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Archive for June, 2021

Year 4 Reconciliation

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

Year 4’s display

In preparation to receive the Sacrament of First Holy Communion this Saturday, today, Tuesday 29th June, Year 4 received the Sacrament of Reconciliation from Father Louis. The children took the Sacrament very seriously and thought carefully about what they wanted to ask forgiveness for.

Year 1 lead Mass

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

Year 1’s display

Year 1 led a class Mass today, Tuesday 29th June,  in the hall with Fr Louis.

Mass celebrated the very special Feast Day of St Peter and St Paul. The children really thought about these two Saints and how they are an example to us today in modern times. The children read beautifully and created a beautiful display too!

Brilliant in Britain

Monday, 28 June 2021

A flyer showing what the children are learning!

This week in school is one of our Brilliant in Britain focus weeks! This week the children are learning about other faiths in Britain.

Bible Garden

Friday, 25 June 2021

Year 4 planting

On Friday 25th June the children from Year 4 went to work in the Bible Garden!

The children did some weeding and then worked together to plant some lovely wild flowers which we hope will grow and bloom very soon!

The children enjoyed their time in the peaceful bible garden and appreciated the wonderful gifts that God has given to us.

Year 6 Reconciliation

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Year 6’s display

Today, Tuesday 22nd June, the children from Year 6 took part in a special reconciliation service with Father Louis.

The children listened to prayers and the Gospel to prepare themselves to receive reconciliation before they receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.

There was a beautiful display to remind the children of why reconciliation is an important part of preparing themselves to receive Confirmation.

Year 5 lead Mass

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Year 5’s lovely display

Today, Tuesday 22nd June, the children from Year 5 led a beautiful Mass celebrated by Father Louis.

The Mass celebrated the lives of St Thomas Moore and St John Fisher who were true to their faith and give us an example to follow.

The children were so reverent and hope to be true to their faith in all they do.

Anti-bullying, anti-racism and Fundamental British Values Week!

Thursday, 17 June 2021

An anti-bullying tree!

Some of the work and activities during our Anti-Bullying, Anti-Racism and Learning about British Fundamental values week! Work includes learning about Democracy, an anti-bullying tree and bunting with messages about how to be a good friend!


Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Mrs Bansal talking to Year 6

On Tuesday 15th June Year 6 were visited by Mrs Bansal from Bishop Milner Catholic College.

Mrs Bansal came to talk to the children about moving to Bishop Milner in September and answer any questions and worries the children had.

Mrs Bansal also met with parents to answer their questions to help the move to Bishop Milner as smooth as possible.

Thank you to Mrs Bansal for taking the time to come to St Joseph’s!

Road Safety

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Shelia talking to our Year 6 children

On Monday 14th June the children from Year 6 took part in a Road Safety talk provided by Dudley.

Ladies came into school to talk to the children about how to stay safe when they are travelling – this is especially important as they get ready to start Secondary School in September.

The workshop was very useful and the children food it very helpful.

Year 3 lead Mass

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Year 3’s display

On Tuesday 15th June the children from Year 3 led a class Mass which was celebrated by Father Louis.

The children reflected on the message from the Gospel about loving our enemies.  This was a perfect Gospel to think about during our Anti-Bullying / Anti-Racism and Fundamental British Values Week and reminded us of how Jesus forgave his enemies during his time on earth as an example to us all.

Well done Year 3!