Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
HEAD teacher invites past pupils and teachers to help celebrate their school’s golden year
A HEAD teacher is inviting past pupils and teachers to return to the classroom to help celebrate their former school’s golden year.
Fiona Brown, the head teacher of
“Fifty years is a real milestone in the history of
“Unfortunately we don’t have a lot of historic memorabilia in school so we are hoping that past students, parents, carers, teaching staff, governors or members of the local parish can help us create a display with any old school reports, photographs, artwork or other items that they could let us use for our celebration.
“Anyone who has a story about their school days or recollections about being a pupil here at St Joseph’s is also very welcome to come in and tell us and all the stories will be written down and put on a memory board for everyone to read.”
The 154-pupil school, on
“We have also planned a special 50th anniversary service and blessing to be led by Father Anthony Cornforth,” said Mrs Brown.
“I came to St Joseph’s in 2018 so it will be wonderful for me to find out more about the school’s past and I hope that everyone in the local community who has had links with St Joseph’s will join us to see how it has changed over the years and celebrate this highpoint in the school’s history.”
Planned celebrations for pupils also include a whole-school picnic or street party and a ‘dress up through the decades’ celebration day.