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Welcome to the St Benedict’s Catholic High School website.  St Benedict’s is a happy, thriving, over-subscribed school serving the Parishes of St Begh’s and St Benedict’s Whitehaven, St Joseph’ Frizington, St Mary’s Kells, St Mary’s Egremont and St Mary’s Cleator.  In January 2019, the school co-located with Mayfield Special School to Campus Whitehaven, a £33m investment in the local area.

I attended St Benedict’s Catholic High School as a pupil and chose to send my children here.  I am now extremely proud and honoured to be the Headteacher.  As a Catholic School, Christ is at the centre of everything we do.  Our values, including dignity, humility, diligence, truthfulness, stewardship, and forgiveness are rooted in our Catholic faith.

Read more from our Headteacher, Mrs Jackson here


14th September 2021

Letter from Mrs Jackson – COVID Vaccinations

10th September 2021

Letter from Mrs Jackson


Event Information:

  • Thu

    Year 6 Open Evening

    17:30 - 19:30

    For September 2022 New Starters.

    We are pleased to be able to welcome you back into school this year for our OPEN EVENING.

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