EVENTS AND VISITS

Safer Internet Day 2019

As you are aware, at St Joseph’s Junior School we take all matters regarding the safeguarding of our children very seriously and so we have been promoting Safer Internet Day 2019 which is celebrated globally. This year the slogan is “Our Internet, Our Choice –...

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Christmas Party Fun!

As you can see from the photographs below, the children enjoyed a mixture of dancing and traditional games like 'Musical Chairs' and 'Pass the Parcel' this week as we continue to celebrate this special time in the Church's year... [gallery columns="6"...

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Christmas Lunch and Jumper Day!

A huge THANK YOU to Jane and Sam our cook and assistant for producing a wonderful Christmas lunch today. The ladies of our school kitchen worked hard to prepare a traditional lunch of turkey, stuffing, sausages, carrots, roast potatoes and sprouts. And they even found...

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Advent Liturgy – the Candle of Joy

Our Year 3 and Year 4 classes led a beautiful Advent Liturgy today to mark the third week of Advent. As they lit the Shepherds’ candle, the rose coloured candle of joy, the readers reminded us of the joy felt by those shepherds when they gazed upon the Son of God in a...

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Carols at Covent House

A group of children from our Y5 & Y6 classes joined the residents of Covent House Care Home for a morning of carol singing and chat. The residents were keen to join in with all of the traditional Christmas songs and then enjoyed refreshments and a chat with our...

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The Inn Crowd.

Congratulations to our Year 3 and Year 4 classes on their wonderful performance of the Christmas Story. Based on the Gospels of the nativity, this musical adaptation was called 'The Inn Crowd', and told this familiar story from the point of view of the animals in the...

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Bah Humbug!

Our Y5 and Year 6 Classes put on a spectacular performance of the musical 'Bah Humbug' this year which thrilled our packed audiences of parents/grandparents and parishioners. The production was a musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and starred...

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Jesse Tree Service

Well it certainly does feel that we are well on our way to our special celebration of Christmas now, especially this week which began with a wonderful Service of the Word and Eucharistic led by Deacon Peter and Y5 & Y6 to mark the start of Advent and then our...

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It’s All Greek to Me!

On Thursday, Year 6 visited the Palace Green Library, in Durham, for a workshop based on  Ancient Greece. They had lots of fun and learnt  about how the Greeks lived. The children were lucky enough to handle and study some genuine artefacts, which were over 2000 years...

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Primary Futures at Cardinal Hume

Year 6 visited Cardinal Hume on Tuesday morning for a Primary Futures ‘Inspiring Gateshead’ Event.  It was an exciting morning where the children were joined by volunteers with a wide range of careers, who gave the children a better understanding of the huge range of...

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