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Latest News

12th January Many thanks to the parents who completed the questionnaire, the results were sent out today.
7th January New newsletter out today including dates for this term.
School reopens on Monday 5th January 2015.
Wednesday 17th December - Congratulations to all of the children and staff responsible for our Nativity Plays and Carol Service.
Wednesday 3rd December
Well done to Grace, Grace and Alex who are keen to introduce Boccia into the school after representing the school so well in a tournament today.
Monday 1st December New newsletter out today including application form for play tickets
Friday 21st November
Congratulation to our indoor athletes who came away with bronze medals from their competition today.
Saturday 15th November The tag rugby team will play before, and at half time of Plymouth Albion's match against Worcester. Kick off is at 5pm.
Friday 7th November - Mufti Day for all children who have a library card.
Monday 3rd November - Nativity Date Change
The Class 1 & 2 Nativity Plays will now be on Wednesday 10th December at 6pm and Thursday 11th at 9.30. The Foundation Stage plays will be on Thursday 11th at 6pm and Friday 12th at 9.20.
Monday 3rd November - Back to School today
Wednesday 22nd October - New newsletter out today.
Friday 17th October - Parents' Evening was very well attended last night with more than 90% of families coming in . Thank you. If you did not make it last night please make an appointment to see your child's teacher.

Thursday 9th October
Congratulations to our rugby players. Plymouth Catholic School Champions !
Tuesday 30th September
New newsletter out today
Sunday 28th September
Thank you very much to all of the families who attended Mass today and also to all of the families who donated food for the Harvest Mass. Many parishioners commented on the great generosity shown by the school community.
Thursday 25th September
PGL photo slide show will be running in the hall from 3.30 onwards.
Monday 22nd September
Change to dates already. Harvest Mass is now this Sunday (28th) at 11.00
Monday 22nd September
New newsletter out today
Tuesday 9th September - PGL BLOG - Look under the enrichment tab for updates on the PGL visit
Welcome Back
The 2014-15 school year begins on Thursday 4th September. All children return that day. Foundation Stage children attend for only one session on Thursday and Friday.

Thursday 10th July -Leavers' Mass 10.00
Thursday 10th July - Despite Industrial Action by some staff we will be open.
Wednesday 9th July - well done to all of the cast and choir of Twelfth Night. You were magnificent.
Tuesday 8th July - New newsletter out today
Thursday 3rd New Newsletter out today
Friday 27th- The sun is shining so the fair will be outside
Friday 27th - Summer Fair today 5-7pm mufti for the children please bring in somehting for the fair.
Wednesday 25th Congratulations to St Theresa's for their grest win at Sports Day.
Wednesday 18th - Brickfields Champs Again ! We brought back two trophies from Brickfields Athletics this year. The boys field event trophy and the fastest 4x60 relay trophy. As an extra bonus Eli broke the minor boys 70m record. That means he is the fastest boy in that event for over twenty years.

Friday 13th (wouldn't you guess it !) Many thanks to all of the parents for being so understanding about the short notice of cancellation of Sports Day today. The bees were first noticed arriving at about 12.15 we hoped to get pest control to sort it in time but that proved impossible.Educational Welfare said that we could not send the children home with you that early.
The children soon perked up when ice creams were provided in compensation. A bee keeper has now removed the swarm.

Wednesday 11th June - Teaching vacancy advertised today. Applicants can find the application forms under Important Information.

Friday 6th June - New newsletter out today

Monday 2nd June - Back to school and welcome to Mrs Fraser who will be the Deputy Headteacher until a permanent appointment is made.

International Art Gallery - Thanks to all of the parents who came to Class 5's World of Colour Art Exhibition on Friday 23rd. Photos of the artwork have been forwarded to our friends in Anguilla.

Wednesday May 21st - Congratulations to our rugby players. They played brilliantly and conducted themselves in a true sporting fashion in making it to the quarter finals of the Plymouth & West Devon Tag Rugby Competition. To make it to the top 8 out of 48 bigger schools was a real achievement. Well done all eleven of you.

Thursday May 22nd - Induction afternoon for Foundation entrants in September 2014 will be in the hall at 2.30pm.

Tuesday 20th May - Contractors will be working on improvements to the playground over the next two days. Please take extra care when arriving and leaving school.

Monday 19th May - Thank you to all of the families who sent in flowers for our May procession.

The dates for 2014 -15 are:

Thursday 4th September – Wednesday 22nd October
Monday 3rd November – Friday 19th December
Monday 5th January – Thursday 12th February
Monday 23rd February – Friday 27th March
Monday 13th April – Friday 22nd May (Bank Holiday Mon 4th May)
Monday 1st June – Tuesday 21st July

12th May - SATs begin today
Friends of St Joseph's meeting at 2.45 - all welcome.
2nd May - New newsletter out today

year 6 SATs week is approaching the tests start on May 12th
22nd April - Return to school.
24th March - New newsletter out today
20th March - St Joseph's Day Inter House Football Tournament. Starting with the younger children at 1.30pm. Special guests from Plymouth Argyle will be in attendance. Parents welcome.

19th March is St Joseph's Day. We will celebrate Mass at 10.00.

5th March - Ash Wednesday Mass will start at 11.30

27th February - New newsletter out today including reminder for parents evening next week and mufti for Mardi Gras Day plus pancake race on Tuesday.

13th February - Last day of the school term today. back to school on Monday 24th February.

11th February is Safer Internet Day - Please check out the advice for parents from the 'ThinkUKnow' website on our safeguarding page under Important Information.

7th February - Sadly today is the day that we say goodbye to Mr Wilson. Good luck in Australia.

5th February - Our hockey players retained the Devonport Schools Trophy.

29th January - New newsletter out today

28th January - Congratulations to our footballers. They won their league today and have qualified to compete against the top ten schools in Plymouth tomorrow.

15th January - Football match postponed until next Wednesday

6th January - Back to School. Swimming for years 3 & 4. Bus leaves school at 8.50.

19th December - Christmas Party Day - Mufti for all

18th December - International Christmas Fair 2.30pm - Thanks very much to those who attended £313.13 was taken which will mean we will have great resources for our next big International Event - Mardi Gras

13th December- new newsletter out today. In the school performance tables we came second out of all the schools in Plymouth.

6th December - St Nicholas's Day Mufti to raise funds for an orphanage in Jordan. £88.01 raised thank you

5th December - Football - Cup match at home v Stowford all support welcome

2nd December- New newsletter out today including Nativity Play ticket request form

28th November - Military Wives Choir at St Joseph's. We were very lucky today to be visited by 7 members of the Military Wives Choir. Thanks to our HMS Heroes group fro inviting them.


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