Sport for all

Since joining St Joseph’s in 2018, Benji Wroblewski, Director of Developing Sport,  has been implementing changes to enhance the sporting curriculum and further embed a passion for sport in all pupils and pride in their personal achievements.

For Mr Wroblewski, enhanced participation and enjoyment are the key aims of his vision for sport at the College, with a focus on developing every pupil’s understanding of sports and the importance of sportsmanship.

“I believe that sport shouldn’t just be for the best players, sport should be for everyone.

Some children grow up thinking they are not good at sport, but you don’t have to be good at it to enjoy it! The chances are that by enjoying it, your skills will improve and you will build your resilience.”



Future vision

Many of our current students have a clear pathway in place and are already taking part in sport at county and nation level, but Mr Wroblewski’s vision is to ensure expert teaching and a wide variety of opportunities are available to every pupil, irrespective of their skill or experience. His aspiration is that pupils have the best possible experience of sport, so they continue to participate after leaving St Joseph’s, whether that is Parkrun on a Sunday or representing England.

Latest Sports Programme Updates

  • Games Afternoons have been introduced from Year 3 upwards
  • Sixth Form Sports Captains have been created
  • New Prep weekly House Sports award are selected by the Sixth Form sports captains
  • Newly designed, bespoke sports kits
  • More sporting fixtures with an expanded network of schools
  • New First XV rugby team – inaugural match October 2021
  • New partnership with Gilbert sports equipment allowing access to inspirational sports experiences
  • Continuation of Reading University partnership to use their extensive sports facilities

Evening of inspiration with the London Mozart Players


St Joseph’s College was delighted to host a concert with the London Mozart Players on Tuesday 5 July, which offered students from the College an unparalleled opportunity to perform alongside, and be inspired by, some of the country’s finest musicians....

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‘Alice in Wonderland’ Sixth Form Wonder Ball


We were delighted to welcome back our Year 13 and 12 students for the annual, much anticipated, Sixth Form ball to celebrate their time at St Joseph's. This year, the theme was 'Alice in Wonderland' and the College Hall had been transformed to ensure all the guests had a magical evening. ...

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Alumni enjoy reminiscing and reconnecting with old friends


St Joseph College's Alumni Day 2022 was a huge success with over 100 guests, some visiting for the first time since leaving St Joseph's several decades ago and reconnecting with old friends....

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Enrichment Week fun for all


St Joseph's College's Enrichment Week 2022 was non-stop with activities, trips and fun learning experiences for pupils across all age groups. ...

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A Midsummer Night’s (Goes Like a) Dream


St Joseph's College Reading's Year 5 - Year 8 pupils gave an enchanting performance of Shakespeare's a Midsummer Night's Dream....

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