Old Road, Crayford, Dartford, Kent DA1 4DZ
10 reasons to choose St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Crayford
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Crayford has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Dartford and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Crayford is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Crayford has one class per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Crayford ranks in the top 27% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 29% of schools.
The St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Crayford curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. It is subject based, organised by topics, and with some cross-curricular projects. 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 specialist teaching for languages, music and sport.
Sport at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Crayford
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Crayford
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Crayford
St Paulinus Church of England Primary School, Crayford (0.3 miles); The Barnehurst Federation of Schools (1.6 miles); Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School, Dartford (1.8 miles).
Farringtons School (5.5 miles); Eltham College (6.6 miles); Colfe’s School (6.9 miles).
Beths Grammar School (1.3 miles); Dartford Grammar School (1.6 miles); Townley Grammar School (1.7 miles).