Author Archives: Mr Gorton

Praying The Rosary For Peace!

Aid To The Church In Need (ACN) is issuing an open invitation to children and families around the world to participate in an extraordinary event taking place on Thursday 18th October 2018: One Million Children Praying the Rosary…and at St. … Continue reading

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This Week’s ‘Writers’

Every week, the teachers from Year 1 to Year 6 are asked to chose a child who has produced a super piece of writing that week to receive a writing award!! These children all receive a certificate and their work is … Continue reading

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Attendance Award

Every week, the class with the best attendance receives a special certificate to recognise their excellent attendance…and any class with 100% attendance for a whole week receives a special reward! This week, our overall attendance was 98.5% which is well above … Continue reading

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Black History Celebration Day

Today, as part of our Black History Week , we have been joined by a wide variety of parents who have shared various aspects of their culture with the boys and girls throughout the school…including lots of delicious food! As … Continue reading

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Buddy Assembly 2!

It was a case of ‘deja-vu’ this morning in the School Hall as we celebrated our second Buddy Assembly to ‘officially’ welcome our new Reception children. But of course, it wasn’t simply a ‘repeat’ of last week’s Buddy Assembly as … Continue reading

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Year 5’s Planetarium Trip Was Out Of This World!

On Monday, the boys and girls in Year 5 enjoyed a very exciting trip to the Greenwich Observatory where they were treated to a splendid tour of the universe (and beyond!) in London’s only planetarium. Following this, the boys and … Continue reading

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Ten Ten Resources For October – The Rosary

As part of our subscription to Ten Ten Resources to support the Catholic Life of our school, they have provided a wonderful resource for parents to use during the month of October to help develop their children’s understanding of the … Continue reading

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POSTPONED – Home Learning/Marking Parent Workshop

Apologies for the short notice, but this evening’s Home Learning/Marking Parent Workshop has been postponed until after half term. Hopefully, having attended Parent Consultations and seen evidence of our new approach to providing feedback to the children, you will have … Continue reading

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This Week’s ‘Stars Of The Week’!

Well done to the ‘Stars Of The Week’ who really impressed their teachers with their hard work and effort this week. Week commencing Monday 1st October 2018 Nursery – Christy and Jawdan Reception – Johnny and Sienna D Year 1 – Luca and Aniela … Continue reading

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Buddy Assembly…Part One!

We have just enjoyed one of the highlights of the school year this morning with the first ‘Buddy Assembly’ as we ‘officially’ welcome our new Reception children to St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School…well…half of them at least! During the last … Continue reading

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