SCHOOL BLOG


Welcome to the St Joseph's Catholic School blog. Here you'll find updates from our staff, exciting opportunities, as well as interesting and informative articles about school life, how to get the most out of your learning, pastoral care and mental health, and more.

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Final Weekly Update of 2020/21! (23rd July 2021)

Well, what a year that has been! It is testament to all in our community that we have pulled through together with resilience, dedication, commitment, and a smile on our faces.…
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Important Results Day Update – 12th August 2021

An important update regarding results day 2020/2021, which will be held on 12th August 2021. Students will be allocated a time slot to collect their results.…
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The Side Hustle Initiative – closes 9th July 2021

Do you students have a great business idea and want the opportunity to have professional mentoring and funding to develop it? This is the perfect opportunity for you!…
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World of Work Fest – 7th July 2021

Event date: Weds 7th July 2021. World of Work Fest is a FREE, interactive, virtual post-16 event open to young people aged 14+ and will help you understand what careers are available to you on your doorstep.…
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Weekly Update: 2nd July 2021

Recently, Mr. Rooney has been showing off our school to Year 5 families who are considering a place here for September 2022, and all departments have been exceptional!…
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RSPCA Young Photographer Awards – closes August 2021

Are you a budding photographer? Do you love animals? If you’re 18 years old or younger, the RSPCA Young Photographer Awards is for you! Find out how you can enter this free competition.…
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Weekly Update: 25th June 2021

Infection rates have been rising again across the country, so this update covers what is being done for our school to remain COVID-safe, plus some other time-sensitive updates for parents.…
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Weekly Update: 18th June 2021

This week’s update from Mr. Rooney includes an update on Covid-19, Year 10 mock exams, important upcoming dates, and updates related to uniform and school trips.…
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A Homework Survival Guide for Parents

Pupils will be given homework every week during their time at St Joseph’s. This guide will give you useful tips and advice to support your child with their homework.…
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Starting Secondary School: Top Tips for Parents

In this guide, we share some top tips for pupils starting secondary school in September, and some ways parents and carers can help support them as they start their new journey.…
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Weekly Update: 11th June 2021

I hope you’ve had a chance to enjoy the beautiful weather we’ve been having this week – the children certainly have at lunchtime! This week’s update covers changes to lunchtimes, PE clubs for this half term, summer events, and more.…
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Weekly Update: 28th May 2021

As we reach the end of term 5, we’d like to extend a genuine thank you for all your support over the past six weeks. It has been our first full half term back since the lockdown and we are delighted that we didn’t have any bubble closures and that…
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Weekly Update: 14th May 2021

With the government announcements this week confirming the gradual lifting of Covid restrictions across society, we have made some adjustments to the daily life of the school, which we have summarised in this update.…