Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting
the welfare of children and young people. We expect all
staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you have concerns regarding the safeguarding or
welfare of any of our pupils, please contact Mrs M Scott
(Designated Safeguarding Lead), or Mrs Scott
(Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead).

St Joseph’s participates in Operation Encompass.
Following the report of an incident of domestic abuse,
school will be advised that the child has been involved.
Please see school website for further details

The Safeguarding and Child Protection policy can be

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Red Class

Red Class
Welcome to Red Class
Red Class is an Early Years Unit, we have Nursery and  Reception children all working, playing and learning together.
In our Classroom we have;
  • Mrs Scott 
  • Miss Perkins 
  • Miss Rothwell 








Reception and Year One children

Morning Nursery Children

Reception and Nursery

In Red Class we are very busy settling in to our new classroom. We have enjoyed our first few weeks and have been very busy. Here are some photographs of things we have enjoyed doing at school.

Homework  and Reading books
◦Homework is set at the beginning of the half term
◦Please choose one piece to complete each week
◦It would be great if you could note down which one you completed and how this went
◦Any feedback would be greatly appreciated
◦Children will be listened to read twice a week
◦Please could the reading  books be in daily



  • Is on a Friday for all children
  • We have two, one hour slots on a Friday
  • Please bring the appropriate P.E kit in school
  • We provide purple P.E bags for all children


Parent Stay and Play morning

Our large Rangoli Pattern

Chinese New Year

Frozen Week 


This week we have been receiving letters from Elsa, Anna, Sven and Olaf asking us to help them. Anna wanted us to create an Arrendale Kingdom and learn the song let it go. Sven asked us to make some tasty cup cakes. Elsa wanted us to make a potion, that would make the snow disappear in Arrendale and Olaf wanted us to find his lost nose. 

Take a look at the pictures and videos from this week, we had a great time! 

Christmas Card making

Making Reindeer Dust with the Seeds and Gardners

Our Christmas Visitor

The Mysterious Egg

Forest School

Every week we go to the Forest to Explore.

This week we are looking in search for a Gruffolo! 

Retelling Fairytales

Our own Musical Instruments