Following advice from the Bishop’s Conference, Fr Ian has informed that all Sacramental Preparation sessions for the children making their First Holy Communion are to be postponed until the Autumn Term. We will advise you of new dates as soon as we know.
Huge thank you again to all those who were able to collect the stickers from Aldi last term. Today we took delivery of two boxes filled with fantastic sports equipment.
Class 2 were so excited when they arrived in class this morning to find their fabulous new reading area was ready to be opened. Mrs Ashton declared the reading area officially open and Class 2 have loved spending time reading their favourite books. Children from Class 4 were so impressed by the new reading area when they came to read some stories with the younger children.
“It’s amazing! I can’t wait to read in there!” Chloe
“Wow! It’s awesome!” Lucy
“The seats look so comfortable and cool!” Kian
”I love it! I love reading!” Evie
Please see our letter regarding this year’s
As part of our Reading Together Project, those children who are taking part have this morning been trained up to be Dementia Friends by Mrs Close.
This is going to enable our children to have a better insight into how the people they are reading with might be feeling.
We are so proud to be involved in this amazing, intergenerational and dementia friendly reading project.
After collating the Parent/Carer Responses on useful workshops we are hosting the second one on Wednesday 29th January at 3.30pm. This time it is all about Phonics; explaining how we teach phonics and how you can help at home.
All welcome to come along.
Tuesday 21st January 3.30-4.00pm
Please come along and find out how to support your child at home using our fabulous Bug Club reading resource. Come and join your child’s class teacher who will take you through both how it will engage them and develop a love of reading.
We have launched our online payment facility ParentPay to allow you to pay for school meals and other activities using card payments. Any problems or queries please contact Mrs Johnston, School Business Manager or visit the school office.
Please log in at www.parentpay.com
Please note, cheques can no longer be accepted as payment in school. Any cash brought into school should be in a sealed envelope clearly marked with your child’s name, date, reason and amount.
We appreciate your patience and support.
Please find below the St. Joseph’s Parish Bulletins