Appeals information – 30/3/20
Due to the COVID-19 virus, appeals have been suspended for the time being.  Rest assured, appeals will be heard, but the current situation means that they will be delayed. 
As soon as the appeal hearings can be convened, parents who have submitted an appeal form will be informed.  


Registration to sit the entrance test for admission into year 7, September 2021 is currently closed.

The application form for the entrance test will be available (either to collect from the school or to download from this website) from 6th July 2020, and at the open evening to be held at the school on 10th September 2020.

Registration for the entrance test will close on Friday 11th September 2020, with the test taking place on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th September 2020. Applicants will be informed of the result by 5th October 2019. The local authority deadline for school choice preferences is 31st October 2020.

View our full entry criteria for entry into year 7, September 2021.


Of our students achieved  English and mathematics GCSEs at grades 4 or greater (secure pass).


Of our students achieved English and mathematics GCSEs at grades 5 or greater (good pass).


Of all grades achieved at GCSE were grade 7 or higher.


Of our students achieved grade 7 or higher in 5 or more GCSE subjects.


Of our A2 students pass their courses, with 51% achieving A* to B grades, and 22% achieving A* or A grades.


St. Joseph’s College is delighted to have maintained its ‘Outstanding’ status at its most recent Ofsted inspection in 2014.