Book Week!

This week is a very special and exciting week in school, Book Week! We will be celebrating our love for reading in school all week and the children will be taking part in lots of fun activities including class library visits.


Thursday 2nd March 2017 - World Book Day

Dress up day!

This year the children are invited to dress up as a character from the Jungle book or dressed as their favourite book character. Books prizes will be awarded for the most innovative costumes in each class.


Friday 3rd March 2017

Reading Breakfast – 8.30am

Our previous reading breakfasts have been such a great success we wanted to have another! The school will be open from 8.30am to 9.00am and children and parents are invited for breakfast refreshments and the opportunity to read and share a huge variety of books together. Miss Woolloff will also be reading her favourite stories in the story corner.

Launch of Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and 2’s book token design competition will be launched. This year World Book Day are holding their annual book week competition. The overall winner’s design will be made into a real National Book Token gift card and distributed to hundreds of bookshops nationwide in time for Christmas – PLUS you could win up to £500 of book tokens for your school and £200 each for you and your teacher!

Launch of Usbourne’s Sponsored Read – Ready Steady Read

More details to follow……….


“Together as God’s children we will, love, learn, grow, inspire, Let your light shine”.


  • To work together with families as the first educators of their children.
  • To create a happy Roman Catholic atmosphere in which everyone can develop spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, morally and physically.
  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating environment in which everyone is encouraged to develop his or her full potential.
  • To promote self-discipline in an atmosphere which fosters respect, tolerance and acceptance of all people.
  • This school is committed to encouraging the children to develop into responsible members of the school community in preparation for their role as adult members of society. In helping us to achieve this goal we anticipate the co-operation of all our parents.
  • To support all members of the community in their faith journey.

St Joseph The Worker RC Primary School, Cutnook Ln, Irlam, Manchester M44 6GX