NEWS

St Joseph’s Dodgeball Champions!

CONGRATULATIONS to our Y5 & Y6 Dodgeball team who came first in the Dodgeball Competition organised by the Stadium of Light at Park View Secondary School in Chester-Le-Street. Altogether there were 8 teams representing 5 schools taking part in this fast, action-packed...

Safety First!

Year 6 visited the interactive  Safety Works Centre in Newcastle this week to take part in a number of very practical learning experiences designed to help prevent the potential for danger and to provide guidance for living more safely. Safetyworks is a multi-agency...

Jay (the animal man!) Visits Year 3.

This term Mrs Thomson, our Year 3 teacher, came up with a brilliant idea to help inspire our Y3 writers. "Well our task was to write a report about animals, so I thought the best thing to do would be to bring some animals into the classroom so that we could all get...

Games Designers of the Future!

As part of the New Computing Curriculum, our classes have all been learning how to write code and design, amongst other things, new computer games. "I love coding," said Olivia Y6, "In fact I've been designing games in class and at home using the expressocoding...

Y3 at the Great North Museum

Year 3 had a wonderful visit to the Great North Museum in Newcastle (formally known as the Hancock Museum) this term. They covered two topic areas: researching animals for their extended writing lesson and then looking at artefacts from Stone Age Britain as part of...

Celebrating the Harvest 2014

The church was filled to bursting point today, as all three of our parish schools gathered to celebrate the harvest. Father Tony said he thought the singing was sensational. It was great to see so many of our parents and grandparents there too - so many in fact that...

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