St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Love, learn and live in Christ!

We are holding an Open Afternoon for Parents/Carers of children due to start school in September 2019. Come along and meet the Headteacher and Reception staff as well as have a look around school! MONDAY 12TH NOVEMBER 2018 at 1.30pm. Please ring us on 01484 713037 to let us know if you will be coming along!


First Holy Communion


Our Year 4 children will begin preparing for the Sacrament of First Holy Communion in the Spring Term and receive the Sacrament in the Summer Term. Below are the dates for the parent and child meetings to be held here in school.

Tuesday 12th March 2019

Initial meeting and session 1


Tuesday 26th March 2019

Session 2


Tuesday 9th April 2019

Session 3


Tuesday 7th May 2019

Session 4

First Communion

Saturday 18th OR Sunday 19th May 2019 in each school’s own parish church

OR 2 weeks either of this date

Please put these dates in your diary. The sessions, as with First Confession, are for you the parent/carer and your child to attend together. 

We will take you through the programme so don't worry.

If you cannot make it to our school session then you need to attend one of the others listed below in the same week. The content of the preparation in each school is exactly the same.

St Patrick’s Elland – Mondays 6.30-7.30pm

St Joseph’s Halifax – Wednesdays 4-5pm

St Mary’s Halifax - Wednesdays 6.30-7.30pm

St Malachy’s Ovenden - TBC

We are looking forward to preparing with you!