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St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Hillcrest Road, Dudley

Inspections

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Our school was last inspected by Ofsted in April 2015 when we were delighted to be judged outstanding in all areas.

Here are some quotes from the report:

  • Children get an exceptionally good start to their education in the early years classes where they develop skills especially well.
  • Pupils make extremely rapid progress in reading, writing and mathematics as they move through the school.
  • Teachers’ excellent subject knowledge enables them to move pupils forward quickly in their learning.
  • Pupils’ behaviour in and around school is exemplary. They are extremely enthusiastic about their learning and proud of their school.
  • Pupils feel very safe in the caring and nurturing environment provided by the school.
  • Under the calm, purposeful leadership and drive of the headteacher, the school has continued to improve over recent years.
  • Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is especially strong.

You can read the full report below:

A Review of Anti-Bullying Practice in Schools

In September 2011, our school was included in Ofsted's 2011/12 survey inspection programme reviewing anti-bullying practice in schools. You can read their summary of our school below:

Parent View

You can now share your views on our school via Ofsted's Parent View website. By sharing your views, Ofsted hopes you'll be helping the school to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about us.

Parent View - Give Ofsted your view on your child's school

Religious Education Inspection

Our last RE Inspection was in December 2013.

The inspection stated: "[St. Joseph's] provides pupils with an outstanding Catholic life and an excellent curriculum for religious education which is very well delivered with a strong commitment by all staff. The ethos and pupils’ spiritual, moral and vocational development are excellent. Teaching which promotes purposeful learning is outstanding."

You can read the full report below: