Rutland Street, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR4 6HY
10 reasons to choose St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Sunderland
St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Sunderland has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sunderland and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Sunderland 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 26 members of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2016) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Sunderland has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Sunderland ranks in the top 2% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 6% of schools.
The St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Sunderland curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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 and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Sunderland
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 Roman Catholic Primary School, Sunderland
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.
School hours are from 8.50am to 3.20pm and after school clubs may extend the day.
Find another school near St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Sunderland
St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Sunderland (1 mile); St Anne’s Roman Catholic Primary School (1.4 miles); Redby Academy (1.6 miles).
Argyle House School (1.5 miles); Royal Grammar School, Newcastle (12.7 miles); Durham School (12.8 miles).
St Anthony’s Girls’ Catholic Academy (1.3 miles); Christ’s College (1.7 miles); Whitburn Church of England Academy (4.8 miles).