Ofsted graded St. Joseph's as GOOD
18 May 2017 (by admin)
In May 2017 Ofsted came to St. Joseph's.
The staff, governors, pupils and parents were rightly proud that Ofsted graded St. Joseph's as 'Good.' In the report it includes quotes saying: Effective leadership and teaching have ensured that the school’s end-of-key-stage test results are now significantly above the national expected average in all areas reported on. Your school’s strong moral and religious values make an important contribution to the overall development of pupils’ personal, spiritual and academic achievement. St Joseph’s is at the heart of the local community and links with the church are well established. A calm and purposeful learning environment where pupils are safe and happy. Pupils are eloquent, respectful and take great pride in their school. They behave extremely well in lessons and throughout the school day. Pupils are great ambassadors for the school. Parents say ‘St Joseph’s is an excellent school that ensures all children reach their potential.’ Staff know the pupils well. There is a strong culture of safeguarding in school, with everyone understanding their role in maintaining pupils’ safety and well-being. Pupils say that they feel safe and they are safe.