Our Catholic Schools

The Parish is served by three local state Catholic schools – St Swinthun Wells Catholic Primary School in Chandler’s Ford, St George Secondary School for Boys in Southampton, and St Anne’s Secondary School for Girls in Southampton. There is also a fee-paying Catholic school – St Mary’s College in Southampton which offers nursery, primary and secondary education.

St Swithun Wells Catholic Primary School, Chandler’s Ford

St Swithun Wells Catholic Primary School serves the parishes of St Edward the Confessor in Chandler’s Ford, St Swithun Wells in Fair Oak, and Holy Cross in Eastleigh.

It provides education for children between the ages of 4 and 11. They are taught a broad and balanced range of subjects including Religious Education and the National Curriculum by a dedicated team of staff.

Headteacher: Miss Ursula Clark
Tel: 023 8026 6210
Website: www.st-swithunwells.hants.sch.uk

St George Catholic College for Boys, Swaythling, Southampton

Saint George provides an excellent education for boys aged 11 -16, set in a Christian context. It welcomes pupils from all faiths and offers a curriculum tailored to suit the needs of all its students. The secondary college serves many of the Churches in the St Swithun Wells Parish.

Headteacher: Mr Graham Wilson
Tel: 023 8032 2603
Website: www.stgeorgecollege.co.uk

St Anne’s Secondary School for Girls, Southampton

Founded in 1904 for the Christian education of girls, St Anne’s is now a comprehensive school of some 1100 girls, approximately 100 of whom are in the Sixth Form. The annual intake is usually a seven form entry of 200 + pupils, a number of whom live in the county. The School is under the trusteeship of La Sainte Union Sisters. As is usual in the case of Catholic Secondary schools it has a very wide catchment area which extends far beyond the city boundaries into Hampshire.

Headteacher: Mrs Beverley Murtagh
Tel: 023 8032 8200
Website: www.st-annes.southampton.sch.uk  

St Mary’s College, Southampton

St Mary’s College is a private, fee-paying Catholic school in Southampton providing three levels of education from nursery school at Charlton Nursery, junior education at Charlton House, and secondary education at St Mary’s College.

Headteacher: Brother Davis

Charlton Nursery
Tel: 023 8067 1267
Website: www.charltonhousenursery.co.uk

Charlton House
Tel: 023 8067 1267
Website: www.charltonhouseschool.co.uk

St Mary’s College
Tel: 023 8067 1267
Website: www.stmaryscollege.co.uk

St Bede’s works very closely with parents and the local Churches, working towards a common mission and values to educate children in the area. We are recognized by Churches Together in England as a formal ecumenical project and are provided by the Anglican Diocese of Southwark and the RC Diocese of Arundel and Brighton.