Academy Consultation 2023
St Joseph's Catholic School has agreed to undertake a consultation regarding joining an Education Trust. The school is in discussions with Xavier Catholic Education Trust and value your questions and opinions regarding this matter. To help answer any questions we have received so far please see the following documents as well as any additional questions asked since these documents were created. We have held meetings in school with both staff and parents and the questions and minutes are provided here. Our consultation period for responses has now ended. We will update this page in due course. Thank you to all who provided input, it is much appreciated.
Questions since our in-person meetings
Question - There is not a sufficient articulation of the autonomy and decision making that will be retained by St. Joseph's and which powers will be transferred out of the control of the head-teacher, governors and teaching staff.
Response from Mrs T.Lawlor -