27 Apr · Claire Reid · No Comments

We’re Going on a bear hunt

The end of Term 4 was marked by much frenzied speculation as to the eventual home of a certain oversized hairy gentleman. No, we’re not talking about Mr Stone but the fabulous giant bear which was the first prize in the PTA Easter raffle to raise money for future innovative school projects.

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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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21 Feb · Claire Reid · No Comments

Monkton Stargazers

In the immortal words of Captain James T Kirk, Captain of the Starship Enterprise, John Hislop of the Monkton Stargazers decided “To boldly go where no man has gone before” by delivering two masterclasses on Space for Year 5, in a new collaboration with St Joseph’s.

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21 Feb · Claire Reid · No Comments

Challenger Troop

The prospect of a gloomy, icy February Friday was firmly kicked into touch last Friday afternoon when Challenger Troop visited Year 6 to put them through their paces in an outdoor workshop.

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22 Jan · john · No Comments

Road Safety Awareness Campaign

It was fitting that we launched our enhanced road safety awareness campaign on the shortest day of the year, 21st December when the longer hours of darkness mean that we all need to review how we drive and park on the School run. Kindly donated by a grandparent at the School, the new heavy weight …

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22 Jan · john · No Comments

Don’t Cry for Me Argentina

Argentina’s loss was St Joseph’s gain this week as two Argentinian teachers spent a morning with our year 1 and year 3 classes to gain a bird’s eye view of life at English primary school. Sophia and Bernarda are teachers at a small private school in La Plata, a city near the capital, Buenos Aires, …

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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