Statutory Information

Here at St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, we have a legal obligation to publish specific information on our website to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 

School Contact Details

  • The school’s name, postal address and telephone number, plus a contact name to whom enquiries should be addressed.
  • The name and contact details of our special educational needs (SEN) co-ordinator (SENCo).

These details are available on our Contact page.

Admission arrangements

  • The Admissions Policy in full (including arrangements for selection, over subscription criteria and the application process). We have separate Admissions policies for our Nursery and Main School. These are available on our Policies page.

Ofsted reports

  • Information on where to access the school’s most recent Ofsted report. Our latest Ofsted and Diocesan Section 48 Inspection Reports are available on our Inspection Reports page.

Exam and assessment results

Schools must publish the following details from your school’s most recent key stage 2 results:

  • Average progress scores in reading, writing and maths.
  • Average ‘scaled scores’ in reading and maths.
  • Percentage of pupils who achieved the expected standard or above in reading, writing and maths.
  • Percentage of pupils who achieved a high level of attainment in reading, writing and maths.

This information is available on our Recent Performance Data page.

Performance Tables

Curriculum

The following information about the school curriculum:

  • For each academic year, the content of the curriculum followed for each subject, and guidance on how to find additional information about the curriculum. See the Curriculum section.
  • For KS1, the names of any phonics or reading schemes in use. See the Reading & Phonics section.
  • How parents or other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum your school is following. We hope that the Our Curriculum section of our website will provide parents and the general public with all the information they require about the curriculum we follow here at St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School. However should you need further assistance or have any queries please Contact Us at school and we will endeavour to do our best to assist.

Behaviour Policy

The school behaviour policy which must comply with section 89 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (determination by head teacher). This can be found in the School Policy section.

School Complaints Procedure

School must publish details of the school’s complaints procedure, which must comply with Section 29 of the Education Act 2002.

The schools complaints policy can be found in the school policies section. 

School must also publish any arrangements for handling complaints from parents of children with special educational needs (SEN) about the support the school provides. More information about how we handle complaints regarding SEND can be found on the SEN section of our website, alternatively you can contact the SENDCo here.

Pupil Premium and Catch Up Premium

School must publish a strategy for the school’s use of the Pupil Premium and Catch-up Premium funding.

For the current academic year, schools must include:

  • The school’s pupil premium grant allocation amount
  • A summary of the main barriers to educational achievement faced by eligible pupils at the school.
  • How we intend to spend the pupil premium to overcome those barriers and the reasons for that approach.
  • How we will measure the effect of the pupil premium.
  • The date of the next review of the school’s pupil premium strategy.

For the previous academic year, school must include:

  • How school spent the pupil premium allocation.
  • The effect of the expenditure on eligible and other pupils.

Pupil premium funding is allocated for each financial year, but the information published online should refer to the academic year (September – August).

Our Pupil Premium section of the school website has all the information about our previous and current Pupil Premium allocations here at St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, including our current academic year’s funding and strategy.

P.E. and Sport Premium

If school receives PE(physical education) and sport premium funding, then we must publish:

  • The amount of the school’s allocation from the Sports and PE Premium grant in respect of the current academic year.
  • A full breakdown of how school spent the funding or intends to spend the funding.
  • The effect of the premium on pupils’ PE and sport participation and attainment.
  • How school will ensure these improvements are sustainable.

Our sports premium strategy can be found in the Sports Funding section of our website.

Special educational needs (SEN) and disability information

Schools must publish a SEN information report on the school’s policy for pupils with SEN which should be annually reviewed and updated.

The report must comply with:

Our SEND Local Offer and other useful information about how we support SEND here at St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School can be found in the SEND Section of our website. Should you need further assistant please contact our SENCO, Mrs Hughes using the Contact page.

Equality objectives

Public bodies, including local-authority-maintained schools, are covered by the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010.

This means that schools must publish:

Information about how we promote equality here at St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School can be found in the Policies section of our website.

We also have an Equality Policy  which also contains information about how we support and promote equality here at St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School. This may be downloaded from our Policies page.

Governors’ information and duties

All schools have a duty to publish:

  • Details of the structure and responsibilities of the governing body and its committees.
  • Information about each governor’s:
    • business interests
    • financial interests
    • governance roles in other schools

Information about our Governors can be found in the Local Governing Committee Section of our website. This includes:

  • Details about our governors.
  • Terms of office and committees served on for each governor.
  • Attendance of governing body and committee meetings.
  • A short pen sketch of each of our governors and their roles within school.

Charging and remissions policies

Schools must publish a charging and ‘remissions’ policy.

The policy must include details of:

  • The activities or cases where your school will charge pupils’ parents.
  • The circumstances where your school will make an exception on a payment you would normally expect to receive under your charging policy.

The school’s charging and remissions policy can be found in the School Policies Section of our website.

Values and ethos

School websites should include a statement of your school’s ethos and values.

Our Mission Statement, Ethos and Values can be found on our Mission Statement page. You can also fund our school’s mission statement and how we promote British values.

Requests for Paper Copies

If you would like a paper copy of all the information on our website this can be obtained at no charge by contacting the school using the Contact Us form. Alternately our full contact details including; telephone number, address and email can be found in the Contact Us section of our website.