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  • 14th Mar

    Letter of congratulations from the Minister of State for School Standards

    Congratulations to St Simon Stock!   St Simon Stock received a letter from Nick Gibb, the Minister of State for School Standards congratulating the staff and pupils for the high levels of progress that they are making. And infact places St Simon Stock as one of the highest ranking schools in the country. Please click here to see the letter.  
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  • 8th Mar

    Where The Wild Things Are


    St Joseph's, Broadstairs   When Mrs Dale the literacy coordinator said “Let the wild rumpus start” on World Book Day last week, a host of wild animals descended on St Joseph’s in the guise of unicorns, foxes, tigers, pigs, mice, dinosaurs, Paddington Bears  and even a sloth. A favourite on the school calendar, the theme of the day was animals with the children free to dress up as their favourite literary animal. The whole school community rose to the occasion with a sea of stripes, spots, scales and whiskers on show throughout the book based activ...
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  • 7th Mar

    Spot the Pancake!

    Pancake Day

    Year 1 at St Joseph's Primary, Broadstairs had a flipping good time last week when they cooked up a storm in the kitchen on Pancake Day. Weighing, mixing and flipping pancakes under the eye of Mrs Waddingham, Year 1 had great fun celebrating this favourite in the school calendar although as you can see from the photo, some practice on the flipping from may be required before next year! A change in tone then marked the transition to Ash Wednesday when the fun of the preceding day gave way to the self-examination, reflection and prayer which marked the start of the Lenten period. Key...
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  • 6th Mar

    Year 5 Girls’ Thanet Primary Schools’ Cross Country

    It seems very fitting that Natalia Austin won the Year 5 Girls’ Thanet Primary Schools’ Cross Country given her history topic this term of the Ancient Greeks. Emulating Atalanta who was famed through Greek mythology as fleet of foot and strong of heart, Natalia powered her way to a legendary victory in the Thanet Cross Country held at Quex Park last Saturday where she won convincingly to retain her title from last year. A gifted runner with a determined attitude but modest demeanour, we are delighted to celebrate Natalia’s well deserved triumph.
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  • 1st Mar

    Track and Pool Fall Under Lola’s Spell

    Medal picture

    Living up to the old adage that the best things come in small packages, Lola Sutton of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Broadstairs gilded an already glittering lily by adding to her running and swimming trophy collection in emphatic style throughout February. A statisticians’ delight, Lola spent 5 weeks at 2 London venues to win 2 gold medals, 1 silver and 2 bronze at the Kent County Amateur Swimming Championships 2017. Swimming against the cream of the county, Lola’s determination, stamina and sheer ensured an incredible medal tally of golds in 400m freestyle and 200 butterfly, a silver in 100 butterfly and 2 bronzes in 50 freestyle and 200 Individual Medley. Dogged by ill health throughout the month, Lola...
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