At our school we take online safety very seriously and its important that children are supported both in school and at home. Please take a look at the resources available below to help keep your children safe and happy whilst online.
Follow this link to our latest Attendance policy: ATTENDANCE POLICY 2018
These recent policy additions reflecting changes to the definitions for persistent absence, the use of Fixed penalty notices and holiday during term time will be added to the policy at the next review date :
Our latest Attendance figures :
2011/12 : OVERALL – 92.4% 2012/13 : OVERALL – 91.9%
2013/14 : OVERALL – 93.8% 2014/15 : OVERALL – 94.7%
2015/16 : OVERALL – 94.1% 2016/17 : OVERALL – 93.9%
As part of our membership of the Aquinas Multi Academy Trust and conversion to an Academy in July 2015 we are now required to publish an annual report to parents and other stakeholders. The link below gives financial information and details of the most recent academic performance of the school and priorities moving forward.
In February 2017 as part of Cyber safety week we had a visit from Nottinghamshire Life Education – Cyberwise. Workshops were held in years 4, 5 and 6. A parent session was also held advising parents how to keep their children safe online. This link gives a number of websites parents can use to support them in this area.
Staff at the school are ready to support any Parent / Guardian or Child who has concerns in this area.
Rules and guidance which we use at school and is equally relevant at home:
Responsible Internet Use Statement 2017 responsible internet use
Please see links below to our e-safety policy and acceptable internet use policy.
Please also see our policies on child protection, behaviour management and anti bullying.
To find out about the curriculum at St Joseph’s follow the links below. Click on the topic titles for more information about the learning in each class. Our Leader for Curriculum Development – Miss Amy Chapman can also be contacted in school.
Read about our Early Years Curriculum : FS info for website
The School uses the Letters and Sounds Phonics programme. The Big Cats Reading scheme is used and complemented by Rigby Rocket Guided Reading materials at KS1. Book Banding runs throughout the school and is supported by the Project X scheme at KS2.
Most common questions are covered in the 2016/17 YEARBOOK
Answers to common questions are available below:
When does my child need their P.E. kit? – P.E. should be brought in on Monday and kept at school until Friday.
Does the school have a lost property store? – Ask at the office if items have been lost. Please remember to write your child’s name on all items otherwise we cannot be responsible for returning them.
What should I put in my child’s pack lunch? Healthy Lunchbox (external link)