Westminster Cathedral Choir School
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|Motto||Laudate Pueri Dominum|
|Type||Independent preparatory school
Day and boarding school
|President||Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster|
|Head Master||Neil McLaughlan|
|Local authority||City of Westminster|
|Houses||Manning, Wisemen and Vaughan|
Westminster Cathedral Choir School is a boarding and day preparatory school for boys in the area of Victoria in the City of Westminster. All choristers at the cathedral board at the school. The school has direct passageways to the Cathedral on Victoria Street and is therefore considered a part of it. It is one of two Roman Catholic cathedral schools in the United Kingdom, the other being St John's in Cardiff, Wales.
The school curriculum was rated as outstanding in the 2011 inspection. Many past pupils have gained entrance to some of the country's public schools including Eton College, Harrow School, St Paul's School and Westminster School.
Besides music, boys are taught the general National Curriculum subjects such as English, maths, science, social studies, etc. and are required to learn French. In Year 8, pupils are prepared for the Common Entrance Examination.
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