St Joseph's Catholic

Primary School

Together we love, live and learn.


The Spring term is upon us and the children have settled quickly back into work.

This term we are busy learning about Winter and all things cold. 


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George's dad,  a paramedic came to see us with his ambulance. 
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Welcome to Reception AT St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School.


Autumn Term 


Wow! The  children have been in St Joseph's for  for only a few days and they have all settled in really fast and are eager to learn.


Just look at some of our photographs.

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Other useful information      


At St Joseph’s Primary School learning is fun and it all starts in the Foundation Stage classes. At school our motto is ‘Together we love, live and learn’ and we do a lot!
We are all very excited about starting another new school year. We have adventures, visitors and much more planned for our new children.


This half term we will be helping the children to settle into their new class and their new school. We will be helping the children to make new friends and to develop their social skills. We want the children to enjoy school and for them to have a positive start to school life.


We will be working on developing the characteristics of effective learning which are essential skills for the children to make progress.


Characteristics of Effective Learning are:


Playing and exploring-engagement

Finding out and exploring

Playing with what they know

Being willing to ‘have a go’


Active Learning-motivation

Being involved and concentrating

Keeping trying

Enjoying achieving what they set out to do


Creating and thinking critically-thinking

Having their own ideas

Making links

Choosing ways to do things.

Our current  topics are ‘Hot and Cold’.

We will also be beginning our  daily phonic sessions.

Your child has chosen a book for you to share with them at home. You are welcome to change this book in the morning when you bring your child in. Please make sure your child has their book bag in school every day. 


If you have any questions or concerns you are always welcome to speak to a member our  Foundation stage Team.