Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School

URN: 137938

Address: Colney Heath Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0TT

Rating and reports

Inspection outcome

The overall outcome of the inspection on 14 November 2023 was:


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Behaviour and attitudes:


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Sixth form provision:



All reports

  1. School inspection: OutstandingSchool inspection, PDF - 19 January 2024
  2. School inspection School inspection, PDF - 08 December 2021
  3. Full inspection: GoodFull inspection, PDF - 01 September 2016
  4. Monitoring visit Monitoring visit, PDF - 11 January 2016
  5. Monitoring visit Monitoring visit, PDF - 02 March 2015
  6. Full inspection: Requires ImprovementFull inspection, PDF - 24 November 2014
  7. Monitoring visit Monitoring visit, PDF - 25 June 2014
  8. Monitoring visit Monitoring visit, PDF - 11 February 2014
  9. Full inspection: InadequateFull inspection, PDF - 26 November 2013
  10. Opened

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About Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School

  • Type: Academy
  • Boarding: No
  • Religious character: Roman Catholic
  • Local authority: Hertfordshire


  • Age Range: 11 - 18
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Number of pupils: 1067
  • School capacity: 1056


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  • Address: Colney Heath Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0TT
  • Region: East of England

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