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.


KS3 Syllabus

KS4 Syllabus

KS3 Reward System

KS4 Reward System

English Homework and Reading


Jesus replied, “Scripture says: Human beings live not on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.” Matthew 4: 4


The Department of English is made up of a dedicated team of staff who are committed to ensuring students achieve the very possible mark in the subject.  Qualifications are offered up to GCSE Level including English Language and English Literature.


We also provide numerous enrichment opportunities for our students to participate in.  We run a homework club, various reading groups for both KS3 and KS4 students as well as various other extra-curricular activities.  Revision sessions are always put on by staff in preparation for GCSE examinations and clinics for Controlled Assessments are also offered to our Upper School students.



Mr R Calderbank – Head of Department

Mrs C Woods – Assistant Head of Department

Mrs E Weall – Teacher of English /Head of Year 9

Mrs C Bradley – Teacher of English

Miss L Prunty – Teacher of English/Transition Coordinator

Mr R Minns – Teacher of English

Miss N Preston  – Teacher of English

Mrs E Dadswell – Teacher of English

Mrs H Howe – Teacher of English

Miss S Willis – Temporary Teacher of English