St Joseph's Catholic Infant School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-7
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Waverley Avenue
Reference Number 101546



St Joseph's Catholic Infant School, located in HA9 6TA, is a thriving Catholic institution with a long-standing tradition dating back to 1969. The school supports the local Catholic parishes of St Joseph's and St Erconwald's, dedicated to providing a high-quality Catholic education. Despite being an infant school, St Joseph's prioritizes strong moral values and a traditional approach to behavior and discipline.

Key points about St Joseph's Catholic Infant School include:

  • A proud record of exceptional educational success, evident in its current "outstanding" Ofsted status received in 2011
  • Partnership with its federated junior school since 2008, which enhances curriculum opportunities and provides a seamless transition for students
  • Recognizes individuality within its school community, fostering the development of relationships with God and with each other
  • Continuously strives for high academic achievement, social responsibility, and personal development

St Joseph's Catholic Infant School is headed by Executive Head Teacher Mrs Mandy Whelan, who leads the school alongside Mr. Betts, the Junior Associate Head Teacher. Together, they ensure that the school continues to deliver outstanding Catholic education while promoting each child's potential to its fullest extent.

General Makeup

Number of pupils
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 54.41%
Girls: 45.59%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 70
2 69

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-11-21
Date Description Report
2023-10-10 School inspection: School inspection:
2009-09-22 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-09-11 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-07-10 Full inspection Full inspection

2023 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 18 1
Third Preference 21 0
From another Local Authority 1 0

Previous Years



Age Range

Special Schools

Independent Schools

Faith Schools

Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)