Ofsted Inspection Reports
Cardinal Heenan is a happy, caring, thriving and inclusive Catholic school where all pupils are able to realise their potential, take their responsibilities seriously, respect themselves and others, and grow in the love of God.
From their first day here Cardinal Heenan pupils will be motivated, challenged and engaged by high quality teaching and so develop a lifelong love of learning. Pupils, in partnership with school and home, will be active, independent and resilient learners who acknowledge their responsibility in upholding the school’s Catholic Christian values. With the support of exceptional pastoral care and guidance, extra-curricular activities and strong community links, the personal development of all pupils will be outstanding. Pupils will then move on from Cardinal Heenan as confident, global citizens equipped to serve each other, the Church, parents and the wider community.
E A Cox
Severe Weather Arrangements
In the event of severe weather, especially heavy snow, I will conduct a risk assessment of the safety of the site and then consult with the chair of governors before making any decision to close the school for the day.
Update on Changes to Key Stage 4Monday, 26 January 2015
You will be aware that significant changes to the examination system are being introduced for pupils now in Years 9, 8 and 7 who will be sitting GCSEs from 2017 onwards. The National Curriculum for 14-16 year olds is being reduced in size and will now be defined as rather short lists...Read more...
New School UniformMonday, 26 January 2015
The school will be introducing a new uniform from September 2015, following consultation with governors and parents at the last Parent Forum meeting. The consultation with parents was very supportive of a new uniform that will address issues of smartness and consistency. The new uniform is...Read more...
Fundraising SuccessMonday, 26 January 2015
Cardinal Heenan pupils presented a cheque for £3,075.47 to CAFOD, the official Catholic aid agency for England and Wales, on Tuesday 20 January. This sum was raised by pupils in school in response to CAFOD’s Ebola appeal.
Ben Oldham, Leeds Diocesan Manager at CAFOD, was in school to make a...Read more...
Year 8 Girls are Champions AgainMonday, 26 January 2015
Year 8 girls at Cardinal Heenan are Sport Hall Athletics Champions for a second year in succession.
Following a narrow victory over Roundhay School, our girls took on teams from all over Leeds in the City Final at Pudsey Grangefield School. Cardinal Heenan athletes finished in either first or...Read more...
Year 8 OptionsMonday, 26 January 2015
It was pleasing to see such large numbers of parents and pupils attending our options information meetings yesterday evening.
An options fair for pupils will take place during the school day on Monday 26 January. Year 8 will have the opportunity to meet older pupils already studying the various...Read more...
We are now accepting payments online for items such as dinner money, school trips and extra curricula music tuition. Using a secure website called ParentPay you can pay online using your credit or debit card. ParentPay is our preferred method of making payments to school.