St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Love, learn and live in Christ!

Welcome to our school website! We do hope you will have a good look round the different sections to see what we get up to! Here are some of the things our parents/carers said in our latest survey - Sept 2019: 100% said their child is safe and happy in school; staff value parents/carers; information is always cascaded well; welcoming, nurturing, family environment; school is fun; staff are fab; we are lucky with the support school gives; great, positive leader; the Catholic life; my child is challenged to reach their full potential; the quality of input is excellent = academic progress and development as a well rounded individual; pastoral care; educational visits; teach with passion.....and lots more! We hope your journey through our website will help you see what they mean!

TRUSTHARMONYFUNLOVEFRIENDSHIP

History of School

 

 

The history of St. Joseph's School is closely related to the history of St. Joseph's Church and of Brighouse itself.

The old school building was officially opened in June 1879 by Bishop Cornthwaite.  It consisted of one large room, to be used as a school during the week, and as a chapel on Sundays. 

On 4th September 1961, St. Joseph's "new" school opened on Finkil Street, Hove Edge.  Mass was celebrated each feast day in the hall, as it is today.

St. Joseph's school uniform 1966

Sports day 1967

Football Champs!

1969-70 school choir

 The school has continued to go from strength to strength and is a popular choice for many parents/carers. 

Our Headteacher, Mrs Hodges, is the first married female Headteacher in the school's history!

The school in more recent years has had a new library, PE store, table store, staff room, offices, medical room and SEN room. 

Why not take a virtual tour - located in the About Us tab.