Our Ethos Statement for the w/b 20th May 2016:  

I know I must share the gifts of goodness I have been given!


I am very happy to welcome you to our school website! Our Mission Statement is reflected in the whole life of our school which is a worshipping community, nurturing the Faith of all those in our care. The spiritual, moral, emotional and social well-being of every child is a priority to us.

The safeguarding of all our children is paramount and we work hard to ensure that we know our children and their families well. We have robust safeguarding procedures in place and myself and my Deputy are the Designated Leads for Safeguarding.

We value the links between school, home and parish, recognising the shared responsibility we have in the all round development of all our children.

We offer a broad and balanced curriculum enriched with visitors, visits, events and activities to inspire in each child a joy for learning. We expect all our children to be honest, respectful and caring to others and to work hard to develop a range of skills allowing them to achieve success now and in the future. We provide a range of opportunities for them to experience learning and to know that it is ok to make mistakes, reaffirming that we need to work hard, persevere and never give up in order to succeed! Effort and hard work are celebrated as part of our belief that we are all life long learners!

We provide our parents/carers with regular information about all aspects of school life and offer many opportunities for discussion about, and celebration of your child's progress. Working closely together we can ensure that both you and your child have a happy time through the primary journey!

We are very proud of all our children - the progress they make and all that they achieve under the guidance and care of our wonderful staff.

If you would like to find out more about our school, I extend a warm invitation to you and your family to come and see why St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School is such a special place!

Mrs. M. Hodges


Headteachers Letter

We are ALL responsible for safeguarding our children, including the children themselves!

Our school Designated Safeguarding Leads for all Child Protection/Safeguarding issues are Mrs Hodges (Head) and Mrs Bonner (Deputy Head).

If you have ANY concerns about a child or a family please do not hesitate to tell us!

Parents/Carers of Y1-Y6 children can access your child's class page in 'ABOUT US' - 'CLASSES' to find the Curriculum Map for their year group and more!

You will find guidance on requests for holidays in term time in the 'Parent/Carer' tab. (Click on 'Useful Documents' for the list).

Scroll down to check out the calendar for upcoming events arranged so far for this school year!

Mrs Naylor and Mrs Shaw are your first port of call in the school office and at the end of the phone should you have a query!

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Latest School Events

Year 6 Residential to Kepplewray24May2016

Our Year 6 children will have a fabulous week canoeing, abseiling and ghyll scrambling - among other things - at the Kepplewray Centre in the village of Broughton!

Paws, Claws and Whiskers Day for Year 1!26May2016

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To celebrate the end of their theme 'Paws Claws and Whiskers', Year 1 will dress up as animals for the day - even Miss Vogel! They will have a day celebrating God's wonderful creatures and talking about who they are for the day! Keep an eye on the Year 1 class web page for photos!

Year 4 Take Over the Roman Fort in York!27May2016

Our Year 4 children will spend the day as Romans in full costume in a Roman fort, led by Romans! They will experience first hand - well almost - what life would have been like for the Romans, developing lots of knowledge and skills. Watch out for the photos on the VLE!

School Closes for Spring Bank27May2016

3:25 pm - 3:30 pm

Spring Bank holiday30May2016

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