Ofsted

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Our latest full report can be found here: Full Report January 2019

The official Ofsted website can be accessed here.


Section 48

Schools with a religious character must receive a section 48 inspection. These inspections cover the school’s Catholic life and worship and its provision, work and achievements in the field of religious education.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy was awarded an overall effectiveness judgement of Outstanding in its last inspection and was indeed graded outstanding across all four areas.

Catholic Life – Outstanding
Collective Worship – Outstanding
Religious Education – Good

View the latest report here Section 48 report.