The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Greenford Road
Greenford
Middlesex
UB6 9AW
Phone 02085758222
Reference Number 101934

Description

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The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School is a prominent secondary institution with co-educational programming for students between ages 11 and 18, located in the Greenford area of London, UB6 9AW. As a Voluntary Aided school, it maintains strong ties to the Roman Catholic community, with a student-teacher ratio of 17:1 and an Outstanding inspection rating from Ofsted. The school offers a collaborative learning environment, with over 1,980 pupils and around 123 educators as of the latest available data.

Academically, the institution boasts a 65% rate of GCSE students achieving at least 5 grade 5 or higher, and 92% of pupils continue their studies upon completion up to the age of 18. Alumni often pursue further education, with 5.9% entering apprenticeships and 5.3% progressing to higher education.

The school provides a wealth of extracurricular opportunities, offering a strong Physical Education Department and interactive, buzzy classrooms that encourage active participation among students. The Cardinal Wiseman School also operates a sixth form, with around 440 students enrolled in the Advanced Level programs.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 1983
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 49.17%
Girls: 50.83%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 310
8 309
9 310
10 303
11 300
12 226
13 225

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2024-05-20
Date Description Report
2024-04-17 School inspection School inspection
2018-07-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2018-02-06 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-10-14 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-10-19 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2008-12-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-04-26 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-04-03 Full inspection Full inspection

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • 3 subjects from qualifications that count towards the English Baccalaureate (EBacc), like sciences, language and history
  • 3 more GCSE qualifications (including EBacc subjects) or technical awards from a list approved by the Department for Education
Each grade a pupil gets is assigned a point score from 9 (the highest) to 1 (the lowest). These scores are added up, with English and maths counted twice.

School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
60.7 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 75% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 87% Upgrade Upgrade

Progress 8 Score

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

School Score Percentile (loc) Percentile (nationwide)
1.12 Upgrade Upgrade

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

GCSE Results

Progress 8 Score

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 197 24
Third Preference 165 12
From another Local Authority 160 53

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