Harvest FestivalOctober 18th 2019
We celebrated harvest throughout the week beginning Monday 14th October and continued with our support for the Christchurch Food Bank which helps many families in the area.
Thank you to everyone who donated food - we were able to pass lots of bags to Tracey from the Food Bank who was very appreciative.
School Christmas Card Project FundraiserOctober 17th 2019
We are delighted to announce that this year we are once again taking part in the School Christmas Card Project to raise funds for our PTA.
The children have created their own lovely artwork for their cards and the order forms have been sent home.
Please could you return your order form and payment by Friday 25th October. Please hand in to the school office or your child's class teacher.
We hope you enjoy seeing your child's artwork!
Aldi’s Kit For Schools CompetitionOctober 17th 2019
Aldi's Kit for Schools Competition – help us win £20,000
A huge thank you to everyone who handed in an Aldi sticker. We have now reached our goal of 300 stickers and completed the poster!
We have sent it back to Aldi to be in with a chance of winning £20,000 for our school. For completing the poster and entering the competition we will receive an exclusive Aldi sports kit. Thank you again for your support.
Christmas Shoebox Appeal 2019October 16th 2019
Thank you to everyone who has donated a shoebox for this year’s Christmas Box Appeal. We collected 58 shoeboxes which were presented to the FSCI (Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion) today when the charity arrived to take these boxes to countries such as Bulgaria and Romania.
Thank you again to everyone who brought in a shoebox – it will be appreciated by the children who receive them. You can find out more about the charity’s work by visiting their website: www.fscinet.org
PTA Christmas DiscoOctober 16th 2019
The PTA are once again holding a Christmas Disco this year on Thursday 5th December.
Our fabulous DJ, Punch Entertainments, will be hosting the disco as usual.
KS1 disco will be from 4-5pm and KS2 disco is from 5.15pm-6.45pm.
Tickets are £3 and will include a small gift. Tickets will be on sale soon!
Day of Reflection at St Joseph’s ChurchJune 24th 2019
On Wednesday 19th June, Year 5 and Year 1 spent a day at Church and the Parish Centre for a Day of Reflection. The day started with a few craft activities, including decorating their own prayer cross. This was followed by Mass in Church, where the children joined parishioners. Many parishioners and Fr John commented on the children's fantastic behaviour and reverence during Mass. Fr John was especially impressed with the spontaneous prayers that Year 5 shared.
After Mass, Fr John and Deacon Hugh held a questions and answer session for the children – the children asked some quite challenging questions! The children then spent time exploring Church, answering questions about what they could see and what ...
PTA Summer Fayre – we raised over £3200!June 21st 2019
Our PTA Summer Fayre last week was once again a great success and we are delighted to announce that together we made over £3,200!
As always it was a lovely community event and after a rather wet week we were very lucky with the weather!
A big thank you to the PTA and to everyone who helped in the run up to the event and on the day; to all the teachers, the Year 5 choir, Year 3 dancers and our Karate club who performed in the arena; to all the stallholders and parent helpers and to everyone who came to enjoy the event. Your support really did make the Fayre a huge success. We were delighted ...
Enterprise Week 2019June 20th 2019
On the week beginning 3rd June we had an Enterprise Week in school. During assembly on Monday, Mr Curran gave each class £40 which had been donated by the PTA. The children were told that with that money, they had to make things, which they would be able to sell in school on Friday. The children went back to class and worked hard with their teachers to talk about what product to make, how to make it within a budget and how to sell the product to hopefully make a profit.
During this week the children learnt about managing finances, budgeting, advertisement and marketing. At the end of ...
PTA Quiz NightMarch 26th 2019
Thank you to everyone who came to our PTA Quiz Night on Friday 22nd March! It was a great success and a fantastic night was had by all who attended. Thank you to the PTA who arranged the event, to Mr Curran and Miss Fox who hosted the event and to everyone who came on the night, helped or donated prizes.
We would like to thank Papa John’s Christchurch for donating our pizza supper which was delicious! Thank you also to Ringwood Brewery, The Dancing Moose and Hoburne Dental Practice for donating amazing prizes for our hamper! Thank you to everyone who donated prizes as well as your time helping set up and tidy away! A particular ...
World Book Day 2019March 8th 2019
Our World Book Day on Thursday 7th March was a great success! Thank you to everyone for making such a fantastic effort with costumes.
The children all looked wonderful and it was clear that many families went to a lot of time and effort to dress the children up in their favourite book character.
The children also enjoyed some extra activities in their classes linked to World Book Day so everyone had lots of fun! Please enjoy looking through our photos below.