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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

  • Friday 5th October-CAFOD Harvest Fast Day +

    Friday 5th October-CAFOD Harvest Fast Day Read More
  • Uniform Pop-Up Shop - Thursday 25th October +

    Uniform Pop-Up Shop open between 3:15pm - 5:30pm - Thursday 25th October Read More
  • End of Term - Friday 26th October +

    Friday 26th October-End of term Read More
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Readathon

Congratulations to Year 8 who have read for Readathon and raised £746 for good causes. Thank you to all who sponsored them and encouraged them to read widely for charity. Prizes will be given to those who raised over £80 at a forthcoming Celebration assembly. It was also great to receive £150 to top up our ILC stock for participating in this event.

Mrs Fraser

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Swimming Success

Many congratulations to Holly Sullivan 9B who represented Great Britain in the Down Syndrome Swimming International Event in Paris recently. This involved a week in Paris participating in a range of heats often against competitors much older than Holly! She has returned home with a Gold and two Silver medals, all from freestyle team relay events. She also competed in some individual events in which she was often ranked top junior and managed two new personal bests!

Holly will be training with the Great Britain squad in the New Year with her sights firmly set on the next European event in Spain 2019. We are all very proud of Holly’s amazing achievements and continue to watch her swimming career progress over the coming months.

Mrs Fraser

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Results 2017

The Gov.uk website has provisional 2017 results for Key stage 4 available including pupil destinations. Revised results will be published in January.  At the site compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk you can see the results for St Joseph's and compare with schools locally and nationally. Results include Attainment 8 (45.5 points), Progress 8 -0.1, E Bacc at grade 5/ C or above (15%) and the percentage of students staying in education or entering employment (99%).

The new system is very different to the A -C method. If you wish to understand more about this or anything else on our website please contact a member of the senior leadership team who will be able to help you.

College Closure Status

The College is closed tomorrow, Tuesday 16th October, due to a burst water pipe. Please check back later for more information throughout the day.

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 714200.

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