My Neighbour and Me Project

This term, Year 4 have been involved with a project called ‘My Neighbour and Me’.  Lots of year 4 classes in Gateshead were partnered with a school from the neighbouring Local Authority, County Durham. The aim of the project was to recognise the cultural...

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Pilgrimage 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 4 planned and led a pilgrimage and special liturgy. The children and staff processed to our parish church of St...

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Y4 visit Herrington Country Park

As a reward for winning last term’s ‘Best Attendance’ competition, Year 4 chose to celebrate with a visit to Herrington Country Park for a day of cycling, walking and generally enjoying being outdoors. ‘The weather couldn’t have been...

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A Lenten Liturgy for Holy Week

On Thursday morning our Year 3 and Year 4 class led a wonderful Lenten Liturgy for parents and grandparents telling the story of the first Holy Week. The Gospel reading were read as if through the eyes of those who were with Jesus during his journey to the cross,...

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Easter Celebrations.

On Wednesday, the hall was a hive of industry as the whole school took part in our traditional egg decorating competition. As always we had some very creative ideas, as you can see from the photographs below, but the eventually winners were: Jessie and Joe from Year...

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A Tudor Day for Year 4

As part of their history topic, our Year 4 class this week visited Washington Old Hall to learn all about life in Tudor times. As soon as they arrived, they were dressed in peasant clothes and put straight to work as maids, pot girls and boys, gardener’s...

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St Joseph’s Juniors Spelling Bee 2017

On Friday we held the final of our annual Spelling Bee here at St Joseph’s Juniors. All of the House Groups had fielded a team of 10 children from across all year groups and after the first round matches, the two teams to reach the final were St George’s...

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Y5 Go Cycling at Herrington Park!

Across three days this week, our Y5 class, accompanied by Marcus from Cycling Generation and their teachers (some who admitted they hadn’t been on a bike for a while!), all took part in a cycle ride around Herrington Country Park. The children learnt lots of new...

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