Holy Family Catholic High School (Thornton) data

Holy Family Catholic High School is located in Thornton, Liverpool and falls under the local authority of Sefton. The school's religious denomination is Roman Catholic. This mixed-sex secondary school has 941 pupils, with a capacity of 869, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is voluntary aided school. The school has 55 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £40,929. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 7th February 2017 resulting in a satisfactory rating.


Holy Family Catholic High School contact details

AddressHoly Family Catholic High School
Virgins Lane
L23 4UL
HeadteacherMr Matthew Symes

About Holy Family Catholic High School

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentVoluntary aided school
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age18
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterRoman Catholic
DioceseArchdiocese of Liverpool
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity869
Number of Pupils941108% capacity
Number of Boys44247%
Number of Girls49953%
Free School Meals (%)19.4%

Where is Holy Family Catholic High School?

Street AddressVirgins Lane
PostcodeL23 4UL
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Holy Family Catholic High School on a map

Holy Family Catholic High School map (L23 4UL) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Organisation ID1120952
Ofsted RegionNorth West
Deprivation Index4

Holy Family Catholic High School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Holy Family Catholic High School Ofsted reports from 7th February 2017 (10024253) and 1st January 1970 (ITS402958).

Inspection number10024253ITS402958
Inspection typeMaintained Academy and School Short inspection
Event type groupingSchools - Short inspection Conversion
Inspection start date7th February 20171st January 1970
Inspection end date8th February 20171st January 1970
Publication date15th March 20171st January 1970
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Outcomes for pupils
Requires Improvement
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment
Requires Improvement
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Personal development, behaviour and welfare
Requires Improvement
No Judgement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
16 - 19 study programmes
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection9th May 2019
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Holy Family Catholic High School

Total Number of Teachers55
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)50
Total Number of Teaching Assistants7
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)6.2
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff17
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)15.8
Pupil:Teacher Ratio16.1
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£40,929

Holy Family Catholic High School administrative data

Establishment NameHoly Family Catholic High School
Establishment Number4624
Unique Reference Number104962
Local AuthoritySefton
Local Authority Code343
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE08000014
Government Office RegionNorth West
District CodeE08000014
Parliamentary ConstituencySefton Central
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaSefton 021
Lower Super Output AreaSefton 021E

Holy Family Catholic High School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date18th October 2021
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10003129
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Holy Family Catholic High School geodata


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St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Back Lane, Crosby, Liverpool, L23 4UA
Great Crosby Catholic Primary School
The Northern Road, Sefton, Crosby, Liverpool, L23 2RQ
St Luke's Halsall Church of England Primary School
Cooks Road, Crosby, Liverpool, L23 2TB