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He Mihi Nui Kia Koutou
Haere Mai Haere MaiNau Mai Haere Mai

A warm welcome to St Joseph’s which is an integrated Catholic Primary School catering for children from new entrants to year eight. We are proud of our history and heritage and value the strong bond that continues with our founding order, the Sisters of the Mission. The Special Character of our school is expressed through the students, the teachers and the wider school community, living and teaching the Gospel Values. At St Joseph’s our committed and dedicated staff set high expectations for all children and we aim to work in partnership with you.

Nga Mihi
Grant Stuart

Our Values

St Joseph’s School provides a holistic education in an environment that reflects the values of the Roman Catholic Church.


Love of God, Self and Others


Respect and Tolerance


Honesty and Integrity


Community and Team Work


Perseverance and Innovation


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Latest Notifications

School Assembly tomorrow – Thursday 25 February : Our 1st assembly for the year will be held tomorrow at 2pm in the Church

Wed Feb 24 02:45am

School Assembly tomorrow – Thursday 25 February :
Our 1st assembly for the year will be held tomorrow at 2pm in the Church. We couldn’t have it last week due to swimming sports. After this week our normal fortnightly schedule of assemblies will resume – check the school calendar!

PTFA MEETING Tonight, 7pm in the school staffroom. All welcome!

Mon Feb 22 09:02pm

Juicies ($1.00) and Moosies ($1.50) will be on sale at lunchtimes starting tomorrow. Proceeds to Student Council fundraising. Thanks!

Sun Feb 21 11:28pm

Remember it’s “Meet the Teacher Appointments” this week. If you haven’t booked an appointment, it’s not too late!

Sun Feb 21 03:55am

Event code: yw22t

Yr 4-8 Swimming Sports tomorrow at Fairfield College pool. Remember togs, towel, school hat, drink bottle, lunch and sunscreen!

Thu Feb 18 07:29am

The Prime Minister announced this afternoon that we will be returning to Covid Alert Level 1 at 11.59pm tonight….

Wed Feb 17 05:04am

Kia Ora Koutou

The Prime Minister announced this afternoon that we will be returning to Covid Alert Level 1 at 11.59pm tonight. 

This means that drop off and pick up procedures will return to normal tomorrow.

School will start at 8.45am and finish at 2.45pm.

Thanks for your support and co-operation over the last three days we really appreciate it. 

Nga Mihi

Grant Stuart 


Covid 19 Level 2 Update Kia Ora Koutou Thanks for your support with our Alert Level 2 procedures at the start of the school day today…..

Sun Feb 14 09:17pm

Covid 19 Level 2 Update

Kia Ora Koutou

Thanks for your support with our Alert Level 2 procedures at the start of the school day today, it was a smooth start to the day.

We will keep you up to date regularly with how Alert Level 2 affects school events. At this stage please note:


The Cultural Committee Meet & Greet this afternoon (Monday 15 February) is postponed and will be rescheduled once we are back in Alert Level 1
The Commissioning Mass at the Cathedral tomorrow evening has been postponed
We will not be attending Ash Wednesday Mass 

Upcoming Events:

Some upcoming events may still be able to proceed under Alert Level 2 guidelines. We will keep you informed about the Year 4-8 Swimming Sports this Friday; we will make decisions about spectators based on how the covid situation unfolds over the next few days.

Meet the Teacher Appointments:

We have Meet the Teacher Appointments at the beginning of next week. These can proceed under Alert Level 2 with contact tracing and social distancing in place, so please book an appointment if you have not done so already.

Meet the Teacher Bookings are now open through the online School Interviews system:

Click on this link, or go to the School Interviews website and enter the booking code:

Booking Link: St Joseph’s Fairfield Meet the Teacher Term 1 2021

Event code:  yw22t

Thanks for your support. 

Nga Mihi

Grant Stuart


COVID 19 – Change to Level 2. At 11.59pm tonight we return to Level 2 restrictions. Please refer to Hero for more details.

Sun Feb 14 07:16am

Term 1 Syndicate Newsletters

Tue Feb 09 12:23am

Term 1 syndicate newsletters are now available on the school website and via the HERO Community Notices. There is a lot of important information in it so please take the time to read it carefully.

The St Joseph’s Cultural Committee are hosting a “Meet and Greet” after school next Monday – see invitation attached

Mon Feb 08 10:47pm

At St Joseph’s we are always looking for ways to celebrate the rich diversity of cultures in our school. We invite you to a social occasion to connect with families from the wide range of cultural backgrounds at our school, and to find out more about our Cultural Committee.

Monday 15 February 2.30-3.30pm in the Staffroom.

Cultural Committee Meet and Greet Invitiation

Team Information Sessions tomorrow afternoon – Tuesday 9 February

Mon Feb 08 05:35am

Remember that there are “Team Information Sessions” being held at school tomorrow afternoon – Tuesday 9 February.
Come along to meet the teaching teams, find out about how learning is organised for your child’s age level, and find out about upcoming events for the term in each syndicate.
The times of the meetings are staggered to allow families to attend each session if necessary, and the sessions will be repeated twice as follows:
Yr 0-3 3.00 – 3.25pm in Matatipu
Yr 4-6 3.30 – 3.55pm in Room 8
Yr 7-8 4.00 – 4.25 pm in Room 1
Yr 0-3 4.30 – 4.55pm in Matatipu
Yr 4-6 5.00 – 5.25pm in Room 8
Yr 7-8 5.30 – 5.55pm in Room 1

We hope to see you there!

Please remember that school is closed this Friday! (5th Feb). We will see you back at school on Tuesday 9th Feb.

Wed Feb 03 02:17am

The first newsletter for this year is available on our website and also via the HERO Community Notices. Welcome back!

Wed Feb 03 12:42am

School Lunches

Thu Jan 28 01:58am

St Joseph’s Catholic School will no longer be offering LunchOrders as an option each day.

We will be starting a new ordering system within the next week and we are teaming up with St Pierres Sushi to bring some new lunch option to your children. We are also talking to Subway to find out if that is also another possibility.

Watch this space and we will keep you up to date!

Thank you.

The School Office opening times.

Mon Jan 25 08:45pm

The School Office will be open on the following days for all enquiries.

Tuesday 26th (Today) – 12 – 2pm
Wednesday 27th – 10am – 2pm
Thursday 28th – 10am – 2pm

Thank you.

Don’t leave it too late, 5 minutes is all it takes to order back to school stationery. Get school ready now at

Mon Jan 18 11:47pm


St Joseph’s Lists

Remember that our final school Mass is at 11am today and school finishes for 2020 at 12pm. We made it!

Mon Dec 14 08:00pm

Y8 boys are back at school.

Thu Dec 10 02:35am

The bus has left Raglan and is due back at school at 4pm. The Year 8 boys are due back in the next 10 minutes.

Thu Dec 10 02:23am

Reminder: PTFA Family Christmas Picnic Tonight!! 5pm-8Pm Under the shade sails.

Thu Dec 10 12:35am

Newsletter – 9th December 2020

Wed Dec 09 12:46am

The latest newsletter is now available on the school website and via the HERO Community Notices.

A invitation for all the parents who have helped out this year: Parent Helper Morning Tea – Wednesday 9 December 11.00am. We appreciate you!

Mon Dec 07 07:04pm


Parent Helper Morning Tea Invitation

Library Books – please return all library books to school asap!

Sun Dec 06 04:23am

Year 0-3 Swimming Lessons continue this week – remember to pack togs and towels!

Sun Dec 06 04:17am

Remember it’s PIZZA FRIDAY tomorrow! Friday 4 December. It’s last one for the year!!

Thu Dec 03 05:29am

Reminder: Pizza is available for lunch tomorrow: $2 slice or $3 for 2 slices. Orders are taken in the library from 8.15am Friday. Proceeds go to the PTFA.


We are having a Mufti Day tomorrow for all students. Gold coin donation. All proceeds are going to the Student Council. Thank you.

Wed Dec 02 01:45am

Year 0-3 Swimming Lessons start tomorrow Monday 30 November.

Sun Nov 29 03:48am

Remember named togs and towel in a swimming bag!
Goggles and swimming cap optional.
Transport to St Paul’s is by bus.

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