For safeguarding reasons the back door of the school will be closed during the school day. We would ask that all parents and visitors use the Holland Drive entrance. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
Monday 28 January - Start of P7 meetings for parents to complete Transfer forms
Sunday 3 February - 'Do This in Memory Of Me' at 09:30 in St Colmcille's
Friday 15 February - 14:00 finish for whole school
Monday 18 February – Friday 22 February - Mid-term break Break (school closed)
Monday 18 March - School Development Day (School closed for pupils)
Sunday 24 March - Confirmation in St Colmcille's at 11:30
Thursday 18 April - 12:00 finish for whole school
Friday 19 April - Friday 26 April - Easter holidays
Monday 6 May - Early May Bank Holiday
Saturday 11 May - First Holy Communion for P4A and Evening Class at 11:30 in St. Colmcille's
Saturday 18 May - First Holy Communion for P4B at 11:30 in St. Colmcille's
Monday 27 May - Tuesday 28 May - School Development Day (School closed for pupils)
Friday 28 June - Last day of term (12 noon finish)
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St. Joseph's Primary is a Catholic co-educational school situated in Holland Drive, Ballyhackamore, East Belfast just off the Upper Newtownards Road and adjacent to the parish church of St. Colmcille. The age range of our pupils is 4-11 years and there are presently 385 pupils in the school in 14 classes.
St.Joseph's Primary School
Today's Pupils, Tomorrow's Citizens
P7 at the Belfast Choral Festival
Using Maths Parent Workshops
Curriculum Meeting Presentations
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The next edition of the school's newsletter will be available from Monday 21st January 2019.
Follow-up Inspection - Click here to view the ETI's report.
Holiday List - The 2018-19 holiday list can be viewed here.
ParentPay launch - Parents are encouraged to use our new online payment facility when making payments to school.
Breakfast Club - We now have a breakfast club from 8 am each morning in the school hall, costing £2.50 per day
After-Schools Clubs - You can sign up for clubs from Thursday 13th September at 12pm using our new ParentPay facility. Click here to view the timetable.
Soccer Success - The P7 soccer team progressed from round 1 of the Y7 Cup, defeating Euston St PS by 5 goals to nil! Well done boys! They now play St. Terese of Lisieux in the Last 16.
On Sunday 25th March, A team of P4 & 5 pupils competed at a tournament organised by Donegal Celtic FC. Under the guidance of Danny Allen, both teams won their respective competitions. Well done to all involved!