North Road, Hertford SG14 2BY
10 reasons to choose St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Hertford
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Hertford has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Hertford and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Hertford 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 8 members of St Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection.
Average class size
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Hertford has one class per year, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Hertford ranks in the top 22% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 22% of schools. Most pupils go on to St Mary’s Catholic School or John Henry Newman Catholic School at the end of Year 6.
The St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Hertford curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. It is subject based, organised by half-termly topics, and includes 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 residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music.
Sport at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Hertford
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, Hertford
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be an occasional extra-curricular performing arts or arts & crafts club.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
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