St. Joseph's Association (SJA)
The St. Joseph's Association (SJA) is the school's PTA, which is run as a charity. The main aim of the association is as a social group for parents and carers, raising money for the school while having fun!
All parents/carers and school staff are members of the association, with fifteen trustees and a committee who make things happen.
The current committee are;
President: Tamsyn Lawlor
Chair: Dan Taylor
Vice Chair: Rachel Shepherd
Treasurer: Matt Austin
Secretary: Stacey-Marie Chalk
The Association officially meets once a term to to discuss what events we would like to run and to consider requests from school for funding. Everyone is welcome to our meetings - the more the merrier!
All our events will be updated on the school calendar, and details of our upcoming events can be seen in the column over on the right of this section.
The SJA run many different events and fundraisers, from supplying Santa's elves for the KS1 Christmas party to our largest annual fundraiser, the Summer Fayre.
All our future events are listed below:
17th November 2018 – Make a Difference Day (Autumn)
30th November 2018 – Quiz Night – 7.30pm for 8pm start. Bring your own drinks and snacks/food
7th December 2018 – Collect Christmas Trees
11th December 2018 – Children Christmas parties
* EYFS & KS1 including Year 3 Christmas Party with gift (morning)
* EYFS & KS1 including Year 3 meet Father Christmas
* KS2 Christmas Disco (Years 4-6) (afternoon)
14th December 2018 – Christmas Hampers and Christmas Jumper Day
16th January 2019 – SJA Meeting 8pm
11th February 2019 – School production – Matinee
12th February 2019 - School production – Evening
13th February 2019 - School production – Evening
29th March 2019 – Easter Egg Hunt
8th May 2019 - SJA Meeting 8pm
10th May 2019 - Race Night
13th June 2019 – KS2 Instrumental Evening from 7pm – organise drinks?
15th June 2019 – Make a Difference Day (Summer)
19th June 2019 – Information Evening for new parents – SJA to present to raise awareness
5th July 2019 – Sports Day – sell drinks to parents?
6th July 2019 – Summer Fete (previous 4 Fridays have donations noted too)
17th July 2019 – Leavers Disco – Year 5 parents to arrange
General – each Friday to end of March – cake sales – classes to take turns organising
General – each Friday from April – ice lolly sales – classes to take turns organising
TBC date – Family Disco with Scouts