EVENTS AND VISITS

Go Green for Eco Day at St Joseph’s Juniors

Last week the children were all encouraged to come into school in earth colours (green for land or blue for the oceans) to help celebrate our Autumn Eco Day. The non-uniform day was the idea of the School Council who are raising money to buy every child in school...

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Gateshead Change4Life Festival

A group of children from our each class were chosen to represent our School at the recent Gateshead Schools Change4life festival. As you can see from the photographs below, the children took part in a range of different activities which called upon them to use a range...

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Brighten Up the Harvest Cafod Fundraiser 2018

What a colourful display the children put on for Friday's 'Brighten Up the Harvest Cafod Fast Day'! The main part of our fundraising was a non-uniform day, though the children were encouraged to come into school is as many bright and clashing colours as possible,...

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Our Macmillan Coffee Afternoon 2018

A HUGE THANK YOU to all of our very generous children, parents and carers and parishioners (including Father Tony) who came along on Friday afternoon to our annual Macmillan coffee and cake fundraiser. Our School Councillors had set up a lovely display of homemade...

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Warburton’s Healthy Eating Workshops.

Last week, we welcomed staff from Warburton's into school to share their knowledge of bread making, food and healthy eating. These practical, fun and informative sessions were designed to teach our children the importance of a balanced diet, hygiene and safety, food...

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School Sports Day 2018

Well done to the whole school on a very enjoyable, traditional and sunny sports day. The children treated the many parents who turned up to a great display of athletic skills and a few laughs, especially during the obstacle race. Congratulations to all of the...

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Our ‘Share the Journey Walk’ for CAFOD

Why are we walking? Every human being is a child of God, created in God’s image, and deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. Yet, in a global crisis, we are seeing the highest numbers of displaced people on record. Every minute, 20 people are forced to flee...

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin performed by Year 6.

As part of their 'Leavers' celebrations this year, our current Year 6 treated us all to a wonderful performance of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. The class chose this particular musical because they had learn the poem, by Robert Browning, in the spring term as part of our...

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Our School Council visit London

On Friday 13th July, the School Councillors, along with Miss Allon, Miss Cameron and Miss Angus went on a day trip to London. The day started very early, at Durham Train Station. The children enjoyed a relaxing train journey to London, where they played card games,...

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Buddies Trip to Hamsterley Forest for Y3 and Y6.

Last week, years 3 and 6 enjoyed a fantastic ‘buddies’ trip to Hamsterley Forest. The forest itself is a delightful 2000 hectare oasis of mixed woodland lying between the Wear and Tees valleys. Nestled within a sheltered valley, Hamsterley Forest contains a vast array...

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