31 Mar · Claire Reid · No Comments

Eratosthenes

What do you call a 2,200 year old trailblazer, 30 children from Year 5, 2 netball posts, 1 spirit level and a huge dose of scientific curiosity?

The answer is Year 5‘s participation in an international experiment run in selected schools all over the world in order to submit data to calculate the Earth’s circumference.

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31 Mar · Claire Reid · No Comments

Netball Success

It was high fives all round last week when the St Joseph’s School Broadstairs Netball team qualified for the final of the High 5 Kent School Games to be held later this year. Winning the tournament and securing a place in the final to represent Thanet was a reflection of this team’s multi-faceted skillset, work …

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20 Mar · Claire Reid · No Comments

Quicksticks

On Monday 6th March 2017, a St Joseph’s hockey team travelled over to Chatham House to participate in a Quicksticks hockey Kent School Games Qualifier.

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20 Mar · Claire Reid · No Comments

Skip2Bfit

On Friday 3rd March, an infant and junior St Joseph’s team travelled over to Ramsgate Leisure Centre to participate in the annual Skip2Bfit competition.

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20 Mar · Claire Reid · No Comments

Yr 2 Gymnastics

On Wednesday 22nd February, a Year 2 gymnastics team travelled over to Callis Grange Infant School to participate a gymnastics festival

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20 Mar · Claire Reid · No Comments

Where the wild things are…

When Mrs Dale the literacy coordinator said “Let the wild rumpus start” on World Book Day last week, a host of wild animals descended on St Joseph’s in the guise of unicorns, foxes, tigers, pigs, mice, dinosaurs, Paddington Bears and even a sloth. A favourite on the school calendar, the theme of the day was animals with the children free to dress up as their favourite literary animal.

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20 Mar · Claire Reid · No Comments

The Ernest Cook Trust

Year 6 had a spring in their step this week as they made their first foray of the year into the vegetable garden to prepare for the planting of the new crop of vegetables planned for later in the season. Earning top marks in the sartorial stakes, the class gave their new weatherproof gardening suits their inaugural airing to much acclaim.

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20 Mar · Claire Reid · No Comments

The sky’s the limit for Isabelle

Inspired by her Term 3 lessons on Space and by the class collaboration with the Monkton Stargazers, Isabelle from Year 5 has entered the prestigious international Cassini Scientist for a Day essay competition run by the European Space Agency in conjunction with NASA.

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7 Mar · Claire Reid · No Comments

Spot the Pancake !

Year 1 had a flipping good time last week when they cooked up a storm in the kitchen on Pancake Day.

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1 Mar · Claire Reid · No Comments

Fortune Favours the Brave as St Joseph’s Goes Greek

Thanks to a generous Grant from the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, St Joseph’s was able to fund an Ancient Greek Day for Year 5 last term.

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Address

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
St Peter’s Park Road
Broadstairs
Kent
CT10 2BA

Contact

Tel / Fax: 01843 861738
Email: info@st-josephs-broadstairs.kent.sch.uk

KCSP

Kent Catholic Schools Partnership
Website: kcsp.org.uk
Telephone: 01622 232662

Headteacher
Mrs Linda Briggs

 

Chair of Governors
Mr John Darby