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Harvest Celebrations 2017

During this autumn term we have celebrated the rich bounty of God’s harvest. At this time of year, we celebrate the harvest festival because it reminds us as Christians of all the good things God gives us. It also makes us want to share with others who are not...

It’s All Greek to Me by Year 6!

On Friday 13th October, Year 6 had a fun-filled day at Palace Green Library, in Durham to enhance their learning on the Ancient Greeks. They studied and sketched Greek artefacts from over 2000 years ago and also made their own clay offering to a Greek God. As well as...

Y3 at the Centre for Life

As part of their science topic ‘Rocks and Fossils’, Year 3 visited the Centre for Life in Newcastle this week. They had a very hands on (and messy!) lesson learning about and making fossils (see photographs below). The highlight of the trip was the ‘Dino Jaws’...

Change4Life Event 2017

Well done to all of our children who took part in a non-stop morning of activities at the Gateshead Change4Life event recently. Mr Shields said he was very impressed at the enthusiasm they all showed and the children were all unanimous in agreeing how much they had...

Our 2017 Macmillan Coffee Morning.

A HUGE thank you to all of our wonderful parents & grandparents who supported our annual Macmillan coffee morning following mass today. Thank you particularly to the children in Years 3 & 6 who brought in cakes to sell, the staff in charge of teas/coffees and...

Our School Football Team 2017-18

The trials are over and the squad for the 2017-18 season has been picked; ‘I was very impressed with the standard of players and their enthusiasm’, said Mr Shields. ‘It was difficult to narrow it down to a squad of 12’. Last night the first...

Welcome Back to School!

What a great first week we have had here at St Joseph’s Juniors. It was wonderful to see our children in classes 4, 5 an 6 all return safely (excepting a couple of broken bones!!) after the summer holidays and to welcome our new Year 3 class. All of the Year 3...

Goodbye Year 6.

Today we say goodbye to our wonderful Year 6 class. On behalf or all teachers and governors, I would like to say how proud we are of your many achievements here at St Joseph’s, from school plays to the sports field to SATs results you have always given your...

End of Year Message

As we come to the end of the 2016-2017 Academic Year, I’d just like to say thank you on behalf of the staff and governors of St. Joseph’s Juniors to all parents/carers for their continued support… read more in the full...

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