Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College

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Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College
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Mottoes A commitment to Gospel Values and Personal Achievement
Religion Roman Catholic
Principal Sean Devlin
Location Timberdine Avenue
Worcester
WR5 2XD
England Coordinates: 52°10′57″N 2°12′40″W / 52.1825°N 2.21117°W / 52.1825; -2.21117
Local authority Worcestershire
Students 1052
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–16
Website www.blessededward.co.uk

Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College is a school in Worcester, England, locally referred to as "Blesseds". It is a co-educational school, in which there are just over 1,000 students enrolled, aged between 11 and 16, consisting of both boys and girls. The school was opened in 1963 as Blessed Edward Oldcorne School by the local Roman Catholic community and named after Edward Oldcorne,[1] a Jesuit priest executed in 1606 for his part in the Gunpowder plot.

The school has a wide catchment area and takes pupils from Droitwich, Pershore and Malvern within Worcestershire. In 2011, 98% of pupils achieved five or more A*-C grades for GCSEs. The school is rated as a 'Category 1 School' by the Local Authority.

Awards[edit]

  • School Achievement Award (DfES)
  • Arts Mark Gold,
  • Leading Aspects Awards Modern Foreign Languages) Geographical Association Geography Mark


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