What's Happening at Mount St Joseph?
The latests news from Mount St Joseph
Newly Appointed Senior Prefects
The GCSE examinations for year 11 are now well underway, the students, along with their families and the school staff, have worked tirelessly towards achieving their potential and the whole community wishes them well for their exams and in the future.
The school is pleased to announce the positions for Head Boy and Girl as well as their deputies have now been selected after a lengthy and tough selection process, mainly due to the wide range of worthy candidates to choose from this year, The Head Boy is Matthew Ormrod and the Head Girl is Nakitta Flood, their deputies are Joshua Glicklich and Lilian Anderson respectively, Congratulations to all on being appointed for these prestigious positions.
The school is looking forward to welcoming the new students who are due to start the school in September at a special welcome evening on Tuesday 30th June starting at 6.30pm. The students and their parents will have the opportunity to meet with their form teachers, senior members of staff and fellow students.
The exciting events continue over the summer holidays with the school hosting a two week Summer Camp in August for a number of primary children who will be transferring to Mount St Joseph in September. A range of thrilling and varied activities will take place in what promises to be a series of fun learning days. This fantastic opportunity is just part of the comprehensive programme the school has in place to help and support new students settle into the school.
Later this term there are a number of enriching visits and activities taking place including a 2 night visit to London with a tour of the Globe Theatre, the London Dungeon, the London Eye and an evening tour of the Capital.
Year 7 and 8 students are eagerly looking forward to taking part in a multi activity weekend with PGL at Boreatton Park, Shropshire in July. The weekend is geared around meeting challenges head-on; working as a team; and increasing confidence. The trip will include a variety of activities such as; kayaking, high ropes course, quad biking, archery and aeroball.
On Thursday 9th July, Mount St Joseph will be celebrating the achievements of the younger students at a special Key Stage 3 Awards Evening. The whole school is looking forward to the opportunity to share in the many successes of the Key Stage 3 students over the past year.
Finally our congratulations go to Sam Derby on becoming ISKA World Champion. On Saturday the 6th of May, Year 11 student Sam Derby became the ISKA World Champion for the third year in a row after managing to retain his title against some very talented opposition in the ISKA tournament held in Portugal. This achievement caps an astonishing couple of weeks, as well as a remarkable year for this young athlete; who only 2 weeks prior competed in the ISKA British Championships walking away with the title and becoming a multiple reigning British Champion in various different martial arts organisations for this year. Well done and congratulations to Sam.