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2018 Athletics Carnival Report

The 2018 St Joseph’s Athletics carnival was held Monday June 18 at Peel Reserve, The Ponds. The day was very cold and blustery but that did not deter the students and parents/carers of the St Joseph’s community from trying their best cheering their loudest.

‘God is all around’, youth minister says

American Youth Minister and musician Steve Angrisano reassured students of St John Paul II Catholic College in Schofields that they are not alone as “God is sometimes much closer than we realise”. Read more...

St Joseph's Primary - Wanderers School of the Year!

This week the Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club paid a special visit to St Joseph's, announcing our school as the ‘Wanderers School of the Year’.

Mark Taylor Cricket Match Report Round 1 St Josephs Vs Holy Family

Mark Taylor Cricket Shield Match Report Round 1 St Josephs Vs Holy Family

Stage 2 Touch Football Gala Day 2017

The Stage 2 Touch football teams played in the Parramatta Diocesan Touch Gala day held at St. Marys.

Constable Bollard Visit

Constable Bollard from the Riverstone police station came and spoke with the year five and six students.

Fathers Day 2017

We celebrated our Fathers with a BBQ Breakfast and a Liturgy.

Captivate 2017

Year 3 gave a wonderful performance for Captivate 2017

Author Anna Fienberg visits St Joseph's - 2017

Author, Anna Fienberg, visited St Joseph's and speak to the children

From the Assistant Principal

Term 3 Week 7

Year 6 Excursion - NSW State Library

On Tuesday 29th August, stage 3 students visited the NSW State Library

Confirmation 2017

Wednesday 23rd August, St Joseph's Candidates celebrate Confirmation

Confirmation 2017

Tuesday 22nd August, St Joseph's Candidates celebrate Confirmation.

Spring Spectacular Sponsor - Repetitions Group Fitness

Spring Spectacular Sponsor - Thank you!!

Spring Spectacular Sponsor - Storage King Rouse Hill

Spring Spectacular Sponsor - Thank you!!!

Spring Spectacular Sponsor - Tyrant 4 x 4 Accessories

Spring Spectacular Sponsor - Thank you !!

Spring Spectacular Sponsor - The Avenue by Mirvac

Spring Spectacular Sponsor - Thank you!!!

From the Assistant Principal

From the Assistant Principal

School Canteen Licence

Tenders are being called for the school canteen licence

Stage 2 Girls and Boys Soccer Gala Day 2017

The Stage 2 Boys & Girls Soccer Gala Day was held on Wednesday 2nd August at Jamison Park, Penrith.

Stage 3 Soccer Gala Day 2017

Stage 3 Soccer Gala Day 2017

2017 Netball Gala Day

St Joseph's Primary School was invited to participate in a Netball Gala Day that was held on Wednesday 26 July 2017 at the Netball Complex, Wellgate Drive, Kellyville.  This invitation is extended to schools in the Parramatta Diocese.

Year 1 Flying Kites

What a lovely day to fly a kite

10 Year Commemorative Bricks

The 10 Year commemorative bricks have found a new home just outside the office, opposite the bus bay. Plans are underway to sell a 20 Year commemorative brick to celebrate the 20 Year anniversary of St Joseph's Primary School. More details about this will be available to the school community soon.

School Banking Competition

Term 3 School Banking Competiton

Grandparents Day Liturgy

All welcome, especially our Grandparents!! Week 2 Thursday 27th July beginning at 8:45am

From the Assistant Principal Term 3 Week 1

UNSW COMPETITIONS We are holding the following assessments on the following dates at 7.30 am in the Library. When the children arrive at 7.30, just come up to the front office and a teacher will be there to meet them. Competition Dates ·English - Tuesday 1st August · Mathematics - Tuesday 15h August CHESS LESSONS Chess lessons will continue for students in Year 1 – 6 on Thursday afternoon from 2.45 – 3.45 in the library. Please find attached the letter with all the information about the chess lessons, costs and dates. If you have any questions please feel free to come and ask me or come and see a lesson on a Thursday afternoon.

Dance Fever Parent Presentation 2017

Parents joined the Teachers & Children for a fun morning of Dance Fever.

Principals Morning Tea 2017

At St Joseph's we celebrate outstanding effort through the Principal's Morning Tea.

Noah McGaughey Parramatta Diocese Softball trials

News item about St Joseph's student, Noah McGaughey softball trials

Sacrament of First Eucharist

Congratulations to the following students who received the Eucharist for the first time last weekend at Mary Immaculate Parish Quakers Hill

Welcome to the Premier's Reading Challenge 2017

The Challenge aims to encourage a love of reading for leisure and pleasure in students, and to enable them to experience quality literature. It is not a competition, but a challenge to each student to read, to read more and to read more widely.

From Assistant Principal Term 2 week 9

Professional Learning - Developing Focussed Independent Learners Looking at reports, I noticed that teachers commented on the independence of students and their learning. For lifelong learning I know that effort and independence are key qualities for success. How are we working to achieve that at St Joseph’s?

Year 1 Travel Bugs Incursion

On Thursday 15th June the Year 1 children had an incursion with Travel Bugs and Jacqui Love the presenter.

Year 1 Excursion Rouse Hill House and Farm

On Monday 19th June Year 1 went on an excursion to Rouse Hill House and Farm.

Year 2 Fizzics Incursion

2017 Year 2 Fizzics Education Incursion

Kindergarten Family Stories

Kindergarten had some special visitors in the classroom who came and shared their family stories.

Pentecost Liturgy 2017

On Monday 5th of June the Teachers and Students gathered in the Community Space for the Pentecost Liturgy.

National Simultaneous Storytime

On the 24th of May, the students at St' Joseph's celebrated the 17th National Simultaneous Storytime Day.

Recent Events at St Joseph's

Photos from the SJPII Musical Performance, Netball Gala Day and the Grandparents Day Liturgy are all found in our Media Gallery.

Kindergartens Special visitors

Kindergarten invited some grandparents in to share a special something with a story. Photos in our medial gallery

Athletics Carnival 2016

We have posted some great photos in our Media Gallery from our Athletics Carnival. Thank you to all those that have contributed to make this such a great day.

12 month anniversary of Pope Francis' Papal Encyclical Laudato Si

To commemorate the 12 month anniversary of Pope Francis' Papal Encyclical Laudato Si we asked our schools what they have been doing to care for the environment.

Bishop Vincent Long installed as the fourth Bishop of Parramatta

Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains warmly welcomed Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv as the fourth Bishop of Parramatta on the evening of Thursday 16 June 2016 in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta.

Schools launch Cyberwise campaign

Launched on 15 June, Cyberwise is a learning and teaching resource for students, teachers and parents to encourage cybersafety in schools.

Cyberwise awareness for Primary students

Cyberwise awareness for Primary students.

School Disco

having fun watch the video

Cyberwise - The making of

Four students from St Mark's Catholic College, Stanhope Gardens​ share their experiences in making the Cyberwise video.

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta​ welcomes Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen

On 5 May 2016 His Holiness Pope Francis appointed the Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFMConv DD, as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Parramatta.


Have a look at the Media gallery for photos from Monday's Makerspace activities

Stage 3 Girls Soccer Gala Day

Check out the Media Gallery for photos

Year 6 Passion Project

Check out our Media Gallery photos have been uploaded from the Year 6 Passion Project Exhibition

CAPTIVATE Showcase tickets on sale

The annual CAPTIVATE Showcase Season runs from 16-27 June. Tickets are on sale now.

Tips from mums - How to engage your child in learning?

Tips from mums - How to engage your child in learning?

2016 Federal Election message

2016 Federal Election message from the Executive Director of Schools Greg Whitby.

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta​ welcomes Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta​ welcomes Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen.

Happy Mother's Day from Catholic Education.

Happy Mother's Day from Catholic Education.

Year 3 & 4 Easter Liturgy

Year 3 & 4 presented their Good Friday Liturgy

Stage 3 Easter Liturgy

Stage 3 presented The Resurrection.

Year 2 Easter Liturgy

Year 2 presented Praying in the Garden

Year 1 Easter Liturgy

Year 1 presented The Last Supper

Kindergarten present Palm Sunday

Kindergarten presented Palm Sunday to our school community on Monday as part of our Holy Week liturgies.

Easter Hat parade

Monday saw the children parade their Easter hats which looked amazing....

School Open Day for New Enrolments

If you are thinking of enrolling for 2017 come along to our Open day.

Opening School Mass

Last Friday we celebrated with an Opening School Mass and School leaders Induction

Ash Wednesday Liturgy

Our community came together for our Ash Wednesday Liturgy

Kindergaten 2016

First 2 weeks of Kindergarten and don't they look fabulous...

Everything’s Connected at 2016 System Leadership Day

Over 450 school and education office leaders in the Diocese of Parramatta gathered at Rosehill Gardens on Thursday 21 January 2016 for the annual system leadership day, prior to the commencement of the new school year.

Swimming Carnival

On Friday the 20th of November St Joseph's held their Swimming Carnival at Emerton Leisure Centre.

St Joseph's School Fair

On Saturday the 21st of November St Joseph's held their School Fair.

Kinder 2016 Fun Afternoon

On Friday the 6th of November the new Kindergartens of 2016 came to St Joseph's for a fun afternoon where they got to meet each other, jump on the jumping castle and enjoy refreshments.

St Joseph's Guitar Club

St Joseph's Guitar Club will be held on Thursdays at Lunch time from 1:00pm-1:30pm run by Mr Adams.

Stanhope Village Shop for your School

Congratulations St Joseph's on coming first in the Stanhope Village Shop For Your School!

Stanhope Village Shop for your School

With less than a week to go St Joseph's is still at the top of the Leaderboard!

Father's Day

On Friday the 4th of September, St Joseph's celebrated Father's Day with a morning breakfast followed by a School Liturgy.

Jersey Day Friday 4th September

Wear your favourite jersey this Friday to support Donate Life.

Stanhope Village Shop for your School

Congratulations to St Joseph's! We are in 3rd place after the first week but we can do better!

Book Week

St Joseph's celebrated Book Week during Week 7 with special events such as a Character Parade and a Story Teller.

Trivia Night

On Friday the 14th of August St Joseph's celebrated their annual Trivia Night at the Australian Brewery.

Confirmation 20th August

On the 20th of August, students in Stage 3 continued their faith by making their confirmation.

Stage 3 Excursion to the State Library of NSW

On Friday the 14th August, Stage 3 went on an excursion to the State Library of NSW.

Trivia Night Thankyou

A huge thank you to those wonderful parents who pulled off another awesome Trivia night. Also to those families and friends who came and played, danced and had an amazing time. It was good to see everyone enjoying themselves.....

Year 1 Excursion to Rouse Hill Farm

On Thursday the 6th of August Year 1 went on an Excursion to Rouse Hill Farm.

REMINDER: Have a Chat with the Principal

The 2nd 'CWTP' session will be on Monday Week 7 at 8:45am after the Monday Morning Assembly.

Stanhope Village Shop for your School

St Joseph's Primary School has been selected to be part of Stanhope Village's Shop for your School.

Woolworths Earn and Learn

St Joseph's are participating in the Earn and Learn Promotion run by Woolworths again this year.

REMINDER: Parent Information Evening

All Welcome to the Parent Information Evening on Tuesday 18th August at 6:30pm in the Community Space.

The Ned Show Incursion

In Week 4, on Wednesday the 5th of August, The Ned Show visited St Joseph's Primary School.

Athletics Carnival 2015

On the 31st of July, St Joseph's held their annual Athletics Carnival at Blacktown Olympic Park. A great day was had by all.

Have a Chat with the Principal

Parents are invited to gather together to have a cuppa and chat with the Principal.

St Joseph's Annual Trivia Night

St Joseph's Annual Trivia Night, 7pm on Friday 14th of August 2015 at the Australian Brewery.

Netball Gala Day

On Tuesday 21st July, 44 students represented our school at the Netball Gala Day.

Grandparent's Day 2015

Grandparent's Day 2015 was celebrated on Friday the 24th of July.

Reading Cinema fundraiser for our school

Take these coupons to take to Reading Cinema's to collect reward points for our school.

Term 2 Week 7 in the St Joseph's Classrooms

Take a look at what has been happening here this week.

Stage 3 Girls Soccer Gala Day

On Thursday the 4th of June, Mrs Slater accompanied fourteen Stage 3 Girls to the Girls Soccer Gala Day.

Pentecost Liturgy

On Friday the 22nd of May, St Joseph's held a Liturgy celebrating the Pentecost.

Save the Date St Joseph's School Fair

St Joseph's School Fair on the 21st of November.

Year 1 Mini Beast Incursion

On Thursday, the 21st of May, Year 1 were involved in a Mini Beast Incursion. The students were able to get up close and personal with many small creatures.

First Holy Communion

Congratulations to those students who made their First Holy Communion on the weekend of the 16th and 17th of May. It was wonderful to see the students obtain the next level in their Catholic Faith.

Riverstone Festival Cake Stall

On Saturday the 16th of May, St Joseph's participated in the Riverstone Festival running a Cake Stall. A big thanks to all the Parents, Teachers and Students who helped support the day and made delicious treats to be sold. Our School raised over $400!

Healthy Harold/ Life Education

Healthy Harold/ Life Education have been visiting our school this week and conclude on Monday May 11. The Life Education Lessons addressed components of the NSW PDHPE Curriculum.

Mother's Day Liturgy

Mother's Day Liturgy held on Friday May 8.

Motiv8 Term 2

Due to a flood of late applications, Motiv8 will still be continuing in Term 2. However the first week will commence next Wednesday May 15. The registration forms are available on our website.

Temporary Road Closure on Boundary Road, Schofields Extended

Roads and Maritime Services will extend the closure of Boundary Road, Schofields until 31 May, 2015 as part of the $135 M

Stage 3 Easter Story

On Monday 20th of April, Stage 3 presented their part of our Easter Celebration.

Year 3 & 4 Excursion

On Monday 27th April Year 3 & 4 visited Hyde Park Barracks and The Rocks Discovery Museum.

ANZAC Day Guest Speaker

On Friday April 24, Mr Roger Kelly visited St Joseph's to speak with the students about his experiences during the war in Malaysia.

ANZAC Day Dawn Service

On Friday April 24, St Joseph's held an ANZAC Day Dawn Service commencing at 6:30am followed by breakfast.

Teachers vs Students Football Match

On Thursday the 2nd of April at lunchtime, the Teachers and Students participated in a football match to celebrate reaching the target amount in the fundraiser for CARITAS.

Kindergarten Holy Week

On Monday the 30th of March, Kindergarten presented Palm Sunday for their Holy Week display.

Year 3 and 4 Holy Week

On Thursday the 2nd of April, Year 3 and 4 presented Good Friday for their Holy Week display.

Year 2 Holy Week

On Wednesday the 1st of April, Year 2 presented Praying in the Garden for their Holy Week display.

Year 1 Holy Week

On Tuesday the 31st of March, Year 1 presented the Last Supper for their Holy Week display.

Easter Hat Parade

Great to see so many children participate in the Easter Hat Parade. Creativity was at an all time high.

St Joseph's Open Day Visit

If you missed out on the Open Day you can always booking in a personal tour by ringing the St Joseph's school office.

Easter Mufti Day

Children can wear Mufti on Friday the 27th of March in exchange for a gold coin or Easter Egg Donation.

Easter Hat Parade

St Joseph's Easter Hat Parade will be held on Monday the 30th of March at our 8:30 Assembly

See whats happened at St Joseph's this week

Check out our 'Media Gallery' we are uploading some great pictures of whats been going on in our school this week.

Year 1 Liturgy

Year 1 invited their parent community to a classroom liturgy

Year 2 Liturgy

Year 2 invited their parent community to a Liturgy today in the garden.



St Joseph's Open day

Here are some photos from the start of our open day. Our students have some amazing work/videos etc to show our visitors.

Executive Director drops in on students during Catholic Schools Week

To coincide with Catholic Schools Week, Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby visited St Joseph’s Primary, Schofields and Mary Immaculate Primary, Quakers Hill to meet with students, staff and school leaders this week.

Commitment to Catholic school funding sought for the State election

In the lead up to the NSW election on 28 March, the Diocese of Parramatta continues to meet with both Labor and Coalition MPs and candidates to ensure that funding of Catholic schooling, particularly in Western Sydney, is a key commitment for the next State Government.

St Joseph's Open day Friday 13th March

Come and experience St Joseph's Primary School at its best. Student tours, classroom visits, meet and greet and lots more..... Contact the school office on 96261328 to book a session time ( see the session times on the flyer ).

Catholic Schools Week celebrations

Catholic Schools Week is a celebration that brings together Catholic school communities across New South Wales, held 8-14 March 2015.

Executive Director's Summer Reading Challenge - winners announced!

The Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge has had another successful year with over 620 students reading 10,000 books over the school holidays – that’s a new competition record!

2016 Enrolment Information Evening

On Tuesday 24th February 2015 at 7pm we will be holding our Enrolment Information evening at Mary Immaculate Parish. If you are interested or know other families that may be, please share this information and bring them along.

Care a thon activities

All students at St Joseph's engaged in activities during the Care a thon event.


Stage 3 projects supporting the community

Trivia Night

Trivia Night The Australian Brewery

Individual Learning Plans

Individual Learning Plans for Students

Fathers Day Breakfast

Fathers' Day Breakfast 5th September

Upcoming Trivia Night

Save the date Friday 29th August

New enterprise Agreement for 2015 proposed for school staff

The proposed new Enterprise Agreement was sent to all Catholic school staff and the Independent Education Union (IEU) today, Monday 7 April to begin a process of consultation to consolidate a number of existing agreements into a single state-wide agreement which supports high quality contemporary teaching and learning.

Term 1 Principal Morning Tea

Congratulations to Hayley, Sienna, Maddison, Katherine and Kayla who attended the Principal's Morning Tea last Wednesday.

Congratulations to winners of the Executive Director s Summer Reading Challenge

Students from the Diocese of Parramatta have excelled in the Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge with over 8,000 books read during the summer. Over 500 students from Catholic schools across the Diocese of Parramatta entered the competition this year.

Lights, camera, action at St Joseph’s Primary

Students from St Joseph’s Primary, Schofields were treated to a real-life learning experience when the ABC Exhibition Trailer came to visit.

Sports Update

Cross Country Results congratulations to all.

Open Morning Wednesday 26th March

Open morning Wednesday 26th march for all prospective new families to St Joseph's. 8.30-9.30am and 9.30-10.30am.

Easter Mufti Day Friday 28th March 2014

Donation of an Easter Egg/ Basket for our Easter Raffle in exchange children can wear mufti clothes.

St Josephs Day Liturgy

Celebrating St Joseph's Feast Day

Meals Needed

Community assistance needed

Cross Country and Open Classrooms

All are welcome to join us today for our cross country and family picnic lunch.

St Joseph's Twitter Account

Our school's news and events will now be uploaded on the St Joseph's Twitter account.

Joeys Playgroup

Joeys meet every Tuesday during school terms 8.30am to 10.30am - come and join the fun.

Lego Club is Back!!

Thursdays lunch time Cottage 2.

The ABC Broadcasting Trailer is coming to St Joseph’s!!!

On March 24th and 25th, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is bringing their new broadcasting exhibition trailer to St Joseph’s.

Parent Meeting - Wednesday 26th February 2014

We Need You !! A coming together of the St Joseph's Community to share thoughts and ideas for the future of our great school.

St Joseph's Swimming Carnival

The swimming carnival was a great day for all students as they demonstrated their great swimming talents.

Beginning School Year 2014 & Friday Assembly

St Joseph's Beginning Mass for 2014. All parents, staff and students were welcomed to the 2014 School Year with Fr Ruben. Later in the day we gathered with parents, staff and students to listen to Stage 3 students inform us of their learning at the Assembly.