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Best Catholic Schools in Derbyshire

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      • #1 in Best Roman Catholic Schools in Derbyshire

        St Mary's Catholic High School, A Catholic Voluntary Academy

        St. Mary's Catholic High School, A Catholic Voluntary Academy, is an outstanding school with a clear ethos and high expectations for all students. With exemplary behaviour and courteousness among students, the school offers a nurturing environment where students make outstanding progress academically and spiritually. The school's strong leadership and management ensure exceptional achievement of pupils and quality teaching, making it an ideal choice for parents seeking a high-quality education for their children.
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      • #2 in Best Roman Catholic Schools in Derbyshire

        St George's Catholic Voluntary Academy

        St George's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a primary school located in Littleover, Derby. With a student-teacher ratio of 28:1, the school provides a nurturing and inclusive environment for children aged 5-11. The leadership team ensures the delivery of good quality education, while pupils make excellent progress in their academic and personal development. The school prioritizes the well-being and safety of its students and offers exceptional care and support to vulnerable children and families. However, further training is needed in mathematics to help students achieve greater depth in this subject. Overall, St George's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a welcoming and thriving school that focuses on holistic growth and achievement.
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      • #3 in Best Roman Catholic Schools in Derbyshire

        St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy

        St Joseph's Catholic Primary School is an outstanding Voluntary Academy that provides a nurturing and empowering environment for children aged 3-11. With exceptional leadership and highly skilled teachers, the school promotes excellent academic achievement, personal development, and welfare. With a focus on learning skills and problem-solving, students thrive in a safe and supportive community. The school's strong Catholic ethos ensures that children receive a well-rounded education that nurtures their faith and values. Join our welcoming community and give your child the best start in their educational journey.
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      • #4 in Best Roman Catholic Schools in Derbyshire

        Saint Benedict, A Catholic Voluntary Academy

        Saint Benedict, A Catholic Voluntary Academy is a secondary school located in Darley Abbey, Derby. With its consistent and good quality of teaching, positive and inclusive culture, and effective leadership, the school provides a broad and balanced curriculum for students aged 11-19. The school focuses on the personal development of pupils and has seen rapid improvements in recent years. Although there are some challenges with frequently absent disadvantaged pupils and inconsistent progress among the most able and disadvantaged students, the school overall achieves good outcomes for its students. With a student teacher ratio of 18:1 and a strong emphasis on personal development, Saint Benedict offers an excellent educational environment for children to thrive.
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      • #5 in Best Roman Catholic Schools in Derbyshire

        Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy

        Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy is a Roman Catholic secondary school in Erewash, East Midlands. With a student-teacher ratio of 17:1 and a strong focus on academic achievement, the school provides a broad and balanced curriculum that reflects the needs of its students. The dedicated leadership team has effectively addressed previous weaknesses, resulting in good overall effectiveness and improved progress for pupils. The school also offers effective safeguarding and support for disadvantaged pupils. With good exam results, including 59% of students achieving Grade 5 or above in English and maths GCSEs, Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy prioritizes the success and well-being of its students.
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      • #6 in Best Roman Catholic Schools in Derbyshire

        St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy

        St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a Roman Catholic primary school located in Matlock Town, East Midlands. With a focus on providing a quality education, the school has a good overall effectiveness and offers a range of resources to support students' learning. The dedicated staff, led by Headteacher Mrs Stacey Carr, create a safe and inclusive environment where students can thrive. With a low student-teacher ratio of 23:1, individual attention is given to each child, ensuring their needs are met. The school also offers nursery classes for children aged 3-4. St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy prides itself on its commitment to the personal and academic development of its students, with strong results in maths and reading. With a diverse student body and a close-knit community, St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a welcoming and nurturing educational institution.
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      • #7 in Best Roman Catholic Schools in Derbyshire

        St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

        St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy is a primary school located in Alvaston, Derby. With a strong Catholic ethos and a focus on building a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, the school aims to provide a joyful, kind, and safe learning environment. The school has a good overall effectiveness rating from Ofsted, with high academic achievement and good quality teaching. With a student teacher ratio of 18:1, the school ensures individual attention and support. The school also promotes parental involvement and positive relationships between home and school. Exam results show above-average performance in maths and reading, with 6% of students achieving at a higher standard. Overall, St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy offers a nurturing and academically sound education for children aged 4-11.
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      • #8 in Best Roman Catholic Schools in Derbyshire

        St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy

        St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy is a co-educational secondary school located in High Peak, East Midlands. With a student-teacher ratio of 19:1 and a dedicated team of teachers, the school offers a nurturing and supportive environment for students aged 11-16. As a Roman Catholic school, it instills strong values and provides a well-rounded education. The school's overall grade of Good in the Ofsted report highlights its commitment to excellence in education, while the strong exam results demonstrate the academic success of its students. With a focus on personal development and leadership, St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy prepares its students for a bright future.
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      • #9 in Best Roman Catholic Schools in Derbyshire

        St Mary's Catholic Primary

        St Mary's Catholic Primary is an established school with a strong ethos of high expectations, providing a wide-ranging curriculum with a focus on spiritual, moral, social and cultural education. The teachers have high expectations of pupils and there are positive relationships between staff and students. The school has been rated 'Good' by Ofsted and has outstanding personal development, behaviour, and welfare. With above national average results in reading, writing, and mathematics, St Mary's Catholic Primary is dedicated to ensuring the best educational experience for its students.
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      • #10 in Best Roman Catholic Schools in Derbyshire

        St Edward's Catholic Academy

        St Edward's Catholic Academy is a co-educational primary school located in South Derbyshire, East Midlands. With an overall grade of Good, the school provides a high-quality education with a focus on academic excellence. With a low student-teacher ratio of 21:1, students receive personalized attention, ensuring their individual needs are met. The school promotes a safe and inclusive environment, fostering personal development and excellent behavior. Offering a diverse range of resources and support for students with special educational needs, St Edward's Catholic Academy is dedicated to providing a nurturing and inclusive educational experience.
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      • St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy

        St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a primary school located in Derby, East Midlands. With a student-teacher ratio of 21:1, the school provides individual attention to each child. It offers a Roman Catholic education and has a diverse student population. The school focuses on academic excellence, as reflected in its high exam results, with many students achieving above average scores in maths and reading. With a strong emphasis on student support, St Joseph's ensures that every child receives the necessary assistance. The school also promotes a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students.
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      • St Mary's Catholic Voluntary Academy

        St Mary's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a primary school located in Derby, East Midlands. With a strong emphasis on Catholic values and education, the school provides a nurturing and inclusive environment for children aged 3-11 years. Led by Mrs Amanda Greaves, the dedicated teaching staff ensures a student teacher ratio of 26:1, promoting personalized attention. The school boasts excellent results in maths and reading, with 81% of students achieving GCSE grades 4 or higher. With a high percentage of students eligible for free school meals and English not being the first language for many, St Mary's celebrates diversity and supports all students, including those with SEN. Safety and resources are prioritized, contributing to a positive learning experience. Join St Mary's Catholic Voluntary Academy for a well-rounded education steeped in Catholic values.
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      • St Joseph's Catholic and CofE (VA) Primary School

        St Joseph's Catholic and CofE (VA) Primary School is a co-educational school located in Staveley, East Midlands. With a strong focus on academics, the school boasts an average score of 104 in maths and 102 in reading for KS2 students in 2019. The school also prioritizes the individual needs of students, with 11.1% receiving SEN support. The diverse and inclusive learning environment, combined with dedicated teachers and ample resources, ensures a well-rounded education for all students.
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      • Christ the King Catholic Voluntary Academy

        Christ the King Catholic Voluntary Academy is a co-ed Roman Catholic primary school located in Alfreton, East Midlands. With a student-teacher ratio of 29:1 and a dedicated team of teachers, the school offers a nurturing learning environment for children aged 3-11 years. The school's commitment to academic excellence is reflected in its impressive exam results, with high scores in maths and reading. Additionally, the school provides support for students with special educational needs and promotes diversity within its community. Parents can be assured of a safe and inclusive education for their children at Christ the King Catholic Voluntary Academy.
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      • All Saints Catholic Voluntary Academy

        All Saints Catholic Voluntary Academy is a primary school located in Old Glossop, offering a nurturing and inclusive environment for children between the ages of 5 and 11. With a student-teacher ratio of 20:1, our dedicated staff ensures personalized attention and support. Our Christian values foster respect and self-awareness, while our strong partnership with parents and the community promotes success. Our recent exam results showcase outstanding achievements in maths and reading, with 29% of students achieving at a higher standard. Join us at All Saints Catholic Voluntary Academy to provide your child with an excellent education rooted in faith.
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      • St Alban's Catholic Voluntary Academy

        St. Alban's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a primary school located in Chaddesden, Derby. With a student teacher ratio of 24:1, the school provides a balanced and high-quality education enhanced by Christian values. The school instills core British ideals, fosters respect and tolerance, and encourages student voice development. With dedicated teachers, the school achieves impressive academic results, with 73% of students achieving GCSE level 4 or higher.
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      • St Mary's Catholic Voluntary Academy

        St Mary's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a welcoming primary school in New Mills, East Midlands. With a student teacher ratio of 22:1, we provide a safe and happy environment where children are challenged and motivated to become lifelong learners. Our high standards for behaviour and excellent academic results make us a top choice for parents. With an average score of 112 in maths and 110 in reading, our students achieve excellent results. We also have a 23% higher standard achievement rate in reading, writing, and maths. Give your child the best start at St Mary's Catholic Voluntary Academy.
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      • St Elizabeth's Catholic Voluntary Academy

        St Elizabeth's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a primary school located in Belper, East Midlands. With a student-teacher ratio of 28:1, the school offers a compassionate, Christian environment for children aged 4 to 11. The school prioritizes high-quality education, as shown by its average scores of 108 in math and 107 in reading. Additionally, 13% of students achieve at a higher standard in reading, writing, and math. With a commitment to nurturing every child's potential, St Elizabeth's is an excellent choice for parents seeking top-notch education within a Roman Catholic setting.
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      • English Martyrs' Catholic Voluntary Academy

        English Martyrs' Catholic Voluntary Academy is a Roman Catholic primary school located in Long Eaton, East Midlands. With a student teacher ratio of 22:1, the school provides a nurturing environment for students aged 4-11 years. The school has achieved excellent academics with an overall grade of A and offers a diverse and inclusive learning environment. With dedicated teachers and excellent resources, English Martyrs' Catholic Voluntary Academy prepares students for success in their educational journey.
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      • St Anne's Catholic Voluntary Academy

        St Anne's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a co-ed primary school located in High Peak, East Midlands. With a student-teacher ratio of 21:1, the school provides a supportive learning environment for its 204 students aged 5-11. The school values both academic success and spiritual growth, offering a Roman Catholic education. With dedicated teachers and resources, the school aims to provide a well-rounded education for all students. The school has achieved a C- overall grade, with average scores of 103 in maths and 102 in reading in the KS2 exams. St Anne's Catholic Voluntary Academy is committed to nurturing students' potential and providing a strong foundation for their future.
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