Rookery Lane, Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST4 5RF
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St Joseph’s Preparatory School, Stoke-on-Trent has a Schoolsmith Score® of 76. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Stoke On Trent and one of the 4 best primary schools for 3 miles.
St Joseph’s Preparatory School, Stoke-on-Trent is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. St Joseph’s Preparatory School, Stoke-on-Trent fees range from £3,235 (Rec) to £3,415 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
St Joseph’s Preparatory School, Stoke-on-Trent has one class per year and an average class size of 15 pupils.
50% of St Joseph’s Preparatory School leavers head to St Joseph’s College; the neighbouring Edmund Rice academy. Otherwise, pupils typically go on to Newcastle-under-Lyme School, Denstone College, or a small number of state secondary schools.
The St Joseph's Preparatory School, Stoke-on-Trent curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, reasoning, French, Italian, Latin. School values are informed by Catholic social morality. Religious Education accounts for 8-10% of curriculum time. There is daily collective worship and prayer, observance of Catholic celebrations, and preparation for the Holy Sacraments. 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 and visiting speakers. Annual residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout.
Sport at St Joseph's Preparatory School, Stoke-on-Trent
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 Preparatory School, Stoke-on-Trent
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and some take extra-curricular instrument lessons. Choir and one or two instrument ensembles. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near St Joseph's Preparatory School, Stoke-on-Trent
Newcastle-under-Lyme School (2.6 miles); St Dominic’s Priory School (6.7 miles); Stafford Grammar School (16.7 miles).
St Joseph’s College (0 miles); Alsager School (10.2 miles); Painsley Catholic College (10.8 miles).