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Our most recent Ofsted Inspection was in November 2016 when we had a short inspection that judged us as continuing to be a good school overall.

Some of the comments from the inspection report, included:

  • The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection.
  • Leaders and governors have fostered a strong sense of ambition and pride in the whole workforce.
  • The school’s Catholic ethos underpins its work.
  • The positive culture of the school is reflected in the exemplary behaviour of the children.
  • Pupils are well prepared for secondary school and speak very highly of the support they receive.
  • The curriculum has been redesigned with exciting themes to ensure that pupils are enthused and engaged.

You can read the full report below:

Parent View

You can now share your views on our school via Ofsted's Parent View website. By sharing your views, Ofsted hopes you'll be helping the school to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about us.

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Religious Education Inspection

Our last RE Inspection was in December 2017.

We were very pleased to receive an oustanding judgement again, which we feel accurately reflects the provision made for RE in St. Joseph's Catholic primary School. Our Catholic faith is at the heart of all that we do.

Some of the comments from the inspection report, included:

  • St Joseph's is a welcoming and inclusive Catholic school. Its outstanding Catholic life and religious education is firmly centred on the school mission in action which strives to provide the very best outcomes for its pupils.
  • The overall effectiveness as a Catholic school is outstanding. Consequently, pupils are able to thrive and enjoy their learning.
  • Pupils enjoy coming to school. They are eager to learn and experience a stimulating and rich curriculum within an atmosphere of love, trust and security.
  • Pupils are immensely proud of their school. This is reflected in their positive attitudes, exemplary behaviour and the way they express their Catholic identity.
  • Chaplaincy support is excellent. The parish priest visits school regularly and knows the school well.

You can read the full report below: