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Lichfield Cathedral School

The Palace, The Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England WS13 7LH

Age Range & Fees

Age Range3 to 18
Annual Day Fees *£5385 to £14370
Annual Weekly Boarding Fees *£0 to £0
Annual Full Boarding Fees *£0 to £0
* Currency: GB Pound

Number of Pupils

Boys Girls
227Day222
0Full Boarding0
12Weekly Boarding0
239Total222

Number of Staff

Full-time: 70
Part-time: 109

GCSE Pass Rate - Age 16

Pass Rate - Age 18

Exams at age 18

Higher Education

Pupils who went on to Higher Education
Head Photo

Susan Hannam


Lichfield Cathedral School offers an environment where each one of our students is supported individually in order to fully realise their potential. The magnificent surroundings of The Close and the beautiful countryside at Longdon enable pupils to benefit from the inspiring setting of Lichfield Cathedral and to explore our natural environment. Christian values of tolerance, compassion, charity and fellowship permeate the daily life of a child at the Cathedral School, but no-one has religion forced upon them and faith is not a prerequisite for joining the school; these are valuable human qualities that enhance the lives of those who embrace them, irrespective of their own standing on faith.

Our staff help pupils and students to find their particular strengths and hone them to a peak, whilst areas that need development are supported. Our ambition is to ensure that your son or daughter leaves us at the end of their school career as a confident and articulate young person, with the capacity to lead and the ability to work as part of team. In simple terms we want them to fill their own wings and take their own individual flight path.

We foster a sense of responsibility and understanding, encouraging pupils and students to recognise the part they have to play in the world on a local and an international scale. To this end, pupils of all ages benefit from the school's accredited Ethical Leadership course instilling an essential knowledge of 'what is right' in the minds of our future leaders. For some pupils top flight academic universities will beckon, medals and representative honours in sport for others, whilst there will be others still who will produce great art, drama or music that will feed the soul.

You may be seeking a place for your son or daughter as they take their first steps in their educational career, or perhaps beginning secondary years, or starting somewhere new for GCSE or Sixth Form. Whatever your hopes for your son or daughter, we would be delighted to meet with you to discuss how we can help on that journey towards their future success.

What we offer

  • Business studies
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Economics
  • Government/Politics
  • ICT
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Psychology
  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Fitness training
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Martial arts
  • Netball
  • Rounders
  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Touch rugby
  • Adventure training
  • Chess
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • First aid/life savers
  • Language club
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Young Enterprise
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Brass
  • Choir
  • Corps of drums
  • Guitar
  • Jazz
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Percussion
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • After school club
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of services' children
  • Particular diets
  • School bus service
  • Autism
  • Hearing
  • Dyslexia
  • MLD
  • Aspergers
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Method of Entry

  • Assessment
  • Audition
  • Entry test or exam
  • GCSE results
  • Interview
  • Report from previous school
  • Voice trial
  • Trial day at school

Scholarships & Bursaries

  • Other bursaries
  • Clergy/Ministers
  • Drama
  • Academic
  • Armed forces discounts or bursaries
  • Choral
  • Art
  • Siblings
  • Music
  • Financial need
  • Senior school entry
  • All-rounder
  • Other scholarships
  • 6th Form
  • Sport
  • Means tested bursaries

Curriculum and Exams:

  • A Level
    Advanced Level Examinations
  • ABRSM
    Associated board of the Royal School of Music
  • AQA
    Assessments and Qualifications Alliance
  • BTEC
    Business and Technology Education Council
  • GCSE
    General Certicicate of Secondary Education
  • OCR
    Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations
  • SAT's UK
    Standard Assessment Tests
  • Trinity College Music Exams
  • UK National Curriculum
  • WJEC

Religious Affiliation:

  • Church of England


Teaching Languages:

  • English
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