St Thomas More Catholic High School (North Shields) data

St Thomas More Catholic High School is located in North Shields and falls under the local authority of North Tyneside. The school's religious denomination is Roman Catholic. This mixed-sex secondary school has 1,608 pupils, with a capacity of 1,650, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is academy converter. The school has 127 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £38,410. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 17th October 2017 resulting in an good rating.

St Thomas More Catholic High School contact details

AddressSt Thomas More Catholic High School
Lynn Road
North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE29 8LF
HeadteacherMr David Watson

About St Thomas More Catholic High School

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentAcademy converter
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age18
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterRoman Catholic
DioceseDiocese of Hexham and Newcastle
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity1,650
Number of Pupils1,60897% capacity
Number of Boys75647%
Number of Girls85253%
Free School Meals (%)16.3%

Where is St Thomas More Catholic High School?

Street AddressLynn Road
TownNorth Shields
CountyTyne and Wear
PostcodeNE29 8LF
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St Thomas More Catholic High School on a map

St Thomas More Catholic High School map (NE29 8LF) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted Last Inspection17th October 2017
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at St Thomas More Catholic High School

Total Number of Teachers127
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)117
Total Number of Teaching Assistants27
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)25.6
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff24
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)22.3
Pupil:Teacher Ratio13.7
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£38,410

St Thomas More Catholic High School administrative data

Establishment NameSt Thomas More Catholic High School
Establishment Number4605
Unique Reference Number137734
Local AuthorityNorth Tyneside
Local Authority Code392
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE08000022
Government Office RegionNorth East
DistrictNorth Tyneside
District CodeE08000022
Parliamentary ConstituencyTynemouth
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaNorth Tyneside 020
Lower Super Output AreaNorth Tyneside 020B

St Thomas More Catholic High School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date27th January 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedAcademy Converter
Open Date1st December 2011

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 flagSupported by a multi-academy trust
School Sponsor flagLinked to a sponsor
School SponsorSacred Heart Partnership of Schools


Federation flagNot applicable

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10035846
Further Education TypeNot applicable

St Thomas More Catholic High School geodata


Nearest schools to St Thomas More Catholic High School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
New York Primary School
Lanark Close, North Shields, NE29 8DP
Whitehouse Primary School
Whitehouse Lane, North Shields, NE29 8PE
Collingwood Primary School
Oswin Terrace, North Shields, NE29 7JQ
Preston Grange Primary School
Chiltern Road, Preston Grange, North Shields, NE29 9QL
Norham High School
Alnwick Avenue, North Shields, NE29 7BU
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, North Shields
Wallsend Road, Chirton, North Shields, NE29 7BT
Spring Gardens Primary School
Brightman Road, North Shields, NE29 0HP
John Spence Community High School
Preston Road, North Shields, NE29 9PU
Monkseaton High School
Seatonville Road, Whitley Bay, NE25 9EQ
Silverdale School
Langdale Gardens, Howdon, Wallsend, NE28 0HG
Not applicable1.8km