A Special Lenten Liturgy

Today the whole school (as well as lots of parents and people of the parish) gathered in St Joseph’s church to celebrate a very special Holy Week liturgy based on the Stations of the Cross. The liturgy was a wonderful illustration of the Catholic life of our...

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Spring Fling Disco

Our School Council organised a hugely popular ‘Spring Fling’ disco this term to raise money for school funds. After selling tickets, tuck and glow sticks, the amount raised was £200.00. Miss Allon and Miss Cameron, our resident DJs, said that the night had...

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Spring Watch at St Joseph’s Juniors

Yesterday, to mark the Spring equinox, and for some the first official day of Spring, the whole school took part in a Spring Nature Day. The day began with an assembly led by a representative from the Woodland Trust, who explained to the children how important trees...

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Y3 Visit to Segedunum

As part of their History topic for this term, our Year 3 class visited Segedunum, a large interactive museum which features ruins of a Roman fort, a section of the Wall and a 35 metre high viewing tower which provides outstanding views across this World Heritage...

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Y5 Clip and Climb

Yesterday our Y5 class visited the Sunderland Climbing Wall as a reward for achieving the highest attendance during the Autumn Term. They had a great day which also included a lunch of pizza and hot dogs. Mrs Thomson (class teacher) said that all of the children had...

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World Book Day 2018

Due to the heavy snow we had last week, our annual World Book Day event had to be postponed but if anything it seemed to give pupils some extra time to produce some spectacular costume as you can see from the photographs below. As always we had nearly a class full of...

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Our Visitor from the Shipley Art Gallery

As part of our British Values curriculum and in order to teach our children about the traditions and culture of their own region, we invited a visitor from the Shipley Art Gallery to come into school to lead a special assembly on the history of Gateshead, using a...

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Safer Internet Day 2018

As you are aware, at St Joseph’s Junior School we take all matters regarding the safeguarding of our children very seriously and so today we have been promoting Safer Internet Day 2018 which is celebrated globally. This year the slogan is “Create, Connect and Share...

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