INFORMATION EVENING- YEAR 10 AND 11
THURSDAY 29TH JANUARY 2015- 6.00PM -7.15PM
We would like to invite you to join us next Thursday at ‘The Shape of Things to Come’ event here at St Joseph’s School. We make it a priority to help our students to prepare for life after school; to aim as high as they can and to understand the opportunities open to them in Post 16 and Post 18 learning and the working world. We put a lot of time and energy into helping our students best prepare themselves for the world outside our walls. Continue reading
We’ve set up a new Department of Computing Blog to bring you the latest, mind-bogglingly exciting news about Computing technologies and how they shape the world around us!
We’ll be updating it all the time, so there’ll always be something interesting to get your head around.
Want to recommend an article? Email us with an idea or a link and we’ll post it right up there!
Click on the link above, or go to the Department of Computing on the St. Joseph’s Website.
The Your Life campaign was launched in November 2014 to increase interest in Maths and Physics A Levels.
Maths and Physics are exciting subjects to study as well as choices that can unlock careers full of opportunity, especially with students who do not consider themselves scientists. Technical skills will be crucial for the businesses of tomorrow and in a surprising range of occupations from fashion and sport to film and design.
Your Life’s goal is to raise the uptake of Maths and Physics A Level by 50% over the next three years, ensuring that young people have the Maths and Science skills crucial to succeeding in the jobs of the future.
Please find attached details of the next phase of the Your Life campaign – the Formula 100 competition. Continue reading
Free School Meals really do matter, yet too many children who are entitled to Free School Meals are not registered for them or choose not to eat them. Many parents do not even realise that their child is entitled to a free school meal. School meals are a good way to make sure that a child eats well at lunchtime. By claiming Free School Meals, parents can save time and money.
26 Year 8 pupils attended a language taster day at Lancaster University recently. The day was very enjoyable and informative. The pupils learned a variety of phrases in different languages including Italian, Chinese and Latin. They also took part in a Chinese painting and drawing workshop.
Well done to all the latest merit reward winners, especially to Hannah Kurzyk O’Donnell, who achieved the highest number of merits this term and won £40 worth of iTunes, Next and Debenhams vouchers.
Keep working hard, earning merits and remember to log your codes on My Stickers. There will be more amazing prizes up for grabs next term!
We continue to live in difficult economic times and vulnerable people within our local community suffer hardship. So, we decided it would be a kind and Christian thing if, once again, we contributed to the ‘Foodbank’, as part of our preparation for Christmas. Continue reading