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Celebrating World Book Day 2016

Well done to all of the children (and their parents too of course!) on the brilliant costumes we’ve seen in school today in celebration of World Book Day. There was a huge variety of costumes from Billionaire Boy and Gangsta Granny to Horrid Henry, Dennis the...

Vicious Vikings at St Joseph’s Juniors!

Had you been visiting our school hall and playground this morning, you might have felt as if you had travelled back in time, as you would have seen a rowdy mob of vicious vikings running wild! That was our Year 4 class, who under the guidance and instruction of Ragnor...

A Day of History at Segedunum

As part of their history topic, yesterday Year 3  spent the day at Segedunum, which means ‘Strong Fort’, which was built to guard the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall, and housed 600 Roman soldiers. It stood for almost 300 years as a symbol of Roman rule and a...

Music and Sound Workshop

Dr Renwick is always a very popular visitor to our school and last term’s workshop on Music and Sound, covering learning objectives from both the Music and Science curriculum for Years 3 & 4, proved once again to be a hit with the children. “It was a...

Online Safety Day

  As part of the national Online Safety Day, the whole school recently took part in an Online Safety workshop run by Martin Bailey from animate2educate – there was also a special workshop just for parents. Both sessions were very informative and certainly...

Attendance Reward for Y3!

As a reward for achieving the best overall attendance in the Autumn term, Y3 earned £250 to spend on a ‘class treat’. A class vote resulted in an almost unanimous decision to visit Mister Twisters indoor children’s activity centre (see photos below)....

Performance Poetry Week

A recent visit by poet Paul Cookson, to every class in school, was used to kick start our very own Performance Poetry inter-class competition last week. The children were wowed by the poet (who also said he was ‘wowed’ by the children’s skill and...

Happy New Year

On behalf of all staff and governors, everyone at St Joseph’s Catholic Juniors would like to wish you all a very HAPPY NEW YEAR! It is really good to see the whole school back safe and sound (100% in all classes!) after the Christmas holidays. Here’s to...

Spreading Christmas Cheer in our Local Community

At St Joseph’s Juniors, we think it is very important to maintain links with our local community and so, at this special time of year, we are always happy to spread a little bit of Christmas cheer by taking our wonderfully talented choir to different local...

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