St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, a Voluntary Academy

Type Primary
Age Range 2-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Station Road
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
North Yorkshire
LS24 9JG
Phone 07866650126
Reference Number 148879



St Joseph's Catholic Primary School is a Voluntary Academy in Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK, with a postcode of LS24 9JG. This faith-based school follows the educational principles and values of the Catholic Church, providing a nurturing, inclusive, and Christ-centered learning environment. Key facts about the school include:

  • It was judged as "Good" by Ofsted in 2018 and again in 2022, reflecting a strong commitment to the improvement and well-being of students.
  • The school offers a full curriculum aligned with the National Curriculum, including Religious Education and a commitment to active learning and personal development.
  • The school has recently invested in improving its infrastructure and facilities, with a new extension, enhanced playground, and IT suite.
  • St Joseph's has a strong performing arts program and is known for its vocal and musical achievements.
  • The school is fully integrated into the Leeds Catholic Diocesan Bishop Strategy, reflecting its values within the wider Catholic community.
  • The school's team consists of an experienced and committed staff, demonstrating a high level of dedication to the holistic development of students.

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School places emphasis on preparing students for future success while promoting spiritual, emotional, and social well-being. It aims to create a positive and caring school community, inspiring all children to achieve their full potential academically, socially, and morally.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 123
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 39.39%
Girls: 60.61%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 10
2 10
3 10
4 12
5 8
6 11

Ofsted Rating This school has not had a rating yet.
Last Inspection Date 2022-02-08
Date Description Report
2022-02-08 Academy conversion letter Academy conversion letter
2017-01-17 Short inspection Short inspection
2012-09-18 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-03-24 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-01-15 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2005-07-11 Inspection Inspection
2005-01-24 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 50% 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 101 Unlock Unlock
Maths 97 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 -1 Unlock Unlock
Writing -1.9 Unlock Unlock
Maths -4.5 Unlock Unlock

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Unlock Unlock
Second Preference 15 1
Third Preference 6 0
From another Local Authority 0 0

Previous Years



Name Distance
Riverside School, Tadcaster
Wetherby Road, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 9JN
0.2 miles
Tadcaster Primary Academy
Grange Avenue, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 8AN
0.57 miles
St Mary's Church of England Controlled Primary School Boston Spa
Clifford Road, Boston Spa, Clifford Road, Boston Spa, Select, West Yorkshire, LS23 6DB
3.46 miles
Bramham Primary School
Clifford Road, Bramham, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6JQ
3.48 miles
Lady Elizabeth Hastings' CofE VA Primary School, Thorp Arch
Dowkell Lane, Thorp Arch, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 7AQ
3.49 miles
Lady Elizabeth Hastings CofE Primary School
Green Lane, Ledston, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 2BD
3.49 miles
Primrose Lane Primary School
Westwood Way, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6DX
3.68 miles
St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Boston Spa
Westwood Way, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6DX
3.78 miles
Saxton Church of England Primary School
Dam Lane, Saxton, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 9QF
4.15 miles
St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
School Lane, Askham Richard, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 3PD
4.29 miles
Appleton Roebuck Primary School
Appleton Roebuck Primary School, Main Street, Appleton Roebuck, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 7DN
4.44 miles
Kirk Fenton Church of England Primary School
Main Street, Church Fenton, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 9RF
4.46 miles
Long Marston Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Angram Road, Long Marston, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 7LR
4.83 miles
Name Distance
Tadcaster Grammar School
Toulston, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 9NB
1.83 miles
St John's Catholic Specialist School, Boston Spa
Church Street, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6DF
3.59 miles
Boston Spa Academy
Clifford Moor Road, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6RW
4.08 miles


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)