St Joseph's College offers dedicated, specialist teaching, small classes, and a strong pastoral programme of care, ensuring pupils are well prepared for the
Classrooms and laboratories throughout the College have been well equipped with the latest technology and equipment, including the recent completion of a state-of-the-art Science Laboratory. In addition to the excellent academic results, pupils are encouraged to take part in a variety of extra-curricular activities and the College has earned a superb reputation for its strengths in sport, creative and performing arts.
The foundation is laid in the first three years in the College. All pupils study Mathematics, English, Modern and Classical Languages, Science, History, Geography, Religious Studies, technological subjects including Textiles, Food, Art, Design and Information Technology, Music, Drama and Physical Education. In Years 10 and 11 students are prepared for public examinations.
They all study the core subjects of Mathematics, English, Science and Religious Studies, with up to four further subjects chosen from option groups. Accelerated teaching also leads to many pupils being entered early for GCSE English. Pupils are guided carefully at all stages, particularly in their selection of GCSE options during Year 9.
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Quinn Mcallion plays for Reading Academy in Nantes!
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