Ofsted Report

OFSTED Report 2017

 “The Headteacher’s leadership inspires staff to be the best they can be” OFSTED May 2017

“The quality of teaching over time is strong and pupils are learning well… Pupil’s at St Joseph the Worker develop as confident, polite citizens who feel good about themselves and their education.” OFSTED May 2017

“A central strength of the school remains how well the Catholic ethos shapes the life of pupils, staff and governors. Pupils develop a strong understanding of Christianity and the importance of love, respect and community. The school is a calm, happy place for learning. Pupil’s engage very positively in activities and they are proud to attend the school.”  OFSTED May 2017

“Throughout the school there is a strong culture of keeping pupils safe and protected.” OFSTED May 2017


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“Together as God’s children we will, love, learn, grow, inspire, Let your light shine”.


  • To work together with families as the first educators of their children.
  • To create a happy Roman Catholic atmosphere in which everyone can develop spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, morally and physically.
  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating environment in which everyone is encouraged to develop his or her full potential.
  • To promote self-discipline in an atmosphere which fosters respect, tolerance and acceptance of all people.
  • This school is committed to encouraging the children to develop into responsible members of the school community in preparation for their role as adult members of society. In helping us to achieve this goal we anticipate the co-operation of all our parents.
  • To support all members of the community in their faith journey.

St Joseph The Worker RC Primary School, Cutnook Ln, Irlam, Manchester M44 6GX