The Cathedral School, Key Information for Parents

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The Cathedral School is a co-educational independent day school, with the senior school taking children from the age of 7 to 18. It focuses on creating a mutually supportive and respectful environment in which the students can thrive and their talents are nurtured. The school has a strong Christian ethos that focuses on care, thankfulness, opportunity, friendship, ambition and achievement.

Situated next to Llandaff Cathedral Cardiff the school sits in extensive grounds that allow for each level of the school to be housed on the same campus. The senior school currently has 43 teachers including full and part time staff. This is in addition to a strong four-person management team, support staff, administration team, grounds staff, lunch and afterschool supervisors and team of minibus drivers. The Chaplin of the school also has an active teaching role. The school provides holiday and after school clubs for children throughout the school year; these are run between teaching staff, teaching assistance and supervisors.

Pupil Age Range 3 to 18
Boys or Girls Co-Educational
Number of Pupils 743
Day Fees Per Year £11,220
Boarding Fees Per Year N/A
6th Form Yes
Year Founded 1880
Nearest Airport Cardiff
Religious Ethos Christian
Nearby School: Howell’s
Nearby School: Kings Monkton
Area: All Welsh Independent Schools

The school’s proximity to Cardiff means that it is close to major road and rail services. The school also runs a minibus service for children, to and from school.

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