Members of the PTA setting up the prizes the night before the Christmas Raffle.

Upcoming Events

Christmas Raffle! See box for prizes and ticket purchase!!! 

Coming soon

- Cake Sale

- Community Fair

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Latest News from the Parent Teacher Association

Paul Donaldson and representatives of the Schools Council receiving the first prize for the Christmas Raffle from Tom Cotter of Lough Erne Resort
Members of the PTA setting up the prizes the night before the Christmas Raffle

Get Involved!

The PTA relies on the support of parents; if you would like to join the PTA, have ideas about fundraising, or just wish to receive information about volunteering at events then please contact us at: e-mail:
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The 2018 Christmas Raffle is here

Fabulous prizes include....

Family ticket (4 people) for Ulster vs La Rochelle European Cup match
£100 Smyths Voucher
Andrew Mulvena Gift Pack 
Luxury Christmas Hamper
Boots Hamper for Men
Boots Hamper for Women
One month free group training membership and 2 classes a week.
PIzza Express - 3 course meal for 2 including drinks
£50 voucher for Gilnahirk Tyres
£50 voucher for Neill's Hill
Marco Pierre White Steakhouse - Three course Sunday Lunch for two
Beautiful Flower Company - Christmas arrangement
Muddlers Club £30 Gift Voucher
Four Strand Cinema tickets
Norah McNally - 45 min head, neck and shoulder massage
Urban Roots Blow Dry
£10 voucher from We are Vertigo

About the PTA

The main objective of the PTA is to raise funds that can be used to support and enhance the education, school experience and social development of children attending St Joseph’s Primary School. In addition the PTA aim to be a forum to enable the sharing of views on extra-curricular matters between parents and teaching staff.

Who we are
The PTA is a group of dedicated parents and teachers who volunteer their time to support St Joseph’s Primary School by raising funds at various events throughout the school year and support other extra-curricular events that benefit the children and parents of the school.

Current officers includes:
Chair: Steven Patterson
Vice Chair: Gemma Blake
Treasurer: Martin Reynolds
Secretary: Grainne Gibson

Minutes of Meetings

Sept 2017

March 2017

Nov 2016

Jan 2017


Paul Donaldson and representatives of the School Council receiving the first prize for the Christmas Raffle from Tom Cotter of Lough Erne Resort.

Past Events​​

£5000 raised in 16/17!
Thanks to everyone who supported PTA events last year! With your help we raised £5000 for school funds! 

Blues & Boogie
A chance for parents to let the hair down and boogie to the sounds of the Box Car Blues Brothers, this fantastic evening raised vital funds for school equipment and facilities.

Cash for Clobber
The Cash for Clobber scheme encourages children, parents and guardians to contribute their used or unwanted clothes, shoes, handbags, hats, scarves, bed linen and curtains. It is run by Cookstown Textile Recyclers who sponsor the Eco-Schools Waste Topic. Children are invited to bring their unwanted textiles to the school as a way to earn money for the school and contribute to a greener, cleaner future. Find out more at

Cake Sale
The annual PTA cake sale took place on 19th March 2017. Despite it being St Patrick’s weekend, the parents of St. Joseph’s once again generously donated their time and their baked goods. There was a wide variety of buns and cakes available; rice crispy buns were in plentiful supply, but there were also cup cakes, brownies and tray bakes alongside lemon drizzle cakes, carrot cakes and fruit cakes. The freshly baked scones and pancakes served with butter and jam proved to be the perfect accompaniment to a cup of tea or coffee. The hall was packed after both Masses and those who came along donated generously until every last item was sold raising c£450! The PTA would like to thank everyone who supported this event.

Christmas Raffle

Every year the PTA runs a Christmas raffle that provides an opportunity to win some fantastic prizes all kindly donated by local businesses and parents. In 2016 we raised c£1,700.

Community Fun Day 10th June 2017
The Community Fun Day is the most popular event in the PTA calendar. It’s a great opportunity for the school to open its doors to the wider community. Everyone can come along and try their hand at some traditional games as well as maybe trying something new. There’s a BBQ serving hot dogs and burgers as well as music, stalls selling popcorn and other sweet treats. 

Summer School Discos
On the 22nd June the PTA organised two discos as a treat for the P7's who are moving on from St Joseph's.  

Mr Donaldson accepts the cheque from PTA Treasurer Martin Reynolds.​

Online Raffle Ticket Purchase is now closed.

Happy Christmas and Good luck!

Enjoying treats at the Cake Sale!