School Organisation

There are six classes at St. Joseph’s. We have 3 Key Stage 1 classes and 3 Key Stage 2 classes:

St. Mary’s Class (Reception), St Joseph’s Class (Year 1) and St. Peter’s Class (Year 2) are located on the ground floor.

St. Patrick’s Class (Year 3 and Year 4) and  St Teresa’s Class  (Year 4  and Year 5) are located on the first floor  St David’s Class (Year 6) are also on the ground floor.

Our School Day

Below is a general over view of the school day. As a Catholic school we dedicate 10% timetable to the teaching of RE.

Time (KS1) Activity (KS1) Time (KS2) Activity (KS2)
8:35 – 8:45 School gates open 8:35 – 8:45 School gates open
8:50 Registration 8:50 Registration
8:45 – 9:20 Guided Reading 8:45 – 9:20 Guided Reading
9:20 – 10:20 Numeracy 9:20 – 10:10 Numeracy
10:20 -10:30 Mental maths practice 10:10 -10:30 Mental maths practice
10:30 – 10:45 Collective worship 10:30 – 10:45 Collective worship
10:45 – 11:00 Mid-morning break 10:45 – 11:00 Mid-morning break
11:00 – 11:20 Phonics 11:00 – 12:00 Literacy
11:20 – 12:20 Literacy 12:00 – 12:30 Spellings & Grammar
12:20 – 1:20 Lunchtime 12:30 – 1:20 Lunchtime
1:20 – 2:45 Themed work 1:20 – 3:00 Themed work
2:45 – 3:00 Key Stage 1 afternoon break
3:00 – 3:15 Shared reading 3:00 – 3:15 Shared reading
3:15 End of the day 3:15 End of the day

 

Our School Uniform

Winter – Grey blazer, grey v-neck pullover or cardigan with school badge, white shirt, grey tunic, skirt, trousers or shorts, grey or white socks, grey tights, gold tie, black shoes (no trainers).

Summer – White polo shirt with school badge, grey skirt, trousers or shorts, golden yellow striped/ checked dress, grey v-neck pullover or cardigan with school badge, grey or white socks, black shoes (no trainers or sandals).

Sports – Navy shorts, white polo shirt, white sport socks, black plimsolls, draw string bag. Uniform may be purchased from Batemans in Stroudhttp://www.batemanssports.co.uk/schools-and-clubs/