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  • 23rd Feb

    Fortune Favours the Brave as St Joseph’s Goes Greek

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    Thanks to a generous Grant from the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, St Joseph’s was able to fund an Ancient Greek Day for Year 5 last term. Participating in a series of Greek workshops, Year 5 explored what it was like to be a mortal (and immortal) in Ancient Greece with presentations on medicine, warriors, heroes and a special look at the theatre. The class also made theatre masks and pottery vases. The whole Scho...
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  • 30th Jan

    Kent County Champion 400m Freestyle

    Lola Sutton from Year 5 was crowned Kent County Champion last weekend after taking first place in the 400 freestyle at the County Championships held at Crystal Palace. Giving an assured performance in her debut swim in an Olympic sized pool of 50m (rather than the usual 25m training pool), Lola dominated the race from the start, finishing in a County gold winning time of 5.29 minutes. Whilst the uninitiated might assume that Lola might relax on her laurels, nothing could be farther from the truth with a further three weekends in London in prospect as Lola has qualified for a further...
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  • 20th Jan

    Don't Cry For Me Argentina

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    Argentina's loss was St Joseph's gain this week as two Argentinian teachers spent a morning with our year 1 and year 3 classes to gain a bird's eye view of life at English primary school. Sophia and Bernarda are teachers at a small private school in LA Plata, a city near the capital, Buenos Aires, where they teach the equivalent of years 6 and year 2 respectively. They are both studying to improve their near perfect English at a local language school and were keen to see at first hand a typical school morning. Both teachers gave a presentation about their schoo...
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  • 6th Dec

    St Joseph's Catholic Primary School S48 Inspection

      The School community at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Broadstairs has today received an early Christmas present in the shape of a judgement of Outstanding as a result of a Section 48 Education Act Inspection. The Inspection, which took place on 11th October, rigorously and robustly scrutinised all aspects of our School life including pupil progress, teaching, leadership and Catholic character and vision. Mrs Linda Briggs, Headteacher, is absolutely delighted with the outstanding judgement which is testament to the strong and passionate collaboration of our whole school community of staff, pupils, Governors and parents who contribute daily to our community and its successes. We would...
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  • 21st Nov

    PUDSEY visits St.Mary’s Catholic Primary School

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      St. Mary’s Catholic Primary School had a surprise visitor today – PUDSEY!   The school had entered a competition through Lloyds Bank to win the visit and were lucky enough to be picked.   The children had not been told so it was a real surprise for them when Pudsey visited their classrooms.  They all had lots of questions for him such as ‘why do you have a patch on one eye, why are you yellow, how old are you, where do you live?’  Pudsey was great fun and even did some dancing with Class 2.   The whole school will be wearing something spotty on Friday 18th November to raise money for Children in Need, a charity which the school is pleased to support every ye...
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