Chatsmore Catholic High School

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Chatsmore Catholic High School (CCHS)
Type Voluntary aided school
Religion Roman Catholic
Religious head Michael Madden
Location Goring Street
West Sussex
BN12 5AF
50°48′58″N 0°26′01″W / 50.81606°N 0.43361°W / 50.81606; -0.43361Coordinates: 50°48′58″N 0°26′01″W / 50.81606°N 0.43361°W / 50.81606; -0.43361
Local authority West Sussex
DfE URN 126096
Students 630
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
  • Saint Bridget
  • Saint Wilfrid
  • Saint Columba
  • Saint Teresa
Colours Green, blue, orange and red

Chatsmore Catholic High School is an 11–16, mixed comprehensive school located in Goring-by-Sea, Worthing, West Sussex, England. The school holds specialist arts college status.

The head teacher is Mr Michael Madden, NPQH. Around 630 students are enrolled.


Chatsmore has a canteen, the Learning Resource Centre (library), a food technology room, an Apple suite with iMacs and Macbooks, a wood tech room, graphics rooms, a drama department, a gym, sports hall, tennis courts, football pitch and a field.


The pupils are organised into four houses - Teresa, Bridget, Columba and Wilfrid. The houses were named after saints the students voted for. Each house has a Head of House who deals with the 150 or so students in their house. The school operates a Senior Ambassador system with a whole school head boy and girl and house head boys and head girls.

School prayer[edit]

God be in our heads and in our understanding,
God be in our eyes and in our looking,
God be in our mouths and in our speaking,
God be in our hearts and in our caring,
God be with our friends and families,
Be with us now and always.


The school hit the news in the summer of 2008 when it banned the popular drink Red Bull as it believed that the drink had an adverse effect on the behaviour of the pupils.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Clout, Laura (6 June 2008). "School bans Red Bull after bad behaviour rise". Telegraph Media group. Retrieved 30 April 2009. 

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