High quality care, support and guidance underpin the Christ the Word Catholic School’s ethos. Expert teachers and support staff encourage learners, giving them the opportunity to reach their full potential, both academically and personally. The superb new building and excellent facilities for learning create a vibrant and supportive environment.

Parents and carers who apply for a place for their child are aware that this is a faith school where learning is based on Catholic principles and values. We expect all students to support the school’s faith ethos and to fully support all the religious and other activities at the school.

There are places for 920 learners at Christ the Word Catholic School

  • 60 learners in each year group from 3 to 11 years old (Reception to Year 6)
  • 100 in each year group from 11 to 16 years old (Year 7 to Year 11)

The best way to find out about the Christ the Word Catholic School’s is by visiting yourself. We would love to meet you and show you what makes this school so special. Please e mail​ or ring the Headteacher to make an appointment to have a tour of our school.

You will need to complete an online application form to be sure of a place at the School. Please see below for dates when we are accepting applications for moving up to Year 7, Reception or to start Nursery. Please select the appropriate section from the menu on the right.

Admission Policy

Admission Arrangements Timetable 2024 – 2025:

Admission Phase Application opening date: Closing date for receipt of completed applications: Parents/carers informed by:
Year 7 4th September 23 6th November 23 1st March 24
Reception 25th September 23 17th November 23 16th April 24
Nursery 25th September 23 16th February 24 7th May 24

We expect families who attend our school to respect and support the aims and ethos of the school. We welcome families who are not of the catholic faith but who wish their children to have a faith education to apply and be considered for a place.

If you wish to transfer your child from another school, you need to apply for a change of schools. If the change is not related to a house move, ​ speak to your child’s current Headteacher first . ​ We cannot guarantee that we can offer a place unless there is space in the requested year group.

Contact the school and arrange to meet the Headteacher and have a tour of our school

There is more information about school transfers on the Denbighshire website.