Corpus Christi Roman Catholic High School, Cardiff

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Corpus Christi RC High School
Ysgol Uchwradd Corpus Christi
Address
Corpus Christi High School
Ty Draw Road
Lisvane, Cardiff
CF23 6XL

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Information
TypeState (voluntary aided) secondary
MottoTogether we are the body of Christ
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1987
HeadmasterPatrick Brunnock [1]
Years offered7-11
GenderCo-Educational
Age11 to 16
Enrollment1042
NicknameCorpus
Feeder schoolsChrist the King Primary, Holy Family Primary, St. Bernadette's Primary, St. Joseph's Primary, St. Peter's Primary, St. Philip Evans' Primary
Websitehttp://www.corpuschristihs.co.uk/

Coordinates: 51°32′02″N 3°09′40″W / 51.534°N 3.161°W / 51.534; -3.161

Corpus Christi Roman Catholic High School (formerly Lady Mary, Welsh: Ysgol Uwchradd Corpus Christi) is a voluntary aided Roman Catholic secondary school located in Lisvane, Cardiff, Wales. The school is co-educational and accepts children aged 11–16.[2] Corpus Christi has traditionally performed well, with consistently good and above-average performance shown during inspections.[3][4]

History[edit]

Corpus Christi was founded in 1987, having originally been called Lady Mary High School.[5] The school moved into its new building shortly after this restructuring.

Lady Mary High School originally included its own Sixth Form college.[5] However, the school does not have a sixth form so pupils go to St. David's Catholic College for further education and for some vocational courses at GCSE.

Structure[edit]

Size[edit]

In 2015, there were 1042 students enrolled at the school, a slight increase on previous years.[3] Most students come from 6 feeder schools in the wider Cardiff area, and the school can accept up to 215 students for each year group.[6] The school is regularly oversubscribed,[7] with places difficult to get for new Year 7 students,[8] particularly for students not from one of the feeder schools.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://apps8.cardiff.gov.uk/schools/index.php?lang=eng&mode=viewEntry&menuMode=ATOZ&Base_Id=21[bare URL]
  2. ^ "Corpus Christi High School Cardiff". Corpuschristi.cardiff.sch.uk. Archived from the original on 9 March 2011. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  3. ^ a b Estyn, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales (February 2015). "A report on Corpus Christi Catholic High School" (PDF). Estyn. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  4. ^ Evans, Gareth (20 April 2015). "Glowing inspection report for Cardiff faith school". walesonline. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Category: Lady Mary High School, Cardiff". www.wikitree.com. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  6. ^ "CORPUS CHRISTI HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS POLICY" (PDF). Corpus Christi Catholic High School. April 2019. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  7. ^ Wightwick, Abbie (8 July 2019). "Girl, 11, refused place at Catholic school sister already goes to". walesonline. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  8. ^ Wightwick, Abbie (13 September 2019). "Boy hasn't been to school for two weeks because there are no places". walesonline. Retrieved 17 July 2020.

External links[edit]

2009 Estyn Inspection Report

2015 Estyn Inspection Report