Catholic schools make up 10% of the national total of schools in England and Wales.
There are 2245 Catholic schools in England and Wales.
845,762 pupils are educated in Catholic schools in England and Wales.
The Catholic Education Service is the Bishops' agency for education in England and Wales.
In England, 33.5% of pupils in Catholic primary schools are from ethnic minority backgrounds (27.6% nationally).
At GCSE, Catholic schools outperform the national average by 5%.
In England, Catholic schools outperform the national average English and Maths KS2 SATs scores by 6%.
In England, 74.7% of Catholic primary schools are judged good or outstanding by Ofsted (64% nationally).
In England, 20% of pupils at Catholic secondary schools live in the most deprived areas (17% nationally).
The CES has produced a collection of resources for schools and teachers to use.
These can be found here.