Schools in the Parish

Our parish is well supplied with schools, including the only Catholic secondary school in the City of Westminster.

  • Children can be admitted to school nurseries in the primary schools in the September following their third birthday.
  • Children will normally be admitted to the reception year in Primary school in the September following their fourth birthday.
  • Children will normally be admitted to secondary school in the September following their eleventh birthday.

Primary Schools

There are two Catholic state primary schools in the parish: St Joseph’s and St Edward’s. Both give preference to children of practising Catholic families:

St Edward’s is on Lisson Grove. The Head of School is Mrs Anne Thomas and the school telephone number is 020 7723 5911.

St Joseph’s is on Lanark Road. The Head is Mrs Kate Husain and the school phone number is 020 7286 3518.

St Christina’s is an independent (fee-paying) Catholic school. The Head is Mr Alistair Gloag, and the school phone number is 020 7722 8784.

A sheet giving location and contact details for other Catholic primary schools in the area can be downloaded here. This sheet also indicates where schools offer nursery provision.

Secondary Schools

St George’s is on Lanark Road. The Head is Mr Martin Tissot and the school phone number is 020 7328 0904.

A sheet giving details of further Catholic secondary schools regularly attended by children from the parish can be downloaded here.

Applications to the Schools

Application forms to all schools are available from the schools. For further guidance on applying to Catholic schools in the state sector, please click here

Priest’s Reference

All Catholic schools ask for confirmation from the applicant’s parish priest as to whether or not the family is regular in its Catholic practice.