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Hagley Reggae Band

Friday, 29 June 2018

The band in action!

On Friday 29th June the Reggae Band from Hagley Catholic Secondary School came to visit.

The band played lots of wonderful Reggae music and shared lots of information about the musical instruments they were playing and stories behind each of the pieces of music they shared.

It was lovely to spend some of the morning together with the band and listen to the lovely music they have worked so hard on making so good!

Fire Safety Talk

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Year 4 during their talk

On Thursday 21st June the children from Year 4 were visited by some Fire Fighters who came into school to talk to the children about keeping safe at home.

The Fire Fighters also spoke to the children about what they should do in the event of a fire and how they can help to look after themselves and other members of the family.

The children learned a lot and were very grateful to the Fire Fighters for giving up their time to come into school.

Against Cyberbullying!

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Our PCSO’s in action!

On Wednesday 9th May the children from Years 5 and 6 took part in an assembly all about the dangers associated with cyberbullying.

The session was lead by our local PCSO’s who talked about online behaviour and what we should do if we ever feel unsafe online.

A visit from the PCSO’s!

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

The PCSO assembly

On Wednesday 9th May our local PCSO’s came into school to deliver an assembly to the whole school about how we can look after our community.

The PCSO’s shared a presentation about how important it is to look after our local area and show respect for everyone and play our part in making our local community a happy and safe place.

One child commented, “I really enjoyed the assembly, it made me think about my part in looking after our community.”

EYFS gets planting!

Thursday, 3 May 2018

The children from Nursery enjoying the garden!

On Thursday 3rd May the children from Nursery and Reception worked with Guy from the e-Zone in our school garden.

The children took time to take out any weeds and plant some new vegetables which we hope to harvest before we break up for the summer!

Well done children!

Internet Safety

Monday, 29 January 2018

PC Owen and PSCO Finney with Year 6

On Monday 29th January PC Owen and PSCO Finney visited the children from Year 6 to discuss the importance of staying safe online.

The Officers explained to the children about the importance of only using messaging apps and social media for good things and how sending unkind words and pictures can be disrespectful and upsetting.

The children thanked the Officers for taking the time to visit them and sharing with them how to enjoy the internet, social media and messaging apps safely.


Loud Mouth Theatre Group

Friday, 26 January 2018

Year 5 and 6 in the performance

On Friday 26th January Loud Mouth Theatre company visited St Joseph’s to share a performance with the children from Years 5 and 6.

The theme of the performance was Helping Hands which focuses on Child Sexual Exploitation and how the children can stay safe.  Following the performance the children from both classes completed a workshop which they all found very helpful and interesting.

Working with Guy

Friday, 1 December 2017

One of the natural Christmas decorations

On Friday 1st December Guy from the eZone came into work with children from Years 3 and 6.

Guy worked with the children to create some natural Christmas decorations out of willow.

The children really enjoyed making their decorations and can’t wait to put them up when they get home!

Our School Nurse

Friday, 1 December 2017

Mel our school nurse!

During the People who Help Us Week in EYFS, Mel our school nurse came to talk to the children about her job and how she works to look after both young and old people.

The children really enjoyed the session and learning all about the many roles of Mel our school nurse!


Friday, 1 December 2017

The children were all give special backpacks for when riding on the road!

During the week beginning 27th November the children from Key Stage Two were able to take part in the Bikeability programme.

The children from Years 3 and 4 took part in one session on the playground where they learn how to ride safely, indicate whilst riding and navigating around cones.

Children in year 5 and 6 also did a playground session but following the session went out onto the road to put what they have learned into practice.

The children had a fantastic experience and now know how to check their bikes before riding and how to stay safe on the roads!