Oxford Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset TA8 1LG
10 reasons to choose St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Burnham-on-Sea
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Burnham-on-Sea has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Burnham-on-Sea and the best independent or state primary within 10 miles.
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Burnham-on-Sea 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 6 members of The St Dunstan Catholic Education Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2008) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Somerset LEA.
Average class size
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Burnham-on-Sea typically has one class per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Burnham-on-Sea ranks in the top 20% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 39% of schools.
The St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Burnham-on-Sea curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and co-ordinated by topic, with cross-curricular linking when appropriate. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
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 Primary School, Burnham-on-Sea
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Burnham-on-Sea
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 7.45am to 5.15pm.
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