To report any Covid related emergencies, please call 07977003138

St Joseph’s is closed for the school holidays.

All correspondence to the school and requests for information will be processed when the school reopens on Monday 1st November.

In the event of an emergency, please contact 07977003138.

COVID-19 Update

Please take the time to read the following update from Wakefield Council regarding managing COVID-19 in schools from November.

2021.10.20 Letter to Wakefield parents and carers (002)

Please also be aware of our Covid Outbreak Management Plan.

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Our Mission Statement

We at St Joseph’s believe that the Catholic Faith should be central to and permeate all aspects of school life. We aim to achieve this through the teaching of the curriculum, prayer and worship.

All members of the staff at St Joseph’s, both teaching and support staff, should be encouraged and supported to develop their talents and skills for their own professional development and for the benefit of the school.

We aim to foster a caring environment where individuals value and respect one another. We should develop effective communication through sensitive talking and listening.

We should positively encourage and enable the children to fulfil their own potential, building their self-confidence and self-esteem and equipping them with the knowledge and skills they will require in later life.

We aim to increase each child’s awareness of the need for discipline and ultimately develop self-discipline.

We recognise the importance of and aim to develop self-discipline.

We recognise the importance of and aim to develop a working reciprocal partnership between home, school and parish. We also encourage the children to take an interest in and play and active role in the wider community.

As followers of Jesus Christ, our mission at St Joseph’s is to provide the opportunity for each individual to develop intellectually, morally and spiritually in a happy and caring environment.

‘Walking with Jesus as one family.’


“Welcome to our school website and thank you for taking the time to visit us.”

We hope you find it both interesting and informative. Browsing through the pages, you will learn more about our valued school which serves the Parish of St. Joseph’s Castleford.

At St. Joseph’s, we aim to provide a wide range of rich and varied learning experiences for all our children. Everyone who comes to our school is special. We are proud of our Catholic community and the Gospel values which permeate all aspects of our school life.

Our children are encouraged to work hard and we have a dedicated team who are committed to helping each child to reach his or her God given potential within a safe, nurturing, Catholic environment.

If you would like more information or would like to visit our school, please feel free to contact us.

God Bless,

Mrs Sarah Spencer

Current Vacancies

Senior Administration Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Administrative Officer to join our school.

We have extremely high standards and expectations and are looking to appoint someone to join our well established Admin Team in this very important role.

The successful candidate will:

  • be professional when dealing with parents, staff, children and other stakeholders in the school
  • be highly motivated, hardworking and proactive
  • have excellent interpersonal skills and be committed to working as part of a team
  • have experience working in a school environment who may be looking to move to the next step in their career

How to apply: Application and supplementary forms are available upon request.

Applications should be returned to Ceri Hall, Trust HR Assistant, by Friday 29th October at 12 noon on the email Please note we are unable to accept speculative CV’s.

All our correspondence regarding this vacancy will be sent via email, so please check your emails regularly for updates on your application. We also advise you to check your junk /spam folder as some emails may end up there depending on your mail provider settings.

Closing date: 29th October, 2021

Interview and selection date: to be confirmed

The BKCAT is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility. The successful candidate must have good references and enhanced DBS checked.

Senior Administration Officer