EVENTS AND VISITS

Super Splash Heroes Visit St Joseph’s.

Last week, the aqua savvy Super Splash Heroes visited our school to teach us about the ‘Get Water Wise’ programme, which encourages us all to spread the message of how to use water wisely and save water every day. The Super Splash Heroes show is an innovative,...

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School Council Visit to London

On Friday, the 12 members of our School Council visited London in order to visit the Houses of Parliament and find out more about how our country is governed.The day began early, with everyone meeting at Durham train station at 7.15am to catch the 7.30am train to our...

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Summer Singing Concert 2019

A huge thank you to all of those parents/carers and friends of St Joseph's Juniors who came to our Summer Singing Concerts. Judging by all of the fantastic comments afterwards, everyone was impressed with the range of songs featured and the array of wonderful voices...

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May Procession to Mary’s Grotto

To mark May as a special month of prayer dedicated to the honour of Our Lady, Mary, mother of our Lord Jesus Christ, the children from Years 3 and 5 planned and led a pilgrimage and special liturgy. The children and staff processed to our parish church of St Joseph’s...

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A River Study for Y5 in the Breamish Valley

This week our Year 5 Class had a field trip to the River Breamish in Northumberland as part of their Geography topic learning all about the different features of a river. The visit was a follow on from their session in school, led by a member of The Sill* ( learning...

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Times Table Rock Stars

As some of you may be aware, the DFE have confirmed that all schools will be expected to administer a multiplication test to their Year 4 pupils from 2019-20. This multiplication tables check has been designed to help ensure that children in primary school know their...

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Year 6 go Outward Bound

Year 6 spent a fun-filled, action- packed week, before the Easter Holidays, at The Howtown Outward Bound Centre in the Lake District.From the moment they arrived they were set many different challenges, from making up their own beds, to a jog and dip in the lake....

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Creating Our Own Paschal Candles

A huge thank you to Mrs Lappin, our Chair of Governors, who came into school to teach a lesson all about religious signs and symbols used in our church, particularly around Easter time. The lesson also involved the children in designing and then painting their own...

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The Greatest Show!

Congratulations to all of our wonderful dancers who took part in the 10th Anniversary Celebrations of the Gateshead Schools Dance Festival this year. Their routine, choreographed by the wonderful Miss Tingate our PE coach from Grass Roots Sports Coaching, was based on...

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A Cinema Treat for Y3

As a reward for winning last terms attendance competition, Year 3 visited the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle and had the whole screening theatre to themselves! With tasty treats to munch on they watched a film called The Secret Life of Pets. 'It was great, I loved the...

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