EVENTS AND VISITS

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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Bread Making in Year 5

This week, as part of our Design & Technology curriculum, Mr Shields is leading all classes in a 'cookery day' and today it was the turn of Year 5 to make bread. As you can see from the photographs below, everyone was involved in the bread making process from the...

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Gateshead Schools’ Cross Country Competition

Well done to all of our runners who took part in the Gateshead Schools' Cross Country Championships this week. Teams from all year groups ran around a course set out at the Watergate Park, Whickham. Congratulations to Devon in particular who finished 1st in the Y3/4...

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Lenten Liturgy Led by Y6

The theme of this week's Lenten Liturgy, led by our Y6 class focused on CAFOD's Family Fast Day and how Jesus went out into the desert for 40 days. While Jesus was in the desert he had hardly any food to eat or water to drink. Cafod's Lenten campaign this year reminds...

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Celebrating World Book Day 2019

A wonderful array of book characters turned up at our school this morning from Thorin Oakenshield (The Hobbit) to The Tin Man (The Wizard of Oz) with many other wonderful designs in between. We had a lot of Harry Potters and Hermione Grangers and even Fawkes,...

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