Holloway Hill, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 9BB
10 reasons to choose St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Malmesbury
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Malmesbury has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Malmesbury and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Malmesbury 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. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Malmesbury has five mixed-age classes and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Malmesbury ranks in the top 31% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 32% of schools.
The St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Malmesbury 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. 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, Forest School session for each year group and a residential trip for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Malmesbury
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Malmesbury
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 7.00am to 6.00pm.
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