Palmer Catholic Academy
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|Motto||"Ad Gloriam Dei Et Servitium Omnium"|
|Headmaster||Mr F. Maguire|
|Deputy Headteacher||Mrs Moise-Dixon|
|Founder||Canon Patrick Palmer|
|Location||Aldborough Road South
|DfE URN||137088 Tables|
|Ofsted||Reports Pre-academy reports|
|Houses||Palmer House, Kolbe House, Heenan House, Mother Theresa House, Bede House|
|Former pupils||old palmerians|
The school consists of 5 buildings, each named after notable Catholic figures. Palmer House, named after the schools founder; Canon Patrick Palmer, Heenan House, Kolbe house, Mother Theresa house and the new Bede House, £4 million new development which was officially opened in September 2008 by the current head teacher, Mr F. Maguire. The school is a specialist Science Mathematics and Computing college. The school recently received an Academy status therefore having the name changed to "The Palmer Catholic Academy"
The Palmer Catholic Academy, is a voluntary aided academy for boys and girls from 11 to 18. Founded as Canon Palmer Catholic School in 1961 with 300 students, it has grown greatly in numbers and stature. The Academy provides an excellent education for all its students. Our commitment to outstanding academic standards is reflected in high achievement in public examinations. Indeed, The Palmer Catholic Academy can now pride itself on being one of the highest performing schools in the country as well as in the local area. The Palmer Catholic Academy also has a sixth form.