St Joseph’s College

St Joseph’s College offers a traditional British education and pathway through to the UK’s top universities. The school is located on a beautiful, 60-acre, enclosed campus above the market town of Ipswich, in between Cambridge and London, and close to all major airports, including Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted and London City.

“An all-through independent education - meeting the needs of each student’s mind, heart, body and spirit.”

The school has achieved the top rating possible from the Independent Schools Inspectorate, which has rated it:
• EXCELLENT for pupil achievement • EXCELLENT for personal development • EXCELLENT for the quality of its boarding care & provision


Students live in a very safe and structured environment, with a strong emphasis on academic study and the development of their interests, talents and social skills. The majority of pupils at St Joseph’s College are from the UK, with a smaller percentage coming from various parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

We offer full and weekly boarding with no Exeat weekends.


Many parents and students see boarding at St Joseph’s as a ‘stepping stone’ to university, as well as ‘home stay’ for students who are 16-yearsold and above. Many parents and students see boarding at St Joseph’s as a ‘stepping stone’ to university.


The College has a warm and friendly ethos based on Christian values. It has high expectations of its students, both academically and socially, and offers a wide range of courses, including GCSE, IGCSE, Pre A-level, BTEC, A-level and EPQ. It also prepares international students for their IELTS examinations.

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Enquire about: St Joseph’s College
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HeadMrs Danielle Clarke
School TypeCombined co-education school
Junior Age Range3 - 11
Senior Age Range11 - 19
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational BTEC Level 3 Applied Science BTEC Level 3 Business BTEC Level 3 Information and Communication Technology OCR Cambridge Technical Creative Media Introductory Diploma BTEC Sport and Exercise Science
Snr Boarding Fees£9,620.00 per term
Sixth Form£12,790.00 per term
Forces DiscountYes
Total Students580
Youngest Boarder11
Senior Boarders80
Int'l Students49
Closest Airport 1Stanstead (77km)
Closest Airport 2Gatwick (159km)
School AddressSt Joseph's College
Belstead Road
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