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3.15-5.00, 30th November in the School Hall

 More details to follow...



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FRIDAY 9th November, 2018
KS1- 6pm to 7pm
KS2- 7.15pm to 8.15pm

Our Spooky and Sparkly Disco will be taking place on Friday 9th November! Entry cost is £3.00 each, payable on the night at the KS1 entrance, and the children will be given a small treat on entry. Children are encouraged to wear Fancy Dress. Please bring a little pocket money for glowsticks, UV face painting and the tuckshop!

For the safety of the children, please be aware of the following:

o Only children who are pupils of St Joseph’s School are invited to attend.
o All children must be signed in on arrival at the KS1 entrance.
o All children must be collected by an adult promptly from the read hall doors at the end of each disco.
o Only parents who have signed up to volunteer will be allowed into the Hall.
o Mobile phones present an online safety issue, and are NOT permitted at the disco. If your child needs to reach you, a member of staff will contact you.

We need plenty of volunteers to support this event- if you can help on the night, please fill in the google form here:
We need a qualified First Aider for each Disco, so please get in touch if you can help.


Many thanks

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Thank you to everyone who joined us for delicious donuts today helping us raise £85! Over 200 donuts disappeared in less than 15mins!



PTFA Termly Planning meeting

4th October, 7pm at The Heathcote Inn


PTFA are meeting on Thursday 4th October, 7pm at Heathcote Inn, to discuss our upcoming events, including our Disco, the Christmas Fair, and any other fundraising activities.


We would love to see as many of you there as possible. Remember, this is your PTFA, we would love to hear your thoughts and ideas.


If you can’t make it, but have any ideas, or questions, please catch us on the playground, or drop us a message using the form below, or through Class List!

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Contact Us!

Fill out this form, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. If you have any queries, suggestions, want to offer your help, or just to say hi... Drop us an email.

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Thank you to everyone who came along to the PTFA AGM.  It was lovely to see lots of new faces too!


We are delighted to have elected the 2018/2019 committee, and look forward to lots of fundraising fun in the year ahead!


Chair- Sara Penney

Vice Chair- Nicola Maloney

Treasurer- Claire Jeffs-Watts

Vice Treasurer- Suzanne Vallins

Secretary- Sara Goodwin


Watch out for details of planning meetings and events/activities coming very soon.



About Us!


Welcome to the St Joseph's PTFA! We are an enthusiastic and dedicated bunch of parents, trying to enhance the wonderful experiences that our children have at St Joseph's through fundraising, social events and, above all, alot of fun.


Sara Penney - Chairperson

Nicola Maloney - Vice-Chairperson

Claire Jeff-Watts - Treasurer

Suzanne Vallins - Vice-Treasurer

Sara Goodwin - Secretary





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St Joseph’s Summer Fun Day




A colossal thank you to everyone who helped make today's Summer Fun Day such a success! 👍🏻👍🏻Special thanks to the parents and staff who volunteered to run the various stalls and games for all everyone to take part in. 👍🏻👍🏻 It was fantastic to see so many of you there today, supporting us & our school and enjoying fun in the sun!


💰💰I'm delighted to be able to say that today we have raised just under £1200!💰💰


Thank you again for your continued support and we hope you all enjoy the rest of the sunny weekend!




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PTFA Quiz Night

PTFA Quiz Night 1
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What a way to end SATs week!
Fantastic dancing and singing on show tonight - plus a bit of flossing!!
A huge thank you to the parents and staff who support us to make the disco possible - we couldn't do it without you!
We would like to especially thank the amazing team from Murphy's Bar for being our DJ for the night.
We have managed to raise over £400 tonight which is amazing!!
Thank you again to everyone & have a fabulous weekend!

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Thank you to all the parents, carers and children for supporting our doughnut sale. It was another sell out. We just can't keep up with you!! We raised a fantastic £108.50 today, so thank you all.





🎂 🍰Thank you to all parents and children for supporting our cake sale. We raised a fantastic £115.15!! Particular thanks to all the parents who baked, brought in cakes and biscuits, and who helped us with selling the cakes after school, it is very appreciated. 🍰 🎂


🙏The PTFA would also like to extend our best wishes to all our Year 3 pupils making their First Holy Communion on Sunday. We hope you have a truly special day.


Thank you to everyone who bought tickets for the Colours of Spring Raffle! Amidst much excitement in school this morning, the raffle was drawn and we're delighted to confirm the winners: 
Blue hamper - Shay (Y5)
Purple hamper - William (Y4)
Red hamper - Miss Field
Green hamper - Violet (Y5)
Orange hamper - Reece (Y2)
Yellow/White hamper - Josh (R)
Rainbow hamper - Hannah (Y1)


We also announced the winners of the 2 competitions from the Easter Fair last weekend: 
Guess the name of the Sheep was won by Mrs Telford who correctly chose 'Esmerelda"
There were 88 chocolate eggs in the jar and this was won by Thomas C (Y6) who had the nearest guess with 87.



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🐣❄️🐣 A huge thank you to all who braved the snow to come along to support the Easter Fair at St Josephs Church after Mass this morning. We are delighted to say that through your generosity, we have raised over £600!
We would like to thank all the super parent, carer and staff helpers who volunteered their time to make our fair today such a success - we really could not do this without you! Plus, of course, all the children, families and parishioners who joined us this morning to take part in our games and enjoy the various stalls. 🐣❄️🐣
🎫🎫 Our Final Easter fundraising total will be confirmed soon when the Colours of Spring Raffle closes at the end of the week (tickets are still available at 50p each - the draw will take place in school on Friday!). Good luck to everyone who had bought tickets! 🎫🎫




What a great evening at the Spring disco!! Some amazing dance moves (we're looking at you Evie!!) some great outfits, and lots of singing along! 
We would like thank all the parents who gave us their time, and support, and made the disco so fantastic. 
We would like to especially thank the amazing team from Murphy's Bar for being our DJ's for the night. 
We have managed to raise a fantastic £450, with a potential company gift match of an additional £400!! 
Thank you again to everyone!!
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Fundraising Affiliates!!


Our PTFA are linked with several supporting companies, that will give us cash back, or commission from your purchases.  It doesn't cost you any more, just helps our children's school with a little cash back!! Please consider using these sites for items that you need!!


STIKINS Name Labels


No sewing and no ironing labels. Simply stick into, or onto, clothes, shoes, lunch boxes and any other school items.


Our school reference is 20165. Please remember to use our reference, so we can benefit from the commission!!



Easy Fundraising



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There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury's – it doesn't cost you a penny extra!



It's as easy as 1, 2, 3...


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Please remember to select our lovely school as your chosen cause.  We can be found with this link:


There are no catches or hidden charges and our school will be really grateful for these extra donations!


Thank you for your support.




In 2017, the PTFA held a competition for the pupils of St Joseph's to design us our own logo.  We had lots of lovely entries, and after a staff vote, they were narrowed down to 3 finalists...

The 3 finalists  fantastic logos were by James Farrington, Dante Godfrey and Sofia Penney.  The voting was then opened up to parents, and after frenzied voting on facebook, on our webpage, and by email, the winner was..... SOFIA PENNEY, Year 4. 

A huge well done to all involved, we were thrilled with all our designs, and are just happy the decision wasn't down to us. So thank you to the staff, and the parents for voting!  The winning design is bright, and fun, and we hope it will give everyone a smile when they see it.  Well done, and thank you Sofia!!!