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Welcome to St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Hendon

St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is a vibrant and historic part of the neighbourhood of Hendon in North West London. Founded in 1882 initially as a boarding school, the school has survived two World Wars and gone from strength to strength. We work to give our children the best possible education in the fullest sense of the word – academically, spiritually and emotionally.

The gospel principles of loving your neighbour, of compassion and of justice permeate all aspects of our school life. We are a friendly and outward-looking school community, welcoming families from all parts of the world. We are proud of our success in academic exams and achievements on the sports field, and we also have good links with local, national and international charities and organizations.

Please take time to browse our website to find out more about the school and the fantastic activities we are involved in.

 

Policies

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Curriculum

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Starting at St Joseph's

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Latest News

We are expecting an inspirational guestspeaker next week ....

  • Roadworks around St Joseph's for a 20mph zone - map   
  • Y4 parent workshop 'multiplication check' is on Tuesday 03/03/2020 at 8.10am in the Pope Francis Hall 
  • Assembly 2J is on 04/03/2020 at 9.15am in the Pope Francis Hall 
  • 5th of March is WORLD BOOK DAY - we look forward to seeing all the amazing costumes 
  • Treasure Island theatre production will be at school for a performance and workshops on 06/03/2020 - please click here for the letter 
  • Science Week is 09 - 13/03/2020 - please click here for the letter 
  • Falconry UK will be in school from 09/03 - 11/03/2020 as part of Science week 
  • Assembly 1S is on 11/03/2020 at 9.15am in the Pope Francis Hall 
  • The AGM for the Friends committee followed by second hand uniform sale is on 13/03/2020 from 3.20pm  
  • St Joseph's Day Mass will be on 19/03/2020 at 9.30am at Our Lady of Dolours (Y2, 5 & 6 to attend) 
School News Feed
  • Reminder
    26 February 2020
    AGM & Second Hand Uniform Sale
    Dear Parents & Carers As you know from the school calendar and the list of dates that was sent to you, the Friends Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Friday the 13th of March. Taking your preferences into account from the survey, it shall be held after pick up at 3.20pm followed by a second hand uniform sale. All are welcome to bring their children to the AGM and we can only go ahead with both if we have sufficient attendance. The charity’s AGM is where we give you an update on the previous financial year including a report on the income and spending so that you know what we have bought for the school. It is also where Trustees (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary) and ordinary committee members are elected. If you wish to nominate yourself for any of these roles then please do so in writing for the attention of the current Chair, Adela Holickova, and slip your nomination under the door of the Friends room (opposite the dining hall) confirming which role you are interested in. Alternatively, please email her on adela.thefriends@yahoo.com by Wednesday the 11th of March 2020. It is also an opportunity to put forward your thoughts on how the money we raise is spent. We have made a recent announcement committing substantial funds to resources that support children with Special Educational Needs and to jointly fund a new library but we welcome your thoughts on where else you feel we can add value. We have a healthy bank balance at the moment and intend to continue this momentum with your support. We shall aim to keep the meeting as brief and to the point as possible so that directly after closing we can press on with the uniform sale. We look forward to seeing you there. Thank you for your continued support The Friends
  • Important
    26 February 2020
    Coronavirus update
    Dear Parents / Carers We have checked with Public Health England and the advise is that all school activities should go ahead as planned. We will update you if there are any developments. Thank you
  • Important
    26 February 2020
    Coronavirus
    Dear Parents / Carers Please inform the school as soon as possible if you have been to northern Italy - see map attached - over the past 2-3 weeks. Thank you
  • Important
    24 February 2020
    Coronavirus Advice
    Dear Parents Please see attached advice from Public Health England on the Coronavirus for places of education. Thank you.
  • Reminder
    24 February 2020
    Y1 Cake Sale
    Dear Parents Please see the attached poster for the Year 1 cake sale on Friday 25/02/2020. Kind regards
  • Important
    13 February 2020
    Roadworks around St Joseph's
    Dear Parents, Carers and Staff of St Joseph's The council are implementing measures for a new 20mph area around St Joseph’s RC Primary School and extending past Middlesex University on The Burroughs. Work will commence on 17/02/2020 between 8am and 4.30pm for the duration of 7 weeks and although long term this is great news for the school it will cause delays and disruption whilst roadworks are going on. Please see the latest news section on the homepage of the website for a detailed map of the planned works. Kind regards
  • Event
    10 February 2020
    Free Programme for Children & Families in Barnet
    Please see attached leaflet giving details of a FREE programme for children and families in Barnet.
  • Reminder
    10 February 2020
    Mobile Phones
    Dear Parents This is to remind you that children are not allowed to bring mobile phones into school except those in Years 5 or 6 who are travelling to and from school independently. The mobile phones will have to be handed to their teacher at the start of the day for safekeeping until the end of the school day. Please ensure that your child does not use the phone before or after school on school grounds. Thank you for your support in this matter. Kind regards, Mrs Ricketts ​
  • General
    6 February 2020
    SchoolPing
    Dear Parents / Carers The calendar on SchoolPing is now up and running. If you are using the app, you have the option of adding events directly to your device calendar. Kind regards, Mrs Ricketts
 
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