St Edmund's Catholic Academy

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St Edmund's Catholic Academy
Motto "To Love and Serve the Lord"
Type Academy
Religion Roman Catholic
Principal Ms. D Finucane
Location Compton Park, Compton Road West
West Midlands
England Coordinates: 52°35′25″N 2°09′43″W / 52.5903°N 2.1619°W / 52.5903; -2.1619
DfE number 336/4605
DfE URN 139891 Tables
Ofsted Pre-academy reports
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–19

St Edmund's Catholic Academy is an Roman Catholic secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in the Compton area of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England. The Building Schools for the Future program invested £300 million into improving the school which was completed in September 2013. [1]

The name of the school comes from the influence of St. Edmund Campion (1540 – 1581),[2] an English Jesuit priest and martyr. Its motto is "To Love and Serve the Lord".


St. Edmund's is in a consortium with both St Peter's Collegiate School and Wolverhampton Girls' High School. St. Edmund's has strong links with its feeder schools:[3]

St. Anthony's (in Fordhouses)
St. Bernadette’s (in Wombourne)
St. Christopher’s (in Codsall in Staffordshire)
The Giffard
SS. Mary & John’s
St. Michael’s (in Penn)
St. Teresa’s (in Parkfields)

Aims of the school[edit]

St Edmund's Catholic academy aims are:[4]

  • To carry out our work within the school and the wider community on the basis of relationships founded on Christ’s teachings
  • To develop the abilities of each student to their greatest extent
  • To maintain a moral and caring atmosphere within the school that reflects the teachings of the Gospels
  • To build a strong and productive partnership with our parents, primary schools and parishes
  • To make sure that each member of the school community feels valued and experiences equality of treatment and opportunity
  • To prepare students for the wider world and to encourage in them respect for other traditions and faiths


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