St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School

St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School,
West Close Road, Barnoldswick
Lancashire
BB18 5EN

01282 813045

bursar@st-josephs-barlick.lancs.sch.uk

OPEN DAY- Wednesday 9th October. Viewings at 9.30am, 11am, 1.15pm or 5.30pm. All very welcome. No bookings required. Welcome to our school website. We hope you find all the information you are looking for.

Buddies 2018-19

Reception and their buddies from Year 5

Our buddies thoroughly enjoyed spending time together, talking and listening to each other and learning more about one another. 

Buddies

Current Year One and their buddies from Year 6 (Reception and Year 5 in 2017-18)

Each pupil in Reception has a buddy in Year 5. During the year the buddy will share time together and build a strong friendship which will help our new pupils to settle in and grow closer together.

Views from Year 5 buddies:

  • I really like helping my buddy in Reception. We enjoyed making books together
  • I feel very important looking after my buddy. I make sure he is ok in school and on the playground
  • It was really special when we first met our new buddy. we had a great time playing together in Class 1

Views from Reception buddies:

  • I was so excited to meet my buddy
  • My buddy looks after me
  • I enjoyed playing with my buddy in Class 1

Reading Buddies

Children from Class 5 are reading buddies for younger pupils that require extra support or an opportunity to read on a regular basis. Each pupil hears their buddy read and share texts. The buddy checks their understanding and asks questions about the text. It is very supportive and helps build confidence.