EVENTS AND VISITS

Sports Leaders’ Training

Seven of our Sports Leaders attended a great event at Gateshead Leisure Centre on Friday. The event was to train some of the leaders to set up a School Sports Organising Crew (SSOC). The team will develop, organise and promote school sport and intra-sport competition....

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Football League Update 24.10.19

St Joseph's football team ended the league on a high on Thursday, winning two games and drawing two. The team's consistent effort over the past two months has meant they finished 5th in the league. Points will now be reverted to zero until the next season begins in...

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Year 5 Enter a Star Naming Competition!

Year 5 have entered an exciting competition this week, which has given them the opportunity to name an exoplanet and its host star. To celebrate 100 years of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the organisation have launched a competition to give school...

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Years 3 & 4 Warburton’s Workshops

This 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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Macmilian Coffee Afternoon 2019

A HUGE THANK YOU ... to all of our very generous children, parents and carers and parishioners who came along last Friday afternoon to our annual Macmillan coffee and cake fundraiser. Our School Councillors had set up a lovely display of homemade cakes and biscuits in...

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Football League Update

Under the last of the summer sun, St Joseph's football team impressed on the pitch Thursday evening. Pelton Community Primary School was the host this week, for the second of this season's league fixtures. After winning the first game against Woodlea 2-0, we continued...

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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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