St Bernard's Catholic High School, Rotherham

St Bernard's Catholic High School is a coeducational Catholic secondary school with academy status in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. Its official opening date was 26 October 1961 at 3 pm. The school motto is "I have come so that they may have life, and have it to the full" (John 10:10). The school prayer is the Memorare of Saint Bernard. The school was originally a 'Specialist School for the Arts', but now it has a specialism in 'Applied Learning' too. St. Bernard's allows students to study various qualifications, such as GCSEs, BTECs and Functional Skills, with most qualifications being equivalent to Level 2.

St Bernard's Catholic High School
Address
Herringthorpe Valley Road

, ,
S65 3BE

Coordinates53.5093°N 1.0654°W / 53.5093; -1.0654
Information
TypeVoluntarily aided academy and exempt charity
Motto'I have come so that they may have life, and have it to the full' (John 10:10)
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholicism
Established1961
Local authorityRotherham MBC
Department for Education URN138329 Tables
OfstedReports
Head teacherFinn O'Connor
GenderCo-educational
Age11 to 16
Enrolment661
Houses4
Colour(s)Blue, yellow, green, red.
Websitehttps://www.sbch.org.uk/

Ofsted inspections

Since the commencement of Ofsted inspections in September 1993, the school has undergone four full inspections:

Date of inspectionOutcome
29 April – ?? May 1996???
6–8 February 2001Very good[1][2]
8–9 November 2006Good[3]
10–11 November 2011Outstanding[4]

Headteachers

  • Mr James O'Connor, 1961–1985
  • Mr Christopher Giblin, 1985–1997
  • Mrs Eunice Newton, 1997–2004
  • Mr David Butler, 2004–2014
  • Mr Terrance Mahon, 2014–2017
  • Mrs Siobhan Kent, 2017–2019
  • Mr Finn O'Connor, 2019-present

References


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