• Live Daily PrayerMarch 25th 2020

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    Dear Parents, The diocese are offering the children an opportunity to join virtually for prayer each day. At 10.15 each day of the week, they will be streaming live from the Cathedral a 10 minute praying together session that schools and families at home can join in with. Each week there will be a hymn that we ...

  • Year 5 Leeson House Residential Trip – cancelledMarch 23rd 2020

    Dear Parents, Due to the current circumstances, regretfully the residential trip to Leeson House will not be going ahead this year. Payments will be refunded in full. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact the office on 01202 485976.

  • Letter from the HeadteacherMarch 20th 2020

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    Dear Parents, Please see the attached letter from the Headteacher with advice for working with your child at home during the school closures. Letter from the Headteacher

  • Activity at Home Challenges during school closureMarch 19th 2020

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    Over the weeks ahead it will important for all children to keep fit and active. Please see document below from our School Games Organiser, Dan Moody, with ideas and suggestions on how children can remain physically active when at home. Activity at Home Challenges

  • Important – update about school closuresMarch 19th 2020

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    Dear Parents, Please find attached a letter from our Headteacher with further information about school closures. Letter for parents update on school closure 

  • Coronavirus update for parents 18th MarchMarch 18th 2020

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    We have prepared work for the children, should the decision be made that the school should shut. However, if you are self-isolating as a family, but your children are well enough, they should be completing some age appropriate work. Please see our letter for parents below with access to home learning resources. Coronavirus update - letter ...

  • Coronavirus update for parents 17th MarchMarch 17th 2020

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    Following the most recent government announcement, we continue to follow advice from Public Health England and the DfE in relation to the on-going and rapidly changing Coronavirus crisis. Please see our letter for parents below with latest information regarding self-isolation and the Coronavirus. Coronavirus update - letter to parents

  • PTA Race Night 2020 – postponedMarch 13th 2020

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    In an attempt to minimise large group gatherings, we have decided to postpone our PTA Race Night and hold it later in the year. We hope that this won’t be too disappointing and we thank you for your support.

  • Coronavirus update for parentsMarch 12th 2020

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    Please see our letter for parents with latest information regarding the Coronavirus. Update on Coronavirus for parents The Department for Education have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff and parents can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687; Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday) The ...

  • New parking bannerFebruary 25th 2020

    Think before you park
    Look out for our brand new banner which will help to keep our children safe while parking. **HFE Signs have supported our School with a FREE Printed Banner!**

  • Live Daily PrayerMarch 25th 2020

    praying-hands
    Dear Parents, The diocese are offering the children an opportunity to join virtually for prayer each day. At 10.15 each day of the week, they will be streaming live from the Cathedral a 10 minute praying together session that schools and families at home can join in with. Each week there will be a hymn that we ...

  • Year 5 Leeson House Residential Trip – cancelledMarch 23rd 2020

    Dear Parents, Due to the current circumstances, regretfully the residential trip to Leeson House will not be going ahead this year. Payments will be refunded in full. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact the office on 01202 485976.

  • Letter from the HeadteacherMarch 20th 2020

    St Joseph's School Logo
    Dear Parents, Please see the attached letter from the Headteacher with advice for working with your child at home during the school closures. Letter from the Headteacher

  • Activity at Home Challenges during school closureMarch 19th 2020

    St Joseph's School Logo
    Over the weeks ahead it will important for all children to keep fit and active. Please see document below from our School Games Organiser, Dan Moody, with ideas and suggestions on how children can remain physically active when at home. Activity at Home Challenges

  • Important – update about school closuresMarch 19th 2020

    St Joseph's School Logo
    Dear Parents, Please find attached a letter from our Headteacher with further information about school closures. Letter for parents update on school closure 

  • Coronavirus update for parents 18th MarchMarch 18th 2020

    St Joseph's School Logo
    We have prepared work for the children, should the decision be made that the school should shut. However, if you are self-isolating as a family, but your children are well enough, they should be completing some age appropriate work. Please see our letter for parents below with access to home learning resources. Coronavirus update - letter ...

  • Coronavirus update for parents 17th MarchMarch 17th 2020

    St Joseph's School Logo
    Following the most recent government announcement, we continue to follow advice from Public Health England and the DfE in relation to the on-going and rapidly changing Coronavirus crisis. Please see our letter for parents below with latest information regarding self-isolation and the Coronavirus. Coronavirus update - letter to parents

  • PTA Race Night 2020 – postponedMarch 13th 2020

    Race Night 2020 postponed banner
    In an attempt to minimise large group gatherings, we have decided to postpone our PTA Race Night and hold it later in the year. We hope that this won’t be too disappointing and we thank you for your support.

  • Coronavirus update for parentsMarch 12th 2020

    Washing Hands Coronavirus update
    Please see our letter for parents with latest information regarding the Coronavirus. Update on Coronavirus for parents The Department for Education have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff and parents can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687; Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday) The ...

  • New parking bannerFebruary 25th 2020

    Think before you park
    Look out for our brand new banner which will help to keep our children safe while parking. **HFE Signs have supported our School with a FREE Printed Banner!**

  • Live Daily PrayerMarch 25th 2020

    praying-hands
    Dear Parents, The diocese are offering the children an opportunity to join virtually for prayer each day. At 10.15 each day of the week, they will be streaming live from the Cathedral a 10 minute praying together session that schools and families at home can join in with. Each week there will be a hymn that we ...

  • Year 5 Leeson House Residential Trip – cancelledMarch 23rd 2020

    Dear Parents, Due to the current circumstances, regretfully the residential trip to Leeson House will not be going ahead this year. Payments will be refunded in full. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact the office on 01202 485976.

  • Letter from the HeadteacherMarch 20th 2020

    St Joseph's School Logo
    Dear Parents, Please see the attached letter from the Headteacher with advice for working with your child at home during the school closures. Letter from the Headteacher

  • Activity at Home Challenges during school closureMarch 19th 2020

    St Joseph's School Logo
    Over the weeks ahead it will important for all children to keep fit and active. Please see document below from our School Games Organiser, Dan Moody, with ideas and suggestions on how children can remain physically active when at home. Activity at Home Challenges

  • Important – update about school closuresMarch 19th 2020

    St Joseph's School Logo
    Dear Parents, Please find attached a letter from our Headteacher with further information about school closures. Letter for parents update on school closure 

  • Coronavirus update for parents 18th MarchMarch 18th 2020

    St Joseph's School Logo
    We have prepared work for the children, should the decision be made that the school should shut. However, if you are self-isolating as a family, but your children are well enough, they should be completing some age appropriate work. Please see our letter for parents below with access to home learning resources. Coronavirus update - letter ...

  • Coronavirus update for parents 17th MarchMarch 17th 2020

    St Joseph's School Logo
    Following the most recent government announcement, we continue to follow advice from Public Health England and the DfE in relation to the on-going and rapidly changing Coronavirus crisis. Please see our letter for parents below with latest information regarding self-isolation and the Coronavirus. Coronavirus update - letter to parents

  • Coronavirus update for parentsMarch 12th 2020

    Washing Hands Coronavirus update
    Please see our letter for parents with latest information regarding the Coronavirus. Update on Coronavirus for parents The Department for Education have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff and parents can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687; Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday) The ...

  • AttendanceFebruary 4th 2020

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    At St Joseph’s we take attendance very seriously and we expect every child to reach at least 95%, which is the national average. We are determined to ensure that all our students have the opportunity to achieve success and have an excellent record of attendance. Good school attendance improves a young person's chance ...

  • Hearing your child readJanuary 23rd 2020

    Hearing Your Child Read
    It is so important that parents support their children by hearing them read on a near daily basis. Children can only make progress in reading with such support. When hearing your child read, try the following approach: * Before beginning, go through the book, look at any illustrations and discuss what might happen in the story. ...

  • PTA Race Night 2020 – postponedMarch 13th 2020

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    In an attempt to minimise large group gatherings, we have decided to postpone our PTA Race Night and hold it later in the year. We hope that this won’t be too disappointing and we thank you for your support.

  • Raise money for St Joseph’s PTA while you shop!January 30th 2020

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    Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School PTA - Christchurch with easyfundraising? There are over 4,000 shops and sites ...

  • PTA Summer Fayre 2020January 28th 2020

    Summer Fayre postponed
    Due to the current circumstances, regretfully the PTA Summer Fayre has been postponed.  We hope to reschedule the date when we are all back at school. In the meantime, please see pictures from last year's Summer Fayre including the delicious cakes from our Bake Off: [metaslider id=15440]

  • School Christmas Card Project – we raised £184!December 2nd 2019

    Christmas Card Project 2019
    We are delighted to announce that we raised £184 this year taking part in the School Christmas Card Project. It was lovely to see all of the children's fantastic artwork as their cards were sent home. We have some very talented artists! We hope you enjoy seeing your child's artwork! Happy Christmas!...

  • PTA Summer Fayre – we raised over £3200!June 21st 2019

    Thank you Summer Fayre 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 ...

  • PTA Quiz NightMarch 26th 2019

    Quiz Night
    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 ...

  • PTA Christmas FayreDecember 3rd 2018

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    Thank you to everyone who came along to support our PTA Christmas Fayre - it was a great success! It was a great family event with a magical Santa's Grotto which was a real hit with the kids, and a Secret Santa Room where children could secretly buy and wrap a present ...

  • 7 reasons to join our PTASeptember 1st 2018

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    Being part of the PTA is a very rewarding experience and can make such a difference in your child's school life. We have a very hard-working team of PTA members but we do need more helping hands, so please do consider joining, even if for just a few hours. We love to see new ...

  • PTA Summer Fayre 2018June 14th 2018

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    The PTA's Summer Fayre was once again a great success - even with it being held on an evening and was technically remaining a downscaled affair. As always there was a lovely feeling of community - with the St Joseph’s family and local community enjoying the super weather. Thank you to everyone who ...

  • Sponsored BounceMarch 20th 2018

    Today the children enjoyed taking part in our PTA Sponsored Bounce! Thank you to everyone who sent in their forms and sponsor money. We are still collecting sponsor money so please send in to the School Office in a sealed envelope marked 'sponsored bounce'. Thank you to all the adults who came to help count ...