Ragworth Road, Norton, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham TS20 1HR
10 reasons to choose St Joseph's Catholic Academy
St Joseph’s Catholic Academy has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Stockton-on-Tees and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 2.5 miles.
St Joseph’s Catholic Academy is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 30 members of Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
St Joseph’s Catholic Academy has eleven classes, some whole year, some mixed age, and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Joseph’s Catholic Academy ranks in the top 29% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 27% of schools.
The St Joseph's Catholic Academy curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Joseph's Catholic Academy
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at St Joseph's Catholic Academy
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 8.10am to 5.30pm.
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