St Benedict's Catholic High School

Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About St Benedict's Catholic High School

St Benedict’s Catholic High School is a mixed, mainstream, Roman Catholic secondary school in Alcester, Warwickshire. It caters to students aged 11 to 18 and has approximately 851 pupils enrolled. 

St Benedict’s Catholic High School was founded in 1963 as a voluntary-aided school administered by Warwickshire County Council and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham. The school is named after Saint Benedict of Nursia, the patron saint of Europe and students. 

A purpose-built £6m sixth-form building was opened in September 2011. 


Mr D. Hughes

Vision and values

St Benedict’s Catholic High School strives to "encourage, support and inspire young people and the wider school community in the journey of faith". It aims to create a family environment where everyone is valued and respected. Teachers work hard to support the intellectual, creative, physical, spiritual and religious development of every pupil.

St Benedict’s provides a broad curriculum that includes English, maths, science, Spanish, history, computing, geography, technology, art, music and PE, as well as RE. Pupils in Years 7 and 8 take part in a Curriculum Carousel where they take subjects such as dance and drama. 

The secondary school organises educational visits to places around the country and abroad, and creative activities such as school plays and poetry recitals. 

Ofsted report

“Students, staff and parents are, quite rightly, proud to be associated with this school. All groups of students make excellent progress, regardless of their background or ability level. Students’ attainment has been significantly above average over time, including in English and mathematics. Teaching is outstanding. Lesson activities are planned extremely well to ensure they are demanding and exciting.”

View St Benedict’s Catholic School’s latest Ofsted report 

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Address: Kinwarton Road, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 6PX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1789 762888
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