Author Archives: Mr Gorton

Anti-Bullying Week

Next week is ‘Anti-Bullying Week’  – an annual event organised by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. The theme for this year’s Anti-Bullying Week is ‘CHOOSE RESPECT’. Following a consultation with over 800 children, teachers and members of the Anti-Bullying Alliance, it emerged … Continue reading

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Happy Half-Term!

After what has been a marathon half-term of eight weeks, the holidays have finally arrived!   There has been much to celebrate during the last two months; this is certainly the case once again this week as you will see in … Continue reading

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Well Done Netballers!

Last night, our Netball team played their first game of the season against Brookland Junior School…and what a super game it was! In a closely fought contest, St. Joseph’s narrowly lost by the odd goal in seven with the final … Continue reading

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Which Sandwich To Choose?!

Year 3 currently looks like a branch of ‘Subway’ at the moment…just better! As part of their current topic, the boys and girls in Year 3 have been making some delicious healthy sandwiches this afternoon…and they looked truly scrumptious! The … Continue reading

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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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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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