Section 48 Inspection Report

Canonical Inspection under Canon 806 on behalf of the Archbishop of Southwark and inspection of Denominational Education under Section 48 Of the Education Act 2005

Infants

Introduction

Description of the school

St Joseph’s Infant and Nursery school is a Catholic voluntary aided school, situated in the Croydon Deanery of the Archdiocese of Southwark and maintained by Croydon Local Authority. The principal parishes, which the school serves are Virgo Fidelis, Upper Norwood, St Matthew’s, West Norwood and St Margaret Clitherow, Dulwich Wood Park. The proportion of pupils who are baptised Catholics is 93%. The average weekly proportion of curriculum time given to religious education is 10%.

The school takes pupils from 3 to 7 years. The number of pupils currently on roll is 227. The attainment of pupils on entering the school is slightly below average. The proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals is above average. Around 25% of the pupils receive extra support in class. The pupils come from a diverse range of ethnic backgrounds particularly, Black African, Black Caribbean, White British and a growing number of Portuguese, Spanish and Polish pupils. The proportion of pupils from homes where English is an additional language is above average.

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Section 48 Full Inspection Report May 2016

Juniors

Introduction

Description of the school

St Joseph’s Catholic Junior school is voluntary aided and is situated in the Croydon Deanery of the Archdiocese of Southwark. The school is maintained by Croydon Local Authority. The principal parishes which the school serves, are Virgo Fidelis, Upper Norwood, St Matthews, West Norwood and St Margaret Clitherow in Dulwich Wood Park. The proportion of pupils who are baptised Catholics is 99%. The average weekly proportion of curriculum time given to religious education is approximately 7% but this varies across the classes.

The school takes pupils from 7 to 11 years. The number of pupils currently on roll is 239. The attainment of pupils on entering the school is broadly average. The proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals is around average. Around 22% of the pupils receive extra support in class. The pupils come from a diverse range of ethnic backgrounds with large numbers from Black African and Black Caribbean backgrounds. There are a number of pupils from Portuguese, Polish and Spanish families.

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Section 48 Full Inspection Report November 2016

Ofsted Reports

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Infant School Ofsted Report 2014 St Joseph’s Junior HMI Report May 2017 Headteacher letter accompanying the HMI Report Junior School Ofsted Report 2016 Letter from Head Teacher

 

Links to Ofsted Pages

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Infant School Ofsted Page Junior School Ofsted Page Before and After School Club

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