The Liturgical Life of the Federation

"The experience of Catholic worship for the whole school community is outstanding and clearly central to the life of the school."

- Section 48 Report, January 2017


The Liturgical Life of the Federation:

During the academic year there are many opportunities for students and staff to take part in Collective Worship. The structure of our Federation’s year is as follows:

  • Every day Form Period begins with prayer

  • Mass is held every Friday lunchtime

  • Collective Worship and Special Assemblies

  • Our Welcome Mass for new Year 7 students and their parents

  • Our Welcome Masses at the start of the academic year

  • Christ the King Masses

  • Christmas Carol Service

  • Advent Masses

  • An opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation

  • Ash Wednesday services

  • Stations of the Cross during a week of assemblies

  • Year 11 Leavers' Mass

  • Thanksgiving Masses

  • Rosary during Thursday lunchtimes

Year 11 Boys sing the Entrance Hymn in the start of Year Mass at St Mary and St Michaels' Church
Delivering Gifts to the nearby St Francis Centre after a school wide Advent appeal. 
Acting out the Stations of the Cross at the end of the Easter Term.