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St Josephs Primary School, Slate Street, Belfast
Thinking of returning to Education? Aisling Bursaries now open, up to £1000 funding. www.westbelfast-partnership.com for 2019 application | Wed 1st May Afterschool Registration P1 – P7 from 8.30am-9.15am | School closed on Thurs 2nd May for Elections & Fri 3rd May for mid term | Easter holidays - school closes 12noon Thurs 18th April, reopens Mon 29th | Please ensure children are in school for 8.45am; A 9.15am start is 2.5hrs missed schooling a week. Breakfast club open daily from 8.10am
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Welcome

Dear Parents

It is with great pride and affirmation that I invite you to browse our school website and join with our staff, parents and friends of St. Joseph’s in celebrating the achievements of our wonderful children.

St. Joseph’s Primary School, Slate Street, has a rich and accomplished history, stretching back to the mid-eighteen hundreds. From its beginnings as an ‘elementary’ school, to our current state of the art provision, St. Joseph’s reputation as a centre of educational excellence goes before it.

Among its celebrated past pupils are, a Hollywood actress, Geraldine Hughes, Mary O’Hara a journalist for The Guardian and New Statesman Newspapers, as well as an impressive array of medics, lawyers, social workers, engineers, accountants, mechanics, artists, designers, public representatives, priests, teachers and school principals, including myself.

Our list of alumni talent is mirrored in the giftedness of our current children who are drawn from the local and wider community and a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. In the pictures and commentary in our prospectus, you will get a tiny glimpse of what our ethos means as you view the happy, contented faces of children whose success is our purpose, but who thrive at the centre of a circle of love which is St. Joseph’s.

I warmly invite you to visit our school to see at first hand the first class opportunities offered.

You will always be guaranteed a true and friendly welcome.

God bless you all.

Mairéad Weir (Principal)

Latest News

18th Apr 2019
A toboggan run in West Belfast has been given the go-ahead at City Hall. The 565-metre...
 
 
 
17th Apr 2019
Year 2 are budding scientists! We carried out our skittles experiment today. We predicted...
 
 
 
17th Apr 2019
Spring is definitely in ‘The Sunshine Room!’  Today the children...
 
 
 
17th Apr 2019
The children in Mrs Kearney's class have had an amazing few weeks learning all about...
 
 
 
17th Apr 2019
Congratulations to our Year 3 children who recently made their First Confession....
 
 
 
16th Apr 2019
Firefighters have fully extinguished a catastrophic fire at Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral...
 
 
 
 

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Upcoming Events...

Monday, 22nd April 2019
School closed for Easter Holidays
Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
School closed for Easter Holidays
Wednesday, 24th April 2019
School closed for Easter Holidays
Thursday, 25th April 2019
School closed for Easter Holidays
Friday, 26th April 2019
School closed for Easter Holidays
Wednesday, 1st May 2019
AQE Transfer test registration opens
Afterschool Registration P1 – P7 from 8.30am-9.15am
Thursday, 2nd May 2019
School closed for elections
Friday, 3rd May 2019
School closed for Bank Holiday/Mid term break
Monday, 6th May 2019
School closed for Bank Holiday
Tuesday, 7th May 2019
Sunshine Stay & Play at 9am
Clubs commence
Saturday, 18th May 2019
First Communion - 11am in St Peter's Cathedral (School photographer in youth club after Mass)
Monday, 20th May 2019
P7 Residential to Carlingford Adventure Centre (Dept Mon 20th 8.30am rtn Tue 21st @5.30pm)
Tuesday, 21st May 2019
P7 Residential to Carlingford Adventure Centre (Dept Mon 20th 8.30am rtn Tue 21st @5.30pm)
 

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