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St. Joseph's Catholic College

A Welcome from the Principal

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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Dates for your Diary

  • Bank Holiday - College closed +

    Monday, 1st May Read More
  • Year 8 Parents Evening (PQRS) +

    Wednesday, 10th May - 5:30pm - 7:30pm Read More
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Safer Internet Day 2017

On Tuesday 7th February it was Safer Internet Day with the theme ‘Be the change: Unite for a better internet’. UK Safer Internet Centre explains that ‘the day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping create a better and safer online community.

Attached are a couple of facts sheets that you might find of use.

Safer internet day - Factsheet for Parents and Carers

Safer internet day - Conversation starters for Parents and Carers

Visit from Member of Parliament, Robert Buckland

St Joseph’s College was delighted to receive a visit from our local Member of Parliament, Robert Buckland, on Friday 20 January.

Mr Buckland met three groups of students and was happy to take any questions they had for him. He discussed international politics and local social issues with a group of Year 12 and 13 A Level History and Sociology students. A Year 9 History class asked him about the state of British democracy and the NHS. Finally, he met the Year 8 Student Voice Representative, who asked him about his personal experiences of being a Member of Parliament and about how to get involved in politics. Mr Buckland was open and informative with his answers and the students appreciated the time he took to meet them.

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Charity Sleepout

We had the pleasure of hading a cheque for over £900 to Threshold representative Paul Kyson. The money was raised by Sixth Form students being sponsored for a 'Sleepout' last week. Teachers, Fiona Payne and Tina Foley, said they were very proud of the students and their commitment to Threshold and the wonderful work done by the charity.

One notable student contribution was by Steffanie Vitale-Richardson, who alone raised £280. There are more donations to come in for the New Year, but students felt it was important that Threshold had funds for the Christmas period.

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College Closure Status

The College is currently open,

Please click here for the College closure procedure.

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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