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Upcoming Events

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28 Nov - Y6 singing at Shaw Christmas lights switch on
29 Nov - Y6 Footballers at Rochdale FC
30 Nov - 1st Sunday of Advent
1 Dec - St Andrew's house celebration day: come in blue if you are in St Andrew's house or of Scottish descent
4 Dec - Y7 reunion
5 Dec - Mince pie and merriment charity coffee morning
7 Dec - 2nd Sunday in Advent
8 Dec - Y6 carol singing at Tesco
11 Dec - Christmas lunch
15 Dec - Nursery/Reception and Y1/Y2 Christmas perfromance 1:30 start - tickets only
16 Dec - Y3/4 performance 9:30 start - tickets only
16 Dec - Nursery/Reception and Y1/Y2 Christmas perfromance 1:30 start
16 Dec - KS2 Christmas party
16 Dec - Y5/6 Panto - 7:00
17 Dec - Y3/4 performance 1:30 start
17 Dec - Y5/6 Panto - 7:00
18 Dec - Infants Christmas party
19 Dec - Mass and carols - 9:30
19 Dec - School closes at 1:30
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News By Our School Council

To appear when back at school.


Welcome to Saint Joseph's RC Primary School, Shaw.


Click here for our Vision of Catholic Education. 


We will Learn To Love & Love To Learn as we:


WELCOME All Who Come Into This School In The Name Of Jesus Himself

WORSHIP God Our Father In Prayer, In Action & In The Way We Live Our Lives

Place The WORD Of God In Our Hearts, Our Lives & Our Learning

WITNESS Christ In The Way We Live Our Lives, Form Relationships And Conduct Ourselves

Make WELFARE Of All In Our School, Community And God Given World Our Concern.


We will aim for excellence in all we do knowing that:

S        chool is a safe, joyful place in which we are all loved

T        eaching will always be inspired by Jesus Christ


J         oseph, our patron saint, is our role model

O       ur goal is to value each other & live as a child of God

S        acraments are God’s gift, to help us grow closer to God

E        very person is equally loved, valued and God given

P        rayer & worship is offered in all our work, play, thoughts and actions

H’      appiness is as important as our learning

S        t. Joseph’s will always be our family


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