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Friday 20th September 2019

Being Trustworthy People

This coming Sunday's Gospel reminds us about the value of being trustworthy people.  We can show this by making good choices - especially when it comes to the use of money.  When we give God first place in our lives - using our talents, our time and our money to serve God - we are blessed here and now, and can be certain that we will be rewarded in the life to come too.

Reception Welcome Assembly - Tuesday 24th September 2019 (9.10am)

Reception parents and family members are invited to attend our Reception Welcome Assembly on Tuesday morning starting at 9.10am.  Our Year 6 pupils will each be introducing their 'buddy' to our school community. A reminder that our Reception welcome Mass will take place at Our Lady and All Saints Church on Sunday 29th September at 10.30am.

Open Day at Catholic Hagley High School - Saturday 12th October (am)

On Saturday 12th October, Hagley Catholic High School will be holding their annual Open Day from 9am until 12pm.  The Principal's Speech will also take place at 9.15am and 10.30am in the Main Hall. Flyers have been sent home with every pupil in Years 5 and 6 today.  Please support our feeder secondary school as part of the St. Nicholas Owen Catholic Multi Academy Company.

Praise Assembly

Year Group Catholic Virtues Good Work
Reception Class Chloe Isla A
Year 1 Oscar Harry
Year 2 Lois Annie
Year 3 Isla James
Year 4 Chris Holly
Year 5 Charlotte Leo
Year 6 Maddison Harry

Aldi's Get Set to Eat Fresh Programme

This September, to help support Get Set to Eat Fresh and its aims, Aldi's Kit for Schools promotion is giving twenty primary schools the chance to win £20,000 to kick-start a health legacy for their school.  Every school who enters by completing their Aldi's Kit for Schools poster (300 stickers) will also receive an exclusive school sports kit! Until 3rd November, we will be collecting the Team GB stickers which are given when you shop in store at Aldi. Please send them to the school office. Thank you for your continued support.

Scholastic Book Fair

The Book Fair is coming ! Friday 20th September until Wednesday 25th September 3.15pm-3.45pm in the school hall. Please support this event as every book bought earns free books for our school.

Dahlicious Dress Up

It was fantastic to see all our children dressed as their favourite Roald Dahl character or wearing his favourite colour yellow. So far we have raised £151 for Macmillian Cancer Research. Any remaining donations can be sent into the office on Monday. Thank you for supporting this event.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Please join us on Friday 27th September for our annual Macmillan Coffee Morning 9.40am-10.40am in the school hall. Every penny we raise means Macmillan can help more people with cancer live life as fully as they can.

Food Bank Request

Please bring any items into school outlined below so that we can pass on these essentials to our brothers and sisters in need.  Thank you.

FOOD SHORTAGES: TINNED FRUIT, TINNED MEAT, 1L CARTONS OF UHT FRUIT JUICE, 1L CARTONS UHT MILK, TINNED POTATOES, ,TINNED FISH, INSTANT MASH, TINNED VEG READY MEALS (e.g. MACARONI CHEESE, VEG CURRY), TINNED CUSTARD

NON-FOOD SHORTAGES: SHAMPOO, DEODORANT, WASHING-UP LIQUID, TOILET ROLLS, ADULT TOOTHPASTE, WASHING POWDER (SMALL BOXES)

Weekly Sports Clubs

Day Club Time Year Group
Monday Multi-Skills 8am 1,2 & 3
Tuesday Gymnastics 8am KS2 - 3,4,5 & 6
Tuesday Irish Dancing 3.15-4.20pm 1-6
Wednesday Multi-Skills 8am 4,5 & 6
Wednesday Your Sport Football Lunchtime 3 & 4
Thursday Gymnastics 8am KS1 - 1 & 2
Thursday Mr Carry Football Training Lunchtime 4,5 & 6
Thursday Bibs & Balls Netball 3.15-4.15pm 3.15-4.15pm
Friday Your Sport Football Lunchtime 5 & 6
Friday Your Sport Football 3.15-4.45pm 1-6

Dudley Post Ofsted Inspection Parent Information Session - Friday 27th September 10am-1pm

On 20 May Dudley SEND services took part in a week long Area Inspection, conducted by a joint OFSTED and CQC team. DMBC issued the following statement in response to the post inspection report released on the 16th July. 

"Dudley MBC knows that every child or young person deserves the very best, but they also recognise that they do not yet deliver this on a consistent basis in Dudley. The inspectors have found a number of areas of significant weakness. But they have also identified some areas of strong practice". 

Join us at this event to: Hear feedback from the inspection and take part in the SEND panel question time with senior decision makers including Martin Samuels - DMBC Strategic Director of People, Neil Hoskinson DMBC Head of Educational Outcomes & SEND Lead, Santokh Dulai DMBC Head of Dudley Disability Service, Neil Bucktin Dudley CCG Director of Commissioning, DR Tim Horsburgh Dudley CCG DMO and Clinincal Lead for Childrens Services.

See some incredible young people living with long term conditions and disabilities tell their stories.  Listen to the National Network of Parent Carer Forum describe their nationally agreed co-productio approach.  Get excited about the launch of 'Care and Share' - a platform built by parent carers for parent carers.

Visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/it-starts-with-medudley-post-send-inspection-parent-information-sessiontickets-66170312185?err=29 to book you place at this event

Virtues Focus - Grateful and Generous

Children in St. Joseph's School are growing to be: grateful for their own gifts, for the gift of other people, and for the blessings of each day; and generous with their gifts, becoming men and women for others.

Prayer of the Week - Wednesday Word

Dear Lord Jesus, help us to use our gifts well - to be your trustworthy sons and daughters who always put you first in our lives.  Amen.

Pope's Intention for September

That politicians, scientists and economists work together to protect the world's seas and oceans.

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