Friday, 12 January 2018

Librarians

Welcome to our new pupil librarians!


David – Tanzanite
Andrew – Tanzanite
Lekan – Indigo
Addison – Indigo
Victoria – Amethyst
Morgan – Amethyst
Natalia – Violet
Lewhat - Violet



They will be helping in the library during lunch times for the Spring term. They will be learning how a library works and assisting other children to choose books. 

Have fun!



Friday, 5 January 2018

Welcome back to school. 

We have a few exciting events to look forward to this term.

Author Visit on Thursday 6th February

Year 5 going to Highgate School to meet Ben Lyttleton, author of
'Football School' series



&

World Book Day on Thursday March 1st 

Dress-Up Day and Best Costume Competition  

Every year our children come to school with the most marvellous costumes. The home-made ones are always the best and it is a chance for parents/carers to work creatively with children. 

BOOK FAIR

This year Pickled Pepper Books, our local bookshop in Crouch End,  will be organising an exciting Book Fair. 

More information to come so keep an eye on the Library Blog.


Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Library Awards


Junior Librarian Award



Every term we choose pupil librarians from our Years 5 and 6. These children are instructed by the school Librarian in how a library functions and they help with running and monitoring the library during lunch times.

This term our librarians have done an excellent job and to thank them they were presented at the final assembly this morning, Wednesday 20th December, with a Junior Librarian Award together with their library portraits.

Congratulations  


Alice - Violet
Maggie - Violet
Emeka - Amethyst
Onyedikachi - Amethyst
Shayne - Amethyst
Lola - Violet
Tamara - Indigo
Leonie - Indigo
Kidiana - Tanzanite
Lily - Tanzanite

Well done!

Your teachers will be selecting Junior Librarians for next term after the holidays so make sure you let them know if you would like to help in the Library.

Reading Award

Reading Awards were also presented at the assembly for children whose reading this term has been exceptional. The following children have been reading consistently and exploring new authors and genres.



Congratulations 


Amethyst Class - Scarlett, Ondine, Esther and Cherie
Violet Class - Lewhat and Natalia
Tanzanite Class - Ruby and Monty
Indigo - Alice, Richard and Jasmine
Sapphire - Jude and Kesanet
Blue - Giselle
Green - Max, Eleanor and Elizabeth
Emerald - Valentin

Well done!

Keep reading and maybe next term you too will have a 
Reading Award!

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Library Books

Wishing you a very 
from the School Library

Please remember to return all your library books before the end of term.


Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Christmas Fair

St Joseph's Christmas Fair 2017



 Pickled Pepper Books from Crouch End came to our Christmas Fair. 
They brought along a fantastic array of children’s books including the latest releases. 
They also very kindly donated a fantastic prize for the raffle – an original print of ‘What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday’ signed by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. 


There was great excitement with many children going home with early Christmas presents.





All the books sold has earned free books for your school library.

If you would like to continue to support your local bookshop and earn free books for our school library ask at the school office for a loyalty card or drop into Pickled Pepper Books https://www.pickledpepperbooks.co.uk/ 
and pick one up. 10 books bought means £10 worth of books for the school.

Many thanks for your continued support.
 



Pickled Pepper Books 

at our
Christmas Fair


Friday 8th December 2017
Key Stage 1 Infant Hall
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm




Pick up a loyalty card and 10 books bought means £10 worth of books for the school.

Get your Christmas Shopping off to a flying start with books for all the children in your family!!

Monday, 4 December 2017

Christmas Lights



Reception class turned on the Christmas lights in the Library this morning.


They also turned over the first star in our Book-themed Advent Calendar.


Day One - 'The Railway Children' by E. Nesbit - a must-read for all children.


Thursday, 30 November 2017

Children's Laureate

Did you know that LAUREN CHILD is the Waterstone's Children's Laureate 2017-2019?



Why not borrow one of her books next time you come to the library?



Such good reads!