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Archive for June, 2018

6M’s St Peter and St Paul Assembly

Friday, 29 June 2018

6M in their assembly

On Friday 29th June the children from 6M shared their learning all about St Peter and St Paul in their special assembly.

The children did a marvellous job of sharing information about the two Saints and explained that like us, they made mistakes but were always forgiven by Jesus.

The children also linked the virtues of attentive and discerning, which we are learning about this half term, to the lives of the two saints and how we can be more like them in our own lives.

Well done 6M!

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!

Year 1 visit Hatton Adventure World

Friday, 29 June 2018

Year 1 enjoying the sunshine!

On Friday 29th June the children from Year 1 enjoyed the beautiful weather during their trip to Hatton Adventure World.

The children had a wonderful day seeing the animals, looking at farm equipment and of course playing and exploring the many wonderful attractions.

The children all has a wonderful time!

The Diana Award Anti- Bullying Workshop

Friday, 29 June 2018

Our ambassadors after their presentation!

On 28th June St. Joseph’s The Anti-Bullying Ambassadors attended the second Anti-Bullying workshop, in Halesowen.

 In the morning they took part in activities with other ambassadors from across Dudley and Wolverhampton.

The children also spent time thinking of ways to strengthen the anti-bullying message within schools.

All children had fun and joined in with enthusiasm. Sharing ideas with others and with confidence, the Ambassadors presented what St. Joseph’s Primary School, as a whole, had done in this year’s Ant-Bullying weeks.

The Diana Award Team were extremely impressed with the presentation and work created as a whole school.

Well done children!

 

Year 4 RE Parent Lesson

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Year 4 working with their parents

On Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th June the children from Year 4 invited their parents into school to take part in their RE lesson.

Lots of parents were able to come into school and work alongside their child and experience an RE lesson at St Joseph’s!

The children really enjoy having their parents come into school and we really appreciate the parental support too!

Year 3 lead Mass

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Year 3’s altar display

On Tuesday 26th June it was the turn of the children from Year 3 to lead our whole school Mass.

The children did a smashing job of writing and reading the bidding prayers, creating a prayer display, reading, acting and bringing the Offertory.

The children linked the bidding prayers to the virtues of Attentive and Discerning which are a focus this half term.

“We pray that we can be discerning and make the right choices, even when making the right choice is hard.”

 

St John Fisher, St Thomas Moore and St John the Baptist

Friday, 22 June 2018

A prayer focus for the three saints

On Friday 22nd June during our merit assembly we learned all about St John Fisher and St Thomas Moore who celebrate their Feast Days today and St John the Baptist who celebrates his Feats Day on Sunday 24th June.

The children knew lots about all three Saints and learned even more about St John the Baptist from watching a short video.

We thought about how the Saints set us an example of how to live and how they were attentive and discerning.

One child commented, “They were attentive because they listened to the Word of God.”

Another child said, “They were discerning because they made the right choice – even though it meant they got killed!”

Reception Visit Wonderland

Friday, 22 June 2018

Reception having fun on their trip!

On Thursday 21st June the children from Reception class went on their summer term trip to Wonderland in Telford.

The children had a wonderful time celebrating Fairy Tale week, completing lots of fairy tale activities and also listened to a story read by one of their favourite characters!

The children all had a lovely time!

Year 4 celebrate their Saint’s Day

Thursday, 21 June 2018

All the children in their own clothes!

On Thursday 21st June the children from Year 4 came to school in their own clothes to celebrate their class Saint’s Day.

Year 4’s class Saint is Martin De Porres who celebrates his Feast Day on 3rd November, but as our new idea of celebrating class saint’s days by wearing our own clothes came after 3rd November, the children celebrated today instead!

Happy Saint’s Day Year 4!

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.