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  • Year 6 pupils delighted with new books thanks to Christchurch RotaryNovember 5th 2017

    Christchurch Rotary
    Year 6 pupils at St Joseph's were delighted to receive bundles of brand new books thanks to a kind donation of £250 from Christchurch Rotary. The donation was spent buying new books for Year 6 which were hand-picked by the pupils themselves. Many thanks to the Christchurch Rotary Club for their support ...

  • Consultation on Admission Arrangements for 2019-2020October 19th 2017

    Consultation on Admission Arrangements for 2019-2020 (23rd October - 4th December 2017) The Governors of St. Joseph’s School are consulting on admission arrangements for the academic year 2019-2020. The consultation will run for six weeks from 23rd October 2017. Below is the draft policy. Comments on the arrangements should be submitted to the school by the ...

  • What is an AGM?September 22nd 2017

    AGM PLEASE SHOW SUPPORT
    Our AGM (Annual General Meeting) will be held on October 10th at 7.30pm in the school hall. Everyone is welcome and we hope to see some new faces as well as existing PTA members! Please feel free to come along and be part of our PTA. Please see our Q&A below to answer ...

  • Parents’ EveningSeptember 20th 2017

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    We are looking forward to welcoming parents to our Parents' Evening on Tuesday 26th September and Thursday 28th September. A working partnership between parents and the school ensures the children have the best education we can offer. In the meantime, please click on the link below to read our 10 tips for getting the ...

  • We did it – we earned the Gold!July 20th 2017

    School Games Mark GOLD
      We are delighted to announce that St Joseph's has achieved the Gold School Games Mark award for our commitment, engagement and delivery of competitive school sport in 2016/17! The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by ...

  • Book Fair 3rd-7th JulyJune 28th 2017

    BOOK FAIR JULY 2017
    Thank you to all who attended our Book Fair last week. The children were really excited to buy some of their favourite titles and it was a delight to see them eager to go home to read their new books! We raised £280.75 in commission for the school which will go towards buying new books for ...

  • Year 6 visit to Avon TyrrellJune 23rd 2017

    Year 6 Avon Tyrrell Trip
    Year 6 had an incredible 5 days at Avon Tyrrell with wall to wall sunshine and 4 different activities in each full day.  Activities included zip wire, kayaking, bushcraft, high ropes, abseiling, adventure course, shelter building , canoeing and orienteering.  All the children slept well and enjoyed their accommodation in the lodges with ...

  • St Joseph’s Art ClubJune 16th 2017

    St Joseph's Art Club
    At St Joseph’s we have Art Club every week on Monday and Thursday after school. Each week Daniella helps us learn about one type of art. This may be drawing, painting, watercolours or pastels. We also look at different types of artists including Monet, Van Gogh and modern art. Edward says “she has ...

  • Summer Fayre 2017June 10th 2017

    Summer Fayre 2017
    This year's PTA’s Summer Fayre was once again a great success. As always there was a lovely feeling of community.  Attractions included a bouncy castle, face painting, Year 6 stalls, raffles and tombolas as well as performances from our karate club. Thank you to everyone who organised, helped on the day, and came ...

  • Sponsored Spell – we raised £1,000May 12th 2017

    St Joseph's Sponsored Spell
    Our Lenten charity this year was Bamenda, and we chose to raise money by holding a sponsored spell in each class. The Diocese of Portsmouth is twinned with the Catholic Diocese of Bamenda in Cameroon, West Africa, and money raised is spent supporting projects in Bamenda in collaboration with the local communities in areas ...

  • Year 6 pupils delighted with new books thanks to Christchurch RotaryNovember 5th 2017

    Christchurch Rotary
    Year 6 pupils at St Joseph's were delighted to receive bundles of brand new books thanks to a kind donation of £250 from Christchurch Rotary. The donation was spent buying new books for Year 6 which were hand-picked by the pupils themselves. Many thanks to the Christchurch Rotary Club for their support ...

  • Consultation on Admission Arrangements for 2019-2020October 19th 2017

    Consultation on Admission Arrangements for 2019-2020 (23rd October - 4th December 2017) The Governors of St. Joseph’s School are consulting on admission arrangements for the academic year 2019-2020. The consultation will run for six weeks from 23rd October 2017. Below is the draft policy. Comments on the arrangements should be submitted to the school by the ...

  • What is an AGM?September 22nd 2017

    AGM PLEASE SHOW SUPPORT
    Our AGM (Annual General Meeting) will be held on October 10th at 7.30pm in the school hall. Everyone is welcome and we hope to see some new faces as well as existing PTA members! Please feel free to come along and be part of our PTA. Please see our Q&A below to answer ...

  • Parents’ EveningSeptember 20th 2017

    Parents Evening banner
    We are looking forward to welcoming parents to our Parents' Evening on Tuesday 26th September and Thursday 28th September. A working partnership between parents and the school ensures the children have the best education we can offer. In the meantime, please click on the link below to read our 10 tips for getting the ...

  • We did it – we earned the Gold!July 20th 2017

    School Games Mark GOLD
      We are delighted to announce that St Joseph's has achieved the Gold School Games Mark award for our commitment, engagement and delivery of competitive school sport in 2016/17! The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by ...

  • Book Fair 3rd-7th JulyJune 28th 2017

    BOOK FAIR JULY 2017
    Thank you to all who attended our Book Fair last week. The children were really excited to buy some of their favourite titles and it was a delight to see them eager to go home to read their new books! We raised £280.75 in commission for the school which will go towards buying new books for ...

  • Year 6 visit to Avon TyrrellJune 23rd 2017

    Year 6 Avon Tyrrell Trip
    Year 6 had an incredible 5 days at Avon Tyrrell with wall to wall sunshine and 4 different activities in each full day.  Activities included zip wire, kayaking, bushcraft, high ropes, abseiling, adventure course, shelter building , canoeing and orienteering.  All the children slept well and enjoyed their accommodation in the lodges with ...

  • St Joseph’s Art ClubJune 16th 2017

    St Joseph's Art Club
    At St Joseph’s we have Art Club every week on Monday and Thursday after school. Each week Daniella helps us learn about one type of art. This may be drawing, painting, watercolours or pastels. We also look at different types of artists including Monet, Van Gogh and modern art. Edward says “she has ...

  • Sponsored Spell – we raised £1,000May 12th 2017

    St Joseph's Sponsored Spell
    Our Lenten charity this year was Bamenda, and we chose to raise money by holding a sponsored spell in each class. The Diocese of Portsmouth is twinned with the Catholic Diocese of Bamenda in Cameroon, West Africa, and money raised is spent supporting projects in Bamenda in collaboration with the local communities in areas ...

  • Leeson HouseApril 30th 2017

    Leeson House 2017
    On the 26th April, our Year 5 class set off on their first residential trip to Leeson House. Here is their diary of the trip: [metaslider id=8423] "Our first bit of excitement was whilst we were on the coach. We were all very busy chatting and talking about what we would be ...

  • Hot School MealsOctober 19th 2016

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    At St Joseph’s our hot school meals are provided by Chartwells. All ordering is done online via their website – follow the links below to see the current menu and register your child. This is our current Winter menu... (click the menu for a larger view) ...

  • After School ClubsOctober 6th 2016

    After School Clubs
    Our After School Clubs at St. Joseph's range from sports activities to art and languages. To see what activities are on offer, please view our timetable below:   AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AUTUMN 2017    

  • St Joseph’s mission statementSeptember 20th 2016

    St Joseph's Mission Statement
    St Joseph's Mission Statement

  • HomeworkSeptember 7th 2016

    Homework
    Year 1, Mrs Hills: Home learning will comprise of regular reading and maths based activities. There will also occasionally be topic based home learning. Home learning folders will go home on a Thursday and should return to school by the following Tuesday. We are sure the children will enjoy the activities but if you ...

  • Parent InformationSeptember 1st 2016

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    Welcome to the St Joseph's School's website!   Please use the links below to navigate around: Class Pages   Have a look at your child's class page - there's up to date information about the curriculum plus you can also check out what they have been ...

  • Safeguarding at St Joseph’sSeptember 1st 2016

    Friendship Bench at St Joseph's
    At Joseph’s we recognise the importance of all our children feeling safe as we recognise this as a condition of being ready to learn. Safeguarding at School Safeguarding at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is given top priority.  All adults in ...

  • School UniformAugust 30th 2016

    St Joseph's School Uniform
    All children are requested to wear the school uniform, a decision made in consultation with parents.  Apart from the school tie, sweatshirts and jumpers most of the uniform can be bought at any supermarket or department store.  QDOS, our school uniform supplier, is able to ...

  • Cool MilkAugust 25th 2016

    Cool Milk
    Did you know that free milk is available for all children aged under five in school, funded by the UK government? At St Joseph's, this milk is provided by Cool Milk, the UK’s leading school milk supplier. How does my child receive free milk? We will register your child for their free school milk on your behalf by ...

  • Letters for ParentsAugust 24th 2016

    Forms for Parents  Please use the following links to access copies of school Forms: Overall General Permission Slip:        General Permission Slip Cycling to School Permit:                   Cycling to School Form and Parking Permit Permission to Administer Medicine:    Medication Form

  • Special Educational Needs (SEN)August 7th 2016

    Special Educational Needs(SEN) For any children who experience problems with their learning, we liaise with the school’s special educational inclusion leader, who is also our special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCo). Children may need intervention for a range of reasons; in certain cases, the school may draw up individual plans for children to support them in ...

  • Summer Fayre 2017June 10th 2017

    Summer Fayre 2017
    This year's PTA’s Summer Fayre was once again a great success. As always there was a lovely feeling of community.  Attractions included a bouncy castle, face painting, Year 6 stalls, raffles and tombolas as well as performances from our karate club. Thank you to everyone who organised, helped on the day, and came ...

  • PTA Race NightFebruary 10th 2017

    PTA Race Night Fundraiser
    A fantastic night was had by all at the PTA Race Night on February 9th. There was lots of eating, drinking, laughing and shouting (at the horses racing!). Thank you Dee once more for a fabulous evening, to all those who helped on the evening, along with Wayne, of Red Cherry Catering for, ...

  • PTA Summer Fayre 2016June 11th 2016

    Our popular Summer Fayre
    This year's PTA’s Summer Fayre was once again a great success. As always there was a lovely feeling of community - with the St Joseph’s family and local community enjoying the dry weather! Attractions included a bouncy assault course, Littledown Football, face painting, pony rides, stalls, raffles and tombolas as well as performances including karate, zumba ...

  • PTA Mini ‘London Marathon’ FundraiserApril 25th 2016

    Mini London Marathon Landmark
    On Monday 25th April, London came to Christchurch as the children took part in their own mini 'London Marathon' and ran around the landmarks of our great capital city in the playground. Our fundraising event created great excitement with the children and every lap earned money that will go towards new playground benches, a replacement “pagoda” for ...

  • AFC Bournemouth Players Open Trim TrailMarch 23rd 2016

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    We were delighted to welcome special guests Matt Ritchie and Adam Federici from Bournemouth Football Club who came along to open our new Trim Trail. The new and improved Trim Trail has been funded by our fantastic PTA along with Sovereign Housing, the Truemark Trust and the Bisgood Trust. Excited pupils (and staff!) saw the ...

  • Summer FayreJune 30th 2015

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    The PTA Summer Fayre was once again a great success. There was a lovely feeling of community - with the St Joseph’s family and local community enjoying the nice weather!  Thank you to everyone who organised, helped on the day, performed in the “arena” and ...

  • Live theatre comes to schoolJune 27th 2014

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    This year’s M and M production “The Jungle Book” was funded by our PTA. The children were treated to an exciting, entertaining and visually brilliant show with amazing puppetry by very professional and talented actors. Some children ...

  • Mr G’s Science ExtravaganzaMay 23rd 2014

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    Thank you to the PTA for funding Mr G’s science extravaganza on Thursday 22nd May 2014. All the children got to see the awe and wonder of science through his amazing tricks. This ...

  • Fabulous Foraged Food EveningNovember 22nd 2013

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    On Tuesday 12th November, a Fabulous Foraged Food Evening was held at school.  We were treated to delicious charcuterie, food demonstrations showcasing locally sourced and foraged ingredients, and even a foraged mushroom auction! ...

  • Golden Gala Summer FayreJuly 5th 2013

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    Miss Buxton writes: The PTA’s Golden Gala Summer Fayre was once again a great success. There was a lovely feeling of community - with the St Joseph’s family and local community enjoying ...