Part of the Edmund Rice family
St Joseph’s Preparatory School is a co-educational Roman Catholic Independent School in Stoke-on-Trent for pupils aged 3 – 11 years, welcoming all faiths. Governed by the Christian Brothers, St Joseph's Preparatory School is part of a group of ﬁve Preparatory Schools in England. The Christian Brothers are a Religious Congregation founded by Blessed Edmund Rice in Ireland in 1802 and now established throughout the English speaking world. The ethos of the school originates from the religious philosophy of its founders, the Christian Brothers, who believe in academic excellence with an enduring spiritual dimension.We believe they should be free to develop as individuals and to this end we endeavour to help them discover their own talents and fulﬁl their potential.
We aim to provide a stimulating but relaxed environment so that our pupils are motivated to enjoy their work. This Catholic school in Stoke-on-Trent aims to provide a caring Christian community with an ethos which brings the Gospel message alive, a place in which individuals can develop fully, contributing as happy and caring members of a school community which values their unique talents, whilst learning to live as well-mannered, self-disciplined and conﬁdent individuals.
St Joseph's Preparatory School the most prestigous catholic school in Stoke-on-Trent has a ﬁne tradition of service to the local community and fosters within its pupils, a balanced and caring perspective on life. We hold an excellent Scholastic record and a deserved musical and sporting tradition whilst placing great emphasis on developing the whole child and nurturing their individual talents.