St Joseph's Catholic Primary School - a Catholic voluntary academy

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Swainsea Lane
North Yorkshire
YO18 8AR
Phone 01751473102
Reference Number 147243



St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School is a volitional academy guided by the Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust, situated in Leeds at Joseph Street, YO18 8AR. The school's mission statement focuses on faith, life, love, and learning, with Christ at its center. As evident from social media posts, students are actively engaged in educational, creative, and community acts, such as participating in author workshops and mental health weeks. The school plays an integral role within its diverse community, providing a supportive environment where students thrive in a spirit of shared service.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 88
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 47.78%
Girls: 52.22%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 12
2 10
3 12
4 10
5 10
6 17

Ofsted Rating This school has not had a rating yet.
Last Inspection Date 2023-06-29
Date Description Report
2023-05-04 School inspection School inspection
2019-07-04 Academy conversion letter Academy conversion letter
2016-05-11 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-05-13 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2014-02-05 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-02-08 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-03-05 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2004-07-05 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 60% Unlock Unlock
Pupils meeting a higher standard 0% Unlock Unlock

Average Scaled Score

Results are converted into scaled scores to allow accurate comparisons of performance over time even if the difficulty of the test varies over time. Scaled scores range from 80 to 120.

Subject School Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading 107 Unlock Unlock
Maths 104 Unlock Unlock

Progress Scores

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading 0.1 Unlock Unlock
Writing -3.4 Unlock Unlock
Maths -1.6 Unlock Unlock

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Unlock Unlock
Second Preference 11 1
Third Preference 5 0
From another Local Authority 0 0

Previous Years



Name Distance
Pickering Community Junior School
Middleton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8AJ
0.12 miles
Pickering Community Infant School
Ruffa Lane, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AT
0.66 miles
Thornton Dale CofE Primary School
Castle Close, Thornton-le-Dale, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7TW
2.59 miles
Sinnington Community Primary School
Friars Hill, Sinnington, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 6SL
3.27 miles
Name Distance
Lady Lumley's School
Swainsea Lane, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8NG
0.19 miles


Age Range

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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)