St Joseph’s R.C. High School

and Sports College

St Joseph’s RC High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Welcome to St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic High School

St. Joseph’s is an 11-16 voluntary aided co-educational Roman Catholic Secondary School under the trusteeship of The Diocese of Salford. We are maintained by the Bolton Local Authority and have 860 students enrolled. St. Joseph’s was established as a secondary school on 5th November 1963.

We have a long-standing reputation for high academic achievement, being an orderly, caring and welcoming community and provision for an extensive range of extra-curricular and out of hours activities.

We hope that you gain an insight into the faith and friendship that is shared on a daily basis in our wonderful school and community.

Please follow the link below to access the School Uniform consultation survey.


A malicious phone call was received by school today.  Police attended and a secure perimeter was established for 45 mins before normal school activities were resumed. A crime has been logged under the Malicious Communications Act and is subject to investigation. As a precaution Police have said that there will be a police presence on site at the end of the day today and tomorrow.