St Peter's Catholic High School

Wigan, United Kingdom

Location: Wigan, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About St Peter's Catholic High School

St Peter’s Catholic High School is a mixed, mainstream, Roman Catholic secondary school in Wigan, Lancashire. It caters to students aged 11 to 16 and has approximately 900 pupils enrolled.

St Peter’s Catholic High School was founded in 1960. It is now an Eco School, holds the Healthy Schools Award, and has been a Visual Arts college since 2005.


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Vision and values

St Peter’s Catholic High School strives to be a "learning and serving community enriched through friendship and Christian faith". Staff work to provide a caring and safe environment, delivering pastoral care that helps each student develop into their own unique personalities and futures. The school sets high expectations for pupils and works hard to help them reach their full potential.

The school is a Visual Arts college and its core curriculum concentrates on English, maths, science and RE. It also offers subjects such as art, drama and computing to provide students with a well-rounded education.

Ofsted report

“Pupils are correct in their belief that their teachers and learning support assistants care for them exceptionally well. The excellent support and guidance that pupils receive lead to them being fully aware of what they need to do to improve their standards. As a result, and from above average levels of attainment on entry to the school, pupils make excellent progress in their academic work, irrespective of their levels of ability, and consistently surpass their very challenging targets.”

View St Peter’s Catholic High School's latest Ofsted report 

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Address: Howards Lane, Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 8NU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 747693