St Joseph's Catholic

Primary School and Nursery

‘Growing in love, in the spirit of Christ, for the benefit of all’

Frequently Asked Questions

Most common questions are covered in the 2016/17 YEARBOOK


Answers to common questions are available below:


What time does the school day start and finish?

When is the school office open?

What school uniform do the children need?

How much homework should my child get?

Holidays.  Can I take my child on holiday during term time?

When does dinner money need to be paid?

Can I get free school meals for my child?

What should I do if my child is absent?

What should I do if I discover my child has head lice?

Can my child wear jewellery, such as ear rings or a necklace?

When does my child need their P.E. kit? – P.E. should be brought in on Monday and kept at school until Friday.

How do I find out about school trips and swimming?

Does the school have a lost property store? – Ask at the office if items have been lost.  Please remember to write your child’s name on all items otherwise we cannot be responsible for returning them.

What if my child requires medicine?


What should I put in my child’s pack lunch? Healthy Lunchbox (external link)