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Bike It Breakfast on a sunny September morning.

Well done to all those children who either cycled or 'scootered' into school today for our Bike It Breakfast. We had over half the school taking part and so many bicylces that we had to line them up along the bottom of the playground - a wonderful sight! Breakfast...

Welcome Back…Key Dates for Autumn Term 2015

Welcome back! Please find below for download, for your information and convenience,  a list of key dates for the Autumn Term which I hope you will find useful. However if you have any other queries please don’t hesitate to contact Miss Helen Thompson, our...

A New School Year.

We would like to welcome all of our pupils back to school after the summer break, as well as sending our good wishes to our Year 6 leavers who are beginning new terms at new schools. On Friday morning we held a mass in school to welcome our new Year 3 class and their...

A Fond Farewell…

Congratulations to all of our Year 6 children for their wonderful SATs results - we got more Level 5s and Level 6s than ever! The class also put on a wonderful performance of 'The Next Big Step' - a funny but poignant play which reflected on their time at primary...

Y6 Outward Bound in the Lake District

You may have noticed that school was a little quieter than usual during the first week of the summer term. Well, that’s because the Year 6 children were off on a once in a lifetime, outward bound adventure at Howtown on the shores of Lake Ullswater in the Lake...

Athletics Triumph for St Joseph’s

Once again, our children showed what great prowess they have on the sports field with an excellent performance at the Chester-Le-Street District Athletics competition at the Riverside Cricket Ground. Our Year 5 team finished 2nd overall out of the 19 schools competing...

Run For Fun at Saltwell Park

We were delighted that so many of our children were keen to take part in the Run for Fun event held recently at Saltwell Park (see photos below). Teachers selected an 'Elite' squad from classes 5 and 6 and they were the first, in a group of approximately 200, to set...

A Wild Day at the Wildfowl Centre for Y4

Last week, as part of their science topic learning about animals and their habitats, the Y4 class visited Washington Wildfowl Centre. Miss Allon said that she'd enjoyed feeding the ducks and was impressed by everyone’s enthusiasm.  She also commented on the...

Y5 visit Kielder

As part of their Geography topic, our Y5 class visited Kielder water to find out about water management and water use. The visit included a visit to the Kielder Dam, a talk by a member of the Northumbrian Water outreach team and a short film. After their water...

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