Postcards of kindness

April 7th, 2020 | Posted by Rebecca Walker in News - (0 Comments)
During the first week of self isolation Hollie in Year 7 made 13 handmade cards after seeing a post about #postcardofkindnessΒ which encourages people to send a card/letter to the elderly, who have now self isolated themselves.
Hollie sent them to a Residents Home in Whitley Bay and her first two responses have come back.
Cath was the first to open her card, it made her day. This is fantastic, well done Hollie πŸ‘.

Reception Class September 2020

March 31st, 2020 | Posted by Rebecca Walker in Gallery | News - (0 Comments)
Reception Class September 2020!
If your child is registered to start school with us in Reception Class this September please check your emails πŸ’» Mrs Hampton our Reception Class teacher has been in touch! If you didn’t receive the email please do let us know.
We still have places available for Reception Class entry, if your child is due to start school in September please get in touch with us on and we can discuss the transition process with you.

Home learning!

March 31st, 2020 | Posted by Rebecca Walker in Gallery | News - (0 Comments)
From Easter cards to bath bombs, bridges to eggs we absolutely love seeing the work you are all producing at home. Please do keep sending your photos to your teachers, it is a brilliant way to keep our community together.
Below we can see
Jake’s STEM bridge being tested by his pet
Jessica has followed instructions to make bath bombs
Creative Easter cards from Year 2
Eva is dissecting a plant in the sunshine
Eliza-Jayne at her home school desk
Brendan doing his literacy work
Amelie took photos of flowers in her garden and designed a rainbow for her window
Megan with her super recycled egg box chick
Poppy’s egg scene for the ISA competition
Arthur and his tree art
Emily enjoying doing her work the sunshine
Eva reading to her dog in the garden
Well done everyone 🐹🌻🌈🎨

STEM Challenge

March 26th, 2020 | Posted by Rebecca Walker in News - (0 Comments)

Mrs Skerry set her Year 4 a STEM challenge: Can you build a bridge that allows a toy car to travel from one end to the other?
Here is Demelza’s fantastic twig bridge. Did you do the challenge? Share your bridges with us!
Even if you are not in Year 4 why not have a go at this today? Let us know how you get on!


March 24th, 2020 | Posted by Rebecca Walker in Headteacher Blog | News - (0 Comments)

Owing to the need for social distancing Covid 19 has brought, St Joseph’s school is now spread across Devon and Cornwall, from Dartmoor to Duloe, Looe to Liskeard and Bude to Bodmin. Pupils are working from home on lessons set by or teaching staff, and we are gearing up for online learning and all the possibilities this brings.

Parents are encouraged to contact teachers regularly throughout this time, and Mr Scott and the St Jo’s team will be in regular communication with parents and pupils throughout this time. We are maintaining our weekly newsletter, and encourage contributions from parents and pupils showing us what the children of St Jo’s are up to on a daily and weekly basis.

Please do contact with any general questions and queries, or if your question is about joining St Jo’s when things return to normal. Alternatively, Mr Scott can be contacted with an email to

We will return to teaching as normal as soon as we possibly can. We miss every child who should be coming to school each morning, and look forward to being together again soon.

In this difficult time do look after one another, listen to and act on the advice given and we will then all do our bit for the good of everyone – particularly the most vulnerable.