Cardinal Griffin Catholic High School

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For the person the school is named after, see Bernard Griffin.
Cardinal Griffin Catholic High School
Cardinal Griffin Catholic High School Logo.jpg
Motto Da Mihi Animas (Latin for Give Me Souls)
Established 1960
Type Catholic school
Headteacher Mr Michael Burrowes
Location Cardinal Way
WS11 4AW
Coordinates: 52°41′49″N 2°02′10″W / 52.697°N 2.036°W / 52.697; -2.036
Local authority Staffordshire
DfE URN 124468 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 900+
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–18
Houses Six (see House System section)
Colours Black and Red
Publication The Griffin newsletter

Cardinal Griffin Catholic High School is a Catholic high school in Cannock, Staffordshire, England. Cardinal Griffin is a Specialist Science College.

Cannock Civic Observatory[edit]

In 2010 an observatory with two domes and what has been called the "largest collection of telescopes in the Midlands" was built on the school grounds. It was opened by Brother Guy Consolmagno, the official Vatican Astronomer.[1]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Lopuszynski, Jozef (22 September 2010). "Vatican Astronomer opens Cannock Civic Observatory". BBC. Retrieved 29 February 2016.