Marlborough Road, Sale, Cheshire M33 3AF
10 reasons to choose St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Sale
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Sale has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sale and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Sale 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 7 members of Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2009) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Sale usually has two classes per year, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Sale ranks in the top 3% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 38% of schools.
The St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Sale curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Maths and English may sometimes be taught separately but they are often taught with the foundation subjects in a cross-curricular and thematic ‘Creative Curriculum’. 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 drama, music and sport.
Sport at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Sale
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Sale
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.45am to 3.15pm though after school clubs can extend the day to 4.15pm.
Find another school near St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Sale
Kassim Darwish Grammar School for Boys (4.5 miles); St Bede’s College (4.8 miles); Withington Girls’ School (5.4 miles).
Sale Grammar School (0.5 miles); Ashton-on-Mersey School (1.4 miles); Stretford Grammar School (2.4 miles).