St Joseph's Catholic School

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The partnership between you, as parents, and our school is greatly valued.  Together, we can work to ensure that your child will gain the best possible advantage from their four years at St Joseph’s Catholic Junior School.

Our Home School Agreement sets out the expectations of parents, pupils and school acting in partnership.  The signing of the Agreement by all parties signifies a strong commitment.

You are welcome to come and talk to us about your child at any time.  If a problem does arise, it is important for contact to be made at an early stage.  The Headteacher, Mrs Smith, and Deputy Headteacher, Mrs Wright, are normally available before school starts, but it is best to make an appointment if a full  discussion is needed.

 

You are invited to our school for:

Masses- held fortnightly on Wednesday at 9.30am. These are led by the children.

Special Liturgies- for example Remembrance Day, Christingle, Harvest Festivals

Parents’ Evenings - held once a term.  These provide a vital opportunity to
discuss your child’s progress with the class teacher.  An appointment system operates.

Curriculum Information Evenings - these offer a chance for you to find out more about an aspect of work which your child may be undertaking in school.

        Concerts - celebrate your child’s success in Music and Drama.

       Assemblies – at least twice a year your child’s class will produce its own assembly. Sports Days - opportunities for all parents to see their children take part.

         PTA- this active group of parents, teachers and friends of the school welcomes your contribution.  Funds raised help to improve your child’s school experience. A number of events for parents and children are organised throughout the year.

 

How we will contact you:

 

Newsletters informing you of school events are sent home by email each week. They are also available on the school website.

Call Parents Text message service for important reminders

The Annual School Report informing you of your child’s progress in all aspects of the school’s curriculum.

Website- contains all important information regarding the school including a Twitter feed

Telephone calls/ letters home where appropriate

 

 

 

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