Parent feedback is very important to us at St. Joseph's. If you would like to leave some feedback you can visit the 'Parent View' website here. Parent View is an on-line questionnaire and is the main source for gathering parents' and carers' views about a school when it is inspected. Parent View also gives parents and carers the chance to tell Ofsted about their child's school at any other time.




Morning session    8.50 – 11.50am

Afternoon session 12.15 – 3.15pm

Reception to Y6

8.55am – 3.15pm

Doors are open from 8.40am and children can come into school from this time. A member of staff will be on door duty to take messages etc.



The entrance to the school is at the end of Tower Street although the school postal address continues to be Musgrave Street.

Nursery and Reception

Children enter via the gate at the end of Tower Street (by the small barrier) and come into school through the EYFS entrance.

Year 1

Children enter the door next to the office entrance and at the end of the school day they will be brought onto the yard at 3.15pm for collection by parents.

Year 2 to Year 6

Children use the entrance off the school playground. Children will be brought out onto the yard at 3.15pm for collection by parents.


Car Parking

FOR CHILDREN’S SAFETY please do not use the school car park when dropping off or collecting children.

Car parking can be a problem. The waiting limit on the school side of Tower Street is for one hour and is strictly enforced. There is no right to park at the Whitby Street entrance or the other side of Tower Street. The council allows 10 minutes for drop off/pick up at the beginning and end of the school day.

School opening the doors at 8.40am should help to alleviate some of the parking issues. 


For help with homework visit our help your child at home page.



The school adheres to the Code of Practice for Special Educational Needs.  As soon as staff feel that a child has Special Educational Needs they will talk to the parents and bring the child to the attention of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO).

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We love, live, learn and celebrate together,

Building God’s kingdom with Jesus our Lord".

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