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​​​​Headteacher's Welcome

Mr John Casey BA (Hons), PGCE, MA

Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School - a Leading Edge school in the top 2% of schools in England.

Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School is an oversubscribed, high performing, co-educational school of 860 pupils which includes a thriving Sixth Form of over 100 students. Graded as "Good" by OFSTED in 2012 and "Good with outstanding features" by the Diocese of Portsmouth in 2013, the school is located in West Reading and has been congratulated on its success by the Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove MP.

​School Mission Statement


We will encourage all to recognise and develop their full potential.


We will be open and fair in our dealings with others.


We will recognise that each individual is created in the image of God.


We will give all the opportunity to understand their faith and God.


We will learn and teach with enthusiasm, excitement and energy.


We will recognise the individual and provide support for all.


We will provide a safe and secure Christian environment.


We will be a celebratory community accepting and trusting in the will of God.


We will show courtesy and good manners in all that we do.


We value the unconditional acceptance of each individual.


We will be open to our responsibilities and links in the wider community.


We value lives of service, sacrifice and community.



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