our School

The English Martyrs Catholic School and Sixth Form College holistically educates students from the age of 11 to 18 (Year 7 through to Year 13). We are part of the Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust and belong to the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle.

We are proud to serve the children of Hartlepool.

The Catholic Ethos

Our school exists to educate students academically, socially, culturally and spiritually. We are a faith community and our values are rooted in gospel teaching.

Each individual is valued and we ensure the virtues of:

  • Compassion and Justice
  • Confidence and Self-belief
  • Respect and Responsibility
  • Honesty and Resilience

Are taught and are visible in our practices.