Religious Education


Religious Education is predominantly concerned with learning about and from Catholic Christianity.  

The taught curriculum meets the requirement of the Curriculum Directory for Catholic Schools set at the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. The KS3 Curriculum also includes an in-depth study of world religions. 

Department STAFF

  • Mr J. O'Callaghan (Senior Leader)
  • Mrs S. O'Connor, BA (Hons) / Miss K.Gravestock, BA (Hons) (Subject Leaders)
  • Mr C.Longer
  • Mr J.P. Morrison


Contact: o'connor.s@stmichaelscatholichighschool.co.uk


These trips are designed to complement the curriculum and ensure the coursework components are met.  Recent trips include:

  • Retreats in Key Stage 3, 4 and 5
  • Year 7 visit Bhaktivedanta Manor in the summer term
  • Year 8 visit Watford Central Mosque in the summer term
  • Year 9 support the Year 5 Master class and Rwanda Days
  • Year 12 CoRE attend the Student Global Forum in London.


RE Curriculum Map


St. Michael's Catholic High School

  • High Elms Lane,
  • Garston,
  • Watford,
  • Hertfordshire
  • WD25 0SS