A week in the life of St Joseph’s is stimulating to say the least. Take the past week for example. Tennis matches at St Just, a Senior School Choir performance at Stoke Climsland Church raising money for the local area, a visit to Porfell Wildlife Park to study Maasai Warriors, parent meetings regarding the imminent Junior school residential courses, a career information session given by a member of the police force and a talk to Year 9 from Oxford university lecturer John Stein on his research into neuroscience.
Martin Luther King said: The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. “Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
The variety of opportunity seen in just one week illustrates for me the depth of educational opportunity offered at St Joseph’s, in addition to the curricular lessons, which foster the qualities in our pupils, seen by Martin Luther King.
Next week it is the Viking boat building visit to Falmouth Museum , Surf Club, fixtures, taster days, the Scholarship Morning, rehearsals for the Charles Dickens Evening and a Duke of Edinburgh Presentation Evening…… we will enjoy them all and learn from each and every opportunity.