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St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Hillcrest Road, Dudley

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Archive for November, 2021

Advent ready!

Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Our hall

Now we are in the season of Advent, we are getting our lives ready for Jesus. In the hall we have our empty nativity scene – awaiting the Holy Family, beautiful advent Wreath, Holy Family statue and Jesse Tree! The children were so excited to see the empty Jesse Tree as to begin adding symbols of Jesus’ ancestors as we learn about them during Advent!

Year 2 celebrate

Tuesday, 30 November 2021

About St Andrew

Today Year 2 celebrated the feast day of their class saint,  St Andrew.  They spent some time learning even more about St Andrew and why he was so special – they also came to school in their own clothes in celebration! Happy Saint’s Day!

Year 1 lead Mass

Tuesday, 30 November 2021

A lovely display

Well done to Year 1 who led a beautiful Mass this morning celebrated by Father Louis. The children read and acted wonderfully to make Mass so very special.

Discipleship Week

Friday, 26 November 2021

Our promises

To mark the end of our wonderful discipleship week we offered our promises to God. We promise look after the beautiful world he created for us and to love our neighbours. The children also sang together the beautiful Laudato Si song. Well done everyone!

Food bank Visit

Thursday, 25 November 2021

Well done children

It was the turn of some of our Year 5 children today to visit the local food bank to take our weekly contributions.  The children really enjoyed the experience and the food bank really appreciated the donations from our school. Thank to everyone who was able to donate.

Year 2 lead Mass

Tuesday, 23 November 2021

Well done!

Year 2 led our whole school Mass beautifully this morning! Thank you children!

Discipleship Week

Monday, 22 November 2021

Answering the call

Today is the start of our special Discipleship Week! The children will be responding to the two encyclicals from Pope Francis and learning more about the Goldfinch in the Catholic Schools Pupil Profile! An exciting week ahead!

Supporting Refresh

Thursday, 18 November 2021

Well done!

Today we delivered our latest collection of food to the Refresh Food Bank in Dudley. Each week the children bring in donations of food and helpful items from home and then take it in turns to deliver it to the food bank and learn about the important work they do to help others.

Brilliant in Britain Week

Tuesday, 16 November 2021

An important week!

This week we’ve all been learning about fundamental British Values throughout our school.

Anti-bullying Week

Tuesday, 16 November 2021

The message this week!

This week is National Anti-Bullying Week and we’re all taking part! The children will be creating anti-bullying towers, bunting and promises during the week!