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Mission Statement

‘Together we will do our best for Jesus’

Here at St Joseph’s School council we are here to help everyone. We believe that many voices should be heard and we want pupils to feel they can get involved in issues that concern them. Our School Council are here to listen to the views of all pupils and teachers and it will enable us to help make decisions about aspects of school life. There are two members of School Council from Years 2 upwards and we aim to report regularly to our classes regarding the work of the School Council. As well as being involved in different aspects of the school, we will be thinking of ideas on how to raise money for lots of different charities and we will be contributing to the school fairs. But most importantly…
We want to make our school the best place for everyone and for everyone to be happy!



Welcome to the new House Captains and Vice Captains for the 2016/2017 year! Captains:
St. Francis - Gemma and Tyler
St Theresa - Alesha and Kady
St. Joseph's - Emily and Chloe
St. Bernadette's - Isma and Angelina

We are over the moon to have been elected this year and look forward to helping to make the school a better place. We look forward to seeing you all at the many events we hope to organise this year.

Yours sincerely,
House and vice captains

This years theme for red nose day was 'Comic Book Relief.' Everyone had to either come in as a superhero or dress in something red. In the playground we saw lots of different superheroes we saw bat-girls and batmen as well as Super Girl and Captain America. To wear their costumes or something red everyone had to bring in £1.
We also sold badges to raise even more money. We spent weeks making a considerable amount of badges with a variety of unique designs. The designs included Harry Potter, dogs, pirates and even Pacman! We sold them for 30p and the total from the badges was nearly £40!
Our overall total for Comic Relief including the money from the badges and the money the children brought into school to wear their costumes or red was £344.03.
We are really excited for next term because we have St Joseph's Catholic Primary School's 80th birthday and we are hoping to start some fundraising for Woofability. So watch this space!

Last term we were asked to make posters for an event to 'Keep Bourne Tidy'. Our job was to make an eye catching poster to tell people not to drop their litter and to inform them of a community event coming up to help clean up Bourne Valley Nature Reserve. The event invites members of our community to come together to pick up litter and make it look a bit more tidy. Look out for our poster (designed by Charley) around the area.




The school council had fun raising lots of money for Children in need. We organised pyjama day, a cake sale and a raffle to win an amazing pudsey cake. Thank you for all your kind donations and for supporting us with this amazing charity!

We really enjoyed running our cup stacking stall at the Christmas Fayre. We have worked out the winners with the quickest time.
Hedgehogs winner : Lillie from hedgehogs 2
Lower school winner : Emily from Moles
Upper School winner : Oliver from 4EC
Teacher winner : Miss Chitticks
Parent Winner : Mrs Hasler

Friday 9th December

The school council worked really hard to organise and run our first ever ST JOSEPH'S BIG BREAKFAST thank you to everyone who came And helped us raise money for Routes to Roots in Poole.