New chapter for Exmouth’s St Joseph’s

St Joseph's School PTA chairman Adele Fulner with treasurer Nina Cane officially opened the new scho

St Joseph's School PTA chairman Adele Fulner with treasurer Nina Cane officially opened the new school library this week and the pair are pictured with children in class two dressed as characters for World Book Day. Ref exe 09-16SH 6708. - Credit: Archant

Exmouth schoolchildren were filled with ‘pride’ at the opening of their brand new library.

St Joseph’s Primary School Parent and Teacher Association chairman Adele Fulner and treasurer Nina Cane officially opened the facility.

The library cost around £8,000 and headteacher Cathie Doyle said it will really benefit the children.

She added: “The opening of the library went really well.

“I’d like to say a big thank-you to our parent and teacher association, which raised the money we needed.


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“They raised that in the usual way of holding raffles, discos etc. I’d also like to say a big thank-you to our governors, who gave £900 from their government fund.

“The children loved it and we had a celebration on the day with them dressed up as part of World Book Day.

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“They have taken great pride in the library and they’ve kept it tidy.

“The library offers them a quiet space to go to if they have a problem, or a chance to meet friends.”

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