Inspections

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Our school was last inspected by Ofsted in December 2019, when the school was judged to be continuing as a good school.

Findings from the report include:

  • St Joseph's is a friendly and successful school.
  • Pupils enjoy school and are proud of their achievements.
  • Pupils behave well. They are kind and friendly to one another. There are very few bullying incidents.
  • Keeping pupils safe is the highest priority. Parents and carers show shared their views all agreed that their children feel safe at school.
  • Staff are always looking for ways to broaden pupils' horizons. Pupils join lots of different clubs and many play musical instruments. Pupils enjoy exciting visits and taking part in national events and competitions.
  • Pupils do particularly well in reading, writing, mathematics and science.
  • Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities receive strong support.

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.

Parent View - Give Ofsted your view on your child's school

Religious Inspection

Our last Religious (Diocesan Canonical) Inspection was in March 2016, when we were judged to be an outstanding Catholic school.

Some of the key findings of the report include:

  • The headteacher, assistant headteacher and subject leaders ensure that the Catholic Life of the school is given the highest priority and as a result this area is outstanding.
  • Prayer is central to the life of the school.
  • Engagement with the local parish of Our Lady of Victories is strong and visits between the church and school take place on a regular basis.
  • Pupils enjoy their learning in Religious Education. They are engaged in lessons and can talk enthusiastically about their work with spiritual and ethical understanding.

You can read the full report below: