OFSTED April 2012 Key Comments: 

  • "Students’ achievement is good and their attainment is high particularly in the school specialist subjects. Their literacy skills are also well developed."
  • "The quality of teaching is good overall with some that is outstanding."
  • "The behaviour and safety of students is outstanding."
  • "The school is a harmonious community and there is a very strong culture of mutual support and respect."
  • "The curriculum is good, and the excellent enrichment opportunities make a significant contribution to the outstanding promotion of students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development."
  • "All students have a high moral code and this includes showing respect and caring for each other."
  • "Members of the governing body give their time willingly and their support makes a good contribution to school improvement."
  • "A distinctive feature of the school is the success it achieves in blending the academic progress of their students with their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development."
  • "Students grow to become well educated, responsible and caring young people."
  • "The opportunities they have to work with local and wider communities are outstanding. This adds to their understanding of other cultures and gives them scope to develop their interpersonal and communication skills."
  • "There are other excellent opportunities that enrich the good curriculum and include residential experiences, enterprise activities and specialist interest clubs."
  • "This is a good school."

Congratulations to the Class of 2015

77% 5+A*-C (including English and Maths)

This is the best result in the history of the school


See the Headteacher's Blog here for more information & photos, and click here to watch the results day compilation video.

Welcome to St. James' Catholic High School

Welcome to the website of St James' Catholic High School, Cheadle Hulme. Feel free to take a look around and find out more about the school, its staff and students. If you want some more information you can contact us here.

St. James' is a community of faith where every child has the opportunity to excel and achieve their potential.


Read the Latest News in the Headteacher's Blog...

HAE Week Day Four Tuesday 19th July 2016

HAE Week Day Four

Whilst many of our Year 8 students are in France, and all of Year 10 on Work Experience, the rest of the school are on HAE Week - here is the fourth newsletter.

Upcoming Events

1st September 2016  -  INSET DAY 1 2nd September 2016  -  INSET DAY 2 5th September 2016  -  INSET DAY 3
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