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Year 3 lead Mass

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

The altar display Year 3 created.

On Tuesday 19th September it was the turn of Year 3 to prepare and lead our whole school Mass.

The children acted, read the readings and prayers and brought the offertory up perfectly!

The children reminded us of the values of being eloquent and truthful during this half term.

Well done Year 3!

Fairtrade Assembly

Friday, 15 September 2017

Year 5 during their assembly!

On Friday 15th September Year 5 presented their assembly all about Fairtrade.

The children linked Fairtrade to the teachings of Jesus – how we should share what we have.

Also, the children reminded us of the gospel values of being eloquent and truthful which we are learning about this half term.

Thank you Year 5!

Happy Birthday Mary!

Friday, 8 September 2017

Our special display for Mary’s birthday.

On Friday 8th September we held a special assembly to celebrate Mary, Our Lady’s birthday.

We created a lovely display to honour Mary along with singing and praying together.

Happy birthday Mary!

Year 6 lead the first Mass of the year!

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

The lovely display created by Year 6.

On Tuesday 5th September Year 6 led our first Mass of the school year.

The children read, acted and prepared a lovely altar display.  Year 6 also led us in praying for the children and staff who left us at the end of last year.

Finally, Year 6 introduced the values of being eloquent and truthful which will be our focus this half term.

Well done Year 6!

Mission Team at work!

Friday, 21 July 2017

The Mission Team working together!

On Friday 21st July the Mission Team held a special meeting – even though it was the last day of the school year!

The children worked in their two groups – Collective Worship Evaluators and Catholic Life Evaluators to evaluate the schools work during the last term!

The children recognised that there was a lot of good work at St Joseph’s and they came up with some good ideas to make it even better too!

Well done children for all of your hard work!



Thursday, 20 July 2017

Year 6 dressed in their robes and hats ready for Graduation!

On Friday 20th July the whole school came together to celebrate Year 6’s Graduation.

During the ceremony we heard so many lovely things about each child – how kind, well-behaved, respectful etc they all are.

We are very proud of our Year 6 class and which they all the best at their new schools!

Confirmation gifts and certificates

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

The children receiving their certificates and gifts

On Tuesday 18th July during the Year 6 leavers and Confirmation Mass the children received their Confirmation certificates signed by Bishop McGough.

The children also received a special gift from the school in celebration of the special event in their lives.

Year 6 Leavers Mass

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

The lovely altar display

On Tuesday 18th July Year 6 led our final Mass of the school year as well as celebrating their Confirmation.

It was a lovely Mass where the children from Year 6 prepared a lovely display, thoughtful readings and bidding prayers.

We reminded the children from Year 6 that they will always be part of the St Joseph’s family and we will pray for them in September.


Great Get Together

Friday, 14 July 2017

Our Great Get Together!

On Friday 14th July to mark the end of Brilliant to be in Britain week, we held our Great Get Together in memory of Jo Cox, the MP who sadly lost her life last year.

Our Great Get Together followed fantastic dance performances during the day from all of the children from Nursery to Year 6.

At our Great Get Together we had a bouncy castle, chocolate and bottle tombolas, teddy stall, face painting, raffle and fantastic DJ’s!  Lots of families were able to join us and share in a fantastic time in each other’s company!

Confirmation Display

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

The lovely Confirmation display in Church

In preparation for Year 6’s Confirmation in Church on Tuesday 11th July the children created a lovely display.

The display contained lovely prayers and reflections by the children who have been preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Well done Year 6!