Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School, Coventry

Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form situated in Potters Green, Coventry, England. It is part of the Romero Catholic Academy (Romeo MAC).

Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School
Potters Green Road

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Coordinates52°26′09″N 1°27′07″W / 52.4357°N 1.4520°W / 52.4357; -1.4520Coordinates: 52°26′09″N 1°27′07″W / 52.4357°N 1.4520°W / 52.4357; -1.4520
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Local authorityCoventry City Council
Department for Education URN141992 Tables
Head teacherMr T. Leverage[1]
Age11 to 18
Enrolment1,356 (approx.)

Feeder primary schoolsEdit

The Prince of Wales visitEdit

Charles, Prince of Wales visited the school in April 2008. He was interested in the school's farm and how the pupils looked after the animals. The school won the DCSF Sustainable Schools Award[2] in 2009. As of July 2017, the farm is now being shut down due to fewer pupils not choosing to participate in the animal care subjects as well as the new management's focus on academic subjects.[3]

Malawi LinksEdit

Cardinal Wiseman School has been sending students to Malawi for over a decade and has established links with a number of schools, most notably Bunda School. Bunda is on track to becoming a sustainable school [4] and with, the help of Cardinal Wiseman staff, students and contributors to the Cardinal Wiseman Malawi Trust [5] hopes to become an advice hub for other schools in Malawi. The Trust has given much help and support to Bunda over the years and also to Kasina Health Clinic.[6]

Notable former pupilsEdit


  1. ^ "New Coventry head teacher has sights set on Oxbridge". Coventry Telegraph. 31 August 2017. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
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  3. ^ "Prince goes down on the farm at city school". Coventry Citivision. Coventry City Council. p. 17. June 2008
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  7. ^ "Biographies: Sports Presenter: Jacquie Beltrao". Sky Press Office. Archived from the original on 10 April 2008. Retrieved 20 April 2008.
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