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Headmaster participates in Leaders Council of Great Britain podcast

Headmaster, Mr Colpus, was delighted to be invited by the Leaders Council of Great Britain to participate in a recent podcast....

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Students excel in their GCSE results

The efforts and hard work of Year 11 students have resulted in excellent GCSE outcomes again this year, with 64 percent achieving grades 9-7 and 100 percent gaining grades 9-4. Twenty-four percent of students achieved all ten of their GCSEs at grades 9 to 7. Three students succeeded in gaining grade 8 or above in all of their subjects....

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Alexandra (Year 10) excels in the ‘Girls in Data’ lockdown challenge

After discovering a hidden interest in data science, Year 10 pupil, Alexandra saw an opportunity to take part in three Girls in Data lockdown learning challenges. The second of these challenges led Alexandra to present her ideas and opinions constructively to the Prime Minister and his Advisers using data, before being one of three girls selected to present her ideas to the Chief Data Officer and Chief Statistician at the Department for Education, Neil McIvor....

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Students and staff celebrate a superb set of A Level results

Sixth Form students and staff at St Joseph’s College are celebrating a superb set of A Level results this morning! With 85% of entries achieving A*-C grades and a fantastic 18% of all entries achieving A*’s, there is much to celebrate....

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PPE Partnership: face shields for frontline workers

We were delighted to partner with Leighton Park on their initiative to manufacture and distribute face shields to organisations caring for vulnerable people. Using our school laser cutter, our production team helped create over 2000 face shields for NHS and frontline workers....

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Hold Still: A portrait of our nation in 2020

Hold Still, a portrait of our nation in 2020, was launched as an ambitious community project to capture a snapshot of the people of the UK during the Coronavirus outbreak. Pupils at St Joseph’s were invited to send in their submissions for the National Portrait Gallery competition over the summer term to help creative a collective portrait of our nation which reflects resilience and bravery, humour and sadness, creativity and kindness, human tragedy and hope....

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From Good to Great: St Joseph’s College at 125

As part of our 125th anniversary year celebrations, we are delighted to launch a new book, ‘From Good to Great: St Joseph’s College at 125’, written by Marjie Thorne....

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Virtual Drama Showcase

Welcome to our Virtual Drama Showcase. This showcase produced in lockdown, is the first showcase of its kind we have created; whilst it has been curated during a time of uncertainty, it reflects how the arts can be a powerful means to process, address and cope with challenges and social upheaval....

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Virtual Art Exhibition

Welcome to our Virtual Art Exhibition. This exhibition, produced in lockdown, is the first of its kind and displays breathtaking art produced throughout the year by pupils and staff. ...

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Virtual Music Concert

Welcome to our Summer Term Concert. Produced in such difficult times, we wanted to celebrate two things; first, all the work completed by the GCSE and A Level students before we went into lockdown, and secondly, the many activities that have been happening during our spell in isolation....

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Pupils and staff adapt to a virtual teaching and learning environment

Since 23 March, lessons at St Joseph’s have moved from in school to online using Google Classroom and Google Meets. Video conferencing has been used across all year groups including for individual music, speech and drama lessons. ...

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St Joseph’s College, Reading partners with London Mozart Players

St Joseph’s College, Reading and the London Mozart Players are delighted to announce a new strategic partnership which will afford invaluable opportunities to students at St Joseph’s through engagement with some of Britain’s finest musicians....

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