It does not seem possible to leave a production of the musical Hairspray without a smile on one's face and a spring in one's step and that joie de vivre was exploited to the full by the young cast of St Joseph’s College students when they performed the show at DanceEast. (January 30 – February 1)
St Joseph’s College is once again celebrating the outstanding achievement of its A-level students as the DFE School Performance tables, rank the College as the highest achieving school in Ipswich.
St Joseph’s College Food Technology teacher and celebrity chef Mrs Crowhurst leapt at the chance to host the area heat of the Rotary Club Young Chef competition, knowing it would highlight the students’ planning, preparation and cooking skills.
The grass really is greener at St Joseph’s College – and that’s official!
Our school, widely known for the quality of its sport and the beauty of its campus can be in no doubt about the foundation of that fame: the hard work and dedication of our grounds team.
A poem written by Upper Sixth student Lia Taylor when she was in Year 11, has won her a trip to Germany and a place at a reception hosted by Sir Sebastian Wood KCMG, British Ambassador to Germany, Wolfgang Schneiderhan, President of Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge (VDK) and the Never Such Innocence organisation.
Ipswich Town FC U18 Academy Scholars joined St Joseph’s College this week as part of a new partnership between the two leading organisations. The young Blues will be educated at the school on day release, receiving a tailored Sixth Form educational programme through their scholarship at the club.
Charismatic former Norwich City star, Darren Eadie, has joined St Joseph’s College as the Head of Football. The school, which has recently partnered with Ipswich Town Football Club as the Tractor Boys’ official education provider, opened a new football academy in September which will be headed by the former footballer and TV presenter.
Staff and students at St Joseph’s are celebrating strong results at A-level, EPQ and BTEC, confirming the College’s enviable reputation for positive achievement.
At the start of July the Shine School Media Awards 2018 were presented at Stationers’ Hall in central London. In a day full of excitement, drama and emotion, St Joseph’s College took two awards: Best Online Magazine and Best Homepage.
St Joseph’s College sixth-former Wilfred Yates has succeeded in obtaining a Nuffield Research Studentship through a prestigious scheme run by the Nuffield Foundation. The Foundation supports and mentors talented students to develop their science and engineering skills. Wilf secured the only place available in Suffolk for a sixth-former from an independent school.
Diversity and inclusion are bywords at St Joseph’s, so it is no surprise that the College is implementing an ambitious programme aimed at educating the world’s top young sporting talents. This will happen whilst remaining true to the needs of our student body, by signing young elite sport players from Spain, the Cayman Islands, Germany and Ireland. Recruitment from the United States is expected to follow.
Five girls from St Joseph’s College, Ipswich, have finished Under 13 runners-up in the National Schools Squash Championships. The three-way final at Nottingham saw them pitted against Benenden, Kent, and Gosforth Academy.