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Curriculum for Excellence

Community Collaboration

It is our vision for the future that Saintfield High School becomes even more community focused, as it continues to serve the village and wider area. Our staff and pupils are fully committed to involvement in community activity, and it is our hope that we continue to strengthen links with a range of outside and neighbouring agencies, businesses, organisations, and local people.

At Saintfield High School, we believe the answer to real education and school transformation is strong, authentic community connections and actions. We take great pride in our reputation as a school at the heart of our community, with an open, welcoming atmosphere.
We host annual activity days and variety concerts which are open to every young person in the community and recognise how vitally important it is that our pupils experience and understand the rich connections between our school and society.


Cultural Awareness and Fundraising

During the school year fundraising is organised regularly, with many local and national charities receiving significant donations as a result of our pupils’ hard work and the generosity of parents and carers and of the wider community.
The pastoral philosophies which underpin our school community promote, encourage and foster the development of empathy, compassion and understanding.
Our work in supporting charities exemplifies this commitment to others.

For the academic year 2022-2023, a total of £6,413.35 was raised and donated to a number of worthy causes, including the British Red Cross, Children in Need and Cancer Fund for Children. Additionally, we continued to support Kilmore and Inch Parish Church,  who  work in collaboration with Christians Against Poverty (CAP), by making and delivering food hampers in the lead up to Christmas.

Through these activities, our learning community finds that by giving, there is a great deal to be gained.

Cancer Fund for Children

“Read On” 2023

Pupils in Years 8-10 recently took part in our annual Read-On! event to raise money for Cancer Fund for Children.

Well done to all our readers – we raised an amazing £2,844.55! Rebecca from Cancer Fund for Children called in to receive the cheque from Mrs Teague, Mollie, Cara, Naomi & Benjamin.