EVENTS AND VISITS

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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Stations of the Cross Liturgy

We finished our Spring Term with a liturgy of our own version of the Stations of the Cross. Please see below the PowerPoint that was used at our service. The beautiful images were produced by some of our budding artists. During the liturgy, the liturgical dance group...

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The Spring Fling 2019

Our School Council organised a hugely popular ‘Spring Fling’ disco this term to raise money for school funds. After selling tickets, plus a tuck shop, the amount raised was £150.00. Mrs McDermott (who also attended the disco and 'showed-off' her fantastic flossing...

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Y4 take over the kitchen!

On Monday, Year 4 had a day in the kitchen, as for part of their Design and Technology curriculum, they worked with Mr Shields (a chef in a former life) to make a variety of healthy dishes including Minestrone Soup, cheese scones and garlic bread. The children learnt...

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St Joseph’s Juniors Pizzeria!

As part of their Design and Technology curriculum, the Year 3 class have been making (and eating) their own pizzas. Mr Shields worked with the children to create the dough base, showing them how to knead and shape before each child prepared their own individual...

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