St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Aliquam Tempus

Aliquam Tempus is Latin for Story Time. At St Joseph's we love reading so much we use our very own TV studio, Albus Cubus, to share stories every Friday.

School for Bandits from Albus Cubus on Vimeo.

6AS reading Savior Pirotta's

'Firebird pt1'

2RC reading

'The Polar Express'

2RC reading 

'The Dragon Machine'

1SS reading

'The Enormous Turnip'

Yr1 Theo and Sofia with Mrs Sheridan reading


Mr Arnold reading a Twinkl original

‘Sparks in the Sky’

Alessia and Abidur 4RS reading David Lucas'

'Halibut Jackson'

Mrs Stoop, Alicia and Amy from 4RS reading Daniel Postgate's 

'Smelly Bill' 

Archie and Molly from 5BP reading Jez Alborough’s

‘Some Dogs Do’

Mr Palmer reading Doreen Cronin’s

‘Click, Clack, Moo. Cows That Type’

Mrs Coventry reading Ursula Dubosarsky's

'The Terrible Plop'

Mr Arnold reading Roger Hargreaves'


Mr Devlin reading Julia Donaldson's 

'Tabby McTat'

Tia reading Alec Sillifant's 

'Captain Gamma; Mission to Mars'

Finley in 5RS reading Anna Kemp's

'Rhinos Don't Eat Pancakes' 

Mustafa in 4EQT reading Mwenye Hadithi's

'Lazy Lion'

Emily in 3JK reading Edward Lear's 

'The Owl & the Pussycat'

Kitty in 2RC reading Michael Rosen's

'Little Rabbit Foo Foo'

Isabella in 1SS reading Tony Mitton & Gut Parker-Rees'

'Twist and Hop, Minibeast Bop!

Miss Owens reading Sarah McConnell's

'Don't Mention Pirates'

Mrs Fradley reading Helen Stephens

'How to Hide a Lion at School'

Mrs McGovern reading Michael Foreman's

'Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish'

Mrs Holland reading Simon Bartram's

'Man on the Moon ( a day in the life of Bob)'

Mrs Thornton reading Dr Suess'

'The Cat in the Hat'

Mrs Sharples reading Dr Seuss'

'Oh The Places You'll Go '

Miss Fisher reading Emer Stamp's

'The Unbelievable Top Secret Diary of Pig'

Miss Humphrey reading 'Alan's Big Scary Teeth'

Shonette Bason-Wood reading Nadia Shireen's

'The Bumblebear' 

Miss Crowther reading Julia Donaldson's

'The Gruffalo'

Mrs Atkinson reading Kim Lewis's

'Days on the Farm'

Mrs Blenkarn reading Rachel Valentine's

'Marmaduke the Very Different Dragon'

Mr Burns from DataCable reading Judith Kerr's

'The Tiger Who Came to Tea'

Mrs Sheridan reading Joanne Oppenheim's

'The Prince's Bedtime'

Mr Palmer reading Oliver Jeffers 'Stuck'

Mr Devlin reading Julia Donaldson's

'The Smartest Giant in Town'

Miss Wall reading Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's

'The Scarecrows' Wedding'

Mr Sampson reading Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet's

'Gordon's Great Escape'

Mrs Hall reading John Bush and Korky Paul's

'The Fish who could Wish'

Mrs Consoli reading Hiawyn Oram's

'Reckless Ruby'

Mrs Kellett reading Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's 'Monkey Puzzle'

Mrs Warke reading Sue Hendra's

'No-Bot The Robot with No Bottom!'

Mrs McGuinness reading Dean Walley's

'Jonathon Small and Elizabeth Blue'

Mrs Stoop reading Julia Donaldson's

'A Squash and a Squeeze'

Canon Luiz Ruscillo reading Ella Burfoot's

'Betty and the Yeti'

Santa Claus reading Clement Clarke Moore's

'The Night Before Christmas'

Santa Claus reading Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's

'Stick Man'

Mrs Sampson reading DK Smith's

'Lady Lollipop'

Miss Wild reading Julia Donaldson's

'Room on the Broom'

Mr O'Keefe from The Holy Family reading Rachel Bright's

'Love Monster and the Perfect Present'.

Mrs Thornton brings to life Eric Houghton's

'Walter's Magic Wand'

Mrs Coventry reading Sarah McIntyre and David O'Connell's


Mr Arnold brings to life Steve Smallman and Bruno Merz's

'My Friend the Weather Monster'

Mrs Watson brings to life Michael Rosen's

'We're Going on Bear Hunt'

Mr Devlin brings to life Kristina Stephenson's

'Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really Big Adventure.'

Mr Devlin brings to life Giles Andreae's

'Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs - Smugglers Bay!'