St. Joseph's Catholic College
Teaching is typified by good, professional relationships between teachers and their students. Teachers have high expectations with regards to students’ behaviour and attitudes to learning, Ofsted 2014.
The Principal and senior leaders have maintained improvements at the college, particularly with regard to thequality of teaching and students’ achievement, Ofsted 2014.
The college’s capacity to sustain the Quality of Care and Education

it provides is good, Section 48 report.


Principals Message

Welcome to St Joseph’s Catholic College. When speaking to prospective parents I usually start with the question what do we want for our children? Our answer in St Joseph’s is that we want them to be happy and we want them to achieve to their full potential. Our aim is to provide a caring and supportive environment in which each individual can progress academically, spiritually and culturally.

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Post Sixteen Prospectus

Dates for your Diary

Year 11 Parents Evening (CESW)
Thursday, 27th November

GCSE Music and College Singers Performance
Thursday, 4th December, 7pm

Year 12/13 Parents Evening
Tuesday, 9th December

Sixth Form Application Deadline
Wednesday, 17th December

Christmas Services
Thursday, 18th December

As part of looking to gain our eSafety 360 mark, we have been asking Staff, Students and Parents to complete surveys about eSafety. It would be greatly apprecitaed if parents and carers of students could take five minutes to fill this survey out below. The survey is anonymous, and designed to obtain an idea of how you use computers at home and how much you know about eSafety.

Dear Parents and Carers

As you know we have just had our Ofsted inspection with a team of four inspectors over two days. We are not allowed to discuss the judgements until they have been through a quality assurance process. This usually takes two weeks. I will then be able to give you a full report. I can tell you that the college no longer requires special measures.

I would like to thank all those parents who completed the parent view online and gave such positive feedback.


P Hughes

A mass of remembrance will be held on Tuesday 25 November at the College at 4.15pm. It will be for the local community to remember all those who have had some involvement with our Deanery Catholic Schools and have since passed on. All members of the local community are very welcome.

Niamh Smith and Connor McGilligan (Y11) took part in the Catenian Public Speaking Competition on 12th October, in which they had to talk for 4 minutes on a choice of topics, and were given a score for their performance. Niamh chose to speak on "Is there privacy online?", and referred to the recent celebrity photo scandal as well as wikileaks, where Connor presented on "Does Prison Work?", and spoke eloquently from memory on deterrence, rehabilitation and punishment. We were delighted that they came second and third respectively from a field of 8, and Niamh has qualified for the national competition next year. Well done both!


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Free School Meals

Claiming for free school meals (FSM) means that the College can also get up to £900 of additional funding per child for uniform, equipment and educational trips, all items your child will benefit from. Our card payment system also makes being on FSM discrete and anonymous. We are all living through challenging times financially so if you think your circumstances make your child eligible for FSM please apply using the form below or call 01793 714201.

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01793 714200
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